Cross-Border Data Transfers in Turkey & Effects of the Data Protection Board’s Amazon Turkey Decision

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M Data Protection Board recently issued a new decision and fined Amazon Turkey 1.100.000 TRL for violations of data protection and e-commerce legislation, and for unlawful cross-border data transfers especially for data transfers to its overseas affiliates. Moving forward, the decision will have serious ramifications regarding data transfers in Turkey, and in order to better understand these consequences, we need …

DRUG POSSESSION AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES IN TURKEY

DRUG CRIMES IN TURKEY Unlike some EU countries, Turkey has a rather strict drug policy, where even illegal drug possession, including cannabis/marijuana, is considered as a punishable offense. In Turkey, almost all drugs are considered illegal and there is no legislation that allows the medical use of any non-pharmaceutical drugs. The main legislation and the provisions concerning …

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