ELIG Gürkaynak LIQ - December 2020

LEGAL INSIGHTS QUARTERLY

December 2020 – February 2021

Corporate Law  

Recent Amendments to Procedures of General Assembly Meetings 

Issuance of Premium Shares by Non-Public Joint-Stock Companies 

Banking Law

Digital Revolution: Remote Customer Identification in Banking Sector

Capital Markets Law

Draft Communiqué Regarding Issuance of Secured Capital Market Instruments 

Competition Law / Antitrust Law

Clarification on the Examination of Digital Data: Recently Published Guidelines of the Turkish Competition Authority on Examination of Digital Data during On-site Inspections 

Once in a Blue Moon: The Turkish Competition Board accepted the failing firm defence while reinforcing its case law on what constitutes unity of interest 

Clash of Opinions in the Sheet Glass Market: The Board did not Grant Individual Exemption to the Dealership Agreement between Trakya Cam and its Dealers; Despite a Detailed Dissenting Vote 

The Constitutional Court Decided That Failure to Impose the More Favorable Administrative Monetary Fine on Onmed Has Violated the Principle of Legality of Crime and Punishment   

Employment Law

Evaluation on the Matter of Examining Employee Correspondences in Corporate E-Mail Accounts in light of the Constitutional Court’s Decision 

Litigation

Distinctive Character Determination based on Language is now a Confirmed Approach in Trademark Law 

High Court of Appeals brings a New Approach to Evidentiary Law and Enhances the Significance of EMail Messages as Evidence 

Data Protection Law

Turkish DPA's Decision on Cross-Border Data Transfer

Internet Law

ICTA Published Procedures and Principles on Social Network Provider 

Telecommunications Law

Mobile Call Termination Market Analysis 

Anti-Dumping Law

Turkey Concludes Investigation on Plastic Infant Care Products Imported from China and Taiwan 

White Collar Irregularities

2020 FCPA Enforcement Actions and Highlights