Ozan Karaduman

Partner


+ 90 (212) 354 00 00
ozan.karaduman@gun.av.tr



Bar Admissions:
Izmir Bar Association

Languages:
English, Turkish, French

Expertise

    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.

Speaking Engagements

    Legislation on Protection of Personal Data in the Light of Recent Developments, TEID – Ethics & Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, September 21, 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

Associations

    International Bar Association (IBA)

    International Association of Privacy Professionals Turkey (IAPP), Co-chair of Turkey KnowledgeNet

    Galatasaray University Alumni Association, President

    Galatasaray Education Foundation, Board Member

Education

    2006, Faculty of Law, Galatasaray University, İstanbul LL.B.

    2000, İstiklal Makzume Anatolian High School, İskenderun