September 22, 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.
The annual forum successfully connected public officials, participation banks, asset management companies and legal firms from across the Middle East and South Asia regions.
This year the IFN Forum hosted well experienced speakers and panelists who shed light on a variety of key points regarding sukuk issuances throughout the region and discussed the issues in sukuk issuances in Turkey. Some of the most important topics discussed at the Forum were: participation banking and finance in Turkey, the evolution of Turkish collective investment schemes and the opportunities for shariah compliant investment options, funding infrastructure requirements in Turkey and financial technology.
BASEAK Partner Müfit Arapoğlu attended the IFN dialogue session to discuss the problems and opportunities in the market with selected market participants while Dentons partner Alex Roussos participated in the “Race for Sukuk Issuances in Turkey” discussion. Dentons Istanbul Partner Tamsyn Mileham and BASEAK Counsel Yasemin Saris together with Associates Arzu Inoğlu, Cenk Yılgör and Ayşegül Şifaver also attended sessions.
About Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership is an Istanbul-based full service law firm with a team of 75-plus lawyers and economists. Our practice focuses on a wide range of areas including real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, banking, project finance, capital markets, competition and anti-trust, employment, litigation and arbitration, telecommunication, regulatory and public law and intellectual property. We represent and advise Turkish and multinational clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in the banking and finance, private equity, real estate, manufacturing, hospitality and leisure, retail, automotive, energy, information technology, life sciences, luxury fashion and beauty, and media sectors.