"Joint stock companies" with the capital of TRY 250.000- and more are required to hire a lawyer under contract.

This provision shall be valid;

  1. with the acquire of the legal entity status of a joint stock company which have TRY 250.000- and more establishment capital;
  2. with the registration of the General Assembly on the capital increase to the trade registry which will have TRY 250.000- and more capital by capital increase.

In addition to this, the building cooperatives with 100 or more members are also required to retain a lawyer under contract.

An administrative fine may be objected to those who do not comply with the rules.

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