ELIG Gürkaynak LIQ - March 2020

LEGAL INSIGHTS QUARTERLY

March 2020 - May 2020

Corporate Law

Key Points to Consider When Preparing an Annual Activity Report

Banking and Finance Law

Significant Amendments Introduced to the Turkish Banking Legislation in the Second Half of 2019

Capital Markets Law

Issuance of Capital Market Instruments as per the Turkish Capital Market Law

Competition Law / Antitrust Law

It Is Not Always “Better Late than Never” When It Comes to Procedural Violations: The Board Imposes Administrative Monetary Fines for Procedural Violations in Two Separate Preliminary Investigations

The Board Examined Exclusionary Behaviors of the Undertakings in the DNA Sequence Analysis Devices Sector

The Regional Administrative Court Accepted the Legal Standing of a Consumer to Appeal the No-Go Decision of the Board in a Resale Price Maintenance Case

The Board Fined the Customs Brokers Association for its Decision Allegedly Taken in Order to Prevent Unfair Competition

Employment Law

The Newly Proposed Severance Payment Model in Turkey

Litigation

The High Court of Appeals Revived the Cancellation Actions on the Grounds of Non- Use After the Annulment Decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court

Data Protection Law

The Turkish Data Protection Authority’s Decision on the Registration Obligation of Foreign Legal Entities

Internet Law

Turkey Introduces Digital Service Tax

Telecommunications Law

ICTA Requested Public Consultation on the Amendments to the Authorization Regime in the Electronic Communications Sector

Real Estate Law

Compliance with the Regulation on Real Estate Trade

Anti-Dumping Law

Turkey-Morocco Dispute over Anti-Dumping Duties Imposed on Hot-Rolled Steel Imports from Turkey Resolved

White Collar Irregularities

Benefits of Whistleblowing and its Reflections Under Turkish Laws

Healthcare Law

The Ministry of Health Publishes its Strategic Plan for 2019-2023