Articles 340 and 579 of the Turkish Commercial Code (“TCC”) introduced the “principle of mandatory norms” (Satzungsstrenge) for capital companies, namely joint-stock companies, private limited companies and limited partnerships with share capital...

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Due to the division of labor and mass production, marketing of dangerous products is inevitable despite all measures taken. In order to protect the society from such hazards, recall is one of the measures implemented by several jurisdictions worldwide. However, recalling of the products is being deemed as effective yet costly. 

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Valuable housing tax is one of the taxes introduced by the Law no 7194 published in the Official Gazette on 07 December 2019. The tax was subject to a great deal of controversy as of its publication in the Official Gazette...

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Marriage, household and family are key concepts for understanding gender in Classical Antiquity. Despite the parallel structures of the concepts of paterfamilias and materfamilias, it is evident that its gender-based connotations are essentially based on an inequality, subject to descriptions of women's sexual dignity...

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In the judgment of Işıkırık v. Turkey (no. 41226/09) of 14 November 2017, the Court examined whether the conviction of a peaceful demonstrator under paragraph 6 of Article 220 and paragraph 2 of Article 314 of the Criminal Code constituted a breach of Article 11 of the Convention.

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Cryptocurrencies have recently become an investor favorite asset in Turkey. However recent developments like closure of a cryptocurrency exchange and another one’s CEO’s alleged escape with crypto assets of the company and recent regulation on cryptocurrencies by Turkish Central Bank along with investor complaints for some time put cryptocurrencies in country’s spotlight...

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This blog sets forth the fundamental characteristics and the significant features of 1921 Constitution in its centenary. In this context, constituent power, sovereignity, independence war era and the so called double constitution period have been briefly touched.

In the beginning of 2020, the Turkish Capital Markets Law (Law no: 6362) has been amended in order to introduce a new provision (Article 31/B) entitled "Security Management Contract and Security Agent". This Article is groundbreaking in the sense that it explicitly allows the establishment of the security agent structure, which can be smoothly formed in a common law system through a trust, but is much more problematic in a civilian system particularly due to the principle of accessority.

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Every player steps onto a sports field having consented to a certain degree of deliberate and reckless infliction of harm, even to some forms of verbal abuse. On the other hand, this doesn’t mean that there is an immunity with regards to every single conduct during a sports match...

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Key definitions at the Article 3 of the Law on the Protection of the Consumer mandates that the subject matter should not include “professional or commercial purposes”. Evidently, range of these concepts becomes crucial while handling a Private Law dispute to determine the applicable substantial and procedural law...

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