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Yasin Beceni

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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).


Turkey

IT and telecoms

Within: Leading individuals

Yasin Beceni - BTS & Partners

Within: IT and telecoms

BTS & Partners advises clients on the full range of IT and telecoms matters including regulatory issues, consumer and e-commerce law, data protection, compliance, GDPR, employment, fintech projects, banking and finance, and corporate matters. Co-head of team Yasin Beceni is experienced in advising governments, NGOs and academic institutions on IT law. Tuğrul Sevim, who specialises in contracts and litigation, and newly promoted partner Batu Kınıkoğlu, who focuses on data protection and privacy, also co-head the team. Clients include Microsoft, British Telecom, Turkcell, Turkish Airlines and Akbank. Yücel Hamzaoglu left for HAMZAOĞLU & Partners.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

BTS & Partners provides strategic and regulatory advice to mainly IT and pharmaceuticals companies and handles both copyright and trade marks matters. Yasin Beceni, Tugrul Sevim and Batu Kınıkoğlu head the team. Selin Beceni is another name to note.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

BTS & Partners advises clients on advertising, marketing, e-commerce, consumer law, content regulations, copyright and contentious matters. The team continues to advise Microsoft on the compliance of internet sales, online content regulation, advertising and contentious matters. Other clients include Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram and British American Tobacco. Yasin Beceni heads the team. Zeynep Ünlü was promoted to senior managing counsel. Director Yücel Hamzaoglu left to co-found HAMZAOĞLU & Partners.

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