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2021 Annual Round Up - Turkey

2021 Annual Round Up – Turkey

Turkey over the past year Annual Round up of legal developments in 2021 31.12.2021 Dear clients, dear business partners,  It has been a strange year with lockdowns, bans on dismissal, currency upheavals, Covid continuing and interesting investment opportunities. In this context we have put together a short note setting out some of the key legal
Countdown To Deadline - Data Controllers' Registry

Countdown To Deadline – Data Controllers’ Registry

In 2018 the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board ("Board") launched the online registration platform called VERBIS for Data Controllers1. Accordingly, the Data Controllers are now required to register to with VERBIS system before 30 September 2019. Unless there is an exemption, registration is made via a personal data inventory prepared as per the guidelines of
Who Is The Data Controller?

Who Is The Data Controller?

Under Turkish Data Protection Law No. 6698 ("Law") which came into force on April 7, 2016, it is crucial to make the distinction between the terms "data controller" and "data processor" in order to determine the liabilities of the parties in a data processing transaction. According to the Law, data controller is defined as the