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ORJIN MASLAK, ESKI BUYUKDERE CADDESI NO:27, K:11, MASLAK, 34398 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 366 4700
Fax:
Fax +90 212 290 2355
Email:
Web:
https://www.paksoy.av.tr

Serdar Paksoy

Tel:
Work +90 212 366 4757
Email:
Web:
www.paksoy.av.tr
Paksoy

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Anti Corruption and White Collar Crime, Corporate Governance

Position

Serdar Paksoy is the founder and senior partner of the firm. For over 30 years of his experience, he has been actively advising foreign investors and assisting them in their transactions and also disputes work in Turkey and abroad. Serdar’s practice focuses on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, white collar crimes, investigations and dispute resolution. He extensively advises clients on matters involving cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, strategic investments, investigations and litigation across a wide range of sectors from financial services, banking, retail, transportation, logistics and manufacturing to energy, insurance, health care and pharmaceuticals. Serdar is the head of Paksoy’s litigation and dispute resolution practice and an active trial lawyer in arbitration. He has extensive experience in matters acting for many clients as an advocate in courts including commercial litigation, administrative lawsuits, corporate governance, insolvency, investigations, white-collar crimes and securities litigation. Serdar has acted for parties in Turkish court actions relating to shareholder conflicts, construction law, investigations, internal controls, company law, contractual conflicts, product liability, tax litigation, administrative law proceedings, and concessionary disputes. He has represented investors and sovereigns in international arbitrations before various arbitral institutions including the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, ICC and ICSID rules.

Career

Serdar is a listed arbitrator from Turkey for the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. He is the country chair and representative of Dispute Resolution International in Turkey. He is also a listed arbitrator of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Center.

Languages

English, Turkish

Member

Istanbul Bar Association, International Bar Association, Russian Arbitration Association, IBA Regulation of Lawyers’ Compliance Committee, IBA Arbitration Committee, IBA Drivers of Corruption Sub-Committee, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, British Chamber of Commerce in Istanbul, Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the CILS, Austria (Honorary Member), Corporate Governance Association of Turkey.

Education

Istanbul University, School of Business, MBA
Istanbul University, School of Law


Turkey

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Paksoy provides full service arbitration and litigation capabilities in various sectors including financial services, infrastructure, chemicals, healthcare, construction, manufacturing, automotive, real estate, insurance and TMT. It continues to act for a car manufacturer in regulatory action in Turkey. 'Highly knowledgeable and experienced' practice head Serdar Paksoy is supported by senior associate Simel Sarıalioğlu. 'Sharp litigator and seasoned arbitration specialist' Yasemin Semiz made senior associate. Former practice co-head Gökhan Bozkurt left in May 2017 to set up litigation boutique Bozkurt Bozkurt Attorney Partnership.

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  • SQUEEZE-OUT RIGHT IN PUBLIC COMPANIES -- TURKEY

    Squeeze-out and sell-out rights in Turkish public companies are regulated by the Communiqué on Squeeze-Out and Sell-Out Rights (the " Communiqué ") published in the Official Gazette dated 2 January 2014 effective as of 1 July 2014. The Communiqué was issued by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (the " CMB ") in accordance with the Capital Markets Law and regulates the right to squeeze-out minority shareholders by the controlling shareholder and the minority shareholders' rights to exit the public company by selling their shares to the majority shareholder.
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