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ABDI IPEKÇI CAD. 19-1 NISANTASI, 34367 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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Work +90 212 377 4700
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Fax +90 212 377 4799
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www.morogluarseven.com

Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Moroglu Arseven

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
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Moroglu Arseven

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.

Leading individuals

Benan Arseven - Moroglu Arseven

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 4

Moroglu Arseven

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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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 1

Moroglu Arseven

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
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Moroglu Arseven

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.

Leading individuals

Orçun Çetinkaya - Moroglu Arseven

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Moroglu Arseven

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
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Moroglu Arseven

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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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Moroglu Arseven

Moroglu Arseven covers the full range of IP matters including trade mark transactions and registration, copyright, patent enforcement and litigation, prosecution and anti-counterfeiting programmes. Key sectors of expertise include IT, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, retail and automotive. The team represents various high-profile clients including Starbucks, Samsung, Twitter, Amazon and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Practice head Işık Özdoğan specialises in developing customised anti-counterfeiting programmes. Gökçe İzgi and Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar are recommended alongside senior associate Ece Berkman.

Leading individuals

Işık Özdoğan - Moroglu Arseven

Next Generation Partners

Ece Berkman - Moroglu Arseven

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 1

Moroglu Arseven

Moroglu Arseven advises media and entertainment clients on corporate, tax, competition and regulatory issues as well as on celebrity image protection, advertising and licensing. It also handles sport-related dispute resolution and arbitration, and provides pre-publication review services for Turkey-related content to multimedia outlets. Benan Arseven specialises in sports law, Orçun Çetinkaya is adept at handling dispute resolution and dispute avoidance matters and Işık Özdoğan focuses on sector-specific IP matters.

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