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  • How to buy a real estate in Turkey
    Foreigners who want to buy a real estate property in Turkey shall apply to the Land Registry Office where the real estate is located.  As a matter of principle, duly recognized by the Supreme Courts, there is no difference... »
  • How to find a lawyer in Turkey
    Under Turkish laws, attorneys at law may only act when duly empowered by a power of attorney in due form. This is to say that if you intend to hire a lawyer in Tukey, you are obliged to issue a power of attorney. The formal... »
  • How to incorporate a company in Turkey
    For a limited liability company, the registration procedure follows the steps herein under : 1. Execution and notarization of articles of association, signature declaration of the managers, copies of each manager's identity... »
  • How to invest in Turkish financial sector
    When investing in the Turkish financial sector, foreign investors are subject to the same conditions and permits as Turkish investors.  There are no limits or restrictions in the financial legislation regarding foreign... »
  • How to protect trademark in Turkey
    In order to be protected, you trademark shall be registered in Turkey. Indeed, this is one of the main differences between patent and trademark, the second needing a local registration in each country.  Once registered... »
  • How to start a business in Turkey
    To start a business in Turkey, when joint stock company is not necessary, we do strongly recommend establishing a limited liability company.  The registration procedure follows the steps herein under : 1.... »
  • How to transfer dividends outside Turkey
    There is no limitation for repatriation of profits unless the company is monitored by an upper supervisory body (such as the Capital Market Board or the Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Board), whose approval is required.  After... »
  • What are the differeneces between a joint stock company and a limited liability company under Turkish laws
    • The minimum number of shareholders required is five for A Joint Stock Company and two for A limited Liability Company. A limited Liability Company may not have more than fifty shareholders, but no such maximum applies to A Joint... »
  • What are the taxes to be paid when transfer of dividends outside Turkey
    There is no limitation for repatriation of profits unless the company is monitored by an upper supervisory body (such as the Capital Market Board or the Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Board), whose approval is required.  After... »
  • What documents are required to establish a company in Turkey
    If the founder of the company is a legal entity, the following documents are required:  1. Petition in due form, 2. Establishment Statement, 3. Articles of Association,  4. Certificate of Activity,  5.... »
  • What to do in case of trademark infringement
    In order to be protected, you trademark shall be registered in Turkey. Indeed, this is one of the main differences between patent and trademark, the second needing a local registration in each country.  Once registered... »
  • Why investing in tourism in Turkey
    The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is the main regulatory body in Turkey's tourism sector. All issues relating to investments in the tourism sector are handled by the General Directorate for Investment. There is also a private... »
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