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Burcu Tuzcu Ersin

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Moroglu Arseven

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Corporate, commercial, M&A, compliance, private equity, venture capital and angel investment.


Burcu’s work includes all aspects of business law, specializing particularly in mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, corporate law and corporate re-structuring, securities law, venture capital, angel investments and emerging growth. She works closely with clients on regulatory and compliance matters including anti-corruption and international economic sanctions, as well as data protection. Burcu regularly advises major Turkish conglomerates and international companies in corporate transactions and corporate counselling matters, M&A, as well as complex and high value financing issues. Her work covers a wide range of industries including, telecommunications and information technologies, energy, retail, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate and construction.


Istanbul Bar Association, 2003.


English and Turkish


Burcu is a member of the International Bar Association and ITechLaw, plus the corporate law and securities law groups of the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD). She is a board member of Common Purpose Turkey, as well as active in Şeffaflık Derneği, the Turkish chapter of Transparency International.


Ankara University, School of Law, 2001; Istanbul Bilgi University, LL.M. in Business Law, 2006.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Moroglu Arseven advises banks, financial institutions and corporations on new ventures, foreign investment, securities, venture capital and emerging growth. Other areas of expertise include lending transactions, refinancing and regulatory work. Clients include Vicat, ACT Venture Capital and 212 Capital Partners. Seyfi Moroğlu and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin head the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Moroglu Arseven is adept at handling cross-border transactions, M&A and also corporate and commercial advisory work. Other areas of expertise include post-merger and post-acquisition advice, contracts, share transfers, due diligence and contentious matters. Clients include Samsung, British American Tobacco, May Agro Seeds, Vicat and Insider. Seyfi Moroğlu, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Benan Arseven head the team.

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Within: Competition

Moroglu Arseven develops competition compliance programmes for clients and advises on merger control reviews, competition law aspects of supply and distribution contracts, regulatory filings for exemptions and clearances and TCA investigations. Clients include British American Tobacco, Yusen Logistics Turkey and Vicat Turkey. Seyfi Moroğlu, Benan Arseven and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin are the key practitioners. Bora İkiler left to join Balcioglu Selçuk Akman Keki.

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Within: Compliance

Moroglu Arseven handles a broad range of regulatory compliance issues and risk mitigation matters. Areas of expertise include anti-corruption, anti-terrorism, antitrust, international trade remedies and sanctions, business crimes, corporate governance, employment law and privacy. Key sectors of expertise include healthcare, fintech, media and advertising, food and beverage and industrial manufacturing. The team is co-headed by five partners: Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, Orçun Çetinkaya, Benan Arseven, Seyfi Moroğlu and Ertunç Şirin.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The large dispute resolution team at Moroglu Arseven is headed by Orçun Çetinkaya, Seyfi Moroğlu, Benan Arseven, Işık Özdoğan and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin. Areas of expertise include distribution, agency and portfolio compensation issues, business crime, employment disputes, ADR, tax litigation, IP disputes, sports disputes and debt collection. Senior associate Fulya Kurar joined from Pinsent Masons Danismanlik Hizmetleri Avukatlik Ortakligi.

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Within: Energy

Moroglu Arseven handles various aspects of energy-related matters including transactional, regulatory, strategic, commercial and technical. Areas of expertise include compliance strategies, risk mitigation, litigation, investigations, governance, banking, corporate and M&A matters. It also deals with project finance and cross-border energy distribution. Benan Arseven, Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Seyfi Moroğlu are the key practitioners.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Moroglu Arseven is adept at handling regulatory, compliance, data protection and e-commerce issues as well as technology-related acquisitions. Other areas of expertise include cloud services, gaming, cybercrime, and start-up financing. Samsung, Amazon and Twitter are all clients of the eight-partner team, which includes key practitioners Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Işık Özdoğan.

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