The Competition Board has initiated an investigation against Roche Müstahzarları San. A.Ş. (“Roche”), which was announced at the website of the Competition Board on 06.07.2017.
The said investigation is based on a re... Read More
“This country-specific Q&A prepared by our partner Feridun İzgi and our managing associate Nihan Yıldırım Esenkal provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding arbitration law in the TurkeyRead More
“This country-specific Q&A prepared by our partner Elvan Sevi Firat and our managing associate Nihan Yıldırım Esenkal provides an overview to intellectual property law in Turkey. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Intellec... Read More
Turkish Patent Institute (“TPI”) has introduced new application programs to keep information services more efficient, quick and user-friendly.
The project called “Merging Owners and Owner Transactions Management&rdq... Read More
Regulation on Support for Local Parts Used in Electricity Generation Facilities Using Renewable Energy Sources (“New Regulation”) was published in the Official Gazette dated June 24th, 2016 and numbered 29752 and has entered into fo... Read More
Constitutional Court decided for the annulment of provisional article 70 of the Higher Education Law numbered 2545, which was included in the law with the controversial “Full Time” bag law numbered 6569.
Provisional artic... Read More
In an attempt to incentivise private sector on blowing the whistle to its own employees’ wrongdoings, Fraud Section of DOJ has announced a one-year enforcement pilot programme on 5 April 2016, in Fraud Section’s Foreign Corrupt Prac... Read More
Industry, Commerce, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology Commission of the Parliament passed the Draft Industrial Property Law earlier today.
Draft Law unifies the dispersed regulations on protection of trademarks, d... Read More
A recent change in several laws including Law on Supporting Research and Development Activities (“R&D Law”) and Higher Education Law (“HEL”), is expected to encourage Turkey’s skilled human resources to spare m... Read More
International Bar Association’s Annual Conference will be held in Washington, DC between 18th and 23rd of September, 2016. M. Feridun İzgi and E. Sevi Fırat both will be present in the conference where numerous lawyers around... Read More
International Bar Association’s 14th Annual Anti-Corruption Conference will be held in Paris, France between 15th and 16th June 2016. Complete the form on IBA website to receive information for the conference.
International Trademark Association will hold its 138th Annual Meeting in Orlando, USA on 21th – 25th May, 2016. Among the highlights of discussion topics are improving mediation, anticounterfeiting solutions for brand owners a... Read More
The International Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress and Best Practices Forum will be held between May 10th and 12th, 2016 in Warsaw Poland. E. Sevi Fırat shall be conveying her opinions and participate debates... Read More
26th Annual Meeting & Conference of Inter-Pacific Bar Association was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 13th – 16th April 2016.
Go to IPBA2016 official page... Read More
Sevi Firat, Founding Partner of Firat Izgi discusses the legal challenges facing pharmaceutical companies looking to penetrate the healthcare market in Turkey, the evolution of the legal landscape and her expectations for the industry’s f... Read More
Our partner M. Feridun Izgi conveyed his opinions and expertise on Loss and Leakage in the Electricity Sector in 21st International Energy & Environment Fair & C... Read More
Our partner M. Feridun Izgi conveyed his experience and opinions regarding the legal problems with regard to unlicensed electricity production in the session entitled the "Unlicensed Electricity Production and Expected ProblemsRead More
The 5-day event, Annual Conference of the IBA, will be held in Vienna on October 4th to 9th, 2015 at the Austria Center.
Attending the conference, E. Sevi Firat and Mehmet Feridun İzgi shall contribute to the discussion on global updat... Read More
National Clinical Research Congress will be held by the Association of Clinical Research at Istanbul Wyndham Grand Hotel between 27-28 March 2015.
Adv. E. Sevi Fırat, a board member of the Association of Clinical Research, shall be ... Read More
Adv. E. Sevi Firat shall be attending the 137th Annual Meeting of INTA in San Diego, US between the dates May 2-6, 2015.
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Fi Istanbul Conference 2015 will be held at Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Istanbul between the dates May 13-15, 2015. Adv. E. Sevi Fırat shall be attending the Conference on May 15th as guest speaker to convey her opinions regarding EU tende... Read More
Adv. E. Sevi Fırat will be attending EU Pharmaceutical Law Forum held in Brussels between May 19th to 21st to gain an in-depth experience in Competition Law as well as examining patent litigation.
For details please visit the EU Pha... Read More
Adv. E. Sevi Firat shall be attending the 13th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference in Paris, France between the dates June 10-11, 2015.
Ms. Firat shall convey her opinions under the topic "Privilege and confidential in... Read More
The 5-day event, Annual Conference of the IBA, will be held in Tokyo on October 19th to 24th, 2014 at the Tokyo International Forum.
Attending the conference, as guest speaker, E. Sevi Firat, shall contribute to... Read More
3rd International White Collar Crime Institute, organized by American Bar Association (ABA) will be hosted at the Law Offices of Berwin Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, London, between October 13-14, 2014.
E. Sevi Firat is invited a... Read More
Compliance to Gain Competitive Advantage in Global Trade - 29 September 2014, Wyndham İstanbul Levent Hotel.
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E. Sevi Firat shall be attending the 12th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference in Paris, France between the dates June 3-4, 2014, as guest speaker to convey her opinions under the topic “Prevention is better than cure – ... Read More
E. Sevi Firat has attended the 3rd Patient and Patient Communication Summit held at Istanbul, Portaxe on April 25, 2014 as guest speaker to convey her opinions under the topic “A Legal Perspective on Access to Patient Informati... Read More
E. Sevi Firat attended the 17th Transnational Crime Conference
in Istanbul, Turkey between the dates April 2-4, 2014, as member of the Business Crime Committee of the IBA, to convey her opinions under the topic “Corp... Read More
The comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide identified 16 individuals with the necessary skills to handle the most complex of disputes in the commercial or white-collar crime field... Read More