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Sima Baktas, Esq.

Founder  / Lawyer 

Sima Baktas is an attorney-at-law specializing in IT Law, International Trade Law, and Blockchain, Cryptocurrency  Law. She graduated from Bahcesehir University Faculty of Law in 2013 and completed her undergraduate studies at Anadolu University in Public Administration.After graduating, Baktas studied American Law at Fordham University in New York.  

 

In 2014, Baktas founded GlobalB Law. The firm partnered with New York-based CKR Law LLP in 2018.

She currently manages Law Agenda (www.law-agenda.com) an initiative for law students and lawyers, and frequently hosts blockchain-related summits and venues throughout the Mediterranean region. Additionally, Baktas is a qualified EU project trainer and instructor with over 12 years of experience in this field. She has been active in more than 20 Civil Society Projects and has been an instructor in more than 50 PCM pieces of training.

Currently, she continues to work in the fields of both attorneyship and training within the scope of GlobalB Law Firm and GlobalB Company that she has founded.

Sima Baktas has been the recipient of the following awards:

  • Creative Development Ideas Award (Awarded by The World Bank 2009)

  • Young Leader Award (Awarded by Istanbul Marmara University 2011)

  • Officially represented Turkey's female entrepreneurs at the South Korea World Peace Summit 2014)

  • BAU Women's Initiative Award (Awarded by Bahcesehir University 2018)​​​

  • JCI Turkey's Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award 2019 Candidate.  ( TOYP )

  • She selected as one of the influencers lawyer all around the world by Influencer Times

 Memberships:    

General Coordinator of Organizations:

 

Keynote Speaker / Trainer:

 

  • Kadir Has University - Blockchain Summit  (February 2018) 

  • ELSA -Ankara  Informatics Law Summit -(February 2018),

  • Dogus University Lawyers Association Informatics Law Summit (March 2018),

  • S. Zaim University University Career Days in Law (April 2018)

  • Speaker at Suchapp ICO introductory seminar (March 2018)

  • Legal Dimension of Cryptocurrency Tv Guest - Tv100 (March 2018)

  • CCT Blockchain Turkey Summit - Speaker & Moderator (May 2018)

  • New York Blockchain Women on the block Summit  - Speaker (May 2018)

  • Istanbul Bar Association Blockchain and Finance Seminar Speaker (June 2018)

  • Bogazici University Blockchain Talks Event Speakers Conference (Regulation of Cryptocurrency in Turkey) March 2019

  • Bahçeşehir University New Generation Technologies and Law Summit Keynote speaker

  • ITU Blockchain Club ChainTalk Speaker April 2019

  • Bibox Exchange Company Turkey event speaker June 2019

Entrepreneurship:

 

  • Training and Organization Company Partner GlobalB A.S  

  • Owner International Organization & Technology Company GlobalB America LLC 

  • Turkey Crypto Money Women Founder @cryptowomenturkey

  • Turkey General Coordinator of Professional Legal Events www.law-agenda.com 

  • ILP New York General Coordinator www.intlawprogram.com   

 

International ICO and Blockchain Consultancy: 

  • Your Health Wallet - USA

  • Lightcash - USA - Estonia 

  • Blockchain Uçurtma Projesi - Turkey

Guest Teacher at Universities : 

 

2015

Bahçeşehir University European Union Relations Department Projects ‘

Topic: How to Write a Project Idea - Logical Framework

Instructor: Alper Ecevit - Assistant Professor

 

2018

MEF University YABEM Continuing Education Center

Instructor

2018

Kadir Has University New Media

Course Teacher: İsmail Hakkı Polat

Topic: ICO Projects and Law

 

2019

Kadir Has University New Media

Course Teacher: İsmail Hakkı Polat

Topic: Smart Contracts and Projects

 

2020 February 15

Sabancı University Blockchain Club

Hackathon Trainer - Juri

 

 

International Project Participation & Trainings:

• Greece: The 4th Industrial Revolution in Balkans , Law and Tech Summit -Speaker 2019

• New York: Women on the Block - Speaker 2018

• South Korea 'World Peace Summit in Turkey NGO Representative -September 2014

• Sweden: Democratic Participation Project ‘14-22 June 2014

• Brussels: Young Creative Young European Citizen ’’ Project - Trainer - July 2012

• Brussels: ‘Informal Education‘ Trainer (07-12 July 2011)

• Italy: MeYouMe - Representative of Turkey (October 26 -5 November 2011)

• Lithuania: 'Being a Woman Project' Turkey Project Coordinator 2011

• Georgia: Partnership Building Activity East meets West for future Europe Project

• Poland: Contact Making Seminar Project - 2009

• Serbia: Photo Massage - Training Course - Serbia -2010

 

 

News & Interviews In The Press:

 

Articles:

  • ICO Law - Legal Publishing in July 2018 ( Legal Yayıncılık) 

  • BW Turkey - Columnist since 2017 

  • ElonTech - Law Articles -2018 

  • Medium Articles

  '' To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge ''

                                                                                                     ...Confucius

     

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