Business Guides

Doing Business in ...2013: Turkey

Publication: Doing Business in ...2013: Turkey

Publishers: Practical Law Company in association with Lex Mundi the leading global law firm association bringing together the top independent law firms from around the world to work together on crossborder projects (one per jurisdiction and per US state) - Pekin & Pekin is the exclusive member firm for Turkey.

Download: This publication is only available online via this link

Contributors: Sinan Sunay (Corporate, Irmak Dirik (Employment)and Fırat Yalçin (Tax).

 

Published on: May 2013


Corporate Recovery & Insolvency

Date: 19 July 2012

Publication: The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2012 Edition

Publishers: Global Legal Group Ltd.

The Pekin & Pekin Insolvency team contributed the Turkish chapter to Global Legal Group's The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2012 Edition. Key topics covered are:

Issues arising when a company is in financial difficulties Formal procedures Creditors Continuing the business Claims Ending the formal procedures Alternative forms of restructuring International procedures and the Turkish position

Download: The Turkey chapter can be downloaded here or viewed online.

Contributors: Gokben Erdem Dirican, Pınar Denktaş

This article appeared in the 2012 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency; published by Global Legal Group Ltd , London. www.iclg.co.uk  

Published on: July 2012


2012 Pre-Merger Notification Manual

Date: 14 March 2012

Publishers: TerraLex - your global source for business lawyers

Pekin & Pekin has provided the Turkey chapter for the TerraLex International Merger Notification Manual. Created to assist with understanding the merger regimes of jurisdictions in which TerraLex members practice, the Manual provides practical guidance.

Download: The entire Manual is available to download here - the Turkish section starts on p363

Published on: March 2012


SEE Legal Energy Guide

Date: 19 January 2012

Publishers: South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal)

Synopsis:

This 12-jurisdiction energy guide from SEE Legal gives an overview of the regulatory environment and market practices in the electricity, oil, gas and renewables industries. 

Contributors: All 12 member jurisdictions

Albania and Kosovo - Kalo & Associates Bosnia & Herzegovina - Maric Law Office Bulgaria - Boyanov & Co. Croatia - Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic Greece - KGDI Montenegro and Serbia - Bojovic, Dasic Kojovic Republic of Macedonia - Polenak Romania - Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Peterson Slovenia - Odvetniki Selih & Partnerji Turkey - Pekin & Pekin

Request: Please email Özge Okat for a copy

Published on: January 2012


Use of Social Media in the Workplace EMEA

Date: 21 November 2011

Publishers: Mayer Brown

Synopsis:

In this 26-jurisdiction project covering the use of social media by employee and employers Pekin & Pekin contributed the Turkey chapter. The specific questions asked by the Mayer Brown team were:

 

Are there any risks for employers that use social media sites to vet job applicants? What steps can be taken by employers to minimise such risks? What problems could an employer face as a result of employees using social media sites? What steps can be taken by an employer to minimise the risks associated with employees using social media sites?

 

Other jurisdictions covered by the project are Angola, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sultanate of Oman, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the United Kingdom.

Contributor: Sezin Akoğlu and Irmak Dırık, Employment, Data Protection

Download: The Turkey chapter can be downloaded here. Requests for the full booklet can be made via Özge Okat.

Published on: November 2011


World Bank & IFC Doing Business 2012 - Doing Business in a More Transparent World - Turkey

Publication: Doing Business 2012

Publishers: The World Bank Group

Link: The full publication is available to download on the website here

Contributors: Capital Markets and Regulatory,  Dispute Resolution

Published on: November 2011


SEE Legal Employment Guide

Publishers: South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal)

Request: Please email Özge Okat for a copy

Contributors: All 12 member jurisdictions

Albania and Kosovo - Kalo & Associates Bosnia & Herzegovina - Maric Law Office Bulgaria - Boyanov & Co. Croatia - Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic Greece - KGDI Montenegro and Serbia - Bojovic, Dasic Kojovic Republic of Macedonia - Polenak Romania - Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Peterson Slovenia - Odvetniki Selih & Partnerji Turkey - Pekin & Pekin

Published on: April 2011


Doing Business in ...2011: Turkey

Publication: Doing Business in ...2011: Turkey

Publishers: Practical Law Company in association with Lex Mundi

DownloadDoing Business in Turkey 2011

Contributors: Okan Or, Zeynep A. Tezcan, Irmak Samir, Naz Tamer, Özgün Turközer, Seren Kutadgu

Published on: February 2011


Restructuring & Insolvency in Turkey

Date: 1 February 2011

Publication: Restructuring and Insolvency: Turkey

Publishers: Practical Law Company

This Turkey Q&A gives a high level overview of the most common forms of security granted over immovable and movable property; creditors' and shareholders' ranking on a company's insolvency; mechanisms to secure unpaid debts; mandatory set-off of mutual debts on insolvency; state support for distressed businesses; rescue and insolvency procedures; stakeholders' roles; liability for an insolvent company's debts; setting aside an insolvent company's pre-insolvency transactions; carrying on business during insolvency; additional finance; multinational cases; and proposals for reform.

Link: Access the Q&A here

Contributors: Gökben Erdem Dirican, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Restructuring

Published on: February 2011


World Bank & IFC Doing Business 2011 - Making a Difference for Entrepreneurs - Turkey

Publication: Doing Business 2011

Publishers: The World Bank Group

Link: Turkey - The full publication is available to download on the website here

Contributors: Capital Markets and Regulatory,  Dispute Resolution

Published on: January 2011