EXPERTISE
Competition & State Aid

Second package of COVID 19 related state aid measures adopted by the Serbian Government

3 August 2020 – On its session held on 30 July 2020, the Serbian Government adopted the Conclusion no. 05 401-6052 / 2020 (the ''Conclusion'' or ''Second Package”), which extends the application of the first package of direct and fiscal benefits to...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – June 2020

July 2020 – The most important Turkish competition law development in June was the enactment of a law that entered into force on 24 June 2020, bringing significant amendments to Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition (“Turkish Competition...

Amendments to Turkish Competition Law—five significant changes

June 2020 – Several long-awaited and comprehensive amendments to Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition ("Law No. 4054") were approved by the Turkish parliament on 16 June 2020.

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law - May 2020

June 2020 – The most important competition law development in May was the Draft Proposal to Amend the Competition Law (the “Draft Bill”), which is covered below.

Romania: Draft law sanctioning the abuse of superior bargaining position published for public consultation

June 2020 – On 3 June 2020, the Romanian Competition Council (“RCC”) published for public consultation on its website a draft Government emergency ordinance amending and supplementing Law no. 11/1991 on unfair competition (the “Draft Law”)...

Turkish Competition Authority designates its strategy unit for digital markets

11 May 2020 – The Turkish Competition Authority (‘TCA’) has recently empowered its already existing Strategy Development Department for digital markets.

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – April 2020

7 May 2020 – In April, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) continued to issue decisions, receive online filings and submissions, and initiate preliminary investigations despite working from home. It can be said that it is nearly business as...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – March 2020

6 April 2020 – March was an extremely complicated month around the globe. We are passing through unprecedented times due to COVID-19 outbreak. We wish you a safe and healthy April and happy Easter.

Turkey: Turkish Competition Authority responses to the COVID-19 outbreak

28 March 2020 – As many competition authorities around the world make announcements on their approach to the global COVID-19 outbreak, we have been waiting to see how the Turkish Competition Authority (the “TCA”) will respond to the crisis.

Hungary: Summary of measures issued by the Hungarian Government in connection with the state of emergency

20 March 2020 – In view of the ”state of danger” (in Hungarian: “veszélyhelyzet”) declared by Government Decree No. 40/2020. (III. 11.) adopted by the Hungarian Government and the ”special legal order” introduced as a result of the European...