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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Ketenci&Ketenci have been advising a Hungarian-based IT company

February 2012. Press Releases by Ketenci & Ketenci International legal prac (view listing).

Ketenci&Ketenci have been advising a Hungarian-based IT company in respect to the application and administrative processes before the Turkish Authorities

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Ketenci&Ketenci represented Turkish corporate clients

February 2012. Press Releases by Ketenci & Ketenci International legal prac (view listing).

Ketenci&Ketenci represented Turkish corporate clients before the International Court of Arbitration in London.

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Ketenci&Ketenci is advising a U.S. energy company in its investments in Turkey

February 2012. Press Releases by Ketenci & Ketenci International legal prac (view listing).

Ketenci&Ketenci is advising a U.S. energy company in its investments in Turkey and the region. The Company is evaluating investment alternatives into Turkey’s electricity distribution and generation privatizations as well as renewable energy licenses.

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Ketenci&Ketenci  carries out shipping work for its corporate client base

Ketenci&Ketenci  carries out shipping work for its corporate client base. The firm is active in ship registration and we advise in relation to the sale and mortgaging of vessels, ship finance, charter parties and bills of lading. We are often instructed by specialist London firms, P&I clubs and by owners and operators

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Ketenci&Ketenci has been rendering legal services to Export Development Canada (EDC)

Ketenci&Ketenci has been rendering legal services to Export Development Canada (EDC) acting as lender on their respective aircraft financing matter in Turkey.

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Ketenci&Ketenci represents a renowned Italian-Turkish JV

Ketenci&Ketenci represents a renowned Italian-Turkish JV in respect to a real estate dispute which is now in the Court process.

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Ketenci&Ketenci have been advising to a US-based Private Equity firm

Ketenci&Ketenci have been advising to a US-based Private Equity firm in relation to a Casino & Hotel investment in South Korea.

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Ketenci&Ketenci teamed up with prominent Turkish real estate developers and European architects

Ketenci&Ketenci teamed up with prominent Turkish real estate developers and European architects as a consortium for the development of a new urban land area in Istanbul. The project intends to modernise one of the oldest districts in Istanbul. It includes construction of new shopping malls, a new inner railway as well as a new airport.

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Ketenci&Ketenci assisted a South Korean company

Ketenci&Ketenci assisted a South Korean company on a litigation matter to be pursued in Turkey. The matter finalised mutually before commencing any actions within the Court.

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Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to assist a respected Spanish law firm

Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to assist a respected Spanish law firm in relation to a debt collection matter in Greece.

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Ketenci&Ketenci had its most successful year in the Turkish M&A market in 2011

Ketenci&Ketenci had its most successful year in the Turkish M&A market in 2011 as the numbers certainly show a marked improvement. We have advised on 7 deals with a total value of €2.5 bn. Continuing to play to its private equity strengths, the team has done well acting for a number of sovereign wealth funds in recent years, including a prominent Middle East investment firm.

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Ketenci&Ketenci recently signed a collaboration agreement with Dacheng Law Firm

Ketenci&Ketenci recently signed a collaboration agreement with Dacheng Law Firm which is one of the biggest law firms in China. With this collaboration, we intend to assist Chinese investors in their investments in Turkey and Europe, and also we are now able to provide advice to our clients in China accordingly.

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Ketenci&Ketenci assisted a South Korean company

Ketenci&Ketenci assisted a South Korean company on a US$2.5m debt recovery matter in Turkey. The matter finalised mutually before commencing any actions within the Court.

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Ketenci & Ketenci advised a prominent Swiss Bank

Ketenci & Ketenci advised a prominent Swiss Bank regarding a credit facility to a Turkish contractor.

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Ketenci&Ketenci have assisted Turkish clients on a €1.5M debt

Ketenci&Ketenci assisted to Turkish clients on a €1.5M debt recovery matter in Greece.


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Ketenci&Ketenci listed by The Lawyer

We have been listed by UK's leading legal source The Lawyer inside the Overseas Firms/Turkey section exclusively.

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Ketenci&Ketenci provide advice

Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to provide advice to a prominent UK law firm on Turkish company law issues.

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Ketenci & Ketenci will be working closely with Paris-based Villeneau Rohart Simon Law Firm

In relation to Maritime law matters. A compelling article by Avocat Sébastien Lootgieter regarding the ‘Ship Arrestment procedure in France ‘Saisie Conservatoire’ may be read in the articles section.

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Ketenci&Ketenci have been advicing a prominent Dutch real estate company

Ketenci&Ketenci have been advicing a prominent Dutch real estate company in relation to their €200m. investments in Turkey. The various tasks included investment and corporate advice, mediation and litigation.

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Ketenci&Ketenci commences to represent a US based coal producer company

Ketenci&Ketenci commences to represent a US based coal producer company before Turkish Courts in respect to a contractual dispute.

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Ketenci&Ketenci assists a Dutch law firm

Ketenci&Ketenci assists a Dutch law firm in relation to €30m. dispute concerning property law.

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Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to represent a Turkish exporter company

Ketenci&Ketenci have commenced to represent a Turkish exporter company in relation to a US$3.5M debt recovery matter which is to be pursued in 12 different countries around Europe.

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Ketenci&Ketenci adviced a Brussels based US-law

Ketenci&Ketenci adviced a Brussels based US-law firm regarding a contractual matter in Turkey.

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Ketenci&Ketenci assisted an Italian automotive company

Ketenci&Ketenci assisted an Italian automotive company to launch a new sister company in Turkey.

