Amendments Introduced in the Regulation on the Distance Contracts (“Regulation”)

Overall, provisional article 1 was added to the Regulation through the Amending Regulation, changing certain provisions’ enactment date from 01.01.2024 to 01.01.2025. Further, it was arranged that versions prior to the amendment in the Regulation dated 23.08.2022 will continue to apply until 01.01.2025. A comparative table demonstrating current versions of the said provisions, and versions

We Held a Roundtable Titled “Companies and Law Firms: Managing the Relationship / Şirketler ve Hukuk Büroları: İlişkiyi Yönetmek.”

We held a precious GC Roundtable in İzmir, which was moderated by our Partners Nazan Diri Bal and Turhan Mergen, in the event organized by The Legal 500 (Legalease). In the two-hour roundtable, we delved into a topic of great concern for both GCs and outside counsels, titled “Companies and Law Firms: Managing the Relationship / Şirketler ve Hukuk

Guideline regarding Issues to be Considered while Processing Genetic Data Published by the Personal Data Protection Authority

On 13.10.2023, the Personal Data Protection Authority published a guideline (“Guideline”) regarding issues to be considered while processing genetic data, which is considered among the sensitive personal data in the Law on Protection of Personal Data (“LPPD”). In the Guideline, genetic data is defined by referring to the GDPR and it is reiterated that, due

The Threshold for the Exemption from the Obligation to Register with the Data Controllers Registry Has Changed!

According to the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and the Regulation on the Data Controllers Registry, individuals and legal entities that process personal data are required to register with the Data Controllers Registry before initiating data processing. The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) may determine exemptions to the same obligation, considering factors such

Empowering Discussions on Diversity & Inclusion

Our partner, Nazan Diri Bal, attended the highly prestigious GC Summit Çeşme which was held on June 10, 2023, as a moderator at the panel of “Diversity & Inclusion”. At this panel, such a crucial topic was thoroughly engaged which plays a pivotal role in fostering sustainability within companies. The panellists of Diversity & Inclusion contributed immensely