News

SHARE speaker confirmed
Our Partner, Mr. Gökmen Başpınar, will be speaking among other distinguished speakers at the 4th SHARE Meeting on real estate market in Turkey. The 4th SHARE Meeting will be held at the Santralistanbul Campus of Bilgi University on May 16, 2015 between 10:00...

Chambers Europe 2015 Guide
We are pleased to announce that Baspinar & Partners is ranked in the Chambers & Partners Europe 2015 Guide. Our partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar is among the notable practitioners.For further information on the rankings, please...

Investors Guide Turkey '15
Please click the link below to review the Investors Guide 2015 prepared by Sirkus and GYODER....

Baspinar Strategic Partnership
Baspinar & Partners becomes strategic partner to “Gayrimenkul Türkiye” which is one the most reputable sector magazines of the real...

Retail Market Law
The law Regulating the Retail Market has been announced on the Official Gazette numbered 29251 and dated 29th of January 2015. Please click below to review the Official Gazette and the memorandum rewieving the law, written by our partner Mr. Kaan Gok and associate Mr. Mahmut Eyuboglu....

Real Estate Sales Record
The number of real estate sales in Turkey were increased by 0.7 points from 2013 to 2014. In 2014, total sales reached 1.165.381 units of property and break the record, which was 1.157.190 in 2013....

New Participating Bank Approval
Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (“BRSA”) has reviewed the Ziraat Bank’s application to obtain the approval for carrying out participation bank activities....

Dragon Festival 2014
Baspinar & Partners has participated in Dragonfest 2014 within the Swedish Chamber of Commerce team....

Real Estate Tax Communique
The Real Estate Tax General Communique has been adopted and announced on the Official Gazette....

German Chamber of Commerce
Baspinar & Partners has become a member of Turkish-German Chamber of Trade and Industrie....

Bilfinger Group Conference
Our partner Mr. Kaan Gök and associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu have participated the Bilfinger Regional Conference in Point Hotel, Istanbul on June 13, 2014 and has made presentation about the Turkish Legal...

Unfair Clause Bylaw in Force
The Bylaw Regarding Unfair Clauses in Consumer Agreements has entered into force after being published on the Official Gazette dated 17th of June 2014 and numbered 29033....

Kuwait-Turkey Visa Agreement
The Government of Republic of Turkey and the Government of the State of Kuwait have agreed on the waiver of visa requirements for holders of special, diplomatic and service passports....

New Consumer Law in Force
The New Turkish Consumer Law is in force starting from the date 28th of May 2014....

Ethics & Reputation Society
Baspinar & Partners has become a member of Ethics & Reputation Society....

Baspinar Recommended Firm
We are glad to announce that our firm has been elected among recommended law firms by Legal 500....

British Chambers of Commerce
Baspinar & Partners has become a member of the British Chambers of Commerce Turkey....

Spring Festival in London
Our partner, Mr. Gökmen Başpınar, attended the Central Asian Spring Festival in London. The festival took place in University College London. Participants celebrated and welcomed 2014 Spring. TEAS (The European Azerbaijan Society) was the main sponsor of the festival....

World IP Review
We are glad to announce that Baspinar & Partners is listed in the IP Pages 2014, the directory of the World Intellectual Property Review....

Indonesia Consulate Opening
Our Partner, Mr. Kaan Gök, represented our Firm at the official opening ceremony of the General Consulate of Indonesia in Istanbul held at Conrad Otel...

IFLR1000 2014 Recommended Firm
Baspinar & Partners is listedamong the recomended law firms...

Articles

Rental Law Conference
Our associate Mrs. Ceren Erdogdu attended to the Updates on Rental Law held on Istanbul Bilgi University on...

Gayrimenkul Turkiye New Issue
May - June 2015 issue of the Gayrimenkul Türkiye Magazine is published. Our partner Gokmen Baspinar contributed to this issue with an article on vested rights within the scope of the Turkish...

Factoring Transactions
Please click below to read the article written by our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan regarding the principles and procedures to apply to factoring transactions....

Supreme Court Decision
Supreme Court has determined the jurisdiction of its departments with the 2015/8 numbered and 19th of January dated decision, which has been announced on the Official Gazette dated 22th of January 2015....

