Ertuğrul Can Canbolat

ACTECON (Istanbul)
Lawyer (Associate)

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat has extensive knowledge of and experience on all aspects of competition law. Ertuğrul provides legal consultancy services regarding day-to-day competition and regulatory compliance, the investigations initiated by the Turkish Competition Authority, merger control issues related to both domestic and cross-border mergers as well as exemption applications and representing clients in judicial review proceedings. Furthermore, Ertuğrul assists in defending local and international clients before the Ministry of Economy in anti-dumping investigations. As for his education, he graduated with an LLM degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Exeter, UK with distinction and previously graduated from Bilkent University, School of Law in 2011, finished Österreichisches Sankt Georgs-Kolleg (Avusturya Lisesi) in Istanbul in 2006. He wrote a dissertation on the intersection between the competition law and intellectual property law and he has got the Dean’s Commendation for his academic excellence. Before joining ACTECON in 2015, Ertuğrul worked at several reputable law firms dealing with the issues regarding competition law, M&A, regulatory matters, public procurement law, commercial law, law of obligations, intellectual property law, and privatisation. Ertuğrul speaks fluent English and German.

Auteurs associés

Boğaziçi University (Istanbul)
ACTECON (Istanbul)
ACTECON (Istanbul)
ACTECON (Istanbul)


1247 Bulletin

Bahadır Balkı, Ertuğrul Can Canbolat The Turkish Competition Authority announces the conclusion of its preliminary inquiry and finds no price fixing in the baby food products market (Numil / Nestlé / Montero / Kopas / Hipp / Hero / Abbott)


Introduction In February 2019, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) released the public version of its decision with regard to its preliminary inquiry against the undertakings producing and/or selling baby food products. Contrary to the price fixing allegations, the TCA found that the (...)

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