Lawyers Simru Tayfun

Simru Tayfun

Simru Tayfun

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Simru Tayfun is an Associate with experience in competition law. Simru has advised clients in diverse sectors including cement and RMX concrete, e-commerce, oil and gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, insurance as well as electricity. Before joining the competition law team in Kinstellar, Simru has worked in the competition law department of a leading law firm in Istanbul. She has filed numerous merger control filings before the Turkish Competition Authority and participated in delivering of competition law compliance programs. She also has played an active role in terms of the defences in investigations carried out by the Turkish Competition Authority. Simru has certificates for competition law practice in digital sectors and competition law in practice.

Practice Areas & Work Department







Istanbul Bar Association


2018, Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law, LL.B.

Two-minute Recap of Turkish Competition Law Developments - June 2024

Canon, the Japanese optical and imaging company known for its iconic cameras, was fined approximately EUR 1 million for interfering with prices charged by its resellers.


Two-minute Recap of Competition Law Matters Around the Globe - June 2024

E-commerce platform Coupang was fined a record 140 billion won (EUR 94.5 million) by the Korea Fair Trade Commission for manipulating search results to favour its own private brand products over competitors.


A Less Stringent Approach to the Deletion of Data during Dawn Raids?

The Turkish Competition Authority’s most effective tool for obtaining evidence is dawn raids for hard and soft data.


The Latest Competition Law Amendment – Any Change?

On 3 May 2024, a proposed amendment to several laws, including Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition, aiming to expedite and hasten the conduct of investigations was published.


Two-minute Recap of Global Competition Law Matters - May 2024

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) sued Ticketmaster, and its parent company Live Nation, alleging its market monopoly hurts fans, artists and competitors by driving up ticket prices, stifling innovation and constraining artists, venues and ticketing systems.


Rekabet Kanununda Değişiklik Teklifi - Neler Değiştirebilir?

3 Mayıs 2024 tarihinde yayımlanan kanun değişikliği teklifi ile 4054 sayılı Rekabetin Korunması Hakkında Kanun da dahil birçok kanunda değişiklik önerisi sunuldu.


Corporate Governance in Türkiye 2024 - Part 1

The Turkish Commercial Code (TCC) dated 13 January 2011 (Law No. 6102) entered into force on 1 July 2012. The TCC has important objectives, such as ensuring transparency, adopting corporate governance standards and introducing internationally accepted auditing and reporting standards.


Yerinde İncelemenin Engellenmesi Cephesinde Değişen Bir Şey Var mı?

Rekabet Kurumunun delil elde etmek için en önemli silahı, teşebbüslerin fiziki ve elektronik ortamda tuttuğu verileri ve belgeleri incelemek üzere gerçekleştirdiği yerinde incelemeler.

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