As the special conditions and party autonomy when drafting the policies gain importance in Turkish jurisdiction, the parties to insurance contract are better equipped against contemporary issues of trade environment during and following Covid-19.
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News and Events
Two very recent Presidential Decrees extended the terms set out for termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave until 17 January 2021; and the term set out for the short-time working allowance until 31 December 2020.
Communiqué No: 2018-32/52 set the exceptions as to contract prices that cannot be in foreign currency. Status of the residential and roofed workplaces’ leases was uncertain which is now clarified with the Ministry’s recent announcement.
The amendment to Article 281 of Code of Civil Procedure rules that Judge may grant an additional two-week period for the statements against the expert report. This was a necessary amendment, but it is noteworthy that it is not sufficient.
In a recent case, the Turkish Court of Appeal ruled that even in cases of bad faith on the part of the defendant, the claimant can face the principle of loss of right due to silence as well as the barrier of abuse of the right to sue.