Mediation as a Pre-Condition for Commercial Disputes in Turkey

The amendments to Law no. 7155 “Law on Commencement of the Proceedings Relating to Pecuniary Claims Originating from Subscription Contract” which entered into force on its date of publicity on 19 December 2018 in the Official Gazette, introduced a mandatory mediation process before litigation for commercial disputes starting from 1 January 2019. Article 20 of…


Turkey’s New Arbitration Centre

Turkish National Grand Assembly, after waiting a long time, enacted the Istanbul Arbitration Centre Law and on 29 November 2014, an act numbered 6570 for the establishment of the Istanbul Arbitration Centre was published in the Turkish Official Gazette. The enforcement date of the new law is on 1 January 2015. The Istanbul Arbitration Centre…