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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The Law No. 7223 on Product Safety and Technical Regulations was published in the Official Gazette of March 12, 2020 and became effective after one year as of its publication which is March 12, 2021. This law stipulates in great detail the product safety requirements. It provides compensations and administrative fines for physical injuries and property losses arising from an inappropriate product...

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In recent months, a new debate has erupted within the public on the use of caricatures/comics on internet, and social media and its relation to copyrights of the caricaturists. This debate was triggered by a series of legal actions taken by the caricaturists against those who allegedly used copyrighted works illegally...

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This article shall focus on the climate crisis from the perspective of maritime and insurance law. First of all, the steps that International Maritime Organization has taken in order to emphasize the prevention of the increase of vessel related greenhouse gas emissions are explained.

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