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Solar Power in Turkey in Light of Recent Developments

  May 23, 2017     By Ketenci & Ketenci
With a rapidly growing economy, Turkey has become one of the fastest-growing energy markets in the world. Over the last decade, Turkey has been...

Litigation Finance in Turkey

  May 16, 2017     By Ketenci & Ketenci
In the event of a legal action or execution proceedings, it is the claimant party who cover the litigation costs at the beginning, in Turkey....

Acquiring Turkish Citizenship Through Investment

  May 12, 2017     By Ongur & Partners International Law Firm
Turkish Citizenship Law numbered 5901, indicates the procedures regarding the regulation of principles relating to the acquisition and loss of...

Residence Permits of Foreigners Acquiring Immovable Property in Turkey

  May 12, 2017     By Ongur & Partners International Law Firm
Foreigners and International Protection Law numbered 6458 publishing in the Official Gazette dated 11/04/2013 and numbered 28615 have brought...

Termination of Employment Contracts in Turkey

  May 8, 2017     By DAB Law Firm
The Labour Code numbered 4857 (“Labour Code”) regulates the working conditions and also rights and obligations of the employees and employers.

The Procedure for Foreigners and Non-Resident Turkish Citizens to File a Lawsuit in Turkey

  May 3, 2017     By Ongur & Partners International Law Firm
The procedure for a foreigner to bring an action in Turkey is not very different from the procedure a Turkish national would follow when...

A Card for Foreigners to Work in Turkey: Turquois Card

  March 28, 2017     By Serap Zuvin Law Offices
For many years, Turkey has contributed to the employment of foreign countries and there has been migration of workers from Turkey to many...

A Brand New Law On Movable Pledge Especially For SMEs To Enjoy - Turkey

Recently, on January 1, 2017, the Law on Movable Pledge in Commercial Transactions[1] (“Law”) entered into force and prevailed the Law on...

Turkey’s Civil Offset Enthusiasm

Most probably many people would not know more about where offset/industrial participation discussions were moving toward before the article...

The New International Labor Law and the Turquoise Card System in Turkey

With the increasing flow of FDI into Turkey in the past decade, the number of international employees have substantially escalated within the...

EB-6 Start Up Visa Proposal in Turkey

Under U.S. immigration law, temporary visas are considered to be ill-suited for entrepreneurs. Startups have been shown to be responsible for...

Canada Investor Immigration Program

Canada offers an “investor immigration program” for business entrepreneurs, self-employed person and investors coming from outside Canada who...

Sukuk (Islamic) Bond Issuance in Turkey

In this memorandum, the mechanics of Sukuk Issuance is broadly outlined and some key information is provided about the regulations on sukuk...

Natural Gas Market in Light of the Menr’s Strategic Plan in Turkey

Ministry of Energy (“MENR”) published its Strategic Plan for 2015-2019 which has been designed as a strategic road map, by taking the global...

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Turkey under the New York Convention

Although arbitration is considered as a reasonable form of alternative dispute resolution, foreign arbitral awards are subject to an enforcement...

How to Claim Refunds for Overcharged Import Taxes Due to Surveillance Certificate Requirements in Turkey

Ministry of Economy determines certain minimum thresholds for certain products in order to force the exporters to pay higher taxes on the...

Real Estate Acquisition by Foreign Real Persons and Foreign Companies in Turkey

Investment in real estate has always been one of the favorite choices for investors. According to Knight Frank Global Price Index Q4 2015 and Q1...

Trademarks in Turkey

The procedures and principles regarding trademarks have been regulated in the Decree Law Regarding the Protection of the Trademarks (No. 556)...

Joint Stock Companies and Limited Liability Companies in Turkey

Provided here is general information regarding two primary types of limited liability entities that may be incorporated in Turkey.

Company Types and Registration in Turkey

Brief information on main types of companies and the procedures of registration in Turkey for foreigners.

Real Estate Purchase by Foreigners in Turkey

The procedure and regulation concerning foreigners' acquisition of real estate in Turkey.

Note on Data Protection in Turkey

Please be informed that currently there is no specific regulation regarding the protection of personal data in Turkey and protection of personal...

Immigration Law: Residence and Work Permits for Foreigners in Turkey

It is significant for the foreigners to comply with the immigration laws while residing and working in Turkey. Below are the general principles...

