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Archive: April 2021

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Ayşe Yüksel Mahfoud, Istanbul office Partner in Charge, appointed as Global Head of Corporate, M&A and Securities at Norton Rose Fulbright

April 30, 2021

Ayşe is based in both New York and Istanbul and is a member of the firm's Global Executive Committee. Her experience in corporate transactions includes M&A, private equity, privatizations, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital markets and SPAC transactions.

Data protection: Key points financial institutions need to consider in 2021

April 27, 2021

Turkey’s Data Protection Authority (the “DPA”) and its ultimate decision-making body, the Data Protection Board (the “Board”), handed down a series of noteworthy decisions concerning financial institutions and how they processed client data during 2020.

New era in banking: Branchless digital banking

April 22, 2021

The Regulation on Remote Identification Methods to be Used by Banks and Establishment of Contractual Relations in Electronic Media will enter into force on May 1, 2021.

Norton Rose Fulbright announces the launch of ‘FinTech Pulse’

April 20, 2021

‘FinTech Pulse’ is a new monthly podcast covering the FinTech sector's latest global news and regulatory developments as well as market trends and hot topics.

Hydrogen: The next frontier

April 19, 2021

Green hydrogen, that is hydrogen from renewable sources, has been generating a lot of excitement in the market.

The first crypto asset-related regulation of Turkey has been published: Payment institutions will no longer engage in crypto-related transfers

April 16, 2021

The Regulation confirms that are crypto assets are not regarded prohibited goods.

Currents podcast - ep149: 2020 lendscape update: The refinancing boom

April 14, 2021

Join Norton Rose Fulbright partner Todd Alexander in discussion with kWh Analytics CEO Richard Matsui for an in-depth update on the Solar Lendscape.

Amendments made to the Capital Movements Circular

April 08, 2021

The Ministry of Treasury and Finance of the Republic of Turkey amended the Capital Movements Circular.

Amendments made to the bearer share regime of non-public companies

April 08, 2021

In support of the United Nations Security Council’s decisions relating to the prevention of financing of weapons of mass destruction, certain amendments were made to the Turkish Commercial Code via the Law No. 7262.

Savings finance companies have recently been introduced to the Turkish financial market

April 02, 2021

Amendments to the Law on Financial Leasing, Factoring and Financing Companies regulates the new concept of savings finance companies to Turkey.