Employer Claims under FIDIC: Where Are We Now?

ABSTRACT FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) conditions of contract are used extensively on international construction projects, very often for major development and ...
Adrian Bell & Natalie Hall
Winter 2016

Japanese Arbitration: Green Tea and Sympathy?

ABSTRACT The relatively low involvement of Japanese parties in arbitration is a perennial puzzle which has drawn attention for decades. This article examines ...
Mark Goodrich
Winter 2016

Treading the Waters of Egyptian Commercial Agency Laws, and Their Impact on Foreign-Based Tendering Investors

ABSTRACT Egyptian law imposes certain requirements on parties contracting with governmental authorities and on principals entering into commercial agency agreements with local agents, ...
Tarek Badawy & César R. Ternieden
Winter 2016

The Public-Private Partnership Model in Turkey: Heavy Infrastructure Projects

ABSTRACT Being home to numerous large-scale PPP projects, Turkey has introduced and implemented several PPP models throughout the years. For the last few ...
Burcu Basar, Begüm Naz Bayirbas, & A. Zafer Yilmaz
Winter 2016

TCLR Online: Recent Posts

Procedural Requirements in Dispute Settlement Provisions and Application...

In 2000, the Maffezini Tribunal adopted an approach extending the application of the Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) clause in the relevant bilateral investment treaty (BIT) to procedural rules. Since...

The Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, Turkey’s Position and...

Turkey’s geographical situation has given her a prominent position in the history of marine environmental affairs. The list of incidents and resultant wrecks in Turkish waters is extensive. There...

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A note from the Japanese Bar

Kazuhiro Nakamoto | Winter 2016 | (2016) 2 Tur. Com. L. Rev. 155 | Article

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

Hideaki Roy Umetsu & Mikio Sonada | Winter 2016 | (2016) 2 Tur. Com. L. Rev. 157 | Article

ABSTRACT 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?

Mark Goodrich | Winter 2016 | (2016) 2 Tur. Com. L. Rev. 167 | Article

ABSTRACT 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

Michi Yamagami & Yasutaka Emoto | Winter 2016 | (2016) 2 Tur. Com. L. Rev. 177 | Article

ABSTRACT 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

Burçak Ünsal | Winter 2016 | (2016) 2 Tur. Com. L. Rev. 187 | Article

ABSTRACT 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...