Training Course on 'Competition Law and Policy' in Saudi Arabia
Date: 16-18 December 2014
Venue: Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

The Centre, in collaboration with Turkish Competition Authority, organised a training course on ‘Competition Law and Policy’ within the framework of the OIC Capacity Building Programme for Competition Authorities (OIC CA-CaB) on 16-18 September 2014 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The course was provided by Mr. Mehmet Yanık, Antitrust Expert & Case Handler, and Mr. İbrahim Aydemir, Deputy Head of Education and Competition Advocacy at the Turkish Competition Authority, and was attended by experts from the Council of Competition, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


The training course on ‘Competition Law and Policy’ mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Cartels/Horizontal and Vertical Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tests used to Assess Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Notification Procedures and Thresholds
  • Economic Analysis
  • Remedies
  • Market Definition
  • Abuse of Dominant Position