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The Turkish energy regulatory authority, EMRA, publishes decision updating the price difference table for fuel-ceiling prices in Turkey

April 2021 – The Turkish energy regulatory authority, EMRA, in a decision dated 8 April 2021 and published in the Official Gazette on 10 April 2021 (“Update Decision”), has updated the price difference table for fuel-ceiling prices applicable for ...

Turkey’s energy regulatory authority, EMRA, announces updated fuel ceiling prices applicable in Turkey from 9 April 2021

April 2021 – On 8 April 2021, Turkey’s energy regulatory authority, EMRA, announced the ceiling prices in Turkey applicable for fuel as of 9 April 2021 (“Decision”). On 17 March 2021, EMRA implemented a ceiling-price scheme for gasoline ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – March 2021

April 2021 – March was a productive month for the Turkish Competition Authority, considering the publication of several expected regulations and reports as well as decisions by the Competition Board. . The “Communiqué on Commitments” ...

The Turkish Competition Authority’s 2020 Activity Report is now available

April 2021 – The Turkish Competition Authority has published its annual activity report for 2020. The Report provides an outline on the statistics of the Competition Board’s decisions with regard to (i) competition violations, (ii) exemption and negative ...

Draft legislation on a digitalised auction platform for public debt enforcement in Turkey

April 2021 – Draft legislation was submitted to Parliament on 2 April 2021 to provide for, among other matters, the establishment of a digitalised auction platform for the sale of properties subject to attachment during enforcement proceedings relating ...

Epic Games v Apple, Epic Games v Google

Nisan 2021 – Piyasaya sürüldüğü yıldan (2017) bu yana 350 milyon oyuncunun ilgisini çeken Fortnite’ın yaratıcısı Epic Games, Apple ve Google uygulama mağazalarında yaşadığını iddia ettiği sömürücü eylem nedeniyle ABD, İngiltere ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Data Protection Law – March 2021

April 2021 – In March 2021, the Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) postponed the registration deadline with the Turkish Data Controllers Registry (“VERBIS”) until 31 December 2021. (Our detailed analysis of the announcement is here.) ...

Recent developments concerning the regulation of the sale and promotion of medical devices in Turkey

March 2021 – The Turkish Medicine and Medical Devices Authority (“TITCK”) has recently amended the rules governing the sale and promotion of medical devices. TITCK first issued the Regulation on Amending the Regulation on the Sale, Advertising and ...

Settlement Mechanism under Turkish Competition Law

March 2021 – The Turkish Competition Authority (“Authority”) has recently presented for public consultation its draft Settlement Regulation on Anti-competitive Agreements, Concerted Practices and Decisions, and Abuse of Dominance (“Draft Settlement ...

Turkish Data Protection Board issues new Decision regarding employee personal data

March 2021 – In a decision dated 19 March 2021 (the “Decision”), the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) imposed an administrative fine of TRL 250,000 (approximately EUR 26,500) against an employer (data controller) following ...