Business Guides

Employee Data Privacy in the EMEA

Date: 16 December 2010

Publishers: Mayer Brown


In this 26-jurisdiction project covering the collection, handling and use of employee data Pekin & Pekin contributed the Turkey chapter. The specific questions asked by the Mayer Brown team were:

Is there a law/Code or other similar document regulating the collection, use and/or handling of an employee’s personal data in your jurisdiction? Is there a legal requirement to have a document (e.g. privacy policy, personal information collection statement, agreement) to deal with the employee’s personal data? For how long must an employer retain an employee’s personal data? What is best practice? What are the legal restrictions on transferring employees’ personal data outside your country? What are the legal restrictions on transferring employees’personal data to a third party? What are the consequences of breaching privacy laws in your jurisdiction? What are the main pitfalls or areas to watch out for in your jurisdiction regarding the collection, use and/or handling of an employee’s personal data?

Other jurisdictions covered by the project are Angola, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sultanate of Oman, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the United Kingdom.

Contributor: Gülnisa Coşkun, Employment, Data Protection

Download: The Turkey chapter can be downloaded here. Requests for the full booklet can be made via Özge Okat.

Published on: December 2010

Vertical Agreements 2010

Date: 6 May 2010

Publishers: Law Business Research

Synopsis: The latest Global Competition Review publication Vertical Agreements reviews in question format the regulation of distribution practices in 42 jurisdictions worldwide. Pekin & Pekin contributed the Turkey chapter.

Link: Chapter is available to subscribers here

Contributor: Okan Or, Competition

Published on: May 2010

Doing Business in ...2010: Turkey

Publication: Doing Business in ...2010: Turkey

Publishers: Practical Law Company in association with Lex Mundi

DownloadDoing Business in Turkey 2010

Contributors: Nihan Bacanak, Gülnisa Coşkun, Erden Egemen, Okan Or, Orkun Özkan, İrem Su, Ali Şanver, Zeynep A. Tezcan, Yeliz Yüksel

Published on: April 2010

Doing Business 2010 - Turkey

Publication: Doing Business 2010

Publishers: The World Bank Group

Link: Turkey

Contributors: Sezin Akoğlu, Sezin Güner, Sezin Okkan Çalışkan, Gülnisa Coşkun and Gökben Erdem Dirican

Published on: November 2009

The Bank Finance and Regulation Survey on Security over Collateral

Date: July 2009 

Publishers: Lex Mundi Banking & Finance Practice Group

Excerpt: The Bank Finance and Regulation Survey on Security over Collateral was conducted by members of the Lex Mundi Banking and Finance Practice Group... The survey presents jurisdictional overviews on security interests in general, the collateral which may granted as security and certain interesting effects in more than 50 jurisdictions around the globe to banks accepting collateral.

Contributors: Mete Yeğin, Ali Can Kolay, Gözde Çankaya, Fuat Tuaç, Sezin Akoğlu and Tunç Sözen: Banking & Finance

Download: Complete survey - see p406 for Turkey

Published on: July 2009