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.

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THE LAW FIRM NETWORK is a strong non-exclusive association of independent law firms from around the world. The Network has members in approximately 40 countries.

THE LAW FIRM NETWORK is a strong non-exclusive association of independent law firms from around the world. The Network has members in approximately 40 countries.

23 October 2012: Boden Law’s London briefing on Investing in Turkish Energy Industry from a Legal and Regulatory Perspective.

Değer Boden and Murat Yörükoğlu will deliver a briefing on Investing in Turkish Energy Industry from a Legal and Regulatory Perspective. This briefing will cover the fundamental legal and regulatory issues that foreign investors need to consider when investing in the electricity, gas and oil industries in Turkey. Market overviews, recent developments in the industry and transaction structuring considerations are among the points that will be covered in the briefing.

The briefing will be held in London on 23 October 2012.

FOR REGISTRATION AND FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT SEDA GÜMÜŞ at sgumus@boden-law.com or +90 212 251 1500

28 August 2012: Değer Boden speaks at the Seminar on EFET Agreements (EMRA, Ankara).

The seminar was held to introduce EFET Agreements to the Turkish Energy regulators and semi-governmental agencies. It was attended by 75 attendees from various governmental institutions and public utility companies (Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, EPDK/EMRA, EÜAŞ, TETAŞ, TEDAŞ and TEİAŞ) and representatives of private distribution companies.
Please visit the Turkish Energy Institute’s web site for further information regarding the seminar.

1 July 2012: The New Code of Obligations comes into force.

The new Turkish Code of Obligations numbered 6098 which was passed by the Turkish parliament on 11 January 2011 came into effect on 1 July 2012, abolishing the Code of Obligations numbered 818. The new code introduces many noteworthy changes to standard terms and conditions, electronic signature, interest rates, suretyship and lease agreements.
Further information; please see our Energy Regulatory Report April – May – June 2012 for further information regarding the new Code of Obligations.

1 July 2012: The New Turkish Commercial Code comes into force.

The new Turkish Commercial Code, which was passed by the Turkish parliament on 13 January 2011 came into effect on 1 July 2012. The new code introduces major changes to Turkey’s corporate law system, especially to the corporate governance structures of limited liability and joint stock companies.
Further information; please see our Energy Regulatory Report April – May – June 2012 for further information regarding the new Turkish Commercial Code.

1 April 2012: Boden Law becomes a member of the Law Firm Network.

THE LAW FIRM NETWORK is a strong non-exclusive association of independent law firms from around the world. The Network has members in approximately 40 countries.