Basak Gurbuz Becomes Senior Regional Counsel at Visa

Basak Gurbuz Becomes Senior Regional Counsel at Visa

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Basak Gurbuz, the former Counsel & Director responsible for legal matters in Turkey at The Walt Disney Company, has now joined Visa as its Senior Regional Counsel for South-Eastern Europe, where she will be responsible for nine jurisdictions: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Malta, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey.

Gurbuz joins the digital payments company after over four years with The Walt Disney Company. Before moving in-house in 2015, she was a managing associate with Gun + Partners, a firm she first joined as an associate in 2008. Earlier still she spent two years with Pekin & Bayar. Gurbuz has also practiced with the Yazici Law Firm, the Kasaroglu Law Firm, and Bayindir Holding.

Gurbuz was interviewed in Issue 4.2 of the CEE Legal Matters magazine and contributed to CEE Legal Matters' 2019 Corporate Counsel Handbook (read her "Red Lines With Empathy" interview here).