Legal AlertTurkey’s Competition Authority Has Launched an Investigation into Online Advertising Sector

2 April 2021

Turkey’s Competition Authority has launched an investigation into online advertising sector on March 6, 2021, after the Board’s meeting on January 21, 2021. It is aimed to find out the structure and functioning of the sector, the structural and / or behavioral competition problems in the sector and discuss the adequacy of existing competition law instruments and possible new instruments, in order to establish an effective competition. In this respect, it is planned to meet with policy makers, enterprises and association of undertakings in order to find out market failures and competition problems and to propose solutions in the process.

Sector stakeholders who want to share their opinions and suggestions about the investigation, will be able to send them until June 21, 2021 to the address If stakeholders have confidentiality requests for their opinions, they are required to submit these requests together with their opinions.

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