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Ozan Karaduman joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner. He specialises in corporate and M&A practice area, technology, media and telecom and energy and natural resources sectors.
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 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
Telecoms and Media 2018 in Turkey
GTDT, Co-Author, 31.07.2018
The New Personal Data Protection Law in Turkey
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
Telecoms and Media 2017, Turkey Chapter
GTDT, Co-Author, 15.09.2017
Data Protection & Privacy 2018, Turkey Chapter
GTDT, Co-Author, 11.09.2017
Turkey: Draft Regulation on Data Controllers’ Registry
Gün + Partners, Co-Author, 01.06.2017
Turkey’s Long Road to Becoming an Oil and Gas Hub
Pipelines 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
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, October 25, 2018
Legislation on Protection of Personal Data in the Light of Recent Developments, TEID – Ethics & Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, September 21, 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, September 13-14, 2018.
Now That the Data is Out of the Bag, IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit, Panellist, Washington, DC, USA, March 27-28, 2018
Compliance with the Data Protection Law, DEPARK, Speaker, Izmir, Turkey, February 2018
The Energy Industry in Turkey – The Most Important Questions?, Invest in Turkey Forum, Panellist, London, UK, April 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