Distance Contracts
Please click below to read the article regarding distance contracts, written by our associate Mrs. Aybike İlay Kestaneci....

Squize out and Sell Out
Please click below to review the article written by our associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu regarding squize and sell out in partnerships....

Turkey's Record Breaking Growth
Please click below to review the article explaining what is helping Turkey to become one of the top 10 economies in 2023 written by our founder partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan....

Bankruptcy Jurisdication
Our Partner Mr. Ali Ceylan and associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu have written an article regarding an important ruling from the Turkish Court of Appeal significantly important for the bankruptcy jurisdiction in Turkey....

Tax Dispute Jurisdiction
Please click below to review the article written by our associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu regarding the change of juridical remedies for tax disputes....

Spatial Planning Preparation
Please click below to read the article regarding the Communique on Spatial Planning Preparation, written by our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu....

Anti-Smuggling Law
Grand National Assembly of Turkey has approved a Law on June 18th, 2014, which makes amendments on Turkish Criminal Code and Other Certain Laws (“Law numbered 6545”)....

Real Estate Guide
Baspinar & Partners Real Estate Guide, which has been prepared by our Founder/Partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and associate Mr. Aytug Buyukatak has been published by Practical Law....

Sukuk in Development
Please follow this link to reach an article written by our Associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu and our Partner Mr. Ali Ceylan for the online news provider for Islamic Finance News globally....

The Future of Participation Banks
An article on Participation Banks and their developments in Turkey written by our Partner Mr. Ali Ceylan and our Junior Associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu, has been published by Eurekahedge....

Lease Certificate (Sukuk)
Our Associate Mr. Burak Gencoglu has prepared a memorandum on new tax advantages on Sale and Leaseback which can be downloaded via this link;...

Events

Ethic Summit 2015
Mrs. Ceylan Kuşcu attended to the "Ethic Summit Conference 2015 – Understanding Today, Inspiring Tomorrow" organized by Ethics and Reputation Society. The summit was held at the Istanbul Bilgi University  Santralistanbul Campus on 17.06.2014....

Labor Law Conference
Our associate Mr. Onur Kaykayoglu attended to the "20th Labor Law Problems and Solutions" conference held by Istanbul bar...

Family Law Conference
Our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended to the International Istanbul Family Law Conference on 15-16 May 2015. The conference was...

Ak Portfoy REF Announcement
Our Partners, Mr. Ali Ceylan and Kaan Gök, attended the meeting held by Ak Portfoy (AK Asset Management) announcing the establishment of a real estate fund by AK Portfoy under the new regulations enacted by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey. The meeting is held at the Sabancı...

ITO Arbitration Center Opening
Our partner, Mr. Ali Ceylan, attended the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Center held at the headquarters of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. The rules of the Center have been introduced to the participants. ICC Arbitration Center aims to be one of the leading international...

Transportation Law Conference
Our associates Mrs. İlay Kestaneci and Mr. Aytug Buyukatak attended to the "Liability and Loss of Goods at Sea Transportation" conference. The conference was held on Beykent University Conference Hall on...

Minority Rights Conference
Our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended to the conference regarding minority righs in joint stock companies. The conference was held on Caglayan Court Conference Hall on...

4th Leaders in Real Estate Summit
Our associates Mrs. Ceren Erdogdu and Mr. Mahmut Eyüboglu attended the 4th Leaders in Real Estate Summit organized by Management Plus Consulting and Training. The summit is held at Dedeman...

GRI Turkey 2015
Baspinar & Partners was among the hosts of this year's GRI Turkey event. Mr. Gökmen Baspinar and Mr. Ali Ceylan lead a session with the support of Mr. Necmettin Kaymaz of ISPAT (Foreign Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey) on Doing Business in Turkey. For further information,...

MIPIM 2015
Our Partner, Mr. Gokmen Baspinar, is attending the MIPIM between 10-13 March 2015 at Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France....

G20 5th Annual Conference
Our partner Mr. Gökmen Başpınar and associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended the conference on "Placing Integrity at the Heart of the Business Culture" jointly organized by the Turkish G20 Presidency and the OECD. The conference is held at the Grand Tarabya...

