Understanding the Social Security System in Turkey

By |2024-02-11T10:11:18+00:00July, 2023 |

The social security system in Türkiye underwent a significant transformation process in 2007. As a result of this process, different social security funds were consolidated under a single institution, the Social Security Institution (SGK), to be centrally supervised and operated for enhanced efficiency and speed. Three separate social security institutions, namely SSK (Social Insurance Institution), [...]

NEW RULES ON PRESS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND INTERNET JOURNALISM

By |2022-10-23T09:07:48+00:00October, 2022 |

With new law, major amendments like inclusion of the regulation of Internet News Sites within the scope of Turkish Press Law, details, and updates with regards to types, eligibility, issuance, and cancellations of Press Cards made to the Turkish Press Law. New rules regulating operations and obligations of foreign Social Network Providers and Over-the-Network Providers are introduced and sanctions and restrictions are adopted in an aim to regulate online platforms and to criminalize certain offences like disseminating false or misleading content.

COMMUNIQUÉ NO. 2022-32/66 ON THE AMENDMENT OF THE COMMUNIQUÉ NO 2008-32/34 ON THE DECREE NO. 32 ON THE PROTECTION OF THE VALUE OF THE TURKISH CURRENCY

By |2022-04-25T20:31:23+00:00April, 2022 |

On April 21, 2022, a press briefing on the Communiqué No. 2022-32/66 has been released on the web page of Ministry of Treasury and Finance to provide further details on the implementation of Communiqué No. 2022-32/66.

CLASSIFICATION OF THE COMPANIES UNDER THE TURKISH COMMERCIAL CODE

By |2022-03-20T15:28:01+00:00March, 2022 |

In Turkey, the companies can be incorporated in accordance with various laws. The companies incorporated according to the Turkish Commercial Code are classified as sole proprietorships and equity companies. On the other hand, the cooperative companies can be specified according to the Cooperatives Law and the ordinary partnerships can be specified according to the Code of Obligations.

REGULATION ON AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATION ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW ON TURKISH CITIZENSHIP

By |2022-01-06T10:40:40+00:00January, 2022 |

On Jan 6, 2022, through presidential decree no. 5072, “Regulation on Amendments to the Regulation on Implementation of the Law on Turkish Citizenship” put into effect as per article 46 of Turkish Citizenship Law no 5901.

RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FOREIGN CURRENCY OR FX INDEXED CONTRACTS New Exceptions to the Ban on Foreign Currency Contracts

By |2022-01-25T10:28:58+00:00November, 2018 |

On October 6, 2018 Communiqué no 2018-32/51 published in the official gazette and further clarified scope of article 4(g) by amending communiqué no 2008-32/34 regarding decree no. 32 on the protection of the value of Turkish currency.

NEW TURQUOISE CARD OF TURKEY

By |2018-06-17T21:57:45+00:00April, 2017 |

This post was published in Hurriyet Daily News on March 27, 2017 In line with Articles 11 and 25 of Law No. 6735 on International Labor Force, rules and procedures on the newly established Turquoise Card System was announced in the new Turquoise Card Regulation on  March 14, 2017 in the Official Gazette, numbered 30007 (hereinafter the [...]

INTERNATIONAL LABOR FORCE LAW – KEY POINTS

By |2017-04-23T08:51:13+00:00August, 2016 |

On Aug. 13, 2016, Law No. 6735 on the International Labor Force was published in the Official Gazette numbered 29800 by outlawing the existing Law No. 4817 on Work Permits of Foreigners. Following points are the main features highlighted in the new law on the International Labor Force. 1. Scope of Law Article 2: In addition to [...]

NEW LAW ON INTERNATIONAL LABOR FORCE

By |2017-04-23T08:41:02+00:00August, 2016 |

On Aug. 13, 2016, Law No. 6735 on the International Labor Force was published in the Official Gazette. The law makes important changes to the work permit system in Turkey and outlaws the existing Law No. 4817 on Work Permits of Foreigners.