CMS Turkey Expert Döne Yalçın New President of ATIS
Döne Yalçın (33) has been elected president of ATIS, the association of Austrian and Turkish businesspeople and industry
Turkish-born senior attorney Döne Yalçın heads the Turkish Desk of international law firm CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz. In this position, she supports Austrian and other European investors expanding to Turkey as well as Turkish investors who wish to gain a foothold in Austria or other countries of the EU. Apart from her expertise in Turkish affairs, she is specialised in energy law, international business law, questions in the field of international private law and commercial and corporate law.
Her role as bridge between Austria and Turkey was mentioned as one of the main reasons for appointing her president. “My language skills and my background help me avoid linguistic and cultural communication difficulties. I am pleased to support the valuable work of ATIS in this function and to accompany the association into a dynamic future,” says Döne Yalçın, who was vice president of ATIS until now.
ATIS, the association of Austrian and Turkish businesspeople and industry, was founded in 1995 by a group of Turkish and Austrian entrepreneurs. ATIS contributes to optimising the economic, social and political relations between Austria and Turkey. In order to achieve further improvements, the association especially plays an active part in the economy and organises undertakings which aim at creating a better mutual understanding of the two peoples and the removal of prejudices on both sides.
About CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Turkey
In 2006, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz established a Turkish Desk in Vienna. Our lawyers advise international clients in all questions regarding business law: restructurings and takeovers, energy law, telecommunications, financings, real estate transactions, labour, construction and commercial law. We also focus on transactions in corporate, trademark and competition law and work with clients on public law issues. Clients of CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz benefit from an experienced team that is well connected and has handled many cross-border transactions in Turkey.