Yusuf Ziyaeddin SÖNMEZ
Head of Department

The major function of this Department is to be actively involved in the activities for the creation of regulations within the authority of the CMB. This Department provides legal consultancy services for the CMB.

The staff undertakes research studies concerning the legal aspects of the securities' markets and maintaining coordination with other related institutions in this field. This Department takes special care to establish a parallelism between the Turkish capital market legislation and general trends in the field. For that purpose, the legal affairs staff in coordination with the other Departments carefully observes the developments in the markets. The Department of Legal Consultancy also represents the CMB in any litigation.