9 September 2015: Değer Boden speaks at Kluwer Arbitration’s 2nd Annual Turkey & Middle East Summit

Değer Boden spoke at Kluwer Arbitration’s 2nd Annual Turkey & Middle East Summit that took place on 9 September 2015 at Grand Hyatt İstanbul. Ms. Boden’s presentation was entitled “Bilateral Treaties Disputes – Turkey and the Region”.

The presentation covered issues such as:

–          The nature of bilateral treaty disputes,

–          Dispute resolution mechanisms available under BITs, and

–          Key issues in cases involving Turkey’s BITs.

Please click here for a copy of the presentation.

29 April 2015: Workshop on Ten Tips on Engineering, Procurement and Supervision (EPS) and Engineering, Procurement and Commissioning Supervision (EPCS) Contracts held by Değer Boden, Mehmet Erdem and Şeyma Olğun

Boden Academy held a workshop on Ten Tips on Engineering, Procurement and Supervision (EPS) and Engineering, Procurement and Commissioning Supervision (EPCS) Contracts on 29 April 2015 at Adahan Otel. Representatives from reputable energy, infrastructure and construction companies attended the workshop. The recent trend of favoring EPS and EPSC Contracts to turn-key Engineering, Procurement and Commissioning (EPC) Contracts has been discussed and the speakers informed the participants on the methods of overcoming obstacles faced while structuring the relationship with counterparties and negotiating the EPS and EPSC Contracts.

Please click here for a copy of the presentation in PPT format.

25 September 2014: Değer Boden Speaks at the Opening Session of All Energy Turkey 2014.

Değer Boden will be speaking at the Opening Session of All Energy Turkey 2014. Ms. Boden’s speech will be on “Legal Aspects of Energy Trade”. Please click here for the Opening Session program.

24 / 25 September 2014: Boden Law Sponsors All Energy Turkey 2014.

All Energy Turkey 2014 Exhibition and Congress will be held on 24-25 September 2014, at İstanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre under Boden Law’s legal sponsorship.

On 25 SEPTEMBER, Boden Law will hold a Lunch Session Workshop  titled “Legal Aspects of Internal and Cross-Border Electricity and Gas Trade”. The Lunch Session will be available only for a limited number of participants, to be booked on a FCFS-basis. Panelists include Ana StanicIrakli Mgaloblishvili and Değer Boden. Some of the topics to be covered at the Lunch Session are:

-Gas price review arbitration and gas price review clauses in Turkish market,

-Effects of EU regulations on cross-border trade between Turkey and EU countries,

-Legal aspects of cross-border trade between Georgia and Turkey,

-Standardization and legal obstacles in internal trade.

27 May 2014: Boden Law hosts the “Conference on Dispute Avoidance and Investment Protection in the Energy Sector”.

Boden Law hosts the “Conference on Dispute Avoidance and Investment Protection in the Energy Sector”, which will take place on 27 May 2014, at the Mövenpick Hotel, Istanbul.

The conference will be in two parts:

1. Dispute Avoidance – focusing on dispute avoidance strategies in the energy sector.

2. Investment Protection – discussions on investment protections provided under investment treaties for energy investments of foreign investors.

The panel of speakers will include regional and international experts. The conference will be available only for a limited number of invited participants.

Please click on the link for the event brochure, which includes further information with respect to the discussion and presentation topics and speakers.

6 November 2013: Değer Boden and Murat Yörükoğlu speak at the Gas to Power Turkey Forum.

Değer Boden and Murat Yörükoğlu speak at the Gas to Power Turkey Forum.

Değer Boden’s delivered a presentation on “Latest Insights on the Electricity Market Law and the Draft Natural Gas Market Law and their Implications for Liberalization”.

Murat Yörkoğlu attended the panel discussion on “Investment delivery and financing challenges for infrastructure and technology” with Birol Erguven (Limak Enerji – CEO), Ömer Ünver (WEC – Secretary General) and Burak Güler (Kolin – VP Energy Trading)

11 September 2013: Değer Boden Speaks at the Opening Session of All Energy Turkey 2013.

Değer Boden will be speaking at the Opening Session of All Energy Turkey 2013.  Ms. Boden’s speech will be on “Legislative approach to the Turkish Energy Sector”.  Please click here for the Opening Session program.

11 / 12 September 2013: Boden Law Sponsors All Energy Turkey 2013.

All Energy Turkey 2013 Exhibition and Congress will be held on 11-12 September 2013, at İstanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre under Boden Law’s legal sponsorship.

On 11 SEPTEMBER, Değer Boden and Dr. Birgit Kunze of Boden Law will deliver a Lunch Session titled “10 Tips in Drafting Energy Trade Contracts”. The Lunch Session will be available only for a limited number of participants, to be booked on a FCFS-basis. Some of the topics to be covered at the Lunch Session are:

– What distinguishes an OTC trade contract from an organized market trade contract?

– Automatic early termination – benefits, risks and enforceability.

– Performance Assurance & Credit Support.

In order to apply for the Lunch Session, please contact Lisa Pearse-Danker  until September 4.

20 May 2013: Değer Boden presenting the EFET Workshop on “Master Trading Agreements & Credit Support Documents” as a part of EMART Turkey.

Değer Boden and John R. Varholy (Partner in the Energy & Natural Resources Group of Reed Smith) will present the EFET Workshop on “Master Trading Agreements & Credit Support Documents”. The Workshop will be held as as a part of the EMART Turkey event.

The Workshop is an intensive, across-the-board training seminar for delegates currently using, as well as delegates now desiring to become familiar with, the EFET General Agreements Concerning the Delivery and Acceptance of Electric Power and Natural Gas. This workshop will include a training on the Turkey adopted version of the EFET agreement and Turkish law related issues.

The Workshop will also cover the EFET Credit Support Annex (Version 1.0(a)), commonly used to secure exposure to market price risk under individual Master Trading Agreements via the exchange of collateral.

Please visit the EMART Turkey web site for further information on the workshop.

20 February 2013: Değer Boden and Dr. Mehmet Erdem’s lecture in Euroforum’s “Energy Trading and Legal Infrastructure” training.

Değer Boden and Dr. Mehmet Erdem will be lecturing at the “Energy Trading and Legal Infrastructure” session of Euroforum’s “Energy Market, Trading and Risk Management” training that will be held between 19 and 22 February 2013. Değer Boden and Dr. Mehmet Erdem’s lecture will be on types of supply agreements and close-out netting in framework agreements.

Please visit http://www.euroforum.de/landingpages/turkey/index.htm for further information on the training.