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Turkish Competition Authority designates its strategy unit for digital markets

11 May 2020 – The Turkish Competition Authority (‘TCA’) has recently empowered its already existing Strategy Development Department for digital markets. In an announcement on 8 May 2020, the TCA highlighted that increasing developments in ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – April 2020

7 May 2020 – In April, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) continued to issue decisions, receive online filings and submissions, and initiate preliminary investigations despite working from home. It can be said that it is nearly business as ...

GTO / Kinstellar Podcast Series: Force Majeure in international sales contracts

22 April 2020 – Welcome to GTO / Kinstellar’s podcast series! Today’s episode features a discussion on force majeure clauses in international business contracts within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic between Edmund Emre Özer (Partner) and ...

COVID-19 Salgınının Ekonomik ve Sosyal Hayata Etkilerinin Azaltılması Hakkında Kanun ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun

17 Nisan 2020 – Corona Virüs (“COVID-19”) salgınının olumsuz etkilerini en aza indirmek amacıyla COVID-19 Salgınının Ekonomik ve Sosyal Hayata Etkilerinin Azaltılması Hakkında Kanun ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair ...

Key issues facing company directors in relation to COVID-19

13 April 2020 – Under the provisions of the Turkish Commercial Code, company directors are required to act diligently and prudently in the performance of their duties relating to company management. The duty of care imposed on company directors covers ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – March 2020

6 April 2020 – March was an extremely complicated month around the globe. We are passing through unprecedented times due to COVID-19 outbreak. We wish you a safe and healthy April and happy Easter. Despite starting to work from home from mid-March ...

Updated information on measures taken by the government in relation to the COVID-19 situation

3 April 2020 – The Turkish government has taken several measures recently to reduce the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kinstellar’s COVID-19 Task Force in Istanbul summarises below the main measures impacting economic undertakings ...

Covid-19 Bilgi Notu: Güncelleme, 3 Nisan 2020

3 Nisan 2020 - COVID-19 salgınının olumsuz etkilerini en aza indirmek amacıyla 03.04.2020 tarihi itibariyle alınan çeşitli tedbirlere ilişkin özet bilgilere aşağıda yer verilmektedir. 1. Anonim Şirketlerde Kâr Dağıtımı Hakkında

Personal Data Protection Authority guidance on COVID-19 related data processing activities

2 April 2020 – The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) published guidance on 27 March 2020 to address some of the key questions that businesses have been asking regarding their obligations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In ...

COVID-19: Summary of financial support available to companies, 27 March 2020

27 March 2020 – The COVID-19 outbreak affects our daily, as well as our business life. Many enterprises will need to draw on different means of financial support to manage their cash flows and continue their operations in this difficult time. We have ...