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
March 29, 2017
February 21, 2017
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
February 17, 2017
The Capital Markets Board (“CMB”) amended the Communiqué on Debt Instruments (II-31.1) (“Debt Instruments Communiqué”) on 18 February 2017 via an amendment Communiqué published in the Official Gazette (“Amendment Communiqué”). Amendments introduced by the Amendment Communiqué are mostly in favor of issuers, such as reduced procedures for overseas issuances, ability for the issuer to buyback issued bonds, abandonment of the early redemption plan requirement and reduction in board fees. Read more
The Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMB) amended certain provisions of the (i) Communiqué Serial: II No: 15.1 on Material Events Disclosure (Material Events Disclosure Communiqué), (ii) Communiqué Serial: VII No: 128.6 on Public Disclosure Platform (Public Disclosure Platform Communiqué), and (iii) Communiqué Serial: III No: 37.1 on Principles Regarding Investment Services, Activities and Ancillary Services (Investment Communiqué). Read more
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Recent Press Releases
September 26, 2017
September 22, 2017
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Avukatlık Ortaklığı (“BASEAK”) and Dentons advised Coca-Cola İçecek Anonim Şirketi (“CCI”), the Coca-Cola bottler for Turkey, Central Asia, Pakistan and the Middle East, on its Rule 144A/Regulation S issuance of US$500 million 4.215% Notes due 2024. CCI is the first Turkish corporate issuer Eurobond market in 2017, and last issued in 2013. Read more
August 8, 2017
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership and Dentons were the breakfast sponsors of the IFN Forum Turkey 2017 which took place on September 14, 2017 in Crowne Plaza Istanbul Oryapark. Read more
Borsa Istanbul A.Ş. (“Borsa Istanbul”) introduced amendments to the Borsa Istanbul Listing Directive softening the listing rules on Borsa Istanbul. Recent amendments target to have more listed companies on Borsa Istanbul Star Market (Borsa Istanbul Yıldız Pazar). Read more