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LAVAZIM MAHALLESI AYDIN SITESI, YAZGULU SOKAK VILLA NO 2C, 34340 BESIKTAS, TURKEY
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Commercial, corporate and M&A Real estate and construction

Commercial, corporate and M&A

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Corporate and M&A is the largest practice at ADMD and the firm offers a very wide range of services. Lawyers of ADMD have abundant knowledge for drafting and assessing contracts and providing legal support. The firm offers a unique protective approach and refrains from 'over-lawyering' in contract drafting and negotiations and its experience in contract litigation gives it an insight to evaluate even the most negligible issues very carefully.

ADMD has an impeccable record of accomplishment to help foreign investments to run smooth and efficient processes and almost 70% of its clients are foreign investors operating in Turkey. The firm acts as a guide for investors assisting them to understand the legal and economic environment of Turkey.

ADMD handles dozens of M&A deals every year and assist to a variety of issues regarding asset sales, stock sales, reverse, exit or cash-out mergers, leveraged buy-outs, employee stock options, venture capital transactions, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Its members are extremely experienced in drafting, negotiation and execution services for share transfers and corporate bureaucracy, pre and post deal due diligence services, M&A tax structuring and deal closings including escrow arrangements. The firm also has an unparalleled expertise in compliance issues. Services include structuring of operational procedures in regulated businesses, adaptation for cross-border transactions, compliance requirements for mergers and acquisitions, review and revision of standardized business contracts and formats, assessment of operations, coding, billing, recording and accounting practices.

The firm’s practice contains services such as structuring of operational procedures in regulated businesses, adaptation for cross-border transactions, compliance requirements for mergers and acquisitions, review and revision of standardized business contracts and formats, assessment of operations, coding, billing, recording and accounting practices.

ADMD offers legal services specifically tailored for online businesses. These services include; structuring of internet start-up companies, handling issues in relation with spam mail, fraud, defamation, unfair competition and false advertisement over the internet, unauthorized access and hacking of systems and websites, issues of online domain, trademarks and copyrights, establishment of online subscription systems, protection of private and personal information submitted on the internet, service standard commitments by online companies and infrastructure providers, online payment models, viral and regular advertisement and placements on the internet etc. ADMD also offers intellectual property services including copyrights and licensing for specialized needs of online publishers, social media platforms and ecommerce companies.

ADMD has been extremely active in the field of privatizations as well and is qualified to assist clients in all stages of privatizations including data-room and due diligence services, clearance, attendance, guarantee deposits and process of bidding in tenders, review and negotiations of takeover and concession agreements, structuring of new management following privatizations.

ADMD also offers additional corporate services including virtual office formations, corporate secretary services, company management services on fiduciary basis, supervision and reporting of accounting and tax submissions through outsourced CPA’s etc. and it offers documentary services such as research and review of any litigation records, administrative files, commercial registrations, independent agency rulings.

Real estate and construction

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Real estate and construction is one of the most esteemed practices at ADMD and we offer a wide range of services.

Since Turkish construction and real estate sector is booming for the last ten years, legal consulting to construction projects has been one of our strong suits among ADMD's practices. Our members are experienced in handling multifaceted transactions, involving billions of dollars of construction for numerous projects containing complex phasing. We provide support to our clients on all legal aspects of a construction project, from the initial drafting of the contracts, to post-construction deals and dispute resolution. Our lawyers can assist for drafting contracts for planning, design, engineering, program, project and construction management and we provide services for preparation of bidding documents, sales and leasing procedures and any and all related subjects in relation with constructions including zoning, financing and securitization details.

We assist our clients for real estate due diligence as well, and we offer efficient service packages for foreign investors interested in Turkish real estate market. In addition to traditional real estate leasing services, we are experienced in providing consolidated support for commercial real estate projects and building management. Accordingly, we assist many of such projects where our members deal with all lease and rent related issues for the purposes of execution, maintenance, collection and eviction.

Turkey welcomes around 30 million international tourists every year and it is the seventh most popular tourist location in the world. Turkey offers various features including tourism for the purposes of culture, leisure, health and business in all four seasons. Our real estate practice also co-exists with our hospitality, resort and timeshare services. Hospitality industry contains a wide range of services and needs to tackle many different legal issues as businesses. We assist our clients in this sector from purchasing land and securing permits for hotel development to drafting franchise agreements for chains. We serve to hotels and resorts, restaurants, nightclubs, spas and their service and product suppliers. Our services contain subjects such as drafting, negotiating and execution of franchise and management agreements, structuring of joint ventures, assisting to financing issues, development and planning of projects, construction, land use and zoning issues, issues of employment, drafting of rules for procurement and operational agreements and complex fiduciary, franchise and management litigation. ADMD has a solid reputation as one of the most prominent and efficient legal service providers for the purposes of hotel franchising and management agreements.

Since one of the biggest land vendors to the real estate sector is still the State in Turkey, our real estate practice also is interlinked with our privatization practice as well. ADMD is well qualified to assist clients in all stages of privatization including data-room and due diligence services, clearance, attendance, guarantee deposits and process of bidding in tenders, review and negotiations of takeover and concession agreements, structuring of new management following privatizations. We also offer litigation of privatization related disputes before commercial and administrative courts.

Legal Developments by:
ADMD/Mavioglu & Alkan Law Office

  • OBLIGATION TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT A LAWYER ON CONTINUOUS BASIS FOR JOINT STOCK COMPANIES IN TURKEY

    Joint-stock companies with a registered capital equal to 5 (five) times or more of the minimum amount stipulated in Article 272 of the Turkish Commercial Code and building cooperatives with a membership number of 100 (one-hundred) or more are obliged to have/employ a contracted lawyer. Legal entities failing to comply with the provisions of this paragraph will be penalized by public prosecutors with a fine in the gross amount of one month’s minimum wage, effective for workers in the industrial sector older than sixteen years of age on the date of the crime, for each month spent without a lawyer under contract.
    - ADMD Law Office

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