On July 7, 2023, Value Added Tax ("VAT") rates have been significantly increased with the Amendment Decree ("Amendment Decree") to the Decree on Determination of Value Added Tax Rates Applicable to Goods and Services numbered 7346 ("Decree") published in the Official Gazette dated July 7, 2023 and numbered 32241.
Dentons and its Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki have advised Papara on its acquisition of Rebellion from Beka Finance. Spain's Araoz & Rueda reportedly advised Beka Finance.
The Regulation Amending the Electricity Market Capacity Mechanism Regulation and the Regulation Amending the Regulation on Renewable Energy Source Guarantee Certificate in Electricity Market published in the Official Gazette on 21 May 2021, introduced significant changes to the capacity mechanism and renewable energy resource guarantee certificate (“YEK-G“) applications.
In Turkiye, digital banking has become a hot topic in relatively recent times after the introduction of the Regulation on the Operation Principles of Digital Banks and Service Model Banking (Regulation), published in the Official Gazette dated December 29, 2021, issued by the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA).
Paksoy, working with Gowling WLG, has advised UK-listed Volex on its acquisition of Turkish complex wire harness manufacturer Murat Ticaret Kablo for a total consideration of up to approximately EUR 178.1 million. Kinstellar and its Turkish affiliate Gen Temizer Ozer advised the Gora family on the sale of 100% of their shares in Murat Ticaret.
Dentons and its Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership have advised the lenders on a USD 201.5 million and EUR 353.4 million dual-currency loan to Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi.