N. Fulya   Kazbay


Phone: 212.545.1487
Fax: 212.545.1656
Mailing: 10 East 40th Street ,
Suite 3500 , New York , NY   10016
Linkedin: N. Fulya Kazbay


Fulya represents privately held companies and entrepreneurs in connection with corporate and commercial transactions, including assisting both U.S. and foreign (including Turkish) clients, international business transactions as well as information technology, privacy and data security.

Fulya practiced in the area of Turkish corporate law and international business transactions with major Turkish law firms for over 10 years. Her practice has focused on commercial and corporate law, cross border mergers and acquisitions, project and corporate finance, privatizations, public procurement, power/infrastructure, technology, internet, e-commerce, privacy and data security.

As expressed by her clients, she is “responsive and very good at explaining things in a clear way.” (Chambers and Partners - Corporate and M&A-Europe 2013) and “knowledgeable and has very good market intelligence” as a very responsive and practical team member who built a strong reputation in the IT sector (Legal 500- IT and Telecoms- Europe, Middle East and Africa 2013). Fulya is also recognized in the areas of internet & e-commerce by Who'sWho Legal 2013 & 2014 Editions and is a recommended lawyer in IT in Global Law Experts 2013 & 2014. Chambers Europe 2014 ranks Fulya among the leading corporate and M&A lawyers in Turkey.


  • Notification Requirement Introduced by Article 198 of the New Turkish Commercial Code, ABA SIL M&A and Joint Ventures Committee Newsletter, October 9, 2013 at 20.
  • Turkish Competition Board Revised Turnover Thresholds in Merger Control Notification, 1/2013 ABA SIL M&A and Joint Ventures Committee Newsletter, March 1, 2013 at 12.
  • The International Lawyer, ABA/Section of International Law, International Legal Developments Year in Review, Turkey Section in M&A and Energy and Natural Resources: Turkey, 47 ABA/SIL YIR 75 (2013), Turkey, 46 INT’L LAW. 315 (May 2012), Turkey, 45 INT’L LAW. 310 (May 2011), Turkey, 45 INT’L LAW. 63 (May 2011).
  • Come to Market—The New Electricity Market Licensing Regulation of Turkey, Global Power Report 2002, A Supplement to Project Finance 42 (2002).

Education & Admissions

  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.M. (1996)
  • New York University SPS, Bank Lending Diploma (1994)
  • Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Law, Izmir, Turkey, LL. B. (1990)
  • New York
  • Istanbul, Turkey


  • New York City Bar Association, Information Technology and Cyber Law Committee
  • Istanbul Bar Association


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