G20 Networking Reception
Our Partner Mr. Gökmen Baspinar and associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended the networking reception by the kind invitation of the Consul General of the Kingdom of Netherlands with Transparency International. The reception is held at the Palais de Hollande,Consulate General of the Kingdom...

Emerging Trends in Real Estate
Our Partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and associate Mr. Mahmut Eyüboglu attended the conference on "Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2015 organized by PwC. The conference is held at the Hilton...

Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce
Our Partner Mr. Kaan Gök has attended a panel regarding the Status of Construction Sector in the World and Turkey; Sector’s Future and Precautions to be Taken For Gaziantep held in Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce. The panel is organed jointly by the GYODER (the Association of Real Estate and Real Estate Invetsment Companies) and the Gaziantep Chamber...

Urban Transformation Congress
Our partners Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and Mr. Kaan Gok and our associate Mr. Mahmut Eyuboglu have attended to  "2. Urban Transformation in All Aspects Congress"  at Marriot Hotel Sisli/Istanbul....

PWC Baspinar Event
Our Partner, Mr. Ali Ceylan and associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu were the speakers of the Fraud Forum Event organized by PwC Turkey. The legal aspect of fraud investigations at companies...

Networking Cocktail
Our partner, Mr. Gokmen Baspinar, attended the networking cocktails event jointly organized bythe German Chamber of Commerce, the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. The event took place at the Cloud 34 Lounge of theHilton Bomonti Hotel...

INSEAD Networking Drinks
Our associate Mr. Aytug Buyukatak attended to the networking event organized by INSEAD Alumni Club of Turkey (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires) and AlumniTurk on Thursday, 5 February 2015 at Raffles Hotel...

Antitrust & Anti-Corruption
Our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan and our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended to the seminar on Antitrust and Anti Corruption Policy Compliance Issues in Business at British Consulate General on...

Share3 Network Meeting
Our founder/partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and associate Mr. Mahmut Eyuboglu participated in Share3 Network Meeting in 17th of January, 2015....

5th New Year's Ball
Our founding partner Gokmen Baspinar attended to the "5th New Year's Ball" organised by German-Turkish Industry and Commerce Chamber....

Entrepreneurship Forum
Our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan, attended to the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum Istanbul....

Turkish – Italian Business Forum
Our Partner Mr. Kaan Gök has attended Turkish – Italian Business Forum performed to the honor of Italian Prime Minister H.E. Matteo Renzion on December 12, 2014 at Wyndham Grand Hotel Istanbul....

Restructuring & Insolvency Forum
Our partners Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and Mr. Ali Ceylan and our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuscu attended to the 5th Restructuring & Insolvency Forum which took place in Athens between 6-8 November 2014 organized by Taylor Wessing....

YIAG Workshop
Our associates Mr. Aytug Buyukatak and Mr. Burak Gencoglu attended to the workshop organized by Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG). The workshop was on 10th of November at Istanbul Şehir University, Turkey....

IFN Turkey Forum 2014
Our associates Mr. Aytug Buyukatak and Mr. Burak Gencoglu attended to the IFN Turkey Forum 2014, which was held on Ayhan Sahenk Auditorium, Ucaksavar Campus of Bogazici University, on 6th of November 2014....

Anti Bribery Workshop
Our associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuşcu attended the Anti Bribery Workshop organized by the Ethics and Reputation Society and Trace International. The workshop was held in Rahmi Koç Museum...

Restructring & Insolvency Dinner
Our firm, hosted a dinner with TaylorWessing law firm to the attendants of Restructring & Insolvency Forum, in Istanbul....

Economy Meeting
Our associate Ceylan Kuşcu attended to the Economy Meeting organized by German Turkish Industry and Trade Chamber. The event took place in at Hilton Istanbul...

UK-Turkey Business Forum
Our founder partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar attended to the 5th UK - Turkey Business forum....

6th Turkey Energy Forum
Our founder partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan attended to the 6thTurkey Energy Forum – Financing future energy infrastructure....

Ethics & Reputation Society Event
Our associates Mrs. Ceylan Kuşcu and Mr. Mahmut Eyüboğlu attended the breakfast at Hidiv Kasrı organized by the Ethics and Reputation Society....

