The Banking and financial services markets have been at the forefront of the economic growth and development of Turkey in the last few decades. The high level of finance opportunities created a strong local banking sector and the attracted the interest of many international banks and financial institutions.
However, Turkey does not escape from the challenging global macro-economic environment for banks and the new local or micro-economic day to day challenges (such as recent devaluation of the Lira and disruptive financial technologies which threaten the validity of previous retain banking models). Nevertheless, in Turkey both regulators and banks are focused on turning these challenges into opportunities.
Advising and offering bespoke services to Financial institutions is one of the corner stones of our firm. Akol’s dedicated team combines years of in-house experience in several of the major international investment banks with strong technical knowledge of relevant local and international regulations and deep industry knowledge. A unique combination of experience allowing us to provide our clients with one-of-a-kind, problem solving, cross departmental legal advice.
Our dedicated team working across all our practice areas can provide you a wide range of services from a complex spectrum of finance matters, to M&A and general full service corporate and commercial work, to regulatory advice, to recovery and resolution planning.
Our team includes market specialists focusing on key solutions for banks, insurers, asset managers, stock exchanges, hedge funds, international investment vehicles with unique expertise in areas as derivatives and Islamic Finance.