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Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki (BASEAK) has strengthened its presence with a maritime law team of four.
The firm has appointed Gülistan Baltacı and Semih Sander as partners to its maritime law group. They are also joined by two lawyers.
Too big to fail in Turkey
A new banking regulation, “Systemically Important Banks” (the Regulation), has come into force upon its publication in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette on 23 February 2016.
BASEAK is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognizing that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each member of our Firm.
With over 75 lawyers and professionals across the full spectrum of legal experience, BASEAK is uniquely positioned to leverage the collective local and global experience of its members and deliver sophisticated and innovative legal services to our clients. Please visit our careers page for more information.
We provide internship programs for legal trainees and summer students
At BASEAK, we offer legal trainees the opportunity to gain exposure to high quality work at both domestic and international levels. We also have programs designed for summer students. We understand that the future of our firm is built on the students we hire and therefore providing quality student recruitment and development programs is a key focus in our firm. Please visit our Careers pages for more information on internship opportunities.
Businesses around the globe value intellectual property and technology services. These services allow maximum efficiency for companies, providing their customers with their own unique services. In perpetual motion, players must create innovative products and services to feed constant and escalating market demand. Everyone from the developer to the user has an enormous amount invested in products. BASEAK’s lawyers understand these requirements and provide legal advice to protect investments, whether it’s a new medical device, company logo or computer software program. From protecting intellectual property rights, through advising on data security issues, technology licensing and sourcing strategies, we offer practical and informed guidance.
Our integrated approach to litigation, counseling and transactions delivers optimal results. To provide seamless service, members of our Intellectual Property and Technology (IP&T) practice frequently team with lawyers from other practice areas. We represent entrepreneurs, public institutions, emerging companies, venture capital groups and global corporations.
The following represents our focus in intellectual property:
After a decade of struggle, the long-awaited Personal Data Protection Law (the Law) came into partial force in Turkey on 7 April 2016. Despite the burdens the Law puts on Turkish businesses—and indeed the government—the Law provides (at least on its face) much needed protections of personal privacy and should help Turkey advance its EU candidacy. It should also help Turkish companies with work abroad and, among other things, provides an important part of the necessary groundwork for Turkey’s ambitious plans to become a global financial center. Read more
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership ("BASEAK"), held “Protection of Personal Data Seminar” on 12 October 2016 in Istanbul, in association with Biznet Bilişim and Gemalto, leading IT companies specializing in the cyber-security area. The Seminar aimed to describe the potential reflections of the Data Protection Act, which became fully effective in the previous weeks in Turkey. Despite the Data Protection Act becoming effective on April 7, 2016, certain provisions of the Law were on a transition period in order to ensure proper compliance with rules and standards newly set by the Law. Read more
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