China Desk

China’s business relationship with Turkey is progressing rapidly. China is perceived as attractive destination for foreign direct investment and proactive business people in Turkey. Erdem & Erdem team has a strong focus on China regarding both Turkey’s out-bound investments and transactions in China and in-bound investments and acquisitions in Turkey.

Erdem & Erdem dedicates the China Desk to advise Chinese investors and companies entering and active in Turkish market through a motivated, multi-disciplinary team of M&A, property, finance, commercial and litigation specialists. Moreover, the team advises Turkish clients active in China and Far East market in all kinds of business operations as well as in the critical phases of business before the competent courts, arbitration and administrative bodies, with the support of a group of professionals with extensive experience in China and Far East.

Besides, our team provides innovative cross-border business and legal solutions in the areas of arbitration, banking & finance, capital markets, corporate / M&A / corporate finance, competition, employment law, anti-corruption compliance, intellectual property, technology & communications, litigation, private equity, real estate, reorganization, restructuring & insolvency to entrepreneurs who intend to start business in the Turkish market.

The China Desk is led by Özgür Kocabaşoğlu, Partner and Head of Corporate Department of the firm. The Desk is active in supporting both Chinese clients intending to invest in Turkey and Turkish clients intending to invest in China regarding the tasks and difficulties they may face due to the different legal system and business culture.