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European Lawyers London Event held on 5th June 2010 in Hilton Kensington

We have been a supportive partner of European Lawyers London Event which was held on 5th June 2010 in Hilton Kensington. The event shed some light on EU & Business Law areas with contribution of various lecturers from the US and the UK, and attracted several young lawyers from around Europe. 

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Ketenci&Ketenci have been a supportive partner of European Lawyers London Event

Held on 5th June 2010 in Hilton Kensington. The event shed some light on EU & Business Law areas with contribution of various lecturers from the US and the UK, and attracted several young lawyers from around Europe. 

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Ketenci&Ketenci launch Athens branch

We have launced our Athens branch as a collaboration with the Vryspoulos Law Offices. The Office has branches in Athens & Pireus and primarily focuses on  maritime, company and commercial law. Please check to read a brief explanation regarding company establishment procedure in Greece.

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Ketenci&Ketenci advised an South-Asia based multinational company

to launch their subsidiary offices’ in Germany last month.

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Ketenci&Ketenci advised a US-based company

concerning their infrastracture projects in Turkey.

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Ketenci&Ketenci acted on behalf of a Turkish Charterers

regarding their ship arrestment claims ‘ in Egypt.

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Legal Developments by:
Ketenci & Ketenci International legal practice

  • Renewable Energy

    Energy Market Preferred by Foreign Investors Also in 2015
    - Ketenci & Ketenci International legal prac

Legal Developments in Turkey

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • Quarterly Update on Trade Defense Cases in Turkey (December 2018)

    In Turkey, the authority to initiate dumping or subsidy examinations, upon complaint or, where necessary, ex officio , is given to the Ministry of Trade ("Ministry"). Within the scope of this authority, the Ministry announces its decisions with the communiqués published on the Official Gazette.
  • Capital Markets Board Announces the Draft Communiqué on Crowdfunding

    In September 2018, the Capital Markets Board (" CMB ") had issued an announcement on its website, declaring that a secondary legislation for crowdfunding was underway.
  • Turkey Aligns its Medical Device Regulation with the EU Regulation

    In May 2017, Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices (" EU Regulation ") entered into force, stipulating a transition period for medical device manufacturers to comply with the EU Regulation by May 2020.
  • Opinion of the Court of Cassation on the Contention of Expert Opinion and Expert Report

    The notion of Expert Opinion, which entered into our law through the Code of Civil Procedure ("CCP"), has been a frequently resorted to method of helping to resolve disputes by the parties in our judicial system over the course of time...
  • Arrest of Ships under Turkish Law

    The general principles on maritime enforcement are set out in Turkish Commercial Code ("TCC") numbered 6102. On the other hand, Turkey has ratified the International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, signed in Geneva on 6 May 1993 and the International Convention on the Arrest of Ships, signed in Geneva on 12 March 1999 and both conventions have been come into force on 25 March 2017. The provisions of these two conventions have already been taken into consideration by the drafting committee of the code, and the relevant provisions have been incorporated into the TCC in preparing the same. This newsletter reviews the principles and provisions stipulated in the TCC for the arrest of ships.  
  • Decision of the Court of Cassation General Assembly on the Unification of Judgments holding that an

    In civil procedural law, a ban on the expansion and alteration of a claim and defense comes with two exceptions; the other party's consent, and "the amendment". The parties may completely or partially amend their proceedings prior to the end of the investigation phase. Provided that the legal requirements are fulfilled, an amendment may be filed without the consent of the other party or the court, since it is a unilateral and express declaration of will directed at the court 1. For instance, the parties may amend the value of the claim, or claim compensation, instead of payment in kind for defective goods.
  • Share Pledges in Joint Stock Companies

    Share pledges in joint stock companies are not specially regulated under the Turkish Commercial Code ("TCC"). Therefore, the provisions of the Turkish Civil Code that regulate the general rule regarding pledges, shall apply. Under Turkish Civil Code Article 954, transferable receivables and other rights may be subject to pledge. The pledge established on a share in joint stock companies is a "pledge right established on the right." A pledge is established on shareholding rights. A pledge on receivables and rights is subject to the principles of movable pledges. (Turkish Civil Code Article 954/2).
  • Updated FIDIC Contracts

    International Federation of Consulting Engineers that is known by the abbreviation of FIDIC (Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Counseils) launched updated Red Book (the Conditions of Contract for Works of Civil Engineering Construction), Yellow Book (the Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build)) and Silver Book (the Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects) in the "International Contract Users Conference," organized in London in December of 2017...
  • Recent Developments in the Right of Access to Files

    The parties of an investigation that is conducted in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Competition No. 4054 ("Competition Act") may enjoy the right to access the files concerning them that are drawn up by the Competition Authority ("Authority"). The procedures and principles related to use of this right are regulated via Communique on the Rules for Access to Files and the Protection of Trade Secrets No. 2010/3 ("Communiqué"). For the parties, it is very important to exercise their right to access to files properly, since the relevant right has a direct correlation to their right to defense. Therefore, this article focuses on the discussions that may rise during the exercise of the right to access the files in light of the recent Competition Board ("Board") decisions...
  • The General Data Protection Regulation in Force

    The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or "Regulation")1 that was approved by the European Union ("EU") Parliament and entered into force in 2016 has started to be applied as of May 25, 2018. The GDPR lays down rules relating to the protection of natural persons ("data subjects") with regard to the processing of personal data, and rules relating to the free movement of personal data. With this Regulation, it is intended to protect the privacy of the data subjects more strictly, and to reorganize data privacy laws across Europe. Also, it is worth to note that, international companies, as well as Turkish companies, are under the obligation to comply with the GDPR, provided that their activities fall under the scope of the GDPR.