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August 8, 2019

Amendments to the Regulation Regarding Media Organizations’ Commercial Communication Revenue

Legal Alerts
IT & Communications

Recent Development The Radio and Television Supreme Council (“RTÜK“) amended the Regulation on the Supervision of Media Service Providers’ Commercial Communication Revenue and Revenue Declaration and Collections Payable to the Supreme Council (“Regulation“) on August 1, 2019. Pursuant to the amendments, the commercial communication revenues of media service providers holding a license for broadcasting services […]

August 2, 2019

RTÜK Publishes Regulation on the Presentation of Radio, Television and On-Demand Broadcasting on the Internet

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IT & Communications

Recent Development The Radio and Television Supreme Council (“RTÜK“) published the Regulation on the Presentation of Radio, Television and On-Demand Broadcasting on the Internet (“Regulation“) in the Official Gazette on August 1, 2019. The Regulation provides detailed provisions regarding broadcast services, broadcasting transmission, the broadcasting license and transmission authorization, as well as the supervision of […]

August 2, 2019

TİTCK Publishes Guidelines for Renewal of Manufacturing Site Permits

Legal Alerts
Healthcare

Recent Developments The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“TİTCK”) published the Guidelines for the Renewal of Manufacturing Site Permits on July 19, 2019 (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines aim to provide guidance for companies regarding their applications to the TİTCK for the renewal of manufacturing site permits. What’s New? In 2017, the TİTCK started to issue […]

August 1, 2019

Amendments to Price Tag Regulation and the Communiqué on the Use of Domestic Production Logos on Product Price Tags

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International Commercial and Trade

Recent Development The Ministry of Trade (“Ministry“) introduced amendments to the Price Tag Regulation (“Regulation“) and the Communiqué on the Use of Domestic Production Logos on Product Price Tags (“Communiqué“) on July 27, 2019. The Ministry’s amendments unified the provisions of the Regulation and the Communiqué and revised the provisions regarding the obligation to place […]

July 31, 2019

Court Of Appeals Disambiguates Penalty Clauses in Employment Agreements

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Employment

Recent Development The Court of Appeals’ General Assembly of Civil Chambers on the Unification of Decisions ruled in its decision dated March 8, 2019 and No. 2017/10 E. – 2019/1 K. that with respect to an employment agreement executed as definite-term but deemed an indefinite-term agreement due to the absence of an objective reason, the […]

July 29, 2019

Constitutional Court Rules Member of the Board of Directors Responsible for Unpaid Social Security Premium Receivables

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Corporate

Recent Development In its decision dated May 30, 2019 and No. 2015/11192  (“Decision“), the Constitutional Court ruled that the seizure of assets of a board member due to his liability for the public receivables of the company where he served as a board member without the power of representation does not violate the right to […]

July 26, 2019

TİTCK Publishes Guidelines for Mutual Recognition Regarding Pharmaceutical Inspections

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Healthcare

Recent Developments The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“TİTCK”) published the Guidelines for Mutual Recognition Regarding Pharmaceutical Inspections on July 9, 2019 (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines sets forth the procedures and principles for health authorities’ mutual recognition applications with the TİTCK regarding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) inspections. What’s New? As per the Guidelines, the following […]

July 25, 2019

Amendments to the Land Registry and Construction Laws

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Real Estate

Recent Developments The Law No. 7181 on the Amendments to the Land Registry Law and Certain Other Laws (“Law“) was published on July 10, 2019 in the Official Gazette No. 30827. The Law introduces several amendments to certain laws including the Land Registry Law, Zoning Law, Municipality Law and Turkish Civil Code. What’s New? Important […]

July 25, 2019

TİTCK Announcement on EBS Notifications of Precursors and Controlled Substances

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Healthcare

Recent Developments The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“TİTCK”) announced on its website on July 10, 2019 that pharmaceutical companies must make their consumption-stock notifications regarding controlled substances/precursors through the Electronic Notification System (tr. EBS). What’s New? The TİTCK announced that as of January 2019, relevant pharmaceutical companies must make their consumption-stock notifications regarding […]

July 24, 2019

New Asset Peace Incentive

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Tax

Recent Developments The Law on the Amendment to the Income Tax Law and Certain Laws (the “Law“) entered into force upon its publication on the Official Gazette No. 30836 dated July 19, 2019. The Law introduced a new asset peace incentive. What’s New? a) Assets held abroad Individuals and legal entities can freely dispose of […]

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