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BÜYÜKDERE CAD, BAHAR SOK NO 13, RIVER PLAZA KAT 11-12, LEVENT, SISLI, 34394 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 329 3000
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Fax +90 212 329 3001
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www.baseak.com

Şahin Ardıyok

Tel:
Work +90 212 329 3085
Email:
Balcioglu Selçuk Akman Keki

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust

Position

Partner, Head of Competition and Antitrust Group

Career

Şahin Ardıyok is a partner and the Head of Competition and Antitrust Group. He advises multinational corporations and large Turkish conglomerates, associations and government institutions on PPP projects, administrative law, consumer law, competition law, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and energy regulations, competition strategies and anti-dumping matters. Having 15 years of experience on both sides of the competition and regulation enforcement, he has unparalleled skills in competition law and regulatory activities of state institutions. Şahin has taken part in both defence and investigation teams, designed litigation strategies and presented arguments in hearings before Turkish Competition Authority. He was also involved in numerous cases related to competition law and regulations before Administrative Courts and Appeal Courts. Prior to joining the firm, Şahin worked in the Turkish Competition Authority as a competition law expert and in a prominent competition boutique as a partner. He is the delegate of Turkey to ICC Competition Commission and reports to IBA Competition Law Newsletter.

Languages

Turkish; English

Member

Istanbul Bar Association, 2005

Education

University of Chicago Law School, LLM, 2003; Univeristy of Ankara Institute of Social Sciences, MBA, 2000; University of Ankara Faculty of Law, LLB, 1997


Turkey

Competition

Within: Leading individuals

Şahin Ardıyok - Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki

Within: Competition

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki provides advice on pre-merger and post-merger market analysis, quantitative analysis on unilateral conduct, competition compliance programmes and also represents clients in TCA investigations. Turkven Private Equity received advice on the competition law aspects of the acquisition of shares of Zirve Yazılım Bilgi Teknolojileri. Other clients include BASF, Cargill and Coca-Cola. The ‘dedicated’ team is headed by Şahin Ardıyok and provides ‘regular updates and precise guidance with a hands-on approach’. Counsel Bora Ikiler joined from Moroglu Arseven; associate Dilara Yesilyaprak is also recommended.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki handles regulatory compliance and investigations, renewables, PPP and infrastructure projects, disputes, financing, transactions, joint ventures, contracts and agreements. The team recently advised Yapı ve Kredi Bankası on its $44.5m loan to finance solar power projects. Other clients include ACWA Power, Statkraft Energy and OMV. Barlas Balcıoğlu heads the team with support from Şahin Ardıyok. Counsel Ceren Su is also recommended.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki handles data protection, e-commerce, e-payment, internet law, mobile communications, broadcasting, licensing and regulatory matters. Clients include BN Telekom and Silknet. Galip Selçuk, Özgür Akman and Şahin Ardıyok head the team. Kağan Dora joined from Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm.

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