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Long Awaited Articles Of  Turkish Code Of Obligations  On Renting  Business  Premises With Roof  Finally  Entered Into Force On July 1, 2020

On 1 July 2012, when the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098 (“TBK“) came into power, the entry into force of some articles were postponed for 8 years. Some changes shall occur along with the provisions on workplace rents, which were delayed until July 1, 2020. In this article, these changes shall be addressed.

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What is Labour Law and The Principle of Equal Treatment?

Labour law (it is also known as labor law or employment law) arbitrates the relationship between workers, employers, trade unions and the government. The Principle of Equal Treatment is based on to ensure all people - and in the context of the workplace, all employees – have the right to receive the same treatment and not to be discriminated regardless of a worker’s position, age, disability, sex, race and religion. The scope and the results of the employer's obligation of equal treatment for fair working conditions are regulated in article 5 of Labour Law numbered 4857, under Turkish Law.

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Restructuring and Insolvency Law Questions and Answers

The Enforcement and Bankruptcy Code regulates concordat, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. The Banking Code was revised in 2018 to include new provisions for those who owe money to financial institutions.

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 What are the “Employment Contracts”?

Employment contract is a specific agreement which an employee undertakes to work under the oversight of the employer, and the employer acknowledges to pay salary in return. As a rule, employment contracts are not subject to any special form unless otherwise indicated by the Law. There are various types of employment contracts which are account for the requirements. Nevertheless, the employment contracts to be made for a one-year period or more must be concluded in written form. In this article, the most common contract types are explained.

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Postponed Provisions of Turkish Code of Obligations  

Turkish Code of Obligations was accepted by The Grand National Assembly of Turkey on January 11, 2011 and entered into force as Law No. 6098 on 1 July 2012.  

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