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Ozan Karaduman joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner. He is co-chair of the firm’s corporate and M&A and technology, media and telecom (TMT) industry practices.
Ozan has been involved in various M&A transactions, and advised foreign and Turkish companies on their joint ventures, drafted and negotiated SPAs, SHAs and JV agreements, conducted the due diligence processes, and prepared and re-structured numerous commercial agreements.
Ozan has broad experience in telecommunications and has represented major multinational software and hardware companies in their projects in Turkey and before the Turkish Regulatory Authority. Ozan’s practice in the telecommunication sector includes VoIP, software licensing, IT Outsourcing, infrastructure operation, numbering, encryption, radio broadcasting and authorization of the electronic communication services.
Ozan Karaduman has managed various consultancy, training and audit projects related to compliance with the data protection law. He holds Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Ozan has also been working on energy projects, assisting clients in structuring their projects in the oil and electricity markets from oil upstream activities to electricity generation.
The Long Arm of the Privacy Regulation
CIO Review, Author, 03.12.2019
Choice of Foreign Law in Contracts to be Concluded Between Turkish Citizens
Gün + Partners, Co-Author, 14.05.2019
The New Personal Data Protection Law 2019 in Turkey
Practical Law, Author, 14.02.2019
Composition with Creditors
LexisNexis, Author, 21.12.2018
Legitimate Interest in Turkish DPL Compared with GDPR and Directive
IAPP – Privacy Tracker, Author, 05.12.2018
Data Protection & Privacy 2019 in Turkey
GTDT, Co-Author, 02.10.2018
The GDPR: Challenges and Solutions
CIO Applications Europe, Author, 20.09.2018
The New Personal Data Protection Law in Turkey (1)
Practical Law, Author, 25.04.2018
The General Data Protection Regulation: Achieving Compliance for EU and non-EU Companies
IBA-Business Law International Vol 18 No 3, Author, 26.09.2017
Turkey: Draft Regulation on Data Controllers’ Registry
Gün + Partners, Author, 01.06.2017
Turkey’s Long Road to Becoming an Oil and Gas Hub
Pipeline International, Co-Author, 29.03.2017
Using the Cloud Under the Turkish Data Protection Law
IAPP Privacy Tracker, Author, 11.01.2017
Forbes, Co-Author, 01.12.2015
Data Protection in Life Sciences Industries, Ethics and Reputation Society Academy - Health Regulations and Compliance Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 06.12.2019
Data Protection Law, Impact on Sector and Future of the Industry, Medical Supply Congress, Panellist, Antalya, Turkey, 12.02.2019
Security of Personal Health Data, Transparency International Association Turkey - Pharmaceutical Sector Cooperation Program, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 31.01.2019
Legal Basis of Data Processing under the DPL and GDPR, Data Protection Association - Interdisciplinary Data Protection in terms of Practice and Theory Symposium, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 25.10.2018
Legislation on Protection of Personal Data in the Light of Recent Developments, TEID – Ethics & Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 21.09.2018
Processing Personal Health Data in Life Science Under the GDPR and Turkish Law on Protection of Personal Data, Biolegis Meeting 2018, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 13.09.2018
Preparation of Contracts in E-Commerce, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, 17.05.2018
Now That the Data is Out of the Bag, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) - Global Privacy Summit, Panellist, Washington, DC, USA, 27.03.2018
Compliance with the Data Protection Law, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, 01.02.2018
The Energy Industry in Turkey – The Most Important Questions?, Invest in Turkey Forum, Panellist, London, UK, 01.04.2017
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- International Association of Privacy Professionals Turkey (IAPP), Former KnowledgeNet Co-chair
- Data Protection Association, Board Member
- Galatasaray University Alumni Association, Former President
- Galatasaray Education Foundation, Board Member
- 2006, Faculty of Law, Galatasaray University, İstanbul LL.B.
- 2000, İstiklal Makzume Anatolian High School, İskenderun