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BEBEK MAHALLESI SELÇUK SOKAK NO 4, BEBEK, 34342 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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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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  • Abuse of Dominance on Dependent Companies under Turkish Commercial Code

     
  • The Latest Tax Amnesty in Turkey: Law No 6552

    Turkish parliament has enacted the Law No: 6552 that has been promulgated as of September 11, 2014 and provides restructuring for unpaid tax debts and administrative penalties. 
  • Pitfalls in Financing the Renewable Investments in Turkey

    In 2012, OECD has reported that economy-wide transformation will require cumulative investment in green infrastructure in the range of USD 36-42 trillion between 2012 and 2030, i.e. approximately USD 2 trillion or 2% of global GDP per year. Today more less is being invested annually. Therefore, a remarkable investment gaps exist that needs to be addressed.
  • Land Allocation for Renewable Market in Turkey

    Turkey aims to utilize its energy potential, including renewable sources in a cost-effective manner. Today, Turkey targets the share of renewable resources in electricity generation to be at least 30 % by 2023. To meet this, current incentive mechanism for renewables relies on feed-in tariff mainly in solar and wind power. Numbers of renewable energy projects have been increasing since 2010 in Turkey.  After energy revolution in 2010, remarkable deals have been substantiated in the last years. There have been several projects pending before administrative authorities to be approved. However, numbers of the projects are still not at the desired level. 
  • Procurement Mechanism in Turkish Defense Industry-I

    In the field of defense industry, a new system of governance has been established through the Law#3238 ratified in 1985 in order to realize planning and coordination, taking quick decisions and execution (especially for  imports, exports, modernization, research and development, mutual trade, finance) in the government of highest level. Also the basic aim of law is explained as the development of a modern defense industry and ensuring the modernization of the Turkish Armed Forces.
  • The Procurement Principles in Turkish Defense Industry

    In Turkey, many of the governmental authorities shall apply to procurement of goods, services or works under Public Procurement Law #4734 (PPL). In the same manner, the contracts in public purchase of goods, services and works refer to this law's "contract principles" indicated in the Public Procurement Contract Law (#4735) (PPCL). But it had better to lay emphasis on an exception for defense issues under law#4734.
  • Renewable Energy in Turkey: An Overall Analysis on Opportunities and Risks

    The popularity of energy market has been maintaining its importance also this year like in the last decade.  As the result of the open up of the private sector, all energy related industries has been grown up as the legal infrastructure contributed to get it.
  • Off-Shore Banking in Turkey

    The turning point for regulating the market dates back to 2001 for Turkish banking industry after a major banking crisis in Turkey. The remediation efforts of government authorities have been supported by private banks and Turkey has had a new code on banking ( Law No 5411) in 2005. The Banking Law set out many provisions in depth however the offset banking was not promoted as it has never been a well regulated trading activity in Turkey. In this article you will find more about offshore banking in Turkey from legal perspective.
  • New Directive on Aircraft Nationality and Registration Marks in Turkey

    Directorate General of Civil Aviation the regulatory body of civil aviation in Turkey, has promulgated a new Directive on aircraft nationality and registration marks on 12 September 2014 aiming to meet the requirements of Annex-7 of ICAO that will be applied to all existing registered or future registered aircrafts on DGCA registry.
  • Turkish Defense Industry: A Step Towards a Nation-Oriented Production