E-sports contracts in Turkey

In today’s world, esports shows a tremendous popularity as a sports field developing outside of traditional sports branches with the effect of digitalization and technological developments and this acceleration also brings areas of legal assessment in terms of the legal texts organized in the field of esports and the contracts between the players and teams, which are the most important actors of esports.

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Use of foreign languages in the agreements under Turkish law

As it is known, Article 26 of the Turkish Code of Obligations numbered 6098 a(“TCO”) is regulated as “the parties can freely determine the content of an agreement within the limits stipulated in the law”, therefore the principle of freedom of agreement between the parties is valid. However, in accordance with the Article 27 of […]

Legal assessment on gaming houses in terms of e-sports law (Turkey)

INTRODUCTION Although differences exist as concerns many points such as rules of plays, federations and teams, sports branches can meet on common ground when it comes to legal fundamentals. However, e-sports may call for various needs as to building legislation due to being different from usual term for sports. One of the fundamental differences between […]

Legal framework of e-sports and wagering (Turkey)

As the rapidly increasing development of the esports ecosystem in Turkey requires regulating many areas, one of those is the “wagering” industry. As the Covid-19 epidemic, which has a global and domestic impact, has been found to be an accelerating factor in betting on esports games, the importance of regulating the relationship between esports and wagering and the legal structure has once again emerged.

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Advertisement on cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry

The cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries are subject to different regulations than the marketing and advertising of other products, since it is directly related to human health in general. Moreover, the health services are not considered as a “consumption” in general, such services is basic need on the basis of human rights. In this regard, especially in pharmaceutical industry, the strict limitations for advertisement and marketing methods on the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries are in question.

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