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400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands

CMS Derks Star BusmannMondriaan TowerAmstelplein 8a1096 BC AmsterdamT + 31 20 3016 301E [email protected]

Past event
15 May 2012, 16:00 - 18:00

In 2012, Turkey and the Netherlands will mark their 400 years of diplomatic relations. On this occasion, our Turkish Business Desk (TBD) will host a special event on Tuesday the 15th of May, in close collaboration with the Turkish law firm, Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Attorneys at Law.


4.00 p.m.


4.15 p.m.


The Netherlands & Turkey, 400 Years and Looking to the Future
Ms. Deniz Misir, Area Director Turkey, Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency

Benefits of investing in the Netherlands
Mr. Sebastiaan Sellenraad, CMS

Introduction to the Dutch energy sector and its objectives for the future
Ms. Cecilia van der Weijden, CMS

General legal framework applicable to investments in Turkey
Mr. Okan Demirkan and Mr. Serhan Koçakli, Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Attorneys at Law

Cultural differences in business between Turkey and the Netherlands
Mr. Zafer Parlar, Founder and Managing Director of Istventures Ltd.
(author of "Business Over Turkish Coffee - Tips for doing business in Turkey")

6.00 p.m.

Networking drinks

CMS Derks Star Busmann
Mondriaan Tower
Amstelplein 8a
1096 BC Amsterdam
T + 31 20 3016 301
E [email protected]

Contact information
CMS Derks Star Busmann
Business Development & Communications
T + 31 30 2121 598
E [email protected]


Picture of Cecilia Weijden
Cecilia van der Weijden
Katja van Kranenburg - Hanspians