Constitutional Court’s Decision re Social Media Posts

How free are we on social media? How do our posts affect our professional business life? A striking decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court enlightened the answer to these questions.

ESG: Climate Law is on the way

Following the introduction of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism as part of the EU legislation, the importers from the countries which are not integrated into the EU’s emission trade system or have not adopted their own carbon pricing mechanisms or are not party to a related treaty...

Another Landmark & Pro-Arbitration Ruling from the Court of Appeal

Last year, the Court of Appeal (“Court”) handed down a landmark decision in a claim related to the setting-aside of an arbitral award, where the question was whether it was the arbitration institution (in this case, the ICC) or the Turkish courts, which were competent to extend the...

Can a court disregard a previous court judgment:

Justice is the cornerstone of societies and ensuring justice starts with protecting the right of access to the courts. However, sometimes, even seemingly final court decisions may be disregarded in the event of a violation of the right of access to the courts.

Non-Exclusive Arbitration Agreements

As the validity of an arbitration agreement is a complex and multifaceted topic that requires an extensive and thorough analysis, we focus on what makes an arbitration agreement non-exclusive and the validity of such agreements according to the Turkish case-law.

Total Annual Balance Threshold for VERBIS Registration is Increased

As per Article 16 of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and Regulation on Data Controller’s Registry Data Protection Board (Board) is authorized to determine exemption for the registration obligation by taking into account the objective criteria set by the Board such as the...

Decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court Concerning On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Competition Authority Without Court Order

Turkish Constitutional Court (“Constitutional Court”) examined the application of Ford Otomotiv Sanayi Anonim Şirketi (“Ford Otomotiv”) concerning the violation of the right to inviolability of residence, and determined that on-site inspection conducted at Ford Otomotiv