Recent Keynotes of September 2019

International Agreements

  • The Resolution of the President dated 30.8.2019 and numbered 1493 on the Ratification of the Treaty Signed Through the Exchange of Letters between Turkey and the United Nations Relating to the United Nations/Turkey/APSCO Conference on Space Law and Policy was published in the Official Gazette dated 31.8.2019 and numbered 30874.
  • The Resolution of the President dated 12.9.2019 and numbered 1533 on the Ratification of the Treaty between Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on Economical and Financial Cooperation was published in the Official Gazette dated 13.9.2019 and numbered 30887.
  • The Resolution of the President dated 13.9.2019 and numbered 1534 on the Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Customs and Trade Ministry of Turkey and the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan on the Establishment of the Common Customs Committee was published in the Official Gazette dated 13.9.2019 and numbered 30887 (bis).
  • The Resolution of the President dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 1577 on the Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between Turkey and Iran on the Data Exchange Relating to the Navigation of Vehicles and Goods was published in the Official Gazette dated 19.9.2019 and numbered 30893 (bis).
  • The Resolution of the President dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 1578 on the Ratification of the Protocol of the Turkish-Hungarian Highway Mixed Committee Meeting between Turkey and Hungary was published in the Official Gazette dated 19.9.2019 and numbered 30893 (bis).
  • The Resolution of the President dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 1582 on the Ratification of the Treaty between Turkey and Azerbeijan on the Establishment of the Pre-Data Exchange System Regarding the Transit Transportation on Highways was published in the Official Gazette dated 19.9.2019 and numbered 30893 (bis).
  • The Resolution of the President dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 1585 on the Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between Turkey and Algeria Regarding the Cooperation on Agriculture with Accompanying Notes was published in the Official Gazette dated 19.9.2019 and numbered 30893 (bis).
  • The Resolution of the President dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 1580 on the Ratification of the 2002 Protocol Regarding the Athens Treaty on Transportation of Passangers and Baggages Through Waterways (1974) with Accompanying Notes was published in the Official Gazette dated 19.9.2019 and numbered 30893 (bis).

Resolutions of the President

  • Additional Resolutions of the President numbered 1473-1475 on the Import Regime were published in the Official Gazette dated 22.8.2019 and numbered 30866.
  • Resolution of the President numbered 1480 on the Declaration of the Area Located in Trabzon/Arsin and shown in the attached as the Investment Site Industrial Area was published in the Official Gazette dated 24.8.2019 and numbered 30868.
  • Resolution of the President numbered 1504 on the Supply of Project-Based State Aid for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Smart Systems Production Facility Investments in Istanbul was published in the Official Gazette dated 5.9.2019 and numbered 30879.

Legislation

  • Regulation Amending the Regulation on Electricity Market Licence Regulations entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 23.8.2019 and numbered 30867.
  • Regulation Amending the Regulation on Documenting and Supporting Renewable Energy Sources Regulation entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 23.8.2019 and numbered 30867.
  • Communique Abrogating the Communique on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports (2009/4) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 24.8.2019 and numbered 30868.
  • Regulation Amending the Regulation on Aromatics and Aromatic Food Compounds under the Turkish Food Codex entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 27.8.2019 and numbered 30871.
  • Communique on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports (2019/27) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 28.8.2019 and numbered 30872.
  • General Communique on Estate Tax (Serial Number: 75) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 29.8.2019 and numbered 30873.
  • Communique Amending the Comminique on Resolution Numbered 32 on Protecting the Value of the Turkish Lira (Communique no: 2018-32/48) (2019-32/55) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 31.8.2019 and numbered 30874.
  • Communique on Real Estate Value Assessment Corporations Pursuing Activity in Capital Markets (III-62.3) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 31.8.2019 and numbered 30874.
  • Communiques on Application of Supervision in Imports (2019/4-6) entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 3.9.2019 and numbered 30877.
  • Tariff Amending the Minimum Attorney-Fee entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 13.9.2019 and numbered 30887.
  • Communique Amending the General Communique on Public Procurement entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 13.9.2019 and numbered 30887.
  • Communique on Compliance on Principles and Standards in Interest-free Banking entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 14.9.2019 and numbered 30888.
  • Communique on Principles of Applying the Technology Focused Industry Move Programme entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 18.9.2019 and numbered 30892.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Interprint GmbH and its subsidiaries by Toppan Printing Co. Ltd. (5.09.2019, 19-31/463-197)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Göksu Seyahat ve Taşımacılık A.Ş. by Flixmobility GmbH. (5.09.2019, 19-31/465-198)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of iyzi Ödeme ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri A.Ş. by MIH PayU B.V. (5.09.2019, 19-31/466-199)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Smart Aviation Holdings SIA by FZE Procyone controlled by Gediminas Ziemelis. (5.09.2019, 19-31/471-200)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Bilcare Research Swiss I AG and Bilcare Research Swiss II AG by Lindsay Goldberg Fund IV via Tablet Packaging II B.V. (5.09.2019, 19-30/448-193)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation by Saudi Arabian Oil Company. (29.08.2019, 19-30/448-193)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the sole control of Robert Bosch Packaging Technology GmbH by CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS S.A. (29.08.2019, 19-30/449-194)
  • The Board authorized the establishment of a joint venture by SK Holdings Co., Ltd. and Comcast Corporation. (29.08.2019, 19-30/450-195)
  • The Board authorized the acquisition of the shared control of Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (and Oaktree Operation Group) which was controlled by Oaktree Capital Group Holdings GP, LLC by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Oaktree Capital Group Holdings L.P. (29.08.2019, 19-30/454-196)

Energy

  • The Announcement on the Board Resolution Draft on the Procedures and Principles Regarding the Monitoring System of the Fuel in Storage was published on the official website of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority on 26.8.2019.
  • The Announcement in the June 2019 Market Reports was published on the official website of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority on 30.08.2019.
  • The Announcement on the Application of the Article of Law numbered 7186 Regarding Electricity Production without a Licence was published on the official website of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority on 04.09.2019.