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BTS & Partners, Yasin Beceni, Istanbul, TURKEY

Yasin Beceni

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Work +90 (212) 292 7934
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BTS & Partners

Work Department

ICT and Telecommunication.

Position

Yasin Beceni is the managing partner of BTS & Partners. He advises clients on a wide range of commercial transactions including outsourcing agreements and other procurement arrangements as well as advising generally on contentious, non-contentious and transactional information and communication technologies and intellectual property law issues including information security, investments, privacy, new products and services, digital media, payment services, e-commerce. He also has significant experience on information society issues at a national and European Union level and in advising on ICT market legal risk analysis, product and services deployment and development in Turkish market, engagement strategies with governmental, academic and non-governmental institutions. He advises clients in drafting and negotiating ICT infrastructure and services contracts, joint venture/company agreements as well as agreements relating to acquisition of stakes in telecom and IT companies. Yasin Beceni is the author of numerous papers on information society, intellectual property, regulatory risk assessment, innovation incentives and supports, privacy, e-government, cyber-crimes, electronic signatures, information security, electronic commerce and e-contract, knowledge economy and trade practices issues and speaks regularly on e-business, IT outsourcing, information society, electronic and mobile signatures, information security and contracting issues. He also participates to the activities at a government, private, NGOs and academic levels such as conferences, trainings, conventions, seminars, councils, panels, legislation committees, workshops and strategy studies. Mr. Yasin Beceni is also part-time lecturer at Bilgi University, ICT Law Master’s Program. He gives a lecture titled as “Information and Communications Technology Law Policies, Economic Affects and Practices” to postgraduate level, LL.M. students of that Program.

Languages

Turkish, English.

Member

Turkey Informatics Foundation (TBV) / Chief Legal Counselor; Turkish Informatics Industry Association (TĂśBİSAD) / Chief Legal Counselor; Istanbul Bilgi University Informatics and Technology Institute / Chief Academic Consultant; Information and Communication Technologies Authority National ccTLD Domain Name Coordination Committee Infrastructure and Process Working Group / President; Ministry of Justice Electronic Commerce Code Preparation Committee/Member; Ministry Of Transport and Communication Internet Committee/ Member, Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TĂśSİAD) Entrepreneurships and Innovation Working Group/Member; Turkish Treasury Office Electronic Commerce Working Group/Member; Information and Communication Technologies Authority National Electronic Signature Coordination Committee Law Working Group / Vice President; Information Security Association/Founder and Member; Turkish Revenue Administration Electronic Invoice Working Group/ Member, Ministry of Trade and Industry Turkish Commercial Code Secondary Legislation Preparation Committees/Vice President.

Education

Istanbul Bilgi University Institute of Social Sciences – Economy Law, LL.M. (2005) Istanbul Bar Association and Union of Turkish Bars (2003) Marmara University Law Faculty (LL.B.) (2001).

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