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Update on Company Formations in Turkey

Update on Company Formations in Turkey

The Communiqué Amending the Communiqué on the Signing of the Company Establishment Agreement in the Trade Registry Office (the “Amending Communiqué”) was published in the Official Gazette No. 31193 dated 22.07.2020. The Amending Communique brings important changes to the provisions of the Communiqué on the Signing of the Company Establishment Agreement in the Trade Registry […]

Turkey is “very close” to Signing Free Trade Agreement With The UK

Turkey is “very close” to Signing Free Trade Agreement With The UK

UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab meets his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in London on Wednesday •Mevlut Cavusoglu told the Financial Times that in principle there were no differences over the deal but added that some technical issues needed to be finalised. •UK’s Brexit transition period ends at the end of 2020. UK government is pursuing […]

11:17 , 13/07/2020 Comments Off on Turkey is “very close” to Signing Free Trade Agreement With The UK
Competition Law Update: Amendments to Turkish Competition Law

Competition Law Update: Amendments to Turkish Competition Law

Law Amending the Law on Protection of Competition No. 7246 The Law Amending the Law on Protection of Competition No. 7246 (the “Amending Law”) which was published on the Official Gazette No. 31165 dated 24.06.2020 brings important changes to the Law on Protection of Competition (the “Law”) which was published on the Official Gazette No. […]

13:59 , 10/07/2020 Comments Off on Competition Law Update: Amendments to Turkish Competition Law
Renewable Energy Law Update: Amendments to the Local Content Support Regulation

Renewable Energy Law Update: Amendments to the Local Content Support Regulation

“Amendments to the Regulation on the Support of Local Content of Renewable Energy Electricity Generation Facilities” Having brought significant changes to the Regulation on the Support of Local Content of Renewable Energy Electricity Generation Facilities (the “Regulation), the Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Support of Local Content of Renewable Energy Electricity Generation Facilities (the […]

15:43 , 15/06/2020 Comments Off on Renewable Energy Law Update: Amendments to the Local Content Support Regulation
Energy Law Update - Organized Industrial Zones

Energy Law Update – Organized Industrial Zones

Regulation Regarding Organized Industrial Zones Implementation Regulation (the “New Regulation”),  published on the Official Gazette dated 16.04.2020 and numbered 31101, brings important and long-awaited amendments to Organized Industrial Zones Implementation Regulation (the “Regulation”) which was published on the Official Gazette dated 02.02.2019 and numbered 30674. The New Regulation covers several issues frequently asked and raised […]

22:33 , 30/04/2020 Comments Off on Energy Law Update – Organized Industrial Zones
Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Kesikli Law Firm – Recommended and Ranked as a Leading Law Firm in Turkey by Legal 500 EMEA – Six Years in a Row! Thanks to Our Team, Clients and Cooperation Partners! Kesikli Law Firm is proud to be recognized and endorsed for the sixth consecutive year by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa as […]

13:13 , 20/04/2020 Comments Off on Legal 500 EMEA 2020
COVID-19 may Justify Revisiting your Contractual Obligations under the Doctrine of Imprevision

COVID-19 may Justify Revisiting your Contractual Obligations under the Doctrine of Imprevision

With our previous paper which can be reached at (https://www.kesikli.com/repercussions-on-events-of-force-majeure-and-impossibility/, we explained the repercussions on COVID-19 outbreak in the context of “force majeure” and “impossibility” concepts. These concepts, as we explained in the said paper, refer to the situations where the performance is either temporarily or permanently impossible. It might be that, however, the effects […]

10:16 , 14/04/2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 may Justify Revisiting your Contractual Obligations under the Doctrine of Imprevision
COVID-19 Infection: Is it a Work Accident?

COVID-19 Infection: Is it a Work Accident?

COVID-19 Infection: Is it a Work Accident? COVID-19 and Infectious Diseases Under Turkish Law Infectious diseases are defined under Infectious Diseases Regulation dated 30.05.2007.  Although COVID-19 is not included within the list annexed to the Regulation categorizing infectious diseases, MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) and SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) which are coronavirus related diseases […]

15:00 , 10/04/2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Infection: Is it a Work Accident?
COVID-19 Decision from Energy Market Regulatory Authority

COVID-19 Decision from Energy Market Regulatory Authority

Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (“EMRA”) decision numbered 9276 and dated 02.04.2020 has been published on the Official Gazette numbered 31089 ad dated 04.04.2020. EMRA declares COVID-19 pandemic, which continues its adverse effects across the world and Turkey, as a force majeure event within the scope of Electricity Market License Regulation (“License Regulation”) Article 35 and […]

18:30 , 07/04/2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Decision from Energy Market Regulatory Authority
Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact On Public Procurement Contracts

Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact On Public Procurement Contracts

Circular No. 2020/5 (“Circular”) regarding COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on public procurements has been published on the Official Gazette numbered 31087 and dated 02.04.2020. Circular provides the following regulations within the scope of Public Procurement Law No. 4734 (“Public Procurement Law”) in order to prevent the pandemic and reduce its adverse effects across the country: Within […]

18:07 , 07/04/2020 Comments Off on Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact On Public Procurement Contracts