M. Fevzi TOKSOY, PhD is an EU Law specialist and also an economist with master degrees from Istanbul and Brussels (ULB) on European Union law and economics and a PhD in EU Competition Law. Mr. TOKSOY is concentrated in EU and Turkish competition laws and international trade remedies. He is the founding partner of ACTECON and offers solutions to clients in competition investigations, merger clearances and preventive competition compliance programs.
He has broad experience in Customs Union based issues such as parallel trade, customs duties and anti-dumping. He contributed in a variety of anti-dumping investigations conducted in different industries (steel, pipes, HR Steel, ball bearings, polyvinyl alcohol, skid chains, Color TVs, Air-conditioners, Automotive tires, zippers, textiles, glass fiber) by Turkish and other anti-dumping authorities (EU, USA, India, Indonesia, Singapore, China, The Gulf Cooperation Council).
After 1997, the date at which the Turkish Competition Authority became active, he focused on EU and Turkish competition law and advised clients in majority of the investigations conducted by the Competition Authority. Mr. TOKSOY also prepared many successful merger notifications, negative clearance and individual exemption applications in a variety of industries.
He combined his competition law knowledge with his broad experience in economic aspects of antitrust matters across a wide range of industries, particularly in mergers and joint ventures, restrictive practices, distribution systems and abuse of dominant position, in areas such as automotive distribution, information technology, environment, energy, FMCG, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, telecommunications, airlines, financial services, sport, media, entertainment, computer software, electrical equipment, chemicals and engineering.
Mr. TOKSOY advised multinational companies in Turkish part of their M&A transactions and especially renowned with his experience in complicated merger control cases. He has successfully negotiated remedies with the Turkish Competition Authority in many complex merger cases. He has practical experience in public and private sector competition law related commercial problems in Turkey such as subcontracting, licensing, distribution schemes and intellectual property rights. He currently conducts projects on this area with large multinationals in Turkey. Mr. TOKSOY conducts competition compliance programs in different industries and, leads and designs workshops and training sessions in mainly multinationals from different industries. He serves as an expert member of the Competition Law and WTO Committees of TUSIAD, Turkish Businessmen and Industrialists’ Association. He is an Associate Member of ABA and member of the Antitrust and M&A Committees and national reporter of International Antitrust committee.
Mr. TOKSOY has been the guest of round tables on the legislative amendments of the Turkish Competition Law hosted by the Competition Authority. He lectures EU and Turkish Competition Law at Marmara University EU Institute and also lectures occasionally “Mergers & Acquisitions”, “International Trade Remedies” and “Competition Law Aspects of EU and Turkish Environmental Law
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