Istanbul | Turkey


Levent Mah.
Ebulula Mardin Cad. No:55
34330 Besiktas

5G Spectrum Auctions in Kinstellar Jurisdictions

December 2019 – The 5G rollout is a hot topic throughout Europe, with the anticipated deployment due shortly, and availability in the EU expected from 2020. The 5G infrastructure will open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors...

Under the microscope: How the Turkish Competition Authority finds out about unnotified transactions

October 2019 – Similar to many other European jurisdictions, the Turkish merger control regime requires that mergers and acquisitions that exceed certain jurisdictional thresholds are notified. Failure to notify a notifiable transaction may not only...

Kinstellar strengthens its team in Turkey with appointment of Bulut Girgin as Counsel and head of Competition and Compliance

October 2019 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Bulut Girgin has joined the Istanbul office as Counsel and head of the firm’s local Competition and Compliance practice.

Kinstellar teams up with partner law firm in Istanbul, Turkey

September 2019 – We are pleased to announce that Kinstellar has teamed up with the Turkish law firm Gen & Temizer │Özer (GTO) to enhance our ability to meet client needs in Turkey.
The firm and the team
GTO is a full-service corporate...

Can claimants in Turkey receive a refund of court fees?

April 2017 – A significant issue to be considered by potential claimants intending to initiate a lawsuit in Turkey is the “court fee” required to be deposited with the court when filing a lawsuit.
Depending on the type of the case, a certain...

The Turkish General Assembly of Civil Chambers of the Court of Appeals preserved its decision on the amendment of the pleading after the decision of overturn

April 2017 – The General Assembly of Civil Chambers of the Court of Appeals of Turkey (“General Assembly”) has preserved the decision of the Joint Chambers of the Court of Appeal dated 4 February 1948 (numbered 1944/10 and 1948/3; the “Joint...

The importance in Turkey of submitting a petition for response within the statutory time period

March 2017 – There is no doubt that the most critical element determining the outcome of a case is the evidence submitted to the court. In this article, we will focus on the legal consequences of failing to submit a petition of response, which, within...

Turkish Competition Authority publishes amendment to Communiqué on mergers & acquisitions

March 2017 – The Turkish Competition Authority has recently published a communiqué (number 2017/2) ("the Communiqué") amending its "Communiqué On Mergers and Acquisitions Requiring the Approval of the Competition Board" (number 2010/4).

Transparency International 2016 Corruption Perception Index – How are CEE, CIS and the Balkans doing?

February 2017 – Transparency International (“TI”) has recently published its Corruption Perceptions Index (“CPI”) for 2016, which surveys 176 countries and territories. Scores range from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The index is...

Kinstellar advises Arkema on the acquisition of Den Braven

August 2016 – Kinstellar advised Arkema SA, a global innovative chemical company, on the acquisition of the Dutch sealant-and-adhesives maker Den Braven from Egeria, a Benelux buyout house, in a deal valued at EUR 485 million. The transaction was managed...