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BEBEK MAHALLESI SELÇUK SOKAK NO 4, BEBEK, 34342 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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Turkey

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Turkey

Within Corporate and M&A, tier 5

Akinci Law Office advised various energy and construction sector clients on corporate and M&A matters. The team recently advised Bereket Enerji on its purchase of a 100% stake in CGX International Holdings.

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Within Dispute resolution, Akinci Law Office is a first tier firm,

Widely regarded as ‘the best arbitration firm in Turkey’, Akinci Law Office has a stellar reputation in arbitration and litigation, which attracts an impressive client following. The firm is currently involved in a number of international arbitrations regarding various jurisdictions. Name partner Ziya Akinci is highly recommended, as are Karen Akinci and US-qualified lawyer Mark Skilling.

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    The (New) Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 dated July 1, 2012 ('the Law') implemented a number of provisions and brought additional obligations for capital companies. One of such obligations set forth by the Law is the obligation to have a dedicated website. According to Article 1524 of the Law, all capital companies subject to auditing are also required to open a dedicated internet website and publish certain information. 
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    Non-resident companies and/or foreign individuals may choose to enter into Turkish market through incorporation of a commercial entity. Find below a summary of relevant information regarding available company types, branches and liaison offices. 
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    One of the common legal transactions in either international or domestic business that is often preferred is the assignment of one or more receivable of the main contract concluded between the original party to a third party assignee. Furthermore, assumming the importance and advantages of arbitration for the original parties of the main contract such as as "neutrality", "cost and speed", "party autonomy", "confidentiality" etc. [1] , this main contract often includes an arbitration clause. One of the significant problems that arises in such case, is whether the assignee shall be automatically bound by this arbitration clause even though nor the assignee neither the debtor expressly approve the transfer of the arbitration clause together with the receivable subject to the main contract, in case of the assignment of such receivable.
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    The value added tax (VAT), is a type of indirect turnover based tax that is levied during the final phase of the purchaser of the goods and is included in the price of the purchased item or service. Being a turnover tax, VAT is levied at each stage of the production and the distribution process as well. Although liability for the tax rests on the person who supplies or imports the goods or services, the real burden of VAT is borne by the final consumer (shifting feature). This means that such type of tax is characterized by its shift. It is non-cumulative, based on the method of invoice (only Japan is the exception), aimed at entrepreneurs as well. Tax shifting is the most important concept associated with VAT. With the deduction mechanism the difference between the VAT liability of a person on his (their) sales (output VAT) and the amount of VAT, has been already paid by them on his (their) purchases (input VAT). This brief article targets to summarize and compare the VAT systems of Turkey and of Poland with consideration on the general applications of VAT in EU countries. 
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