ACTECON (Istanbul)

Caner Cesit

ACTECON (Istanbul)
Lawyer (Associate)

Caner provides legal assistance to national and multinational clients for all matters of competition law, personal data protection law, and regulatory projects. Caner focuses on advising clients mainly on investigations, negative clearance/exemption applications, merger control filings and day-to-day issues on competition law as well as conducts follow-on competition litigation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law and he is admitted to Istanbul Bar Association since 2014. Caner received his master’s degree on capital markets and commercial law from University of Bahcesehir in 2019. He wrote a dissertation on the intersection between competition law and fintech development. Before joining ACTECON in 2020, Caner worked at a reputable competition law oriented boutique law firm. Caner speaks fluent English.

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46 Bulletin

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Caner Cesit, Celal Duruhan Aydinli The Turkish Competition Authority fines financial institutions for not responding to information requests (Citibank / Goldman Sachs / ING Bank / JPMorgan / Türkiye Garanti Bankası)


No Excuses to Not Responding to Information Requests: Financial Institutions Case in Turkey* The issuance of requests for information (“RFIs”) within the scope of an investigation or a merger control case can be deemed one of the main tools that enables, on the one hand, a competition authority (...)

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Burak Bugrahan Sezer, Caner Cesit The Turkish Constitutional Court rules that the principle of legality of crimes and punishments violated with respect to determination of administrative fine by the Competition Authority (Onmed)


Introduction On 30 September 2020, the Constitutional Court’s long-awaited decision as regards the controversies arisen from the application of the most favorable law in competition law cases was announced in the Turkish Official Gazette. This decision appears to be a crucial one as it is the (...)

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