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Benan Arseven

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Moroglu Arseven

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Corporate, commercial, M&A, energy, tax and sports law.


Benan has wide experience in corporate and commercial law, along with related dispute resolution. He advises clients regarding joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and leasing matters, private equity projects, as well as every aspect of marketing and distribution agreements. Benan’s clients operate in a range of industries, from energy and industrial through to consumer electronics manufacturing. He regularly provides corporate counselling advice to local, foreign and multi-national clients, including multiple Fortune 500 companies. Benan advises on the legal and practical aspects of distributorship and agency issues, employment law matters, commercial agreements, project-based disputes and tax considerations, among others.


Istanbul Bar Association 1997; Registered Trademark Attorney, 1997. Benan was a founding partner of Moroğlu Arseven in 2000.


English and Turkish.


Benan was a founding member in the MIT Enterprise Forum of Turkey and on the Audit Committee of the DAV German Bar Association Turkey. He is also a member of the International Bar Association, International Sports Lawyers Association, as well as Union Internationale des Avocats and the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey.


Istanbul University, School of Law 1996.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Benan Arseven - Moroglu Arseven

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 Morońülu, 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 Morońülu, Benan Arseven¬†and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin¬†are the key practitioners. Bora ńįkiler¬†left to join Balcioglu Sel√ßuk 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, Or√ßun √áetinkaya, Benan Arseven, Seyfi Morońülu¬†and Ertun√ß Ňěirin.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The large dispute resolution team at Moroglu Arseven¬†is headed by Or√ßun √áetinkaya, Seyfi Morońülu, Benan Arseven, IŇüńĪk √Ėzdońüan¬†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 Morońülu¬†are the key practitioners.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

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, Or√ßun √áetinkaya¬†is adept at handling dispute resolution and dispute avoidance matters and IŇüńĪk √Ėzdońüan¬†focuses on sector-specific IP matters.

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