Norton Rose Fulbright announces alliance with Pekin Bayar Mizrahi in Turkey
October 22, 2021
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has bolstered its client offering in Turkey by forming a new alliance with leading Turkish firm Pekin Bayar Mizrahi.
Equator principles 4 enter into force: How does this impact EPFIs and others?
September 30, 2020
Version 4 of the Equator Principles (EP4) will come into force on 1 October 2020.
US President issues Executive Order expanding sanctions relating to China and revoking Hong Kong’s preferential status
August 12, 2020
On July 14, 2020, US President Donald Trump issued Executive Order 13936 (the “Order”), which authorizes the imposition of sanctions on additional persons determined to be involved in China’s new national security law (the “National Security Law”) and revokes Hong Kong’s preferential trade treatment.
Transparency International Turkey’s Panel on Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption
February 24, 2020
Olgu Kama, Partner with İnal Kama Attorney Partnership, Norton Rose Fulbright’s affiliated practice in Istanbul, and Vice Chair of Transparency International Turkey, recently moderated a panel entitled “Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption” which was organized by Transparency International Turkey.
Introduction: ESG is no longer optional
February 20, 2020
With the globally increasing awareness of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) topics and the responsible investment movement, businesses and governments are being urged to consider the interests of all stakeholders.
Data breach notification under Turkish law
January 29, 2020
Under Turkish data protection rules, data controllers (including foreign data controllers) must notify the data subjects and the Data Protection Authority (the “DPA”) as soon as possible if personal data has been obtained by others through unlawful means.
Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index of 2019 is released
January 27, 2020
Each year Transparency International (“TI”) scores countries and territories on how corrupt their public sectors are perceived to be.
Non-US citizen convicted of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act despite no practical ties to US
January 07, 2020
A jury in a federal court trial in Connecticut recently convicted Lawrence Hoskins, a former Alstom SA executive and United Kingdom national, for participating in a scheme to bribe government officials in Indonesia.
US House approves Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream sanctions; adoption appears likely
December 16, 2019
The US sanctions space is very active and changes are made frequently. This publication is current as of December 16, 2019.
US announces end to sanctions waivers for Iranian oil purchases
April 24, 2019
On April 22, 2019, almost a year after President Trump announced the US’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), the Trump administration announced that it will remove waivers that have allowed certain countries to continue oil purchases from Iran without facing US sanctions.