Regulation on Generation and Use of TR QR Code in Payment Services has been Published
The Regulation on Generation and Use of TR QR Code in Payment Services (“Regulation”) prepared by the Central Bank of the Turkish Republic (“Bank”) has been published in the Official Gazette dated 21 August 2020 and numbered 31220, entering into force on the same date.The Regulation determines the procedures and principles for services fall into …
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Turkey Amends the Decision on State Aids in Investment
The Decision Amending the Decision on State Aids in Investment amends (“Amendment Decision”) the Decision on State Aids in Investment mainly with the purposes of supporting environmental responsibility in production and high technology investment by considering the investors’ needs. The Amendment Decision has been published in the Official Gazette dated 21 August 2020 and numbered …
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Turkey Announces the Regulation on Sale of Refurbished Products
The Regulation on Sale of Refurbished Products (“Regulation”) introduced by Turkey’s Ministry of Trade was published in the Official Gazette dated 22 August 2020 and numbered 31221 and entered into effect on the same day. The Regulation aims to regulate the procedures and principles pertaining to re-sale of used goods by refurbishing.
Turkey Introduced Significant Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure
The Law numbered 7251 on the Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure and Certain Laws (“Amendment Law”) was published in the Official Gazette dated 28 July 2020 and numbered 31199 and entered into effect on the same day.
WIPO Launched “WIPO PROOF”, A Trusted Digital Evidence Service to Safeguard Digital Assets
The ever-changing digital world, on one hand, creates a great number of digital data pertaining to innovative and creative ideas, but on the other hand raises questions on misuse and infringement of these.
Turkey’s Board of Advertisement Rendered a Decision in which It Classified Certain Personal Social
In the meeting held in July, the Ministry of Commerce’s Board of Advertisement (the “Board”) evaluated the posts regarding a food supplement that were shared on personal social media accounts of six people, within the scope of surreptitious advertising. The Board ruled the suspension of the advertisements and administrative fine to the advertiser company and …
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Turkish Data Protection Board States that the Convention 108 is not sufficient per se for Data Trans
Turkey’s Data Protection Board (“Board”) imposed an administrative fine in the amount of TRY 900,000 on a data controller for transferring personal data abroad without having a valid legal basis. The data controller’s claim that Convention 108 is sufficient per se for data transfer abroad among the parties has been declined by the Turkish Data Protection Board.
Turkish Data Protection Board: A Single Person may be Appointed as the Contact for more than One Dat
Turkish Data Protection Board (“Board”) decided that a single person may be appointed as the contact person for multiple data controllers abroad at the same time. However, a person can be a contact person for only one data controller in Turkey.
Turkey Introduces Procedures and Principles Regarding Determination of Power Plant Areas of Production
Procedures and Principles Regarding Determination of Power Plant Areas of Production Facilities Subjected to Pre-License and Licenses in the Electricity Market (“Principles”) set forth by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (“EMRA”) has entered into force as of 18 June 2020.
Turkish Court of Cassation: Article 6/A of the Abolished Law number 4077 on the Protection of Consum
The First Presidential Board of the Court of Cassation determined conflicting judgments between chambers in the matter of ” whether or not the claim of invalidity arising from not issuing a registered bill can be put forward against the holder in good faith who has taken over through endorsement in case of the issuance of an …
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