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Data Privacy Concerns in the Metaverse. May the privacy be with us!

April 2022 – All of us have concerns regarding data privacy in the metaverse. Countless questions come to mind, such as: What is the metaverse? Can a digital personality be considered as personal data? What happens if digital data is processed? In this ...

Rekabet Kurulundan Çevrimiçi Platformlara Dair Yeni Bir Karar Daha

Nīsan 2022 – Rekabet Kurumu, son zamanlarda çevrimiçi platformları daha yakından inceliyor. Kurul’un çevrimiçi platformlara dair en güncel kararı Nadirkitap hakkındaki hakim durumun kötüye kullanılmasına ilişkin. Rekabet Kurulunun kararına ...

Turkish Competition Board fines online second-hand book sales platform for abusing its dominance

April 2022 – Turkey's Competition Authority has been closely scrutinising digital platforms for some time. On 12 April 2022, the Competition Board decided unanimously that the online book sales platform Nadirkitap holds a dominant position in the market ...

The Constitutional Court of Turkey affirms the right to privacy of inmates

April 2022 – On 7 April 2022, the Constitutional Court of Turkey has concluded a case on the recording of personal letters of inmates through the Official National Judiciary Informatics System (the “System”), which is an e-justice system that covers ...

Two-minute Recap of Competition Law Matters Around the Globe - March 2022

DOJ assesses “misuse of attorney-client privilege”. The US Department of Justice has requested that Google be penalised for misusing attorney-client privilege by training its employees to include in-house lawyers in written correspondences to ...

Two-Minute Recap of Recent Developments in Turkish Personal Data Protection Law – March 2022

April 2022 – In March 2022, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) published one decision and announced two data breach notifications. The Board also organised a seminar in March regarding smart profiling technologies, biometric ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – March 2022

April 2022 – In March, the Turkish Competition Board approved 27 merger control filings and published 55 reasoned decisions. . As we briefly mentioned in our February article, Turkish merger control thresholds have been updated, together ...

Türk Sermaye Piyasasındaki Son Gelişmeler – Mart 2022

Bu ayki bültenimizde sermaye piyasası mevzuatından özel bir tebliği sizler için özetledik:. Kitle Fonlaması Tebliği. Sermaye Piyasası Kurulu (“Kurul”) tarafından yayınlanan Kitle Fonlaması Tebliği (“Tebliğ No. III – ...

Recent Developments In Turkish Capital Markets – March 2022

In this monthly bulletin, we have summarized a specific piece of capital markets legislation for you: Turkish Crowdfunding Communiqué. Turkish Crowdfunding Communiqué. Communiqué No. III – 35/A.2 (“the Crowdfunding Communiqué”) ...

GTO Series on Turkey’s New Merger Control Regime – 3: Important changes introduced to Horizontal and Non-Horizontal Merger Guidelines

March 2022 – The amendment to Turkish Competition Law in 2020 brought the legislative framework of Turkey’s merger control regime one step closer to the EU acquis by introducing the significant impediment of effective competition (“SIEC”) test ...