Turkish lawyer Emre Botan Kumet has joined Copyright Capital as its Head of Legal & Business Affairs in London.
Dentons Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki has advised Hedef Filo on its acquisition of Letgo Mobil. The Amsterdam office of Allen & Overy reportedly advised OLX Autos on the sale.
Dentons Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki has advised Adsby on its seed funding round led by Inveo Ventures and including KT Portfoy Yonetimi Lonca GSYF and angel investors.
Clifford Chance and its Turkish affiliate Ciftci Attorney Partnership have advised joint bookrunners BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Securities, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, MUFG Securities EMEA, PNC Capital Markets, and Bank of China (Europe) on the successful USD 800 million offering of 9.50% senior secured notes by WE Soda Holdings Investment.
On October 3, 2023, GKC Partners announced that TotalEnergies Renewables' acquisition of a 50% stake in Turkey's Ronesans Enerji (reported by CEE Legal Matters on August 18, 2023) had closed.
On October 6, 2023, the Bozoglu Izgi Attorney Partnership announced it is joining forces with Dentons Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki, with Elvan Sevi Bozoglu and Mehmet Feridun Izgi joining BASEAK as Partners alongside an additional 19 lawyers and two trainees from their team.
As a result of the expanding adoption of blockchain technologies worldwide, lawmakers seek to introduce regulatory frameworks to compete in the ever-fast-growing field, particularly when it comes to crypto assets. As these assets spark debates in the financial world and among regulators, some countries’ lawmakers adopt regulations to define their legal status, whereas others choose to remain silent.
Cashless and contactless interactions have dramatically increased over the last few years, driven by several factors, such as the increasing adoption of smartphones, the growth of e-commerce, and the need for contactless payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital transactions have become commonplace and straightforward daily for many users in every field. Most consumers switch from traditional payments with plastic cards to online payments via smartphone apps.