Av. Akın ABBAK, LL.M. / Managing Partner

 

Mr. Abbak is the founding partner of Abbak Attorneys at Law. He provides consultancy and dispute resolution services for his domestic and foreign clients especially within the areas of capital market law and in particular of forex transactions, foreign investments, cross-border commercial sales, typical and atypical contracts, M&A and Spin-Off transactions as well as general corporate law matters.

 

Mr. Abbak started his career at B/A Law Office where he has provided consultancy and dispute resolution services to private and public companies, financial institutions, certified public accountants, company executives in share transfers, M&A, internal corporate transactions, national and international commercial sales, contractual infrastructure establishment, executives’ responsibilities as well as regulatory compliance. Later, Mr. Abbak has especially taken an active role in legal infrastructure establishments of financial service providers, technology and software companies doing business and/or investing in Turkish Forex Industry which is regulated in 2011 by Turkish Capital Market Board. Within this scope he has worked in cooperation with many international law firms, supervisory and regulatory institutions and financial service providers. Mr. Abbak is continuing his activities at Abbak Attorneys at Law which he founded in 2014.

 

Serving also as member of dispute resolution committee of the Financial Commission, which is the one and only dispute resolution organization being active in the global Forex industry, Mr. Abbak, was awarded the LL.B and LL.M degrees both from Turkey and the UK and is still continuing his Ph.D. studies in Private Law.

 

Practice Areas

 

  • Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Capital Market Law 

  • Forex Transactions 

  • Liquidity Business  

  • Foreign Investments

  • M&A and Spin-Off Transactions

  • Transportation Law

  • Insolvency, Restructuring and Liquidation

  • Economic Crimes

  • Litigation & Arbitration

Education

 

  • Dokuz Eylul University (LL.B.)

  • Dokuz Eylul University, Economics Law (LL.M.)

  • Swansea University, International Commercial and Maritime Law (LL.M.)

  • Kadir Has University, Private Law (Ph.D.)(continuing)

Languages

 

  • Turkish

  • English

Memberships

 

  • Istanbul Bar Association

  • International Bar Association

  • ICC Young Arbitratos Forum