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

In July 2022, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (“Authority”) announced five breach notifications and issued 12 decisions relating to various industries and sectors including insurance, health, and banking. Here comes the decision ...

Turkish Data Protection Authority states that data controllers cannot seek a special power of attorney for data subjects’ applications

July 2022 – On 18 July 2022, The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (“Authority”) published its decision (“Decision”) on a data subject’s complaint alleging that an insurance company had processed their personal data without legal ...

New Law Amending the Law on the Regulation of Electronic Commerce in Turkey: A Brief Introduction

August 2022 – While the adoption in 2014 of Law No. 6563 on the Regulation on Electronic Commerce was an important step towards the growth of e-commerce in Turkey, the rapid development of information and communication technologies since then and the ...

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

In June 2022, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (the “Authority”) published guidelines on the use of online cookies, opened draft guidelines on loyalty programs for public opinion, and announced five data breach notifications. The ...

Two-Minute Recap of Recent Developments in Turkish Competition Law – June 2022

In June, the Turkish Competition Board (the “Board”) approved 12 merger control filings and published 60 reasoned decisions. . Sahibinden gets an easy way out. In June, the Board assessed allegations that online marketplace Sahibinden ...

Guidelines published on the use of online cookies in Turkey

July 2022 – On 20 June 2022, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (the “Authority”) published guidelines (the “Guidelines”) on the use of cookies to collect personal data and the use of personal data on online environments such as ...

Türk Sermaye Piyasasındaki Son Gelişmeler – Haziran 2022 

Türkiye’deki Sermaye Piyasası Ekibiniz olarak İstanbul Finans Merkezi kuruluşunu, Türk Lirası kredi kullanımına getirilen döviz varlığı sınırlamalarını, Haziran 2022’de onaylanan ihraçları ve Sermaye Piyasası Kurulu’nun mevzuat ...

Recent Developments in Turkish Capital Markets – June 2022

Your Capital Markets Team in Türkiye summarized the establishment of Istanbul Financial Center and the new TL borrowing restriction, as well as issuances approved and regulatory changes introduced by the Capital Markets Board during June 2022. . Commodity ...

Two-Minute Recap of Competition Law Matters Around the Globe – June 2022

Google Maps investigated by the German Competition Authority. Germany’s Competition Authority, the Bundeskartellamt, announced that it has opened an investigation into Google to determine whether the company is abusing its dominance in the market ...

Court partly confirms interim measures for Turkey’s leading marketplace platform, Trendyol

June 2022 – Trendyol, the leading online marketplace platform in Turkey, appealed against the decision [1] of the Turkish Competition Board that held that Trendyol had violated Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition by discriminating between ...