Bank and Finance Law

Our Office gives legal counseling and Advocacy services to local or foreign natural or legal persons, concerning the preparation of contracts related to investment operations in Turkish Lire, or foreign exchange deposit accounts or checking accounts, shares, repurchase agreements, foreign exchanges, investment funds, bonds, treasury bills, futures exchanges, arbitrage, Eurobonds, gold accounts, to credit operations like cash or non-cash credit, bill or commodity advanced credit (Lombard), discounting of negotiable instrument and negotiation credit, forfeiting credit, syndicated loans, housing finance credit, advance operating, financing, pre-financing, current accounts, acceptance, surety, endorsement credits, to money transfer operations like money orders, electronic fund transfers, payment order or swift, to letters of credit, to payment operations such as those against goods or documents, to consigning or custody operations, to leasing operations, to project financing and other banking operations, which are prepared in accordance with the clients request and needs or the evaluation of already prepared contracts and the modification in the interest of the client, the preparation of reports related to the suitability of the contract to be signed by banks within the Turkish legislation, the preparation of the Article of Incorporation in accordance with the clients request and needs or the evaluation of already prepared Articles of Incorporation and the modification in the interest of the client for banks, finance holding companies, asset management companies, rating companies that want to be established with local or foreign capital, the realization operation for the establishment and the starting of the activities, and, the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from BDDK and the other concerned public authorities to that end, the registration and the publication of the establishment, the realization of the change of the Articles of Incorporation and in particular the increase and decrease of the capital by internal or external funds, and the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from BDDK and the other concerned public authorities to that end, the use of the pre-emption rights, the taking of necessary decisions for that purpose, the registration and publication of the increase or decrease of capital, the opening or the closing of a branch office or a liaison office for banks established in Turkey or abroad and the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from BDDK and the other concerned public authorities to that end, the taking of necessary decisions for that purpose, the registration and publication of the opening or the closing, the determination of the authorized signatories, and in particular the preparation of the declaration and the circular of signatures in accordance with the request and the needs of the clients, the notification to those who will be appointed to the head of banks to the BDDK and the other public authorities, the taking of decisions for that end, the registration and the publication of the authorized signatories and the signing authority, the transfer of banks with their assets and liabilities, their merger, their change of legal form or demerger or change of shares, the realization of the operations which are necessary for the subscriptions to banks, the preparation of the contracts related to these operations in accordance with the clients requests and needs or the evaluation of already prepared contracts and the modification in the interest of the client, the taking of necessary decisions for that purpose, the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from BDDK and the other concerned public authorities to that end, the registration and publication of the said operations, the evaluation of banks by a legal due diligence, the issuance of negotiable documents like stocks, certificates, bills of exchange, redeemed shares, the taking of necessary decisions for that purpose, the organization of General Assembly, Boards of Managers meetings, of banks, the providing of legal opinion concerning the resolutions taken during General Assembly and Boards of Managers meeting, the registration and publication of the resolutions which need to be registered and published, the realization of procedures concerning the transfer or the acquisition of shares, the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from the BDDK and from the other concerned public authorities, the helping in the keeping of the shareholders stock register and the minute book, the obtaining of the necessary authorization for obtaining supporting services, the preparation of contracts related to the supporting services in accordance with the clients requests and needs or the evaluation of already prepared contracts and the modification in the interest of the client, the realization of closing of banks operations and the erasure of entry in the register and the taking of necessary decisions for that purpose, the obtaining of the necessary authorizations from BDDK and the other concerned public authorities to that end, the registration and publication of the closing of banks and the erasure of entry in the register, the bringing of lawsuits such as lawsuits for the annulment of the resolution of the General Assembly, lawsuits against members of the management, the director and supervisory board and the supervisory and credit committee of the bank, lawsuits against members of the management board for breach of noncompetition, lawsuits for annulment or dissolution of the bank, or the defending of client in lawsuits of this nature, and the providing of all sorts of services related to the bank law.