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Our recent article on Istanbul Arbitration Centre – ISTAC Bullettin: “Enforcement of Awards That Have Been Set Aside at the Seat of Arbitration: A Short Analysis on Turkish Courts’ Possible Approach to the Matter”

The article co-authored by our associate Şeyma Olğun and legal intern Beritan Zorkun Arık has been published on Istanbul Arbitration Centre – ISTAC March 2019 Newsletter. The newsletter is available at:
https://istac.org.tr/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/istac-newsletter-March-2019-Full.html

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Turkey Chapter of GAR Investment Treaty Arbitration is available now!

Our managing partner Değer Boden, our associates Şeyma Olğun and Nazlı Aytu Özcan have contributed to the Turkey chapter of Global Arbitraion Review Investment Treaty Arbitration. Chapter covers Turkey’s all bilateral and multilateral investment treaties as well as free trade agreements with investment chapters, and aims to provide brief information on their content. We are so pleased to have contributed to that comprehensive work!

The chapter is available online at:
https://globalarbitrationreview.com/jurisdiction/1005793/turkey

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24 January 2019: Prof. Dr. Tolga Ayoglu, Atty. Mediator Inanç Akalin and Atty. Ceren Akkur Speaks at Boden Academy’s Round-Table Meeting on “Mediation in Commercial Disputes”

Boden Academy held a round-table discussion on “Mediation in Commercial Disputes” with the attendance of Prof. Dr. Tolga Ayoğlu (Galatasaray University, School of Law, Professor of Commercial Law), Atty. Mediator İnanç Akalın (Of counsel, Boden Law) and Atty. Ceren Akkur (Senior Associate, Boden Law) as speakers on 24 January 2019. Legal advisers and representatives of reputable companies attended the meeting. In the meeting, the concept of mediation, the advantages of mediation, commercial cases and certain types of disputes to be considered as falling under the scope of mandatory mediation, mandatory mediation in case of invalid arbitration clause and possible effects of mandatory mediation on the enforcement and set-aside processes were also discussed.

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9 November 2018: Energy Law Commission of Istanbul Arbitration Center (ISTAC) held a seminar on ISTAC

Energy Law Commission of Istanbul Arbitration Center (ISTAC) held a seminar on ISTAC arbitration and mediation rules on 9 November 2018 for the energy sector. Ms. Değer Boden, Managing Partner of Boden Law and Coordinator of the Energy Law Commission of ISTAC was a panelist at the seminar.

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For four consecutive years our firm has been ranked as Tier 1 in Energy

We are proud to announce that for four consecutive years our firm has been ranked as Tier 1 in Energy/Power and our partner, Değer Boden as a Highly Regarded among the IFLR 1000 rankings. We continue to establish a solid ground among the leading authorities in the energy sector.

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26 October 2018: Değer Boden was a panelist at the ASAb40 & Young ISTAC Joint Conference in Geneva

ASAb40 & Young ISTAC Joint Conference on ‘Dos and Don’ts when Agreeing to Arbitrate: Swiss and Turkish Perspectives’ took place in Geneva on 26 October 2018. Değer Boden, Managing Partner of Boden Law was a panelist at the Conference.

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16 October 2018: Değer Boden was a panelist at the Corporate Sustainability Conference for Legal Counsel

Ms. Değer Boden, Managing Partner of Boden Law, was a panelist at the Corporate Sustainability Conference for Legal Counsel (“Hukuk Müşavirleri İçin Kurumsal Sürdürülebilirlik Konferansı”) organized by Arguden Governance Academy in cooperation with UN Global Compact Network Turkey and Galatasaray University on October 16, 2018.

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10 October 2018: Boden Law held a workshop on “Arbitration and Mediation on Energy”

9th Turkey Energy Summit took place at Regnum Carya Golf And Spa Resort Hotel, Antalya on 9-10 October 2018. Boden Law held a workshop on “Arbitration and Mediation on Energy”. Dr. Candan Yasan Tepetaş (ISTAC Secretary General), Değer Boden, (Managing Partner, Boden Law) and Inanc Akalın (Mediator and Counsel to Boden Law) were the speakers in the workshop.

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27 September 2018: Değer Boden made a speech on “Protecting Turkish investors under Investment Treaties of Turkey”

Turkey: 5th Annual International Arbitration & Regulatory Summit took place at Intercontinental Hotel, Istanbul on 27 September 2018. Our Founding Partner, Değer Boden made a speech on “Protecting Turkish investors under Investment Treaties of Turkey”.

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7 September 2018: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Erdem and Prof. Dr. Güray Erdönmez Speaks at Boden Academy’s Round-Table Meeting on “The Effects Of Economic and Political Developments on The Agreements”

Boden Academy held a round-table discussion on “The Impact of Economic and Political Developments on Agreements” with the attendance of Prof. Dr. Mehmet Erdem (Galatasaray University, School of Law, Professor of Civil Law) and Prof. Dr. Güray Erdönmez (Galatasaray University, School of Law, Professor of Procedural Law) as speakers on 7 September 2018. Legal advisors and representatives of reputable companies attended the meeting. In the meeting, hardship theory in the Code of Obligations, impacts of increase in exchange rates on the agreements, as well as the amendments made in the Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law in 2018 and the possible effects on the contractual arrangements of the of concord regulation that supersedes the deferral of bankruptcy institution were also discussed.