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Sanver on Turkey/Italy and Turkey/Spain Prevention of Double Taxation Treaties

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Dr. Ali I. Sanver of Pekin & Pekin discusses Articles 23/4 and 22/1/d of the Turkey/Italy and Turkey/Spain prevention of double taxation treaties. He analyzes whether these articles will offer a unique opportunity for cross-border financial structuring in relation...

Turkish parliament debates constitutional change

ANKARA Turkey - (APINTL) Turkey's parliament began debating Monday a series of amendments to the Constitution that are fiercely contested by opposition parties who say the Islamic-oriented government's proposals are aimed at diluting the powers of secular opponents within the judiciary. Prime...

Turkey seeks to condemn Israel in security summit

ISTANBUL - (AP) A summit for a 20-member security group for the Asian region kicked off Monday in Istanbul with Turkey seeking to condemn Israel for a raid that killed nine Turks on a pro-Palestinian aid flotilla that had attempted to break the blockade on Gaza. Turkey, the most important...

The New Developments in the Area of Turkish Commercial Law: The Draft Turkish Commercial Code

by Şebnem Işık Excerpt: The Turkish Commercial Code (TCC) has been in force since 1957, while most European countries have adopted new codes or amended their regulations in accordance with economic developments throughout the world. Because the TCC has not been significantly amended for more...

Middle Eastern Law Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East may help you get oriented! In addition to the...

Turkish pianist on trial for insulting Islam

INSTANBUL (AP) - A top Turkish pianist and composer appeared in court on Thursday to defend himself against charges of offending Muslims and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter. Fazil Say, who has played with the Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers)