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Inonu Cad. Dilaram Apt. No: 19/9-11 Taksim 34437 Istanbul
Istanbul Turkey

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Erdem was a past member of the Dealmakers committee and held the position in 2014.

Mr. Balkan is specialized in competition law, television and media law, intellectual property law, corporate affairs, contract drafting, mergers and acquisitions, etc.

Mr. Balkan has worked on the incorporation of the local MTV channel (MTV Turkey), has consulted clients on their day-to-day corporate matters, worked on several M&A projects, and has especially consulted multinational clients on establishing secure distributorship agreements from a Turkish competition law point of view.

Mr. Balkan has an LL.B. degree from Marmara University (Istanbul), an LL.M. degree from Istanbul Bilgi University (Istanbul), and a second LL.M. degree from Vanderbilt University (Tennessee, USA).

Firm description

Guzeldere & Balkan Law Firm is an Istanbul based law firm offering a wide range of legal services to domestic and international clients since May 2000. It is a full-service law firm which covers all major practices including Corporate and Contract Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Direct Investments, Competition Law, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Labor Law, Litigation and Debt Collection. 

Our well-equipped team of lawyers has impressive credentials from leading Turkish and international institutions, deep experience across the spectrum of Turkish corporate and commercial law, and a client portfolio comprising leading Turkish and multinational corporations. Thus, Guzeldere & Balkan offers expertise in the automotive, media & entertainment, fast moving consumer goods, cosmetics, energy and natural resources, telecommunications, and technology sectors, among others.