As a growing economy and a hub for international trade and investment, Turkey offers many opportunities in the banking and finance sector. However, with these opportunities come complex legal regulations and requirements that businesses and individuals must navigate.
At Turk Fortune, our team of experienced lawyers specialize in banking and finance law in Turkey, providing our clients with comprehensive legal advice and representation to ensure compliance and success.
Legal Framework for Banking and Finance in Turkey
The banking and finance sector in Turkey is regulated by several government agencies, including the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (in Turkish “BDDK”), the Capital Markets Board (in Turkish “SPK”), and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (in Turkish “TCMB”). These agencies oversee the licensing, regulation, and supervision of financial institutions, as well as the issuance and trading of securities.
The legal framework for banking and finance in Turkey is primarily governed by the Turkish Commercial Code (in Turkish “TTK”), the Law on Banks and Financial Institutions, the Capital Markets Law, and the Law on Payment and Securities Settlement Systems, Payment Services and Electronic Money Institutions.
Key Areas of Banking and Finance Law in Turkey
Some of the key areas of banking and finance law in Turkey that our lawyers specialize in include the following:
Our team provides legal advice and representation to banks and financial institutions on regulatory compliance, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financing.
Capital Markets Law
We advise clients on public offerings, private placements, securities trading, and compliance with Capital Markets Board regulations.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients on project finance transactions, including infrastructure, energy, and real estate projects.
Derivatives and Structured Finance
We provide legal advice on the structuring, documentation, and regulatory compliance of derivatives and structured finance transactions.
Payment Systems and
Our team advises clients on the establishment and regulation of payment systems, e-money institutions, and other fintech companies
Why Choose Turk Fortune?
At Turk Fortune, we understand the complex legal landscape of banking and finance law in Turkey, and have the experience and expertise to provide our clients with the highest quality legal advice and representation.
Our team is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the banking and finance sector, and works closely with our clients to ensure their compliance with regulatory requirements and successful outcomes.
If you are in need of legal advice or representation for your banking and finance needs in Turkey, contact Turk Fortune today to schedule a consultation with our experienced team of lawyers.
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