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Archive: February 2020

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Expanded reviews of US in-bound investments

February 28, 2020

The US government will vet more foreign investments in US companies and assets starting February 13.

Turkish capital markets authority moves to remove privileges in loss-making companies

February 25, 2020

With a new Communiqué that entered into force on January 10, 2020, namely the Communiqué on Principals Regarding Revocation of Voting Privileges and Privileges to be Represented on the Board of Directors, the Turkish Capital Markets Board (the “CMB”) is now authorized to revoke voting privileges.

Airbus' sky-high settlement: Focus on global reach and collaboration in anti-corruption prosecutions

February 24, 2020

On January 31, 2020, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced a settlement with Airbus SE (Airbus), the French aircraft manufacturer, in relation to bribery allegations and, in the US and France, export control violations.

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.

New Turkish e-commerce trust badge in use

February 18, 2020

The Communique on the E-Commerce Trust Badge, which has been in force since June 2017, now bears fruit: The first batch of online businesses start placing the trust badge on their websites in January 2020.

African opportunities for Turkish investors

February 06, 2020

Turkey will attach more importance to Africa in 2020” stressed Turkey’s Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan on a visit to Nigeria and Morocco during the week of January 13, 2020.