04 April 2016
Parliament Finally Passes the Long Awaited Data Protection Law:
The Turkish Parliament finally passed the long-awaited Law on the Protection of Personal Data which is to set forth the general framework on data protection and it currently awaits for presidential approval before being published in the Official Gazette. Meanwhile, we would like to provide an overview of the data protection landscape in Turkey before the framework data protection law enters into force.
25 March 2016
22 January 2016
Termination of Employment Agreements in Light of Art. 435 of the Code of Obligations no. 6098:
It has long been established in the Turkish labour law under art. 109 of the Turkish Labour Code no. 4857 that all notifications under the Labour Code must be made in written form, including the notices of termination of employment agreements.
01 June 2015
Recently Published Regulation Sets the Legal Standards for Consumer Loan Agreements:
The Regulation on Consumer Loan Agreements was published in the Official Gazette dated May 22, 2015 (“Regulation”). Legal standards applicable to consumer loan agreements (“Agreement”) have been regulated in detail under the Regulation.
01 June 2015
Regulation on Housing Finance Agreements Shall Henceforth Apply to Housing Finance Transactions:
The Regulation on Housing Finance Agreements was published in the Official Gazette dated May 28, 2015 (the “Regulation”), right after the Regulation on Consumer Loan Agreements (“Consumer Loan Regulation”) given that the Consumer Loan Regulation does not apply to housing finance agreements (“Agreement”).