Rosenblatt & Company is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of its Doing Business in Turkey book, designed to assist investors in understanding the legal framework in which businesses operate in Turkey.

Rosenblatt & Company Opens New York Office

New York, NY – 1 April 2009

Rosenblatt & Company announces that it has opened a new office in New York, strengthening its Emerging Europe, Central Asian and Middle Eastern practice groups with an office in the US financial capital.

Rosenblatt & Company Attorneys PLLC will service the needs of Rosenblatt & Company firms’ clients and correspondent counsel in its emerging and frontier market practice areas, when investing in the United States or when requiring New York law advice.

Rosenblatt & Company’s Managing Partner, Phillip Rosenblatt, said: “New York continues to be the most important global financial center, and a magnet for capital investment from around the world. Our clients and those of our business partners in correspondent firms in the markets we serve are increasingly looking to access the US market. In the current climate, entrepreneurial companies with substantial capital can accelerate their growth by acquiring well run world-class businesses, technology, brands and know-how. We are confident that we can bring the same commercial savvy and a “can do” client focused approach from lawyers in New York as they have come to expect from our colleagues in other markets.”

Phillip Rosenblatt said: “We are glad to have the ability now to support our clients on cross border transactions supporting our international clients who have subsidiaries or who plan investments in the United States.”

The opening of the New York office comes at a time that Rosenblatt & Company is expanding its operations in emerging and frontier markets, with corresponding relationships in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, as well as Central Asia and the Middle East.

For further information, please contact:

Phillip Rosenblatt, Managing Partner, Turkey 

Tel: +90 212 217 9000

phillip.rosenblatt@rosenblattandco.com

Rosenblatt & Company announces that it has opened a new office in New York, strengthening its Emerging Europe, Central Asian and Middle Eastern practice groups with an office in the US financial capital.

Rosenblatt & Company Attorneys PLLC will service the needs of Rosenblatt & Company firms’ clients and correspondent counsel in its emerging and frontier market practice areas, when investing in the United States or when requiring New York law advice.

Rosenblatt & Company’s Managing Partner, Phillip Rosenblatt, said: “New York continues to be the most important global financial center, and a magnet for capital investment from around the world. Our clients and those of our business partners in correspondent firms in the markets we serve are increasingly looking to access the US market. In the current climate, entrepreneurial companies with substantial capital can accelerate their growth by acquiring well run world-class businesses, technology, brands and know-how. We are confident that we can bring the same commercial savvy and a “can do” client focused approach from lawyers in New York as they have come to expect from our colleagues in other markets.”

Phillip Rosenblatt said: “We are glad to have the ability now to support our clients on cross border transactions supporting our international clients who have subsidiaries or who plan investments in the United States.”

The opening of the New York office comes at a time that Rosenblatt & Company is expanding its operations in emerging and frontier markets, with corresponding relationships in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, as well as Central Asia and the Middle East.

For further information, please contact:

Phillip Rosenblatt, Managing Partner, Turkey

Tel: +90 212 217 9000

phillip.rosenblatt@rosenblattandco.com

Rosenblatt & Company is proud to have been associated with the formation of one of the first Tekaful insurance companies in Egypt, as a joint venture between a leading Egyptian group and an international insurance company. Tekaful is a form of insurance that is designed to comply with Islamic law. “The expansion of tekaful products allows for the mitigation of risks in a manner that is fully compliant with the religious principles of a larger market, providing for economic benefits of such products to persons and companies who would otherwise not have the means of acquiring such protection” said Phillip Rosenblatt, Managing Partner. “We are pleased to be able to play a role in expanding of this important market and service in Egypt.|

Rosenblatt & Company is pleased to have had the opportunity to provide Project Finance training for the legal department of a leading Egyptian contractor, expanding its relationship with a leading client and sharing experience of the Firm with clients and their key legal team members.

Rosenblatt & Company seeks to find creative ways of providing value to its clients and to provide value on the level most useful to its clients.

“Our clients have become quite sophisticated about their consumption of legal services and seek help bringing skills more commonly sourced from outside counsel in-house. As always we are happy to help our clients achieve their goals and are enriched by the interaction that brings out practical issues faced by clients in emerging markets to the fore.”

Rosenblatt & Company is proud to have advised a leading energy company in Egypt on the first major Carbon Development Mechanism project. “CDM projects provide a structure to stimulate the reduction of carbon gasses into the atmosphere, and allow countries to finance the technology required to achieve this worthy goal” said Phillip Rosenblatt, Managing Partner. “We are proud to have assisted on this cutting edge project.”