Date: 18 January 2022
Time: 1:00 PM UTC
Duration: 60 min
Language: English
Format: Online
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Europe: Latest Updates in the Turkish M&A Landscape and Looking Ahead to 2022

Despite the uncertainties and economic instability the Covid-19 crisis brought to many sectors, the Turkish M&A market has remained strong over the last two years.  Foreign direct investments were and still are welcomed and encouraged in Turkey and Turkish Foreign Direct Investment Law underlines the general principle of collaboration between Turkish and foreign investors. 

Nonetheless, there are some restrictions and regulations that investors and target companies must be mindful of especially when considering the following factors:

  • Changing regulations
  • Practices and trends
  • New cases and decisions
  • Data privacy regulations and application
  • The effects of Covid-19
  • Expanding competition law practices
  • Recent incentives to foreign investors 

During this webinar Solak&Partners Law Firm's lawyers will share their tips and experiences, latest updates on the Turkish M&A landscape and their predictions for 2022.

Elçin Karatay

Elçin Karatay is a corporate lawyer specialized in corporate law, public and private company M&A, joint ventures and IPOs. Being a legal multidisciplinary lawyer, she also advises clients on their IP law and employment law related legal issues. 

As a separate focus area, with her objective to provide legal services on new unexamined areas of technology and law, and advising investors, start-ups and technology companies, Elçin Karatay works intensively on creating legal structures for new technological and business developments.

Begüm Ergin

Begüm Ergin is a corporate lawyer specialized in all aspects of corporate law, including contracts, M&A's, establishment of legal entities and legal due diligence. With her vast experience in a big-four accounting firm, she also advises clients on legal immigration processes and employment law related legal issues. 

Focusing on the emerging areas of law, she further provides advisory on data protection law and recent practices in the IT sector. 

Öykü Erdil

Öykü Erdil is an international legal practitioner with a strong legal background in international competition law, regulatory compliance, contract law and commercial law. In addition to her Bachelor of Law degree in English Law, she also completed her degree equivalency course in Turkey. 

Throughout her career, Öykü has provided services to various multinational corporations including clients operating in regulated sectors such as telecommunications, energy and pharma. Öykü has also worked in numerous merger control filings as well as competition law investigations before the Competition Authorities. Moreover, Öykü also practiced international trade law regarding anti-dumping and anti-circumvention proceedings.

Rifat Cankat

Dr. Rifat Cankat is a graduate of Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law. After a short period of private sector practice, he started to work at the Commercial Law department of the same faculty, where he obtained his Ph.D. with his thesis on related party transactions of commercial enterprises. His main research areas are company law, banking and finance law.

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