Whilst the banking and financial services markets in Turkey have developed rapidly, insurance is catching up with an abundance of opportunities for the foreign investor. The dominant insurance agency network has been joined by bancassurance, and the market is ripe for new products, new investments and new distribution lines. Pekin & Pekin advises brokers, insurers, businesses and finance institutions in the non-life, life and compulsory insurance segments and credit insurance. Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Tax and Banking lawyers work in integrated teams advising lients on a range of issues including:

  •      Legal regulatory insurance issues including licenses and investigations by the regulators
  •      Distribution channels and legal considerations
  •      Tax  advice
  •      Insurance and reinsurance litigation
  •      Labour law and employee-employer insurance obligations
  •      Individual private pensions
  •      Outsourcing
  •      Construction, architecture and engineering (third party liability and professional liability insurance)
  •      Agency and distribution agreements
  •      Reinsurance
  •      Product structuring – from compulsory and liability insurance to new products
  •      Public and private M&As in the insurance sector
  •      Capital markets and derivatives
  •      Asset management


Team Leader Ahmed Pekin