Summer Garden Party 2014
Our Partner Mr. Ali Ceylan and associate Ilay Kestaneci attended the Summer Garden Party held at the British Consulate in Istanbul organized by the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey...

German Turkish Chamber Event
Our Founder Partner Mr. Gökmen Başpınar and associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuşcu attended to the "13th Summer Party" organized by German – Turkish Industry and Commerce Chamber...

Ethics & Reputation Society Event
Our Founder Partner Mr. Gökmen Başpınar and associate Mrs. Ceylan Kuşcu attended to the "Ethic Summit Conference 2014 – Ideals and Realty" organized by Ethics and Reputation Society...

TEPAV Seminar
Our founder/partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar attended to the seminar regarding the Impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Turkish Business and Trade....

Civil Fraud Celebration
Our founder/partner Mr. Gokmen Baspinar attended to the celebration of the publication of ‘Civil Fraud – Jurisdictional comparisons’ edited by Louis Flannery, Stephenson Harwood at the Connaught Hotel in London. ...

IBA 3rd Mediterranean Conference
Our associates Ilay Kestaneci and Aytug Buyukatak attended to the IBA 3rd Mediterranean Start-up Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey on May 14-16, 2014....

Turkish - Egypt Business Meeting
Our Associate Mr. Aytug Buyukatak attended to the Turkish-Egypt Business Meeting at Tobb Plaza/Istanbul on 14th of May 2014....

UK Export Finance Seminar
Our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan attended to the Project Finance seminar hosted by Turkish-UK Business Council of DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board). The seminar was held at TOBB Plaza/Istanbul...

2nd Investing in Turkey Forum
Our partner Mr. Ali Ceylan attended to The 2nd Investing in Turkey Forum....

Azerbaijan Investment Summit
Our partner, Mr. Gökmen Başpınar, attended the Economist's event, Azerbaijan Investment Summit in Baku. CEOs and investors from 18 countries gathered in Four Seasons Hotel, Baku...

Niger Business Lunch
Mr. Kaan Gök, on behalf of Baspinar & Partners, has attended the business lunch at Istanbul Ceylan Intercontinental Hotel organised bu DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) to the honour of H.E. Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger....

Turkey Poland Business Forum
Our Partners Mr. Gokmen Baspinar and Mr. Ali Ceylan attended the Turkey Poland Business Forum held at the Intercontinental Hotel on March 6, 2014. The President of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gul and the President of Poland, H.E. MR. Bronistaw Komorowski honored the forum with their presence and delivered...

Summer Garden Party 2014
Our Partner Mr. Ali Ceylan and associate Ilay Kestaneci attended the Summer Garden Party held at the British Consulate in Istanbul organized by the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey. The party was in Honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The event was hosted by HM Consul General of Turkey Mr....

Dinner for the President of Mexico
Dinner at the Cankaya Presidential Palace Our Partner, Mr. Gökmen Başpınar, attended the dinner at the Cankaya Presidential Palace, Ankara hosted by the Turkish President, Mr. Abdullah Gul in the honour of the President Mr. Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico...

Mexico Turkey Business Meeting
Our Partners, Mr. Gökmen Başpınar and Mr. Ali Ceylan, attended the Turkey Mexico Business Council Meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel, Istanbul on December 18, 2013. President Mr. Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico and Mr. Nihat Ergün, the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of Turkey gave a...


International Cooperation Platform
Our Founding Partner Mr. Gökmen Baspinar was invited to attend the first organized ICP Summit held at Swiss Hotel during the dates between the 3rd and 5th of December 2010. This is the brief description of the ICP; "The International Cooperation Platform is established in order to create and develop economic, political and cultural relationships between Turkey and the 26 neighboring countries from Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. The platform is under the patronage of the President of the Turkish Republic Mr. Abdullah Gül. Between December 3-5, 2010 ICP will realize its first convention in Istanbul in order to assemble Turkey’s and its neighboring 26 countries’ top level names. Politicians, businessmen and opinion leaders of the region will gather in order to exchange ideas, opportunities and debate on the importance and future of the region. Within the context of ICP will take place: - Sector-specific panels - Round-table conference - Young Leaders Forum - Private meetings" For reference;...