12 May 2023
TURKEY IMPLEMENTS NEW REGULATION FOR SHIP REGISTRIES, SCRAPPING OUTDATED LEGISLATION:
Turkey has recently introduced a new "Regulation on Ship Registries", setting out the principles and procedures for the establishment and operation of new registries, registration of vessels, as well as the responsibilities of the registry officials.
18 April 2023
12 April 2023
27 March 2023
TURKEY FURTHER ENDORSES THE CONVERSION TO TURKISH LIRA BY ISSUING A NEW COMMUNIQUE ON COMPANIES’ FOREIGN FX INCOME:
Another step is taken by the CBRT to implement “Liraization” with a new Communique aiming to incentivize companies to convert their foreign Exchange obtained from abroad into Turkish lira accounts.
15 February 2023
10 February 2023
Turkish Environmental Agency Replaces the Istanbul and Kocaeli Municipalities as the New Administration with Delegated Authority to Impose Pollution Fines on Marine Traffic:
The Circular numbered 2023/3 has removed the Istanbul and Kocaeli Municipalities from the list of organs that are authorized by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change to conduct environmental inspections and to impose pollution fines on marine traffic while adding Turkish Environmental Agency to the list.
29 December 2022
09 December 2022
THRESHOLDS DOUBLED FOR MANDATORY INDEPENDENT AUDITS:
With the publication of the Decision on the Determination of Companies Subject to Independent Audit in the Official Gazette dated 30 November 2022; the previous decision on the same issue, which was published in 2018, is now repealed for the need to redetermine the scope of independent audit.