Like on Facebook? It can be defamation!

How many times have we liked comments that, in fact, we have not read or have read superficially? This gesture, for seven municipal employees can cost a conviction for defamation. On November 1st, in fact, the process that sees them involved for putting a “like” on a facebook post that is considered offensive will begin. […]

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Nuisances compensation for small undertakings

Since the 6th State reform, the 3 Regions have become competent to compensate self-employed workers, who suffer from public works nuisances[1]. That said, the previous federal rule  has been repealed by the 3 Regions[2]. Obviously, the conditions for granting as well as the amount of the compensation will rely on the undertaking’s geopgraphical position.  The […]

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Phishing: the new burglary in 2021?

34,000,000 euros.1 That is the total amount that phishers were able to steal in the year 2020. What is phishing and how do these cybercriminals operate? Will I get my money back if I am scammed and how do I recognize fake emails? An overview. Phishing? Phishing is a form of cybercrime in which the […]

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Rojkowicz Skoblenko i Partnerzy joins IR as the exclusive Real Estate and Data Privacy & Security Member in Poland

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Konrad Rojkowicz of Rojkowicz Skoblenko i Partnerzy. Konrad has joined IR as our exclusive Real Estate and Data Privacy & Security Member in Poland. Konrad has counselled and took part in numerous mergers and acquisitions of companies, including cross-border mergers (Cyprus, […]

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Rojkowicz Skoblenko i Partnerzy joins IR as the exclusive Real Estate and Data Privacy & Security Member in Poland

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Oleksandr Skoblenko of Rojkowicz Skoblenko i Partnerzy. Oleksandr has joined IR as our exclusive Real Estate and Data Privacy & Security Member in Poland. Oleksandr’s professional interests focus on civil law, international law, copyright law, IT market and modern technologies. Author […]

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LPDP Compliance

COMPLYING WITH THE LAW ON PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION (LPDP) With the implementation of the Law on Personal Data Protection No. 6698 back in 2016, new rules and obligations were imposed to data controllers and data processors. The LPDP further stipulated serious monetary fines and prison sentences to those who violate these obligations. Unfortunately, most data […]

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DISTRIBUTORSHIP AGREEMENTS UNDER TURKISH LAW

Legal Standing of Distributorship Agreements Distributorship agreements do not have a clear definition under Turkish law and are therefore a complex and unique type of agreement. They can be generally defined as agreements allowing for the distribution of produced goods to customers and end users, where the manufacturer of a specific good agrees with a […]

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

Data Protection Board recently issued a new decision and fined Amazon Turkey 1.100.000 TRL for violations of data protection and e-commerce legislations, 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 […]

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Appeals Against Administrative Fines Imposed by the Turkish Data Protection Authority

With the implementation of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 (LPPD) and its secondary regulations, the Data Protection Authority (DPA), tasked with monitoring violations of LPPD obligations, have started to impose administrative fines to persons and/or companies violating their obligations set forth at the LPPD. Although Article 18 of the LPPD […]

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Commercial Electronic Messages & Registration to Electronic Message Management System

As a result of technological innovation and the exponential increase in online content marketing, commercial electronic messages (CEMs) are being used by a majority of individuals and companies for marketing their brands, products and or service. In an effort to regulate these activities, Turkey introduced the Law Regulating the Electronic Commerce No. 6563 (the Law) […]

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