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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

European UnionÔÇÖs Regulation on Online Intermediation Services and Search Engines

European Union's ("EU") proposal for regulation on online intermediation services and search engines ("Regulation") is expected to be published shortly on the Official Journal of the European Union and become effective twelve months following its date of publication.

The purpose of the Regulation is set out as contributing to the proper functioning of the internal market by laying down rules to ensure that business users of online intermediation services and corporate website users in relation to online search engines are granted appropriate transparency, fairness and effective redress possibilities.

Simplified Mergers in Turkey under Turkish Commercial Code

Merger, in general, is a complex procedure which requires detailed and long formalities. Simplified merger creates an option for the joint stock companies to merge in a faster way without being subject to certain transactions.

Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Announces Draft Regulation

Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Announces Draft Regulation on Sales, Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices

The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency ("Agency") announced the Draft Regulation on Sales, Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices ("Draft Regulation") on May 9, 2019. The Draft Regulation will replace the Regulation on Sales, Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices ("Regulation") currently in force. Through the announcement, the Agency expressed that the Regulation requires an amendment as a result of practical matters presented during the implementation of the Regulation and the current needs of the sector. The Agency has invited suggestions and comments from concerned parties until close of business on June 9, 2019, by post or through the Agency's official e-mail address.

Turkey: A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program

Developing and establishing an effective anti-money laundering ("AML") compliance program is a requirement for financial institutions in order to combat laundering the proceeds of crime and terrorist financing worldwide.

In this article, our aim is to reveal the scope and the significance of developing and establishing AML compliance program in Turkey.

Cinema Sector Still Tangled Up In Revenue Sharing Models

Cinema Sector Still Tangled Up In Revenue Sharing Models: The Turkish Competition Board Decided Not To Initiate a Full-fledged Investigation

Quarterly Update on Trade Defense Cases in Turkey (March 2019)

The authority to initiate dumping or subsidy examinations, upon complaint or, where necessary, ex officio, has been given from the Ministry of Economy to the Ministry of Trade ("Ministry"). Within the scope of this authority, the Ministry announces its decisions with the communiqu├ęs published on the Official Gazette.

Garden Leave under Turkish Labor Law

 1.         Introduction

The concept of garden leave is not a familiar concept to Turkish labor law as the legislation does not regulate this concept explicitly. The employers however in practice might have the need to make use of this concept for various reasons. Below we first introduce the concept of garden leave in general and then examine this concept under Turkish labor law.

Mert Karamustafaoglu has been promoted as Partner and Competition & Compliance Leader

We are very proud of announcing that Mert Karamustafaoglu has been promoted as Partner and Competition & Compliance Leader, as of January 1, 2019.

Nezihe Boran Demir has been promoted as Managing Associate

March 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by Erdem & Erdem Law Office.

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We are very proud of announcing that Nezihe Boran Demir has been promoted as Managing Associate, as of January 1, 2019.

Transfer of T├╝rk Telekom Shares owned by OTAS is completed

Within the scope of the restructuring of the loans obtained by Ojer Telekom├╝nikasyon A.┼×. (OTA┼×) in 2013 and 2014, the transfer of the shares owned by OTA┼×, representing 55% of T├╝rk Telekom├╝nikasyon A.┼×.ÔÇÖs (T├╝rk Telekom) issued share capital by a special purpose vehicle  incorporated directly or indirectly by the creditors was completed on 21st of December, 2018.