ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

Baran Can Yıldırım

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
Lawyer (Associate)

Baran Can Yıldırım is a Senior Associate at ELIG Gürkaynak. He provides legal advice to national and multinational clients concerning competition law and data protection. He mainly deals with abuse of dominance cases, restrictive practices and cartel investigations. He holds a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) from Istanbul Commerce University and a Master of Law (LL.M.) from Washington University School of Law. He is admitted to Istanbul Bar since 2014. He is fluent in English.

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ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
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ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

Articles

1315 Bulletin

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Ebru Ince, Baran Can Yıldırım The Turkish Competition Authority issues the regulation on settlement procedure for investigations on anticompetitive agreements, concerted practices, decisions and abuse of dominant position

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Introduction On July 15, 2021, the Turkish Competition Authority (“Authority”) issued the Regulation on Settlement Procedure for Investigations on Anticompetitive Agreements, Concerted Practices, Decisions and Abuse of Dominant Position (“Settlement Regulation”), which was also published in the (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan The EU Commission publishes a draft regulation aiming the imposition of ex-ante obligations on providers of certain pre-defined core platform services that qualify as gatekeepers

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1. Introduction The draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Contestable and Fair Markets in the Digital Sector (Digital Markets Act) (“DMA Proposal”) was announced by the European Commission (“Commission”) on December 15, 2020. The DMA Proposal envisages the imposition of (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan The EU General Court confirms the Commission’s decision finding that a national rail company abused its dominant position on the market (Lietuvos geležinkelai)

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The Factors Affecting the Use of Essential Facilities Doctrine in Light of the Lithuanian Railway v Commission Decision : A Comparison with the Turkish Practice and Potential Implications 1) Introduction On November 18, 2020, the General Court of the European Union (“General Court”) upheld the (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım The Ankara Administrative Court upholds the fines imposed by the Competition Authority on two electricity sales companies for abuse of dominance and annuls it for a third company (RESCs / AYEDAŞ)

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(1) Introduction In 2018, in its Enerjisa decision, the Turkish Competition Board (“ Board ”) had imposed administrative fines amounting to a total of TRY 143 million on three retail electricity sales companies (namely AYESAŞ, BAŞKENT and TOROSLAR) (together, the “ RESCs ”) and one electricity (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım The EU Court of Justice addresses how incompatibility with net neutrality shall be assessed under the relevant legislation regarding open internet access (Telenor Magyarország / Nemzeti Média- és Hírközlési Hatóság Elnöke)

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (“ CJEU ”), in its recent decision with regard to the two joint cases (C‐807/18 and C‐39/19) brought before it for preliminary ruling, addressed how incompatibility with net neutrality shall be assessed under the relevant legislation regarding open (...)

Bahadır Balkı, Baran Can Yıldırım, Celal Duruhan Aydinli The Turkish Competition Authority initiates its first pandemic related investigation against 29 undertakings operating in the different levels of food and cleaning/hygiene products market and announces that it will investigate the pricing behaviours

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The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) on March 23, 2020 gave its heads up to undertakings that it was “closely following the price increases”, which it referred to as “opportunistic” during the pandemic . As such, the TCA warned in its announcement that it will impose the highest fines allowed by (...)

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