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HEALTH TOURISM IN TURKEY

A Guide for New Investors from Av. Ali Yurtsever 1. INTRODUCTION – HEALTH TOURISM IN TURKEY Turkey has been a leading force in medical tourism market around the world for some time now. Although the market did take an initial hit with the emergence of …

Capital Investment in Turkey

CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN TURKEY

Av. Ali Yurtsever 2. FOREIGN CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN TURKEY There are relatively few capital restrictions imposed upon capital investment in Turkey, and Turkey has also taken steps to ease the complexities and procedures the foreigners need to go through in order to incorporate and/or relocate …

8 Principles for Lawful Personal Data Processing in Turkey

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M The implementation of the LPDP also meant additional compliance requirements and liabilities for businesses that control and/or otherwise process personal data. However, attaining full compliance to LPDP and the Data Protection Authority’s (DPA) decisions is no easy task, as businesses are required to implement …

Distributorship Agreements Under Turkish Law

II. Legal Provisions Applicable to Distributorship Agreements Since distributorship agreements are not regulated or otherwise recognized under separate provisions within the legislation, determining the applicable legal provisions and clauses to these agreements can sometimes be challenging. As it stands, clauses and provisions applicable to distributorship …

Commercial Electronic Messages

Commercial Electronic Messages and Message Management System Registration Process Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M Commercial Electronic Message Definition and Obtaining Approval  Commercial electronic message is defined in Article 2 of the Law and Article 4 of the Regulation. In accordance with both articles, commercial electronic message is “ a …

Cross-Border Data Transfers in Turkey & Effects of the Data Protection Board’s Amazon Turkey Decision

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties Personal data transfers to third parties are quite restrictively regulated under the LPPD (similar to provisions in the GDPR). Article 5 of the LPPD clearly states that data controllers cannot transfer personal data to third parties …

New Decision From Immigration Authority Regarding Touristic Residence Permits

However, as mentioned above, this new review process and restriction of extension for touristic permits does not apply to all foreigners, as certain countries are exempted from the new process. According to the decision of the Immigration Authority, the new rule shall not be applicable …

Infographic On Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship By Investment

This infographic provides a visual summary of acquisition of Turkish citizenship by investment procedures and the contents are examined in detail in our relevant articles and aims to help our clients better understand the complexities of the procedures involved.

Legal Liabilities of Board Members in Joint Stock Companies

Liabilities of Board members are regulated under Article 553 of TCC. Accordingly, board members may only be responsible of the damages caused to the company to it’s shareholders and to the creditors of the company (related third parties) in case they fail to fulfill their obligations arising from the law and articles of association at their own fault. Two conditions mentioned above should co-exist to hold the Board Members liable for their acts.

Copyright Protection in Turkey

Copyright protection in Turkey is regulated under the Intellectual and Artistic Works Law No. 5846 (hereinafter will be referred as “the Law”). Copyright arises automatically on creation of work, whereas “work” is defined as any intellectual or artistic product bearing the characteristic of its author, which are works that fall under the categories below

Notice and Takedown Procedure for Digital Copyright Infringements in Turkey

Emir Aksoy LL.M, LL.M. IP First stage is the notice and takedown for copyright infringements , which requires the content provider to takedown the infringing content from the website within three days following the notice to be made by the right holders. Second stage starts if the content provider …

INTERNET BANS IN TURKEY

Banning/Blocking Access to Certain Websites Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M II.PREVENTION OF THE VIOLATION OF PERSONAL RIGHTS AND BLOCKING OF ACCESS The Law set forth definitions and organizational structure, catalogue crimes and the legal framework for banning websites and a few procedures. The Information and Communication Technologies …

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