Full title: Turkish Council of State's Resolution Regarding the Taxation of Cross-border Dividends Pursuant to the Netherlands-Turkey Avoidance of Double Taxation Treaty
Date: August 2009
Publication: Emerging Issues Analysis - Lexis Nexis
Excerpt: Residency governs when assessing the availability of the reduced 5% withholding tax rate on dividends to be paid out by Turkey-resident entities to their Netherlands-resident shareholders. As the Turkish Council of State does not qualify branch structures as Turkey-resident under the Dutch Treaty, non-resident investors should consider incorporating their Turkish branches or restructuring their investments under alternative treaties such as the Spanish Treaty.
Contributor: Ali Şanver: Tax
Date: July 2009
Publishers: Lex Mundi Banking & Finance Practice Group
Excerpt: The Bank Finance and Regulation Survey on Security over Collateral was conducted by members of the Lex Mundi Banking and Finance Practice Group... The survey presents jurisdictional overviews on security interests in general, the collateral which may granted as security and certain interesting effects in more than 50 jurisdictions around the globe to banks accepting collateral.
Contributors: Mete Yeğin, Ali Can Kolay, Gözde Çankaya, Fuat Tuaç, Sezin Akoğlu and Tunç Sözen: Banking & Finance
Download: Complete survey - see p406 for Turkey
Date: March 2009
Publication: Legal Business
Synopsis: Fethi Pekin comments on the changing Turkish legal market, restrictions to the entrance of non-Turkish firms and how the older firms need to change in order to remain competitive.
Link: Legal Business
Contributor: Fethi Pekin: Managing Partner
Date: March 2009
Synopsis: Our Employment Law lead lawyer, Gülnisa Coşkun, contributes the Turkey section in our association TerraLex’s “Labour Newsletter March 2009 Hiring Employees”.
Contributor: Gülnisa Coşkun: Employment
Date: 23 August 2008
Synopsis: Ahmed Pekin comments on the developments in the Turkish legal market and the economy.
Download: Referans Aug 2008 (English)
Contributor: Ahmed Pekin: Senior Partner
Full title: Mergers & acquisitions - National anti-crisis measures - Emergency politics: Turkey - Elections spur actions
Date: March 2009
Excerpt: In Turkey, the financial crisis has not only affected the economy but also politics: The elections scheduled for March 29, 2009 have encouraged the ruling party AKP to vamp up the anti-crisis measures. It has cut gas prices, a primary drag on competitiveness, by 17 per cent for households and 18 per cent for industrial use, effective as of February 1, 2009.
Download: Finance EE
Contributor: Erdem Egemen: Corporate/M&A
Date: January 2009
Publication: Chambers Global Guide 2009
Excerpt: The Republic of Turkey is the 37th largest country in the world, with an area of around 780,000km2 and a population of around 71 million. Its strategic position at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and the Middle East presents Turkey with unique investment and trading advantages.
Download: Turkey country overview 2009
Contributor: Richard Romney: Banking & Finance
Date: 1 October 2008
Publication: International Financial Law Review
Synopsis: Turkey’s position in relation to the present financial crisis.
Contributors: Mete Yeğin and Richard Romney: Banking & Finance
Date: January 2008
Publication: Global Securitisation and Structured Finance
Excerpt: This chapter examines the Turkish legal issues involved in an international credit card receivables securitisation.
Date: October 2007
Synopsis: A primer on Islamic Finance, Islamic banking transactions and sukuk.
Download: Asialaw Corporate Finance Review