30 March 2020
THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS IN THE WORKPLACE: A DATA PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT LAW PERSPECTIVE (PART 2):
Due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in the past couple of months, many workplaces around the world and in Turkey have implemented a variety of measures. In this article, we will review the measures to combat coronavirus in the workplace within the scope of labor law.
27 March 2020
LAW SUSPENDING THE PROCEDURAL DEADLINES IS NOW PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE :
While COVID-19 continues to spread, on 25.03.2020, the Grand National Assembly enacted the Law No. 7226 (“Law”) on the suspension of the procedural deadlines for the purpose of preventing loss of any rights due to the pandemic.
25 March 2020
THE GRAND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SUSPENDS PROCEDURAL DEADLINES UNTIL 30 APRIL 2020! :
Following the postponement of the hearings and the suspension of the enforcement proceedings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the authorities have now issued a new regulation with regard to the deadlines in the adjudication proceedings.
23 March 2020
TURKISH AUTHORITIES IMPLEMENT ADDITIONAL MEASURES IN THE JUDICIARY TO CURB SPREAD OF COVID-19:
The authorities continue to implement precautions in the judiciary system in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease caused by the new corona virus, which was declared a pandemic disease by the World Health Organization on 11.03.2020.
17 March 2020
NEW PRECAUTIONS ISSUED FOR MARINE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY TO FIGHT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC:
With the global community holding their breath to see how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect all aspects of our lives, from business to our daily behaviour, governments are issuing precautions to slow down the worrying trend of the infection.
16 March 2020
06 March 2020
TURKEY TO CENTRALIZE MARKETING CONSENTS IN A NEW ELECTRONIC SYSTEM RESEMBLING DO-NOT-DISTURB REGISTRIES:
Pursuant to the Regulation Amending the Regulation on Commercial Communication and Commercial Electronic Messages (“Regulation”) that was published in the Official Gazette dated 4 January 2020 and numbered 30998, all natural and legal entities that deliver electronic commercial messages are obliged to register with the Centralized Commercial Message Management System (“IYS”).
06 February 2020
DIGITAL SERVICE TAX ENTERS INTO FORCE ON 1 MARCH 2020:
The Law no. 7194 on Digital Service Tax and Amendment of Certain Laws and the Decree Law numbered 375 (“Law no. 7194”) is published in the Official Gazette dated 7 December 2019 and numbered 30971. The Law no. 7194 stipulates a “digital service tax,” which will enter into force as of 1 March 2020.