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PRACTICES

  •  Financial Institutions   
  •  Structured Financing
  •  Regulatory
  •  Public-Private Partnership Projects
  •  Project Finance 
  •  Wealth Management
  •  Private Banking
  •  Export Financing
  •  Acquisition Financing

INDUSTRIES 

  •  Banking
  •  Capital Markets
  •  Insurance
  •  Commercial
  •  Energy
  •  Infrastructure

EDUCATION 

  •  Georgetown University, Law Center, LL.M. in General Studies with partial scholarship, 2005 
  •  Istanbul University, School of Law, Bachelor of Law Degree, 2000

BAR ADMISSIONS 

  • Istanbul Bar Association (Turkey) 

LANGUAGES 

  • English

 

 

 

Ms. Yeşim Api Şamlı

Partner

Yeşim Api Şamlı is a partner in the Finance and Projects Department of Hergüner Bilgen Özeke. She has experience as an advisor in banking and finance transactions, acquisition financing, structured financing, capital markets related transactions, project financing, private banking, foreign investment, energy projects and corporate governance. 

Prior to joining her current department, Ms. Api Şamlı worked in the Corporate Department of the firm, advising clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets related transactions, and regulatory matters involving energy laws and general corporate law.

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  •  International Law Institute
  •  Trademark and European Patent Agent (2001-present)
  •  Georgetown Alumni Association
  •  Istanbul University School of Law Alumni Association
  •  AFS Intercultural Program of Turkish Cultural Association

RECENT PUBLICATIONS 

  •  LBR – The Inward Investment & International Taxation Review 4th Ed. (2014), Turkey Overview 
  •  Securitisation Guide, Client Alert, 2014
  •  Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter, 2014, “Bitcoin: an Innovation or Tool for Overriding Regulations?”
  •  Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Newsletter,  2012, “Financial Assistance Becoming more Cumbersome Under Turkish Law”

RECENT PRESENTATIONS, SPEECHES & INTERVIEWS 

  •  Wealth Management and Family Office Training Program, Turkish Corporate Governance Association (May 2014)
  •  “Islamic Finance Securitisation in Turkey,” CEE Finance Law Workshop in Vienna, Austria (December  2013)
  •  Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD), Speaker, Governance Workshop for Family Businesses (October 2012)
  •  “Undeclared Funds,” the Baker & McKenzie, Private Banking Helpdesk Webinar Series, (May 2010)
  •  The Baker & McKenzie 13th Annual International Tax, Trust and Insurance Training Program, Montreux, Switzerland (April 2008), Private Banking Helpdesk, Small Group Training Modules – on behalf of Turkey