Unprecedented challenges persist in today's capital markets. Significant regulatory uncertainty and market volatility linger, and there are fewer deals. Underwriters, issuers and investors alike require a trusted advisor with a forward-thinking vision—one who sees the value of investing today to maintain capabilities and market share.
From helping to develop new best practices to sharing the risk of a deal that doesn’t close, BASEAK leverages an agile approach to adapt in a changing landscape.
Through strong relationships with regulatory and exchange bodies, our lawyers work with you to navigate requirements. We advise global and domestic banks, insurance companies, securities dealers, shareholders and venture capitalists, as well as private equity.
Our capital markets lawyers have experience in:
Capital markets regulatory compliance
Debt capital markets
Derivatives and structured products
Equity capital markets
Residential mortgage purchase and sale
Residential repo and finance
June 8, 2018
October 24, 2017
Tier I and Tier II capital of Turkish banks are regulated under the Regulation on the Equity of Banks. Equity Regulation stipulates the general terms in relation to debt instruments and loans that are included in calculation of the equity of a bank, as well as principles of Tier I and Tier II capital. It sets forth that the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency will determine the terms and procedures in relation to write down and conversion into shares of these debt instruments. Read more
March 29, 2017
Following the recent changes in the Listing Directive of Borsa Istanbul in September, the regulator introduced further amendments on 20 October (“New Amendments”). Notable amendments include an exception to equity to capital ratio for Group II companies listed in Star market and the introduction of a watchlist market for debt instruments. Read more
The Capital Markets Board of Turkey further amended the Communiqué on Real Estate Certificates on 7 March 2017, which was initially enacted on 5 July 2013 and which introduced real estate certificates, a new type of investment instrument intended to help finance real estate development projects. Read more
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May 23, 2018
April 11, 2018
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership and Dentons joined the UK Investment Forum and Invest in Turkey Forum as gold sponsors, both of which were held at the Conrad St. James Hotel, London on 10 – 11 May 2018. BASEAK and Dentons lawyers provided valued legal outlook both from the Turkish and English law point-of-view on many important sectors attracting investors. Read more
February 28, 2018
BASEAK and Dentons advised Akbank through its subsidiary ARTS Ltd in relation to the issuance of five tranches with five different leading international banks worth of US$795 million as part of its securitization program (DPR). Read more
The deal BASEAK and Dentons provided legal advice on for Coca-Cola İçecek Anonim Şirketi (CCI) received the International Bond Deal of the Year Award at the Bonds & Loans Turkey 2018 Awards for being the most innovative transaction in terms of structure and complexity. Read more