On 17 December 2020, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) announced, on its website, the reasoned decision as a result of its investigation against certain auto expertise services providers in a province of Turkey (i.e. Gaziantep), unveiling a price fixing and supply cartel among the concerned service providers.  The findings of the case have once again proved that: small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) are more inclined to engage in such anti-competitive activities as well as the lack of knowledge and awareness on antitrust compliance ; and regardless of their restricted budgets, a corporate culture of compliance might be further promoted by the TCA through first prioritizing certain sectors and then ensuring the interiorization of antitrust rule among SMEs. The preliminary
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