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Clifford Chance and its Turkish affiliate Ciftci Attorney Partnership have advised Citibank on arranging two facilities totaling approximately USD 611 million – covered by international export credit agencies – to Turkiye Petrolleri in relation to Phase 1 of the Sakarya Offshore Gas Field Development Project.

White & Case Turkish affiliate GKC Partners has advised TotalEnergies Renewables on its acquisition of a 50% stake in hydroelectric power company Ronesans Enerji. Baker McKenzie Turkish affiliate Esin Attorney Partnership advised Ronesans Holding's Ronesans Yenilenebilir Enerji on the sale.

Former Senior Associate Nigar Gokmen has been promoted to a Partner position with the Esin Attorney Partnership, the Turkish affiliate of Baker McKenzie. Gokmen has also become the firm’s new Head of Energy, Mining & Infrastructure, and Real Estate practices.

Baker McKenzie Turkish affiliate Esin Attorney Partnership has advised TeamSystem on its acquisition of a 53% stake in the Mikro Group from Dash Software, Izzet Murat Sakarya, Alpaslan Tomus, Kadir Keskin, Xiang Yu, and Andac Turkmen through a bid process. Verdi advised the sellers.

The significant public financing need caused by the earthquakes centered in Kahramanmaraş and Hatay on 6 February 2023 continues to lead to various tax-related regulations. The first of such regulations was a one-time additional tax imposed on certain corporate taxpayers with Law No. 7440 on the Restructuring of Certain Receivables and Amendments to Certain Laws published in the Official Gazette dated 12 March 2023.

Hengeler Mueller has advised Muhr und Bender on the acquisition of RUAG International Holding’s aerostructures activities in Oberpfaffenhofen and Eger. Baker McKenzie, and reportedly Pestalozzi, advised RUAG International Holding. Reportedly, Lakatos, Koves & Partners and Novalex advised Muhr und Bender as well.

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.

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