Law No. 6333 Amendments Concerning the Employment Law in Turkey

The Law Regarding the Amendment of Income Tax Law and Certain Laws (Law No:6663) (the “New Law”) has been published on the Official Gazette on...

Reinsurance & Reinsurance Investments by International Companies in Turkey

The laws and regulations governing the insurance and reinsurance practices in Turkey are quite complex, This brief aims to inform readers on...

Solar Power Tenders in Turkey

Establishment of solar powers with a view to operating in electricity market is regulated in Electricity Market Code (the “Code”) law no. 6446.

Recognition of Foreign Judgements in Turkey

According to Turkish Private International Law (“Law”), a foreign judgments may be executed. The execution of the judgments in Turkey rendered...

Debt Collection in Turkey

Under Turkish Law, a creditor is granted the right to collect its receivable in two ways. Firstly, it can initiate litigation procedures by...

Termination of Distribution Agreements under Turkish Law

In international or local trade relations, termination of distribution agreements especially by manufacturers come frequently to the fore.

Wind Power in Turkey

Due to the increasing energy gap arising from industrial and technological developments of Turkey, the demand on electric energy has been...

Incorporation of Investment Enterprises in Turkey

Investment companies or funds within the frame of the Capital Markets Law.

Legal Aspects of Real Estate Purchase of Foreign-Capital Companies in Turkey

Due to Turkey’s rapidly financial growth and increasing population, real estate market has been developing for last five years.

Solar Power Plants in Turkey

Numerous countries have been in an energy transition in recent years due to the decreasing capacity of primary energy resources such as natural...

Turkish Zoning Law

A country shall have regular human settlements and certain bordered zones, in order to provide a healthy environment and create feasible...

Renewable Energy in Turkey

Energy Market Preferred by Foreign Investors Also in 2015

Latest Developments in Banking Finance in Turkey

The New Communiqué on the Principles Regarding Securities Investment Trusts has been published in the Official Gazette numbered 29368...

Distribution Agreements in Turkish Law

Due to developments particularly in telecommunication technologies and transport since last century, more products have been demanded by...

Real Estate Market in Turkey

No doubt the global economic recession and crisis have affected the European and US real estate markets. On the other hand, the real estate...

Mergers and Acquisitions in Turkey

Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) is defined as the combining of two or more companies or buying-selling or dividing of two or more companies as...

Franchising in Turkey

Franchise sector in Turkey has been in a rapid growth in the recent years. As of 2014, there were approximately 1850 chain of enterprises in...

Recent Legal Amendments on Real Estate Acquisitions by Foreigners in Turkey

Some significant amendments for real-estate acquisitions by foreigners introduced by a new Law. The most notable amendment in the Law is...

Validity of Foreign Court Decisions in Turkey

Increase in international trade, people living abroad for various reasons and the disappearance of borders by time has resulted that the legal...

Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship by Marriage

Acquisition of Turkish citizenship by marriage is regulated in Article 16 of Turkish Citizenship Law and Articles 25-31 of the Regulation on the...

Residence Permit in Turkey

The regulations formulating the rules on residence permit and the entry of foreigners into Turkey were dated back to mid-twentieth century....

Establishment of Joint Stock Companies and Limited Liability Companies in the New Turkish Commercial Code

The new Turkish Commercial Code (“NTCC”) No. 6102 entered into force on July 01, 2012. In parallel with the harmonization process of Turkish Law...

Immediate Expropriation in Turkish Law

The expropriation procedure in Turkish law is conducted in accordance with Article 46 of the Constitution and Law No.2942 on Expropriation. In...

General Principles of Licensing in Turkish Natural Gas Market

The general principles setting out the legal requirements for licensing are defined under Law No 4646 of Turkey. Accordingly, the entities to...

Spotlight: Concerns about Constitutionality of Turkey’s New IP/O Regime in Civil Industrial Sectors

On 06 February 2014, Turkish Parliament has enacted a 6518 Omnibus Bill, gazetted February 19th 2014, which adjoins a provision to article 3 of...

Turkey's Connection to ENTSO-E and T-CAT Auction Systems

ENTSO-E is a very essential step for uniting the EU Member States’ transmission grids. To define it briefly, it is the biggest Transmission...

Introduction to Jurisdiction of Divorce in Turkey

Divorce principles in Turkish Law related to divorce. Enforcement of a Foreign Divorce Decree in Turkey requires some standards.



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