Turkish Business and Commercial Law in Turkey

The Turkish Commercial Code and Turkish Code of Obligations regulate corporate law. For more information about business and corporate law in Turkey, please visit our website.

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Turkish Business and Commercial Law in Turkey

Turkish Business and Commercial Law in Turkey

Istanbul Corporate Law

We are the Istanbul Corporate Law Firm, and we offer corporate legal services to foreign companies in Turkey. We can help you acquire a company in Turkey, merge two companies together or establish a new one of your own.

We provide all kinds of legal advice for our clients—from tax planning and litigation support to contract review and dispute resolution. We also offer assistance with establishing foreign-owned companies in Istanbul, as well as setting up partnerships with local businesses that help strengthen your presence there.

Our team is comprised of five experienced lawyers who have been practicing law since 1996; they know the ins-and-outs of Turkish corporate law inside out! Whether its negotiating contracts or structuring joint ventures between foreign enterprises and local entities, our attorneys will make sure everything goes smoothly so you can focus on meeting business goals rather than worrying about compliance issues like labor laws or antitrust violations (which often arise when doing business overseas).

Istanbul Corporate Law Firm

Istanbul Corporate Law Firm is a boutique law firm focused on corporate and commercial law. Located in Istanbul, the firm provides legal advice to clients from all over the world. Our lawyers are skilled in drafting and negotiating contracts in accordance with Turkish and international laws. We also handle court proceedings, arbitration procedures, and regulatory investigations for our clients. Additionally, our team helps businesses establish themselves in Turkey through incorporating companies there through offshore entities such as BVI Business Companies Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) or Malta International Business Companies (IBCs).

Company Acquisition

Company acquisition is a legal process, but its also a business process. It's also a financial process because it involves money. Company acquisition refers to the act of acquiring or buying out a company for some purpose or with some plan in mind. In this sense, "acquisition" is synonymous with "investment."

In order to do this, you need to understand that there are two kinds of acquisitions:

  • Corporate acquisitions These involve taking over another corporation (or companies) and merging them into your own company so that they become part of it. This might involve acquiring another company outright by purchasing their entire stock from its owners via an initial public offering (IPO), merger, or takeover; or simply by adding them as subsidiaries under your name without having bought any shares from anyone else beforehand via buyout/merger option—which is usually cheaper since there's no need for extra paperwork involved during such deals like issuing new stocks etcetera...

Company Merger

Mergers are a great way to create a stronger business entity. A merger is the combination of two companies into one new company, which may then be listed on the stock exchange. It's important to note that mergers are not always done for financial reasons; sometimes they're done for tax purposes or other non-financial reasons, so make sure you know what your reasons are before engaging in this process.

A merger is not the same thing as an acquisition or an amalgamation. These terms refer to situations where one company takes over another company and assumes its assets and liabilities as if it were purchasing it outright (which can include buying out all shareholders). In contrast, when two companies combine into one new entity through a merger, neither party loses anything from their previous status quo both parties remain independent with their own assets and liabilities but now also have access to each others'.

In addition to being able to keep all of your own assets without losing any of them due solely because of this new relationship between yourself and another person/company/entity etc., there are many other benefits associated with merging firms together into one larger whole! For example increased sales across multiple channels because customers can now find everything under one roof

Company Types and Company Establishment Conditions

  • Types of Companies

There are two types of companies in Turkey, namely limited liability companies and limited partnership. The main difference between these two types of companies is that the shareholders of a limited partnership have unlimited liability on their assets compared to the shareholders' limited liability for a limited corporation.

  • How to Set Up a Company

To set up a company, you need to follow these steps:

  • Choose your business sector from among those listed in our database (e-Bizim). If you don't find what you're looking for, try searching again with alternative keywords; this may help narrow down your search results and help you find what you are looking for more quickly!

  • If you still can't find the type of company that suits your needs, contact us at [email protected].

  • You can apply online by filling out an application form (EK-1) on our website or request it via email at [email protected]. Alternatively, if you prefer not to use our website but would like us to send someone over who can guide through everything afterwards instead - please get in touch with us so we can arrange this accordingly!

Corporate Legal Services and Advice in Istanbul, Turkey

_Corporate legal services and advice in Istanbul, Turkey_

We provide corporate legal services and advice to companies, in the following areas:

  • Legal advice on the establishment of a company.

  • Legal services related to the establishment of a company.

  • Legal consulting related to the establishment of a company.

  • Legal representation of companies during their provisional phase as well as during their final phase under Turkish law or foreign law with respect to all corporate matters including formation, capital increases and reductions, share transfers and other transactions (e.g., mergers/acquisitions). We also facilitate international registrations through TSE (Turkish Stock Exchange) or any other national securities exchange where needed in order for our clients’ shares listed on those exchanges; we provide assistance with drafting prospectuses; we help our clients make necessary filings at regulatory bodies such as Capital Markets Board (CMB) under Capital Markets Law No 6356 dated 11th June 2006; we assist them in complying with various regulations such as Corporate Social Responsibility Law No 5671 dated 17th December 2013 [i], Foreign Trade Administration Law No 2837 dated 20th May 1979 [ii] - Foreign Trade Administration Regulation No 313/2016 dated 9th April 2016 [iii].

Establishing a Foreign-Owned Company in Istanbul, Turkey

Establishing a foreign-owned company in Istanbul, Turkey is a relatively straightforward process. However, you must be aware of some important points before starting.

Foreign companies can establish a company in Istanbul, Turkey by following the steps below:

  • Obtaining Turkish partner The first step for any foreign investor is to find an experienced and reliable Turkish partner who will represent their interests and provide overall guidance throughout the entire process. This person should also assist with finding suitable office space and hiring employees if necessary.

  • Finding registered office space Foreign companies are required to have an address in Istanbul where they can receive official notices from government agencies or courts if needed (and as required). In addition, some banks may require that this address be listed on all bank accounts opened by foreign corporations so it’s important to keep your options open when choosing where to base yourself out of while operating within Turkey’s borders!

Share Transfers and Equity Structures of an LLC or JSC in Turkey

Share Transfers and Equity Structures of an LLC or JSC in Turkey

The following sections provide a general overview of share transfers and equity structures. For more detailed information on these topics, you should consult with an attorney. Share Transfers

Shareholders can transfer their shares to another shareholder, non-shareholder (such as a creditor) or third party at any time. It is also possible for the company itself to purchase one shareholder’s shares from him/her through payment by cash or by issuing new shares to the seller at current book value. The seller is not required to give any reason why he/she wishes his/her shares transferred away from them but there is no limit on how many times this can happen so long as all laws are followed properly each time it occurs. Changing Your Company’s Capital Structure

Corporate law firms in Istanbul Turkey can help you establish a business in Turkey.

The legal services of a corporate law firm in Istanbul Turkey can help you establish a business in Turkey. In addition to helping you set up your company, they will also take care of the following:

  • Company registrations and company formations

  • Corporate mergers, acquisitions, and sales

  • Company types and establishment conditions (LLC or JSC)

  • Foreign-owned companies including requirements for registration


If you are looking to establish a business in Turkey or if you want to expand your existing business, we can help. We are one of the leading corporate law firms in Istanbul Turkey and have the experience needed to assist you with all aspects of establishing your company. If you need assistance with any other type of legal issue, our team is here for you 24/7


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