Common points of criticism about Turkey are mainly lack of significant progress in recent years; poor track record on investigation, prosecution, and conviction; and undue political influence on judiciary and law enforcement agents.
Turkey Legal Update
Turkish Color of the Month
Born in Elazığ on the east of Turkey, Saim Dursun, depicts, with the warm liveliness of light and color on his spatula, the true Anatolian picture uncovering the strong willpower of Turkish people and their joy of life despite hardship.
IBA Sydney Breakfast Reception
Mehmet Gün, our founding partner, and Yuichi Aoki, Senior Advisor of Invest Turkey are on the stage at the Gün + Partners’ breakfast reception in Sydney, Australia, sharing their insights on recent legal developments and business environment in Turkey.
2017 ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference
Hande Hançar Çelik, partner and co-chair of our TMT practice, will speak on legal developments in global advertising and its reflection on Turkey at ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference in Chicago, IL, USA from Nov 13-15, 2017.
IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
Ozan Karaduman, managing associate in our TMT and Corporate and M&A practices, is attending IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels, Belgium from Nov 8-9, 2017.
Turkish Council of State has stopped execution of the Regulation on the Processing of Health Data and the Maintenance of Privacy.
The IP Code is not yet a year old but the changes it has brought to IP law has shaken up discussion amongst practicing lawyers. From the newly pronounced exhaustion principle to a near-harmonisation with the EPC system, the IP Code codifies principles and procedure novel to Turkish domestic application.