The Turkish Competition Authority fines meal card companies for their collusive behavior (Sodexo / Edenred / Network)

Meal Card Companies under the TCA’s Scrutiny : From Full-Functionality to Collusion* Introduction In April 2019, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) released its reasoned decision, [1] as a result of its full-fledged investigation concerning the practices of the companies that operate in the “meal card services” sector. [2] The TCA found, contrary to its findings in its annulled decision (dated 01.07.2010 and numbered 10-47/862-299), that Sodexo Avantaj ve Ödüllendirme Hizmetleri A.Ş. (“Sodexo”), Edenred Kurumsal Çözümler A.Ş. (“Edenred”), and the joint venture established by those undertakings (namely, Network Servisleri A.Ş. (“Network”)) have breached Article 4 of the Law No 4054 on the Protection of Competition (“Competition Law”) (i.e. the article which prohibits anti-competitive agreements

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Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Ayberk Kurt, Nabi Can Acar, The Turkish Competition Authority fines meal card companies for their collusive behavior (Sodexo / Edenred / Network), 15 November 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2018, Art. N° 90349

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