Europe roundtable: Turkey energy – Elements of success

7-Apr-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

It can be an adventure in bureaucracy but the energy sector in turbulent Turkey offers lucrative and varied opportunities for investors

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​Turkey: Looking South

10-Feb-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

Dogged by corruption and political instability, Turkey has seen a fall-off in its foreign M&A lifeblood. But there is potential in closer ties with Iran

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Turkey: Rage of reason

30-Sep-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Lawyers say investors remain resolute despite a summer of demonstrations in Istanbul and the impact of the Syrian conflict on Turkey’s border regions

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Turkish alight

6-Feb-2012 | Updated: 6-Feb-2012 | By Joanne Harris

The Turkish market’s resilience in these tough times is attracting a host of international players looking for local suitors

Of Turks and tortoises


History is littered with what-might-have-beens.

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Turkey's Bener adds three to partnership

5-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Turkish firm Bener Law Office has recruited two partners and promoted a third, boosting its partnership from eight to 11.

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Dentons hires nine-strong competition team in Turkey

20-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Dentons has boosted its presence in Istanbul with the hire of six lawyers and three economists specialising in competition.

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CMS launches in Istanbul

7-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

CMS has launched an office in Istanbul, becoming the latest Western firm to establish a footprint in one of Europe’s fastest-growing economies.

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Prize promotions across the world download

DLA Piper 5-Mar-2014

This handbook is designed to equip clients with a useful tool to assist them with the management of the early development stages of a promotion.

European Acquisition Finance Debt Report 2014 download subscription

DLA Piper 25-Feb-2014

This report presents detailed results of a survey of more than 250 debt providers, advisers, sponsors and corporates active in the European acquisition finance debt market.

Intellectual Property and Technology News (EMEA) — Issue 5, Q1 2014 download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Feb-2014

This newsletter provides a cross section of cutting-edge issues in the ever-more convergent fields of intellectual property, technology and media. 

Option for joint-stock companies in Turkey to hold or attend meetings by electronic means download subscription

Cerrahoglu 6-Sep-2013

Seda Akipek and Müjdem Aksoy of Cerrahoglu examine the implications of changes to Turkey’s commercial code that allow for electronic company meetings.O

Impact of obligatory use of Turkish on validity of arbitration agreements download subscription

Cerrahoglu 26-Jun-2013

The Court of Appeals has overruled an arbitration objection that stipulates that two Turkish companies should execute agreements in Turkey in Turkish.

Corporate Tax: Turkey download subscription

Cerrahoglu 19-Jun-2013

Selen Ibrahimoglu Güres and Selman Koç from Cerrahoglu review corporate taxation policy in Turkey,

Turkish government proposes new tax amnesty download subscription

Cerrahoglu 19-Jun-2013

On 24 April the Turkish government submitted a bill to the Grand National Assembly proposing a tax amnesty that would allow taxpayers to declare offshore assets and pay a two per cent tax.

Sunny days ahead for Turkish solar power download subscription

Chadbourne & Parke 10-May-2013

Turkey’s EMRA will grant the first ever solar energy licences after receiving applications between 10–14 June this year, for a maximum total capacity of 600MW in 27 regions.

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