Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Turkish Competition Authority welcomes delegates of competition community worldwide to Competition Summit, Turkish Competition Authority’s 20th anniversary conference.

Competition Summit will be held in Istanbul on 31th October-3rd November 2017. Since this is the 20th year of competition law enforcement in Turkey that we are celebrating, the main theme of this first Competition Summit was designated as “Economic Impact of Competition Law and Policy Enforcement”. The main theme will be elaborated in two panels; one concerning the impact on developing and emerging economies and the other concerning the impact on relatively developed ones.

Competition Summit will start on October 31, Tuesday with a pre-conference event specifically designed for the Eurasian countries in cooperation with Economic Research Foundation: “Competition Law Enforcement in the Eurasian Countries: Challenges and Opportunities”

On November 1, Wednesday there will be an international panel with speakers from national competition authorities and international organizations on “Economic Impact of Competition Law and Policy Enforcement in Selected Jurisdictions I” and a speech on “An Academician’s Perspective on the Turkish Competition Law’s Effect on the Turkish Economy”

The findings of Impact Assessment project aiming at quantifying the savings competition law enforcement created for consumers over 2014-2016 period will be presented on November 2, Thursday, which will be followed by the panel with our business stakeholders on “Impact of Turkish Competition Law Enforcement on Business”. The other international panel, “Economic Impact of Competition Law and Policy Enforcement in Selected Jurisdictions II”, with speakers from national competition authorities and international organizations is the other event of the day. 

The final day of the Competition Summit is designated as a day of reminiscence for the past 20 years of Turkish Competition Authority’s history, with the former presidents and Board members recalling and sharing their memories.

We are looking forward to meeting you in ISTANBUL…