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French schools of Istanbul have been Fined for Collusion on Fees

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    French schools of Istanbul have been Fined for Collusion on Fees

    The Competition Authority of the country levied significant administrative penalties on a group of French schools in Istanbul for reportedly colluding to set school fees and teacher salaries. These schools, including Saint-Joseph, Saint Benoit, Notre-Dame de Sion, Saint Michel, and Sainte Pulcherie, were collectively fined TL 21,324,909 ($661,819) for their involvement in determining registration fees, fee components, and the salaries of Turkish teachers.

    The Competition Board's website revealed that their investigation into these schools had concluded, finding that they breached the Law on the Protection of Competition by jointly setting the aforementioned fees and salaries.

    Breakdowns of the fines include Saint Joseph French School receiving TL 3,339,516 for determining school registration fees and TL 2,226,344 for setting Turkish teacher salaries. Saint Benoit French School was penalized TL 3,279,720 and TL 2,186,480 for registration fees and teacher salaries, respectively. Notre Dame de Sion French School was fined TL 2,532,943 for fees and TL 1,688,628 for salaries. Saint Michel French School incurred fines of TL 1,745,532 for registration fees and fee components and TL 1,163,688 for teacher salaries. Lastly, Sainte Pulcherie French School was fined TL 1,897,231 for registration fees and TL 1,264,821 for teacher salaries, bringing the total administrative fines to the stated sum.‚Äč
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