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Within Banking, finance and capital markets, Çaga & Çaga is a third tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga provides financing, restructuring and capital markets regulatory advice. Clients include domestic and international banks and financial institutions. The firm has expertise in Turkish capital markets regulatory matters. Erdem Değerlı is the key contact.

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Within Competition, tier 4

Çaga & Çaga has a strong following in the media and entertainment sector, where it provides both advisory and contentious competition law services. Ömer Yigit Aykan is the main contact.

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Within Corporate and M&A, Çaga & Çaga is a second tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga has broad experience with particular experience in M&A in the media and advertising sector. Erdem Degerli and Duygu Acar are names to note. Sadly, former practice head Barbaros Çaga passed away in 2013.

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Within Dispute resolution, Çaga & Çaga is a second tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga has expertise handling commercial and corporate disputes as well as cases involving tax, intellectual property and air transport issues. The firm has also represented media clients in disputes with the Advertisement Directorate of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Erdem Degerli is a key contact. Sadly, Barbaros Çaga passed away in 2013.

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Within Intellectual property, Çaga & Çaga is a third tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga has a strong client following in the media sector and expertise advising on trade marks, licensing and franchise agreements. Ömer Yigit Aykan heads the team.

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Within IT and telecoms, Çaga & Çaga is a third tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga advises technology clients on general corporate and commercial matters. Erdem Degerli is the main contact.

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Within Media and entertainment, Çaga & Çaga is a first tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga’s well-regarded media practice has experience advising clients on investments in the sector, and also advises on advertising regulations. Idil Çaga Degerli, Yusuf Ziya Berk and Erdem Degerli are the key names.

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Within Privatisation, Çaga & Çaga is a third tier firm,

Erdem Degerli is Çaga & Çaga’s main privatisation lawyer. The firm has experience representing clients in disputes with the TPA.

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Within Shipping, aviation and transport, Çaga & Çaga is a first tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga’s strong aviation practice advises on various matters including aircraft leasing contracts, industry M&A and air transport disputes. The firm also represents clients before the regulatory authorities. Erdem Degerli is the key name to note.

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Within Tax, Çaga & Çaga is a second tier firm,

Çaga & Çaga’s broad tax team undertakes advisory work as well as tax litigation. İdil Çaga is the primary contact. Sadly, former practice head Barbaros Çaga passed away in 2013.

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    The Turkish Petroleum Law, a touchstone for goals of attracting foreign investors to Turkish petroleum industry entered into force on 11 June 2013 and has been introduced as a revolution in oil and gas industry as it was leveling the playing field for foreign investors and removing the privileged rights of the state company. 
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