Two new presidential decisions dated October 26, 2020, have further extended several measures to provide Turkish businesses and employees with certain assurances in response to the pandemic.
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UPDATED: Contact tracing apps: A new world for data privacy
In collaboration with the Information Technologies and Communication Authority and all mobile phone operators, the Turkish Ministry of Health has launched a mobile contact tracing app.
Update: Measures to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Extended
To provide employees with certain assurances, Article 9 of the Law amended, among other things, several relevant parts of the Turkish Labor Law (Law no. 4857).
Returning to the workplace: Turkey chapter in a global comparative survey
The guide is designed to provide information on strategies, tools and frameworks which may be of assistance to employers seeking to navigate this difficult process.
Current M&A Trends - Automotive
The M&A market, including in the automotive sector, was severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis. In an industry already in transformation pre-crisis, it is interesting to see how COVID-19 has changed automotive M&A
Update: “Measures to Reduce the Effects and Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment” Extended
Omnibus Law no. 7244. Article 9 of that Law, among other things, amended relevant parts of the Turkish Labor Law (Law no. 4857) to provide employees with certain assurances.
COVID-19: Risks of Remote Working in a Crisis
Whilst the priority for many has focused on standing up the workforce at home, a number of technical and legal issues relating to data protection, privacy and cybersecurity still need to be addressed.
Webinar recording: US foreign policy and the political impact on supply chain disruption
Norton Rose Fulbright’s risk advisory and cross-border practices recently hosted a webinar on US-China relations in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.
UPDATE: VERBİS registration deadlines extended due to Covid-19
With its decision dated June 23, 2020, the Board extended the VERBİS registration deadline until September 30, 2020 for some companies.
Climate change and sustainability - Lessons learned from COVID-19 and resolving disputes by arbitration
Climate change related disputes are unlikely to abate in the wake of the pandemic. Indeed all signs point to a possible surge in cases.