Gökşin Kekevi Joins Özay Law Firm as Head of Competition Law Department

    Ozay Law Firm announced on January 4, 2023, that Gökşin Kekevi has joined the firm's Competition Law Department as head. With over sixteen years of expertise at the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) and eight and a half years at Arcelik, Kekevi will strengthen Ozay's Competition Law Department.

    Kekevi began his career in March 1998 at TCA, shortly after its establishment in November 1997, where he conducted numerous investigations in various industries and contributed to the preparation of numerous secondary legislations, including the Regulations on Fines and Leniency as well as the Inspections (Dawn Raids).

    In 2014, Kekevi stared to work as Competition Compliance Manager at Arçelik where he conducted competition law compliance program of more than 40 affiliates of Arçelik in Turkey and five continents for over 8 years. Kekevi directly represented Arçelik before the TCA and coordinated external counsels’ representation in investigations. Likewise, he coordinated several M&A and clearance notifications before competition authorities in Turkey and abroad.

    Kekevi, co-coordinator of the Compliance Management Certificate Program at Istanbul Bilgi University has numerous academic publications in the field of competition law.