Sponsored briefing: New practice commenced in 2019 – current status of mandatory mediation in commercial lawsuits

Sponsored briefing: New practice commenced in 2019 – current status of mandatory mediation in commercial lawsuits

Mehmet Selim Yavuz of Yavuz & Uyanık discusses the effects of the new rules Prior to 2016, the Court of Cassation was the only high court reviewing rulings of the courts of first instance. This led to an enormous workload for the court; hence final rulings could only be reached after a seriously long period …

Sponsored briefing: Legal tech – Too much of a good thing?

Sponsored briefing: Legal tech – Too much of a good thing?

Artwork and imagery used by kind permission of Haynes Publishing Group, a leading supplier of content, data and innovative workflow solutions for the automotive industry and motorists. For more, see www.haynes.com   Nearly $1bn was invested in legal technology and New Law disruptors in 2018. That was across more than 50 funding rounds and included …

Sponsored briefing: 2019: diversity and new rules for Portuguese corporate issuers in debt capital markets

Sponsored briefing: 2019: diversity and new rules for Portuguese corporate issuers in debt capital markets

Diversity. This is a fair word to describe Portuguese debt capital markets in 2019. We have seen a bit of everything this year: new issuers, including Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, Sociedade Independente de Comunicação and Casais, SGPS, and from the public sector, the Autonomous Region of the Azores, frequent issuers, including Sport Lisboa e Benfica – …

Sponsored briefing: Independent power projects in Africa

Sponsored briefing: Independent power projects in Africa

Miranda’s Nuno Cabeçadas (pictured, left) and Renato Almeida (pictured, right) discuss trends and developments in Angola and Mozambique Throughout the world, one of the main goals of different governments and industry is to enhance the use of renewable energy. Africa, in general, is no exception, particularly Angola and Mozambique. In effect, in these two countries’ …

Sponsored briefings: Turkey

Sponsored briefings: Turkey

Pekin & Pekin: Growing interest in asset deals Yavuz & Uyanık Law Office: Economic crisis and the popularisation of voluntary termination of labour contracts ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law: A leader in competition law Matur & Ökten & Karayel Keßler Law Office: Med-arb – a hybrid approach to ADR and its applicability in Turkey Yavuz & Uyanık Law Office: New …

Sponsored briefing: Med-arb: a hybrid approach to ADR and its applicability in Turkey

Sponsored briefing: Med-arb: a hybrid approach to ADR and its applicability in Turkey

Matur & Ökten’s Bahar Nalan Danış discusses combining mediation and arbitration Today’s world is changing at a dazzling speed, and so is the way we deal with disputes. Although originating from thousands of years ago, we may well state that alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in its modern meaning was developed in the 20th century and …

Sponsored briefing: Turkey M&A outlook: 2020 and beyond

Sponsored briefing: Turkey M&A outlook: 2020 and beyond

Gamze Çiğdemtekin (pictured, left) and İpek Batum (pictured, right) of Çiğdemtekin Çakırca Arancı assess what lies ahead for the deals market over the next few years Global economic uncertainties have affected the M&A market, and the recession in the Turkish market was as expected for 2019. According to the data reported on M&A transactions in …

Sponsored briefing: Notable developments in Turkey’s oil and gas policy

Sponsored briefing: Notable developments in Turkey’s oil and gas policy

Yazıcı’s Kerem Arıç explores three key areas of growth for the country’s energy sector Due to its dependence on oil and natural gas imports, Turkey has been in need of structural changes in its energy sector. Although the share of natural gas in power generation was significantly reduced in 2019, the overall reliance on natural …