Capital Market Law

Our Office gives legal counseling and Advocacy services to local or foreign natural or legal persons, for the preparation, in accordance with the clients’ request and needs, of the Articles of Incorporation or the internal regulation of investment funds, bills off exchange and bond funds, common stock funds, sector funds, participation funds, foreign unit trusts, precious metals funds, gold funds, mixed funds, liquid funds, variable funds, index funds, guarantied funds, hedge funds, special funds or free investment funds of open joint stock companies, intermediary firms, intermediary firm’s agencies, investments trusts, portfolio management companies, venture-capital trusts, real estate investment companies, infrastructure real estate investment companies, venture capital investment companies, futures brokerage firms which want to be established with local and foreign capital or the evaluation of already prepared Articles of Incorporation and the internal regulation and the modification in accordance with the clients’ interests, the pecuniary or non-pecuniary establishment and the fulfillment of operations necessary for starting the activity, and obtaining the required authorizations from SPK and the other public authorities to that end, the evaluation of the non-pecuniary capital for non-pecuniary establishments, the registration and publication of the establishment, the realization of the Articles of Incorporation modifications and in particular the capital increase and decrease operations by internal or external pecuniary or non-pecuniary resources and obtaining the required authorizations from SPK and the other public authorities to that end, the evaluation of the non-pecuniary capital for non-pecuniary capital increases, the use of pre-emption rights, the taking of necessary decisions to that end, the registration and publication of the capital increase or decrease, the branch offices’ or liaison offices’ opening and closing operations for the said establishments situated in Turkey or abroad, the obtaining of the required authorization from the Undersecretariat of the Treasury and from the other public authorities, the taking of decisions necessary to that end, the registration and publication of the opening or the closing of branch offices, the determination of signing authorities and in particular the preparation of the declarations and the circular of signatures in accordance with the clients’ request and needs, the taking of decisions to that end, the registration and the publication of the signing authorities and the authorized signatories, the transfer, the merger or change of legal form or the demerger or the change of shares of such establishments with their assets and liabilities, the realization of the necessary operations for subscribing to those establishments, the preparation of the contracts necessary to these operations in accordance with the clients’ request and needs or the evaluation of already prepared contracts and the modification in accordance with the clients’ interests, the taking of decisions to that end, the registration and publication of the said operations, the evaluation of such establishments by way of legal due diligence, the obtaining of required authorizations from the SPK and from the other public authorities for the issuance of capital markets instruments like shares, non-voting shares, coupons, bills of exchange, convertible bonds, participation bonds, dividend shares, participating dividend shares, profit and loss sharing certificates, banks bills and bank guaranteed bills, commercial papers, precious metal bonds, asset backed securities, real estate certificates, foreign capital markets’ instruments, depositary receipts, mortgage-backed securities, mortgage based securities, corporate warrants, intermediary establishment warrants, asset guaranteed securities, the registration of such papers in the establishment’s register and the obtaining of the requires authorization from concerned public authorities to that end and the taking of decisions necessary to that end, the preparation of sale and purchase contracts, futures, options and forward contracts for such papers, in accordance with the clients’ request and needs or the evaluation and modification of already prepared contracts in accordance with the clients’ interests, the organization of the General Assembly and Boards of Managers’ meetings of such establishments, the providing of legal opinion concerning the resolutions taken during the General Assembly and the Boards of Managers’ meeting, the registration and publication of the resolutions which needs to be registered and published, the giving of support for keeping the shareholders stock register and the minute book, the preparation of brokerage, consultancy and management contracts in accordance with the clients’ request and needs or the modifications of already prepared contracts in accordance with the clients’ interests, the preparation of reports concerning the suitability of contracts to be concluded by those establishments within the Turkish laws and regulations, the realization of operations for terminating such establishments and for the deregistration from the trade register, the obtaining of necessary authorization from the SPK and from other public authorities to that end, the registration and publication of the termination of such establishments and of their deregistration from the trade registry, the bringing of lawsuits concerning the annulment of such establishments’ General Assemblies’ resolutions, the bringing of lawsuits for the responsibility of members of Board of Management and Board of Supervisors, the bringing of lawsuits concerning the termination and the dissolution of such establishments, or the defense of clients where such action are brought against them, and all sorts of services regarding the capital market law.