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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
A Structured Guide to Digital Service Tax

A Structured Guide to Digital Service Tax

The Law No. 7194 on Digital Service Tax and the Amendment of Certain Laws and Law Decree No. 375 (the “Law”) which was published on Official Gazette dated December 7, 2019 and No. 30971 and entered into force on 1 March 2020, introduces digital service tax on revenues derived from certain digital services provided in […]

12:50 , 03/04/2020 Comments Off on A Structured Guide to Digital Service Tax
COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Employment Contracts

COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Employment Contracts

COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Employment Contracts Having spread to most of the countries and identified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, COVID-19 is substantially affecting the global markets as well as Turkey. Extraordinary measures have been taken not only by governments and authorities but also by the private companies. Some of employers are […]

14:10 , 27/03/2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Employment Contracts
Repercussions on Events of Force Majeure And Impossibility

Repercussions on Events of Force Majeure And Impossibility

Repercussions on Events of Force Majeure And Impossibility Special Focus on the New Coronavirus: NCOVID-19 Ncovid-19 (novel coronavirus or Wuhan virus) has been classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 11.03.2020.[1] However, even before that official characterisation, the virus outbreak was affecting the normal course of things in a number of countries […]

14:17 , 20/03/2020 Comments Off on Repercussions on Events of Force Majeure And Impossibility

Regulation Regarding Acceptance of Power Production and Storage Plants

Introduction Regulation Regarding Acceptance of Electricity Production and Storage Plants (“Regulation”) has been prepared by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (“Ministry”) and published on the Official Gazette dated 19.02.2020 and numbered 31044. The Regulation abolishes the Regulation on Acceptance of Electricity Generation Plants (“Former Regulation”) published on the Official Gazette dated 06.11.2015 and […]

12:15 , 10/03/2020 Comments Off on Regulation Regarding Acceptance of Power Production and Storage Plants

Recent Changes to Valuable Housing Tax

Turkey introduced the Valuable Housing Tax (the “VHT”) under the law numbered 7194 which was published on the Official Gazette No. 30971 dated December 7, 2019 and made crucial amendments to the Real Estate Tax Law No. 1316. The Law numbered 7221 (the “Law”) which was published on the Official Gazette dated 20 February, 2020 […]

13:47 , 20/02/2020 Comments Off on Recent Changes to Valuable Housing Tax

The Legal 500 Oil and Gas Guide – Turkey Chapter written by Kesikli Law Firm

The Legal 500 Oil and Gas Guide – Turkey Chapter written by Kesikli Law Firm We are pleased to announce that Kesikli Law Firm has accepted to contribute to The Legal 500: Turkey Oil & Gas Guide as the exclusive author of the Turkey Chapter, which has been published by the Legal 500 recently.  The […]

12:48 , 26/12/2019 Comments Off on The Legal 500 Oil and Gas Guide – Turkey Chapter written by Kesikli Law Firm

Valuable House Tax in Effect

New Taxes Imposed on Valuable Houses in Turkey – Valuable House Tax in Effect For the first time in the history, Turkey ratifies the Valuable Housing Tax (the “VHT”) under the law numbered 7194 which was published on the Official Gazette No. 30971 dated December 7, 2019 (the “Law”) and makes crucial amendments to the Real Estate Tax Law No. 1316.  […]

16:10 , 21/12/2019 Comments Off on Valuable House Tax in Effect