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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 3

BTS & Partners

BTS & Partners is particularly well known for drafting and implementing data protection compliance programs. Yasin Beceni and Tuğrul Sevim head the department. The firm’s client roster includes Microsoft and Koç Holding.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

BTS & Partners

Senior associate Zeynep Ünlü heads the employment practice at BTS & Partners, which advises on general employment law and collective dismissals and also assists with the drafting and negotiation of contracts and agreements. Recent work saw the team lead advice to CSRA on the transfer of employees and data privacy matters. International Medical Corps and Sabre are other key clients.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 1

BTS & Partners

BTS & Partners covers the full array of IT and telecoms-related work, including advice on data protection, licensing and regulatory compliance. The team also assists with employment, corporate and banking matters. Recent work includes advising MasterCard on obtaining the payment system operator licence, and assisting multinational companies from the IT, finance and pharmaceuticals sectors with data protection compliance. ‘KnowledgeableYasin Beceni heads the practice and Tuğrul Sevim is recommended for his expertise in both the ‘legal and technical issues of payment systems regulations’. Counsel Batu Kınıkoğlu is particularly experienced in data privacy matters. Yücel Hamzaoğlu left the firm.

Leading individuals

Yasin Beceni - BTS & Partners

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

BTS & Partners

BTS & Partners advises IT and pharmaceuticals companies and start-ups on trade mark and copyright infringements and prosecution. The team is also experienced in domain name matters, regulations and due diligence. Yasin Beceni and Selin Beceni are active in the sector.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

BTS & Partners

BTS & Partners’ media and entertainment practice is led by Yasin Beceni and provides ‘practical and pragmatic’ advice on matters related to regulatory compliance, data privacy and disputes. Recent highlights include advising Arçelik on the Turkish compliance aspects of its planned Smart TV series project. In other work, the team advises social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.

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