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A note from the Japanese Bar
Historically, Turkey and Japan have been maintaining and strengthening their friendly relationship since the Ertuğrul Fırkateyni accident in 1890. At the time of the Iran–Iraq War from 1980 till 1988 (the First Persian Gulf War), as all the Japanese then living in Iran were attempting to escape the country, many kind...
Comparative Analysis of Turkish and Japanese Tender Offer Regulations: Protection of Minority Shareholders
Japan’s tender offer regulations differ significantly from Turkey’s regulations. These differences cover the powers of the regulators, events which trigger a mandatory tender offer, the need for the target company’s opinion, regulations on the tender offer price and a squeeze-out system. Highlighting these...
Japanese Arbitration: Green Tea and Sympathy?
The relatively low involvement of Japanese parties in arbitration is a perennial puzzle which has drawn attention for decades. This article examines some recent statistics in order to evaluate theories about the perceived reluctance of Japanese parties to engage in arbitration and Japan’s arbitration...
Japanese M&A for Foreign Investors
For foreign investors wishing to invest in Japan, share acquisition presents one of the simplest and most common means of doing so. There are, however, many sub-categories of M&A to consider, including mergers, corporate splits, statutory share exchanges, statutory share transfers, business transfers and ...
Protection of Personal Data in Turkey and Japan
In 2015 and 2016 major legislative amendments and new pieces of legislation were introduced with respect to the protection of personal data in the jurisdictions of Turkey and Japan. The purpose of this article is to provide an in-depth summary of the relevant pieces of legislation in Turkey and generally...