International Arbitration in Turkey: Arbitration Procedure

The Turkish International Arbitration Law of 2001 (“TIAL”), which is based on UNCITRAL Model Law of 1985, is applicable to international arbitrations. Considering the configuration stage of arbitration rules, parties can benefit from the extensive liberty provided by TIAL.  Indeed, pursuant to the latter, parties can: deviate from all prescribed provisions of TIAL but those… Continue reading International Arbitration in Turkey: Arbitration Procedure

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Arbitration in Turkey: Introduction and Recent Developments

Although there are not any legal restrictions imposed on the operation of foreign arbitral institutions in Turkey, local arbitration bodies are leading the domestic practice. Being established in major industrialized cities such as İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir; among them, currently, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Center is the most popular.

When does an electronically transmitted offer become effective: Perspectives of the CISG and Turkish Law

Where the addressee has expressed somehow that it is willing to receive electronic communications; then the message is deemed to be “reached” when it enters the information system of the addressee. If the addressee has not expressed such intention, then, additionally, the offeree has to become aware of the massage. Can the CISG cope with… Continue reading When does an electronically transmitted offer become effective: Perspectives of the CISG and Turkish Law

Update on Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Classification of Pharmacological Active Agents for Animal Products and Maximum Residue Levels are published on the Official Gazette.

On 15 February 2016; Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has amended the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Classification of Pharmacological Active Agents for Animal Products and Maximum Residue Levels (the ‘‘Regulation’’), which aims to maintain food safety by controlling the maximum residue levels of pharmacological active agents in accordance with the international standards.  Pursuant to… Continue reading Update on Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Classification of Pharmacological Active Agents for Animal Products and Maximum Residue Levels are published on the Official Gazette.

A Snapshot of Institutional Arbitration in Turkey

Last Updated: 08 February 2016 In today's ever expanding world of international arbitration, it is known that parties who desire to have their arbitration process administered by a specialized body, can select an arbitration institution and include it within their arbitration clause. Considering numerous advantages of institutional arbitration including implementing pre-established arbitration rules, opportunity to appoint competent arbitrators… Continue reading A Snapshot of Institutional Arbitration in Turkey