Covid-19 will affect labour law in scope of the employers' duty to protect employees and take occupational health and safety measures, and may lead to employees' right to refuse work, short-time working, unpaid leave, and ban on working.
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To what degree should we expect arbitrators to ascertain the content of applicable norms? The article investigates the absolute and facultative application of “iura novit arbiter” principle from a comparative law point of view.
Turkish Government may not be able to collect Digital Service Tax in 2020 as per “prior permit” principle under Turkish Tax Law. This article puts some legal arguments to this end to a test in light of the decision of Constitutional Court.
The Turkish Court of Cassation ruled that weak trademarks have narrower protection and owners of weak marks cannot oppose the registration of the same signs with different elements.
New Guidelines on the Supply and Use of Pharmaceuticals from Abroad including important amendments regarding the execution of the Named Patient Program was published by the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency on 10 January 2020.