Akkas & Associates’ Istanbul customs lawyers are prepared to handle all types of import-export and business law matters. Our Turkish customs lawyers also represent our clients in the following areas of law; corporate law, company formation and governance, labour employment law, bankruptcy & debt recovery, work and resident permit applications, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, and commercial transactions.
We’re Istanbul Customs Lawyers
Successfully meeting the complex challenges of global trade compliance requires a smart strategy. For leading companies worldwide, that strategy is a partnership with Akkas & Associates Law Firm. But these industry leaders know they are getting much more than proven legal expertise, solid international presence, and exceptional client service.
Globalization and protectionist trends, the impact of Brexit – the significance of trade law has rarely been so much in the spotlight of multinational companies and governments across the globe. Our International Trade Team has extensive experience in helping clients navigate through key areas of international trade law including customs, EU trade defence, export controls and sanctions and trade regulatory matters.
Global Trade Law Specialists
By combining our first-class legal trade expertise with deep sector knowledge, we have become known for our refreshingly creative thinking helping clients achieve their commercial goals. We have direct inroads into all levels of government and we have a wide network of offices across the world.
Our team has extensive experience in EU trade matters, long-lasting relationships with key EU decision-makers and excellent insight into the workings of the EU institutions and the political drivers of EU policy-making. Several team members of our Trade group have held senior positions in national administration(s), the European Parliament and/or the European Commission.
Turkish Customs Law
Akkas & Associates’ lawyers advise clients on, and resolves issues related to, the impact of regulations mandated by the European Union and World Trade Organization. Our primary objective is to help clients overcome commercial obstacles related to market access and import and export-related difficulties that result from government intervention and market regulations in Turkey.
What We Do in Customs
We advise on all aspects of import and export of goods and customs, including classification and quotas; customs valuation; country of origin issues; applications for repayment or remission of duties, waiver or mitigation of penalties; appeals against customs decisions; duty suspension; innovative customs management and duty reduction initiatives.
Our Experience in Customs
- Export and import controls
- Tariff and non-tariff based trade barriers
- Rules of origin
- Customs classification and valuations
- Food and product safety
- Packaging and labeling
- Dual use goods and technologies
Turkish Business and Commercial Law
Akkas & Associates Law Firm is a globally recognized Turkish business commercial law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish business commercial law attorneys are prepared to handle all types of business matters. Our Turkish business and commercial lawyers also represent our clients in the following areas of law; corporate law, company formation and governance, labour employment law, bankruptcy & debt recovery, work and resident permit applications, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, and commercial transactions. There are 20 Free Trade Zones in Turkey and their annual trade volume amounted to more than $ 83 billion in year 2020, some of our clients are interested in forming a company in a free zone.
Akkas & Associates Turkish business commercial lawyers represent the firm’s business clients including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and sole proprietorships with respect to all types and aspects of commercial transactions and business-related legal issues. Akkas & Associates lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients on formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and joint ventures, in addition to the preparation of purchase order, warranty, and other commercial forms.
Turkish Compliance Law
Akkas & Associates lawyers also regularly assist clients in complying with governmental regulatory requirements and in negotiating and drafting franchise agreements, equipment lease or purchase agreements, licensing and intellectual property agreements, supply agreements, sales representation agreements, management or services agreements, and requirement and output contracts. We also have significant experience in assisting, advising, and representing clients in commercial divorces and settlements, in structuring buy/sell arrangements among business owners, and in negotiating and drafting agreements to address management and control issues.
Reach our Istanbul Customs Lawyers
Akkas & Associates is a solution-oriented law firm that empowers clients to meet the diverse and changing demands of today’s global market. Since 1992, our lawyers have been helping clients’ complex legal challenges and maximize opportunities for success. Our law firm is now one of the leading customs law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach us for Istanbul Customs Lawyers through our Contact page.