Turkish Competition Authority imposes a fine of TL 93.083.422,30 to Google
Communique on Zoning Reconciliation (“Communique”), the secondary legislation, awaited for the clearance of uncertainties regarding the addendum to the Zoning Law, which is commonly known as “Zoning Reconciliation” was published at the Official Gazette, dated June 6, 2018 and numbered 30443 and entered into force.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has published a public statement on December 11, 2017 on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (“ICOs”) which provide useful insights and signals regarding the possible treatment of cryptocurrencies and ICOs under securities regulations.
Our partner, Göktuğ Can Burul's Expert Insight Interview on Commercial Law in Turkey for the November 2017 Edition of Lawyer Monthly is now available.
Intellectual Property Law is in the process of a set of reforms following the legal amendments recently published in the Official Legal Gazette. The intellectual rights such as trademarks, patents, and designs, which are previously protected by different executive orders, are now regulated within the Industrial Property Law (“IPLAW”).
The new Planned Areas Zoning Regulation (“Regulation”) of Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, has been published in the Official Gazette dated July 3, 2017 and numbered 30113.
The preliminary investigation launched by Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) upon the allegations that Trakya Cam Sanayii A.S. and its retailers have violated the articles 4 and 6 of the Law No 4054 on the Protection of Competition (“Competition Law”) has been concluded by TCA.
Our partner, Göktuğ Can Burul has competed and ranked third, representing Istanbul Bar Association, at the FBE International Contract Competition.