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C. Atik LLM

PhD researcher 

Tilburg Law School
Law, Technology, Markets & Society


Can Atik is a PhD candidate at Tilburg Law School with affiliation to the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC).

The main focus of his PhD research is investigating the effects of 'Big Data' on EU competition law from various different aspects. The focus is on the effects of the data-driven economy on competition law, the intersection of competition and privacy laws, actual and possible challenges regarding the application of Article 101 and 102 TFEU on data-driven sectors, retrospective investigation of the former data-driven mergers, and shaping the future of EU competition law. 

He is currently exploring the actual and potential competition law challenges derive from the role of Big Data on the emerging Digital Agriculture sector.

Can is also interested in Corporate Governance, M & As and International Commercial Dispute Resolution.   

Can is a member of the Union of Turkish Bars (TBB).


Principal publications

  • Atik C, "Directors' Discretion against Hostile Takeover Bids: Suggestions for Turkish Law" (2017) 15 Law and Justice Review 225 < > accessed 08 -05-2018.
Last amended: 04 March 2019