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The entry of foreigners into Turkey, visa requirements, principles and procedures of the scope and application of international protection, regulations and novelties on establishment, duties and the mandate of General Directorate of Immigration Management (“General Directorate”) is regulated by the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458 that was published on April 11, 2013. The Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458 (“the Law”) has entered into force on April 11, 2014 and has abrogated the formal Law on Residence and Travels of Foreigners in Turkey No. 5683 by entering into force.
REMINDER ON THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK ON PAYMENT INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRONIC MONEY INSTITUTIONS
The three vacancies of the Turkish Competition Board ("Board"), the competent decision-making organ of the Turkish Competition Authority, which have been vacant for almost three months, have now been filled.
The Constitutional Court abolished the Article 16/5 of the Decree Law numbered 556.
The Regulation About Installment Sales ( "The Regulation" ) entered into force by being published in the Official Gazette on 14 th January 2015. Although the title is 'installment sales'; the main subject of the Regulation is financial leasing agreements. It is important to be careful not to confuse the installment sales with the prepaid sales. In prepaid sales the buyer have the possession of the sold movable property after completing the payment. However in installment sales the buyer gets the property immediately and then makes the payment. Moreover the sales made by credit cards are not the subject of this Regulation.
Synergies and increase in the assets of the merging companies are aimed at mergers. However, a merger may at the same time result in the increase of the liabilities of the merging companies. Further, in some cases the financial standing of the absorbed company in a merger may not even show positive figures thus such a merger may present a potential risk on the creditors of especially the surviving company. Due to the fact that creditors of the merging entities do not have a veto right against a merger, there arises the need for a specific protection tool for the creditors. A merger may also negatively affect the employees of the merging entities, again especially the ones of the absorbed company. On the other hand, "over-protection" may defeat the purpose of the merger concept so a fairly balanced protection mechanics is essential. This article focuses on the means of protection of creditors and employees, and personal liabilities of shareholders in mergers, as regulated by the Turkish Commercial Code ("TCC").
Unfair competition is regulated in the Turkish Commercial Code ("TCC") Law No: 6102 and the Competition Law On the Protection of Competition ("The Competition Law"), Law No: 4054.
The concept of general business terms and conditions has been introduced to the Turkish law by the new Turkish Code of Obligations. This article aims to provide general information on as to how general business terms and conditions in agreements are handled under Turkish law.