The Turkish Competition Authority has introduced new information requirements for merger control notifications to the Competition Board and applications regarding competition law violations. The new information requirements enter into effect on 13 February 2016.
Merger Control Notification Forms must now also include the transaction parties’ electronic notice addresses, e-mail addresses MERSİS number (central registration recording system number), as well as for their representatives and contact persons (if any).
When making an application to the Competition Board regarding a competition law violation, the following information must now also be submitted:
- If the applicant is a real person or a representative of the applicant, electronic notice address (if any).
- If the applicant is a legal person, the applicant’s electronical notice address and MERSİS number.
Please see the links below for the full texts of the recent both Communiqué (only available in Turkish):
- Communiqué on the Amendment on the Communiqué Concerning the Mergers and Acquisitions Authorization of the Competition Board (2016/3)
- Communiqué on the Amendment on the Communiqué on the Application Procedure For Infringements of Competition (2016/4)
Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update newsletter produced by Moroğlu Arseven.