Commercial law

Commercial law is the law of all relations and situations related to commercial activities. The main source regulating commercial law in Turkish law is the Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102. The Turkish Commercial Code was published in the Official Gazette dated 14.02.2011 and numbered 27846 and entered into force on July 1, 2012. Law No. 6102 is regulated in 6 main books:

In the first book, the issues of merchant, commercial enterprise, trade register, trade name, unfair competition, commercial books, current account and agency are discussed. The second book is about "Trading Companies". In this book, general provisions, collective company, limited liability company, joint stock company, limited liability company divided into shares and limited liability company are regulated. The third book is about "Securities". In this book, general provisions, promissory notes, bearer notes, bills of exchange, other promissory notes, receipt notes and warrants are discussed. The fourth book deals with "Transport Works". In this book, general provisions, transportation of goods, transportation of movable goods, transportation by different types of vehicles, passenger transportation and transportation works broker are regulated. The fifth book is about "Sea Trade". This book deals with ships, equipping and equipping subsidiaries, captains, maritime trade contracts, maritime accidents, limitation of liability and special provisions on compensation for damage to oil pollution and forced execution. The sixth book deals with "Insurance Law". In this book, general provisions and special provisions on types of insurance are regulated. As Erikel & Partners Law Office, we provide legal contributions to our clients in every field of commercial law.