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Legal developments around Turkey
FinTech in Turkey - a practical guide
Thomson Reuters Practical Law Institute, the guide provides a comprehensive overview of the financial services and FinTech sector in Turkey.
Turkey has Extended R&D and Design Centers Incentive Program
On February 3, 2021, the Law on Technology Development Zones and Amending Certain Laws amended Law No. 5746 and extended its applicability from 2023 until the end of 2028.
March 2021 Update: Measures to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Extended
A new presidential decision published in the Official Gazette on March 9, 2021 further extends several measures to provide Turkish businesses and employees with certain assurances.
Cross-border team from Norton Rose Fulbright advises Anghami in SPAC deal
Posted in Corporate, M&A and securities
Anghami’s merger with Vistas, a US-based special-purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), adds to Norton Rose Fulbright’s growing list of clients who seek to merge with SPACs to become publicly traded.
Turkey’s Digital Services Tax developments: USTR Report and Pillar One
New Presidential Decision on YEKDEM Feed-in Rates
Posted in Energy
Renewable energy legislation amended in December 2020 gives the President the authority to announce new Turkish Lira denominated renewable energy support mechanism (“YEKDEM”) feed-in rates.
Mini Solar Tenders to be Launched in March
The Ministry recently announced that the tender process for the allocation of 74 solar energy-based RERAs in 36 different regions will proceed in March 2021.
Impact of MLI on Turkey – The Netherlands Double Tax Treaty
A legislative proposal related to the Turkey-Dutch DTT currently pending before the Turkish Parliament, will replace “tax exemption” with “tax credit mechanism (deduction)” in the avoidance of double taxation.
UAE moves to expand protection for consumers
Posted in Data protection and cybersecurity
The UAE's new Consumer Law introduces new provisions expanding the scope of consumer protection to cover developing sectors such as e-commerce.