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18 Jan: SERMAYE PİYASASI KANUNU’NDA KRİPTO VARLIKLARIN VE KRİPTO VARLIK PLATFORMLARININ DÜZENLENMESİNE DAİR DEĞİŞİKLİK TASLAĞI

Sermaye Piyasası Kanunu’nda Kripto Varlıkların ve Kripto Varlık Platformlarının Düzenlenmesine Dair Değişiklik Taslağı (“Taslak”) 2022 Ocak ayında Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (“TBMM”) gündemine alınmış olup bu Taslak, günümüz dünyasının en popüler yatırım araçlarından biri haline gelen kripto varlıklara ilişkin hukuki dayanak oluşturmayı hedeflemektedir.

06 Jan: THE NEW INVESTMENT MEANS IN TODAY’S WORLD: CRYPTOCURRENCIES

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”)…

08 Oct: OPERATION OF FOREIGN FLAGGED COMMERCIAL YACHTS IN TURKISH TERRITORIAL WATERS ACCORDING TO THE TOURISM PROMOTION LAW

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.

06 Oct: GUIDELINE ON MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN PROCESSING BIOMETRIC DATA

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.

28 Sep: LETTER ON ACTIONS WHICH CAN BE TAKEN AGAINST EMPLOYEES NOT COMPLYING WITH THE COVID-19 MEASURES IN THE WORKPLACES

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.

07 Sep: ANNOUNCEMENT ON COVID-19 MEASURES AND PCR TEST REQUIREMENT IN THE WORKPLACES

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”).