BASEAK advises a wide range of participants in the technology ecosystem from emerging growth software and IT companies to multinational technology suppliers. Our lawyers deliver legal solutions to help achieve strategic objectives, minimize risk and deliver results that grow market share.
Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers specialize in corporate, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, licensing, privacy, intellectual property, capital markets, litigation, employment, real estate and regulatory in the technology sector.
Other areas of expertise include transactions involving, inter alia, agricultural technologies, energy, oil sands and resource recovery technologies.
Our technology practice also encompasses:
- Information technology (IT)
- Life sciences and health care
September 16, 2020
January 28, 2020
Turkish Data Protection Authority fined an automotive company for cross-border data transfers in the amount of TRY 900,000. The decision involved arguments of the data controller on the applicability of the Convention 108, and the evaluations of the Authority on these arguments. The Authority stated that being a signatory of the Convention 108 is not enough to regard a country as “safe” for cross-border data transfers. Read more
January 8, 2020
The Regulation on Commercial Communication and Electronic Commerce (“Regulation”) was amended and establishment of the Commercial Electronic Message Management System (the “MMS”) has been announced. The MMS have published further details by updating Frequently Asked Questions section (“FAQ”) located on its website (iys.org.tr). Read more
The most significant amendment in the Regulation is the establishment of the Commercial Electronic Message Management System (the “MMS”). As per the amended Article 7, those who wish to send commercial electronic messages are obliged to enroll to the MMS. Read more
News and Events
Recent Press Releases
November 11, 2019
March 20, 2019
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership advised Taxim Capital on FTA Bilişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.’s investments in Biznet Bilişim Sistemleri ve Danışmanlık Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş. and SR Bilişim Yönetim Hizmetleri Ticaret A.Ş. Read more
February 9, 2018
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Turkey Chapter and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) host event on digital economies and government role, which will be held in Istanbul on March 27, with the participation of BASEAK partner Şahin Ardıyok, BASEAK off-counsel Emin Köksal and Dentons Germany partner René Grafunder. Read more
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (“BASEAK”) advised on the Turkish law aspects of Silknet’s, Georgia’s largest fixed-line telecommunications company, acquisition of Geocell, the second-largest mobile operator in the country. The value of the acquisition was US$153 million. Read more