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ACTECON, Bahadir Balki, Istanbul, TURKEY

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Bahadir Balki

Tel:
Work 902122115011
Email:
Web:
www.actecon.com
ACTECON

Work Department

Competition/Antitrust, International Trade & Customs, Regulations, Data Protection & Privacy

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Working in ACTECON since 2008. Partner since 2014 and managing partner since 2017. 

Bahadir is known for his excellent work discipline together with his intriguing and effective defenses. He has been involved in virtually every significant cartel and abuse of dominance investigations launched by the Turkish Competition Authority concerning insurance, banking, iron&steel, automotive, car parts, cement, telecommunications, broadcasting rights, ro-ro transportation, FMCG, alcoholic beverages, media audit, port services etc. Clients have also benefited from Bahadir’s extensive experience in global merger cases, especially in Phase II procedures, in a variety of industries (i.e. eyewear and lenses, titanium dioxide, crop protection business, iron&steel, FMCG, ground handling, aviation, port management services, ro-ro transportation, cement, movie theatre). He is regarded as a pragmatic and client-focused advisor connected to the business facts.

Beyond successfully leading the leniency applications, Bahadir’s experience is above the rest in terms of leniency enforcement. He contributed to the creation of the first precedent in the Turkish competition law practice in which a leniency applicant still obtained the immunity even if the nature of the violation is not considered a hard-core cartel by the Turkish Competition Authority.

Languages

English

Member

Istanbul Bar Associaton, ABA

Education

Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, BA in Law, 2002-2006
Universitat des Saarlandes, EU Law Institute, LL.M. in EU Economy Law, 2007-2008


Turkey

Competition

Within: Leading individuals

Bahadir Balki - ACTECON

Within: Competition

Boutique competition and international trade firm¬†ACTECON¬†provides legal and business advisory services and has 'cutting-edge experience in Turkish cartel law'. Areas of expertise include antitrust, merger control issues, competition compliance programmes, regulatory matters and advice on international trade. The team advised Essilor International on Turkish merger control procedures before the TCA in relation to its ‚ā¨48.5bn merger with Luxottica. Other clients include MUFG Bank, Goodyear, U.N. Ro-Ro and Nissan. Bahadir Balki¬†heads the team. Senior associate Baris Yuksel¬†is also recommended.

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