Sponsored briefing: The impact of ESG on M&A transactions

Sponsored briefing: The impact of ESG on M&A transactions

In recent years, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have become increasingly important to shareholders and boards, as the regulatory landscape has developed quickly in multiple jurisdictions, and the financial and reputational risks of non-compliance with ESG regulation and best practice have increased. Listed companies, large corporates, private equity funds and financial institutions are all …

Sponsored briefing: Utilising offshore structures for digital assets

Sponsored briefing: Utilising offshore structures for digital assets

Conyers’ Barnabas Finnigan and Eric Flaye on how offshore jurisdictions have positioned themselves to take advantage of recent developments The development of blockchain applications and the rapid growth of cryptocurrencies and other virtual assets have opened up new opportunities in the fintech space in recent years. Increasingly, sophisticated investors are seeking ways to access this …

Sponsored briefing: Q&A with ASC Law’s senior management

Sponsored briefing: Q&A with ASC Law’s senior management

What do you consider are the biggest achievements of ASC Law since being founded 21 years ago? (MA, ZC, OB) Murat Aksu (MA): I think I can speak for all of us in that we are all thrilled, 20 years on, by what we have built. All three of us had been working for large …

Sponsored firm focus: Focus on Aksu Çalıskan Beygo Attorney Partnership

Sponsored firm focus: Focus on Aksu Çalıskan Beygo Attorney Partnership

Esentepe Mah. Harman Sok. No. 5, Harmancı Giz Plaza Kat 16, Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey 34394 T: +90 212 284 98 82 | E: info@aschukuk.com | www.aschukuk.com Practice areas: arbitration, banking and finance, capital markets, commercial (including project development and finance), corporate, debt restructuring, labour/employment, litigation, M&A, probate, real estate

Sponsored briefing: Turkey: A paradise for startups and angel investors

Sponsored briefing: Turkey: A paradise for startups and angel investors

New and bold ideas often come from young people. We see the effect the new generations have on innovative technologies, especially due to the increase in digitalisation and the adaptation of the older generation to digital life being slower than the younger generation. Startups are on the minds of most of the young business people …

Sponsored briefing: Understanding SAFEs and complexities in the ‘Simple’

Sponsored briefing: Understanding SAFEs and complexities in the ‘Simple’

I. Understanding SAFEs SAFE is an acronym for ‘Simple Agreement for Future Equity’ that is concluded between investors and the target startups; where the investors give the funds to startups in advance, in exchange for a promise from the company to give shares to the investor at a future date when the startup raises money …

Sponsored briefing: The metaverse law – are we ready for the challenge?

Sponsored briefing: The metaverse law – are we ready for the challenge?

We are witnessing unexampled times… In the light of the pandemic, there have been economic ramifications in Turkey and all around the world. Yet, this was also an opportunity for finding tools in order to ensure business continuity, since no one had any idea on when the pandemic will cease. Thankfully, we are in an …

Sponsored briefing: Use requirement of trade marks and potential consequences of non-use under Turkish law

Sponsored briefing: Use requirement of trade marks and potential consequences of non-use under Turkish law

Under the Industrial Property Law numbered 6769 (IP Law), an important obligation imposed on trade mark owners after obtaining registration is the requirement to use the trade mark. The IP Law attaches two important potential consequences for non-use of the trade marks, after the completion of the five-year grace period. First, the trade mark can …

Sponsored briefing: Formation of contracts by electronic means in Turkey

Sponsored briefing: Formation of contracts by electronic means in Turkey

The rapid development of industrialisation and globalisation has resulted in the rise of the computer age. With the recent advancement in the areas of computer technology, telecommunications and information technology, living and business styles of people have been significantly changed. Electronic commerce is one of the products of this change that has a major economic …