8 Principles for Lawful Personal Data Processing in Turkey

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M Personal Data Processing & LPDP The legal landscape surrounding digital data has been steadily changing and evolving over the years. The overall pace of this change increased with Europe’s implementation of the GDPR, which pushed other countries to adapt to this new set of rules and regulations. To keep up with the …

Personal Data Protection in Turkey

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M The Law on Personal Data Protection With the implementation of the Law on Personal Data Protection No. 6698 (‘the LPDP’), new rules and obligations were imposed on data controllers and data processors. The LPDP further stipulated serious monetary fines and prison sentences to those who violate these obligations. Unfortunately, most data controllers/processors …

Early Dismissal of Foreign Academics In Turkish Universities

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M I. Legal Standing of Foreign Academics in Turkey The legal standing of academic personel (and foreign academics) employed in universities have been the subject of long-standing debates, mainly due to the conflicting decisions and precedents issued by the higher courts (Court of Appeals and the Council of State). The main issue with this …

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