ELIG Gürkaynak LIQ - December 2021

LEGAL INSIGHTS QUARTERLY

December 2021 – February 2022

Corporate Law

Formation of Group of Companies: Domination Agreements 

Banking and Finance Law

A Milestone in the Turkish Banking System: Draft Regulation on the Operating Principles of Digital Banks and Banking as a Service Model

Capital Markets Law

Exemptions to the Obligation to Make Tender Offers in Public Companies 

Competition Law / Antitrust Law

An Overview of the Turkish Competition Board’s Approach to Resale Price Maintenance Practices in Light of the Groupe SEB Decision

New era for RPM cases? Council of State held that elements of coercion or incentive should be proven in the Competition Board’s Henkel Decision

The Turkish Competition Board Approved Ereğli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikaları T.A.Ş.`s Acquisition of Sole Control over Kümaş Manyezit Sanayi A.Ş. Following its Vertical Concentration Assessment

The Acquisition of 34 Stores of CarrefourSA by Migros through the Transfer of Tenancy Rights was Unconditionally Cleared by the Turkish Competition Board Following a Thorough Assessment on the Relevant Geographic Markets

Were you benefiting from the block exemption mechanism for vertical agreements? Make sure you double-check your market share this year…

Turkish Competition Board’s Hub and Spoke Approach in Light of Recent Developments 

A First-Time Ever Decision in Light of Algorithmic Assessment: The Turkish Competition Authority Announces Interim Measures Against Trendyol

Employment Law

The High Court of Appeals Clarifies the Debate in Calculation of Annual Leave 

Litigation

Protocol No. 15 Brings Changes to the Applications to the European Court of Human Rights and Admissibility Criteria

Data Protection Law

Turkish Data Protection Board’s Guidance on Processing Biometric Data

Internet Law

Amendments to the Dispute Resolution Mechanism Regarding Internet Domain Names 

Telecommunications Law

A Glimpse into the Regulation on Establishment and Operation of National Mobile Warning System and the Obligations of the Relevant Actors

White Collar Irregularities

Internal Investigations Continued: Document Review and Concluding the Investigation