ELIG Gürkaynak LIQ - March 2019

LEGAL INSIGHTS QUARTERLY

March 2019 - May 2019

Corporate Law

Squeeze-Out Right in Group of Companies

Banking and Finance Law

A Second Chance: Financial Restructuring

Capital Markets Law

Significant Changes During the Second Half of 2018

Competition Law / Antitrust Law

Frito Lay Receives an All-Clear for Allegations Concerning Exclusivity, RPM Practices and Rebate Systems: The Board Decides Not to Initiate a Full-Fledged Investigation

Competition Law Assessment of Football Tribune Card System, Passolig: The Board Granted Yet Another Individual Exemption to the Long-Term Exclusive Agreements for the Passolig System and Decided Not to Initiate a Full-Fledged Investigation Against Aktifbank

Green-Light to the “Green Car Project”: The Board Granted Negative Clearance to a Joint Venture between Turkcell, Anadolu Group, Zorlu, Kök Ulaşım, BMC and TOBB

The Mastervolt Decision: The Board’s Attempt at Deviating from the European Competition Law Rules Is Rejected by the Court of First Instance

Employment Law

The High Court of Appeals Concludes that the Employees of a Foreign Company Must Be Considered in Terms of the Number of Employees of its Turkish Affiliate Regarding the Applicability of Job Security Provisions

Litigation

The New Dispute Resolution Method for Commercial Disputes: Mandatory Mediation

Personal Data Protection Law

The Council of State Stopped the Execution of the Amendment to the Regulation on the Processing and Privacy of Personal Health Data

Internet Law

The Constitutional Court’s Decision on the Access Ban of a News Article Fostering Public Discussion

Advertisement Law

Turkey Abandons Comparative Advertisements

E-Money Law

Amendment to the E-Money and Payment Services Regulation

Real Estate Law

Regulation on the Determination of Investment Zones

Anti-Dumping Law

Investigations Concluded Without Applying Any Anti-Dumping Duties: Precedents of the Ministry of Trade

White Collar Irregularities

2018 FCPA Enforcement Actions and Highlights