Speeches

Antitrust Enforcement on Big Tech in Developing Countries - NYU Law School
Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, spoke at the 9th Antitrust in Developing & Emerging Economies conference panel entitled “Big Tech and Developing Countries: Can Developing Countries Harness the Opportunities and Control the Abuses?” organised by Concurrences on October 26, 2022. Mr. Harry First (Professor, New York University School of Law) moderated the session and the other speakers included Ms. Gina Cass-Gottlieb (Chair, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), Mr. Paulo Burnier Da Silveira (Senior Competition Expert, Competition Division, OECD), Mr. Michal Gal (Professor, University of Haifa) and Ms. Geeta Gouri (Economic Consultant, Former Member, Indian Competition Commission).
 
Webinar video kindly provided by Concurrences.
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November 2022
Developments in Turkey on Turkish Merger Control / Informa Connect – Brussels

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, spoke at the EU Merger Control 2022 Conference panel entitled “Developments at Key Jurisdictions” organised by Informa Connect in Brussels on September 28, 2022. Mr. Tilman Kuhn (Partner, White & Case, Düsseldorf & Brussels) moderated the session and the other speakers included Mr. Fabian Pape (Head of Unit, German and European Merger Control, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn), Mr. Étienne Chantrel (Head of Mergers Unit, Autorite de la concurrence, Paris) and Mr. Richard Romney (Director of Mergers, Competition & Markets Authority, London).

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October 2022
Kovacic, Kokkoris and Gürkaynak on "A Contemporary Analysis of The Prime Objective(s) of Competition Law"

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, ELIG Gürkaynak's founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, moderated the Legal 500 webinar entitled “A Contemporary Analysis of The Prime Objective(s) of Competition Law” on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. The speakers of the webinar were Mr. William E. Kovacic (Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, George Washington University) and Mr. Ioannis Kokkoris (Professor of Competition Law and Economics (London); Dean for International, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Director General (Paris), Queen Mary University). They discussed the interface between competition law and innovation, sustainability, foreign direct investment (FDI) control issues, inflation, and other public policy goals.

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September 2022
Gönenç Gürkaynak on "Competition Law and Scientific Expertise" at Concurrences in Paris

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, spoke at the 13th New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference panel entitled “Competition law and scientific expertise: where are the experts?” organised by Concurrences in Paris on June 21, 2022. Ms. Mélanie Thill-Tayara (Partner, Dechert, Paris) moderated the session and the other speakers included Mr. Yann Guthmann, (Head of Digital Economy Unit, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris), Mr. Pierre Régibeau (Chief Competition Economist, DG COMP, Brussels) and Mr. David Sevy (Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, Paris).

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July 2022
Fox, Jenny and Gürkaynak on "Emerging Challenges in Global Competition Law Enforcement”

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, moderated the Legal500 webinar entitled "Emerging Challenges in Global Competition Law Enforcement: Hot Topics of the Near Future" on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The speakers of the webinar included Ms. Eleanor M. Fox, Walter J. Derenberg (Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law) and Mr. Frédéric Jenny (Emeritus Professor at ESSEC Business School and Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee).

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June 2022
Gönenç Gürkaynak on Market Definition in Innovation Markets in King’s College London / Concurrences

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, spoke at the 6th Innovation Economics Conference panel entitled “Market Definition in Innovation Markets: Time to Rethink?” organised by Concurrences and King’s College London on April 21, 2022. Mr. Richard Whish (Emeritus Professor, King’s College London) moderated the session and the other speakers included Ms. Birthe Panhans (Head of Unit in Mergers: Transport, Post, and other services, DG COMP, Brussels), Soledad Pereiras (Vice President, Compass Lexecon, Madrid), Paul Reeve (Principal, RBB Economics) and Mike Walker (Chief Economic Adviser, UK Competition and Markets Authority, London).

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April 2022
Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak’s WWL Thought Leaders - Global Elite 2022 Interview

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, the founding partner and head of our competition law and regulatory team, was interviewed for Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Global Elite 2022.

You may watch the full interview on Who’s Who Legal’s website here: https://whoswholegal.com/gonenc-gurkaynak

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March 2022
Forrester, Ginsburg and Gürkaynak on Judicial Review of Antitrust at Both Sides of the Atlantic

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, moderated the Legal 500 webinar entitled “Judicial Review of Antitrust Law Matters at Both Sides of the Atlantic” on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. The speakers of the webinar included Mr. Ian Forrester QC LLD, General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg) Former Judge, EU General Court, and Mr. Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Professor of Law at GMU Antonin Scalia Law.

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March 2022
Av. Gönenç Gürkaynak’ın Moderatörlüğünde “Aile Şirketlerinde Toplumsal Cinsiyet Eşitliği” Webinar’ı

Av. Gönenç Gürkaynak 15 Şubat 2022 tarihinde Türkiye Kurumsal Yönetim Derneği ve Yanındayız Derneği ortaklığıyla düzenlenen ve Dr. Tamer Saka’nın (TKYD Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı), Perihan İnci’nin (TKYD Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi, İnci Holding Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi) ve Şükrü Ünlütürk’ün (Sun Tekstil A.Ş. Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı) konuşmacı olarak katıldığı “Aile Şirketlerinde Toplumsal Cinsiyet Eşitliği” konulu webinar’da moderatörlük yapmıştır.

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February 2022
Gönenç Gürkaynak and Miguel Perez Guerra on “Antitrust Policy in Digital Markets"

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, our founding partner and head of ELIG Gürkaynak’s competition law and regulatory team, and Mr. Miguel Perez Guerra, Director, Head of Antitrust EMEA at PayPal, spoke at the Mondaq webinar entitled “Antitrust Policy in Digital Markets: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?” on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

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February 2022