The Turkish Competition Board sends a written opinion for bringing a restraint through internet sales which exceeds objective of preventing the sales to be made by the non-authorized resellers (Jotun)

This case note analyses the Turkish Competition Board’s (Board) JOTUN decision dated 15.02.2018 with No.18-05/74-40 [1]; regarding the prohibition of Internet Sales in selective distribution system. In the recently published reasoned decision of JOTUN case, it is stated that in the selective distribution system, in particular, bringing a restraint through whole internet sales is considered as a restriction which exceeds objective of preventing the sales to be made by the non-authorized resellers through Internet. The Board assessed the allegations that JOTUN is determining dealers’ resale prices or conditions and conduct discriminatory applications towards its dealers among the selective distribution system. Through the examination of the recourse, six different allegations were

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  • Turkish Competition Authority (Ankara)

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Öykü Sarıaslan, The Turkish Competition Board sends a written opinion for bringing a restraint through internet sales which exceeds objective of preventing the sales to be made by the non-authorized resellers (Jotun), 15 February 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2018, Art. N° 87060

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