Banking & Finance

Every legal entity is required to handle national and international tax issues on a monthly even on a daily basis.

It is a fact that issues relating to the taxes are quite vital for all the companies, especially for the multinational companies. Bearing this fact in mind, Ketenci&Ketenci offers comprehensive tax planning and advice services across Turkey and Europe to help its clients to tackle these complexities and be in the safe side.

We provide the full range of legal services on tax including but not limited to;

  • National and international mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures and privatization
  • National and cross-border finance, including leasing, factoring, structured finance and products/derivatives,
  • National and international investment funds,
  • Tax planning with double taxation treaties and European law,
  • Advice on transfer pricing issues,
  • Establishment of national and international holding structures,
  • Multi-country real estate investment structuring,
  • Cross-border employment issues,
  • Customs and excise duties and VAT consultancy,
  • Intervention with tax authorities, both national and European,
  • Local taxes (such as corporate tax for companies, transfer, property and land taxes),
  • Assistance to tax audit,
  • Settlement, tax litigation and tax dispute,
  • Domicile, tax and estate planning.

In addition to ship finance, we also offer a comprehensive advice and unique level of service on contentous matters related with shipping law. Our practice covers:

  • Ship arrest and release procedure in Turkey and also in foreign jurisdictions,
  • Sale and purchase of ships,
  • Ship registration,
  • Contracts for the construction, conversion and repair of ships,
  • Drafting and negotiating shipping related contracts,
  • Cargo Claims,
  • Liability insurers,
  • Salvage and collision,
  • Carriage of goods,
  • Passengers claims,
  • General average,
  • Marine insurance,
  • Turkish maritime claims,
  • Shipping Litigation in Turkey,
  • Advising on European maritime claims in Europe.