Birsel advises preeminent Turkish companies and foreign corporate investors on competition law issues such as concerted practices or abuse of dominant position. Birsel further assists its clients in obtaining the Competition Board approval for mergers, joint ventures and other cooperative arrangements and advises its clients to minimize competition concerns. Birsel is also recognized for representing its clients in disputes arising out of competition-related matters, including acting for major Turkish companies in the cement business, one of the first business sectors scrutinized by the Competition Board.