Various amendments on Tourism Promotion Law numbered 2634 (“Law”) have been made by Law Regarding Amendments on Tourism Promotion Law and Some Laws published in Official Gazette. Accordingly, a provision, stipulating that the foreign flagged commercial yachts may temporarily operate in Turkish territorial waters on conditions that the some requirements are met, has been added to article 29 of the Law.
The Guideline on Matters to be Considered in Processing Biometric Data (“Guideline) has been
published by the Personal Data Protection Authority (“Authority”). The Guideline includes the
definition of biometric data, which has not been extensively defined before in the Personal Data
Protection Law (“Law”) and other legislations, and the conditions and principles of processing
biometric data in accordance with the Law.
With the letter on COVID-19 measures and PCR test requirement in the workplaces which was served on the governorships all around Turkey on 02.09.2021, by the T.R. Ministry of Labor and Social Security (“Ministry”), certain obligations have been imposed to the employers to inform all their employees regarding the protective and preventive measures on the health and safety risks that may be encountered in the workplaces and also, to additionally inform in writing the employees whose COVID-19 vaccines have not been completed.
As vaccinations continue within the scope of fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Letter (“General Letter”) dated 02.09.2021 including information on PCR test that employers will require from their employees and the employers’ obligation to notify their employees on the risks and precautions of COVID-19, was served to the Governorships all around the Turkey by the T.R. Ministry of Labor and Social Security (“Ministry”).
14 Temmuz 2021 tarihli ve 7332 sayılı Resmî Gazete’de yayınlanan Hayvanları Koruma Kanunu ve Ceza Kanununda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun (“Değişikliğe dair Kanun”) uyarınca 5199 sayılı Hayvanları Koruma Kanunu’nda (“Kanun”) çeşitli değişiklikler yapılmıştır. Ayrıca, yapılan değişikliklerle birlikte hayvanların korunması amaçlayan birtakım idari ve cezai yaptırımlar getirilmiştir…
Real estate showing documents signed between real estate agents and clients who wish to lease or purchase real estate are frequently encountered in practice. As will be examined in details below, real estate showing documents are considered as a type of real estate brokerage contracts. Real estate brokerage contracts do not differ from brokerage contracts in terms of their elements, yet there is a specific provision in article 520 of the Turkish Code of Obligations (“Law”) regarding the form of real estate brokerage contracts…
New regulations regarding savings finance companies have been introduced by the “Law No. 7292 on the Amendment Made on the Law on Financial Leasing, Factoring and Financing Companies and Some Laws” which was published in and entered into force by the Official Gazette dated 07.03.2021 and numbered 31416. Accordingly, the name of the Law No. 6361 has been changed as the Law on Financial Leasing, Factoring, Financing and Savings Finance Companies (the “Law”)…
19 Haziran 2021 tarihli ve 31516 sayılı Resmi Gazete’de yayınlanan İcra ve İflâs Kanunu İle Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun ile İcra İflas Kanunu’nun (“Kanun”) çeşitli maddelerinde değişiklikler yapılmıştır.