Practicing in the area of commercial litigation and international arbitration, Ozan Akyurek assists large French and international companies in disputes related to product liability, industrial risks, post-acquisition disputes, and business torts. Ozan also has substantive experience in insurance, aviation, and information technology (IT) law.
Ozan is active in diverse industry sectors, including energy, aviation, automotive, IT, transportation, and logistics, as well as steel and retail. He is particularly involved in the aviation and airline industries and has represented major manufacturers and airline companies in aviation litigation.
Ozan also has substantial internal investigation and compliance experience. He recently acted on behalf of a leading chemical company and a U.S. pharmaceutical company in Turkey in conducting investigations focused on anticorruption matters. His experience also includes a criminal investigation related to alleged credit card fraud committed by the employees of a leading U.S. company in Morocco.
In 2012, Ozan was seconded to the Firm's Pittsburgh Office. During his secondment, he acquired substantial experience in product liability, insurance, and aviation law. In particular, he was part of the team representing The Sherwin-Williams Company in lead paint and pigment cases.
Ozan has authored articles on litigation and regulatory matters, such as product liability and aviation law. His articles are published in French economic and legal publications. He also is a lecturer in international business law at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense.
French Law Authorizes Insurability of "Cyber-Ransoms" Paid by Victims, Subject to Prompt Filing of Complaint
- Février 2023
Réforme de la loi de blocage : l’intervention du SISSE, apparu dans Point de Vue, La lettre des juristes d’affaires n° 1572
- December 2022
Jones Day Commentary - Aviation Arbitration Center Takes Flight
- Oct-Dec 2021
Perspectives, The International Chambers of the Paris Courts, CD corporate disputes
- Avril 2020
Covid-19 et couverture assurantielle en droit français, article paru dans La Lettre des Juristes d'Affaires (LJA), n° 23
- 7 December 2022
La Réparation du Préjudice Economique devant les Tribunaux Français
- October 3, 2022
12th World Litigation Forum 2022 Europe - Session 1: European Development in Class Action
- 12 avril 2018
Finale de la 4ème édition du Prix Jones Day/Paris II/ESSEC
- 24 novembre 2017
Drones : comment faire face aux défis à venir
- 29 juin 2017
Les rendez-vous de la propriété intellectuelle - 2ème volet : Comment se préparer à des saisies contrefaçon ou des saisies article 145 CPC ?
- 17 janvier 2017
Quels réflexes adopter vis-à-vis de votre compagnie d’assurance en cas de sinistre ?
- November 9, 2016
Jones Day Global Life Sciences Conference – 2016 Issues & Trends
- 5 juillet 2016
Explosion des cybermenaces : comment les entreprises peuvent et doivent-elles se protéger ?
- February 9, 2016
Class Actions Worldview: Emerging Trends Across the Globe and Key U.S. Issues New England Legal Foundation
- October 25, 2014
Convention Nationale des Avocats - Montpellier: La nouvelle action de groupe à la française: modalités pratiques de mise en oeuvre en demande et en défense
- September 23, 2014
Commission ouverte du Barreau de Paris Environnement et risque industriel : Les actions de groupe à la française : état des lieux et perspective (droit de la consommation)
- June 17-18, 2014
Transatlantic Litigation: A Comparative Analysis of Class Actions in the US, UK and Europe: Overcoming Challenges and Gaining Essential Information
- 22 janvier 2014
Les class actions à la française
- 22 janvier 2014
Les class actions à la française
- November 20, 2012
US Discovery in a nutshell, HEC Paris, International Business School
- March 30, 2012
International Dispute Resolution, Duquesne University
- June 3, 2010
Key Legal Considerations for the Next Generation Air Transport System
- April 22-23, 2010
Sources of civil and criminal liability across Europe for corporations and their directors and officers, DRI EUROPE
- April 8, 2010
Forum professionnel de l'Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense - internationalisation des carrières juridiques, Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense
- March 25, 2009
Digital Rights Management and Internet - HEC Paris, International Business School
- ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain (Business Spanish Modules 2004); University of Exeter, United Kingdom (LL.M. in International Business Law 2003); University of Paris X-Nanterre, France (DEA in International and European Litigation 2000); University of Paris V-René Descartes, France (DESS in International Business Law 1999)
- Paris Bar
The Legal 500 EMEA: "Is a top-level professional. He has the skills and the business background to advise world-leading companies. He creates collaborative environments for best working success." (2021)
Who's Who Legal: Recognized in Product Liability Defense (2023)
- French, English, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic