Compliance

We make sure your business complies with the Law.

Depending on the sectors in which our clients operate, the set of rules to which compliance efforts need to be directed varies. Kesikli Law Firm regularly advises its clients operating in various sectors having a different set of rules, regulations, and particularities that govern the conduct of its participants. In this regard, Kesikli Law Firm may provide the following services in the context of its compliance practice:

– Ensuring good management practices relating to the sector within which your business operates,

– Identification of the regulations with which your business is required to comply,

– Devising and implementation of corporate governance principles,

– Drafting the code of conduct,

– Drafting the personal data protection policies and ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations,

– Legal compliance audit of the commercial transactions to which your business is a party.

Data Protection Law and Compliance

With the introduction of the Data Protection Act numbered 6698, protecting the individuals’ personal data has become a compliance issue that needs to be dealt with elaborately to avoid impending administrative fines up to 1.966.862,00 TRY* be imposed by the Personal Data Protection Board of Turkey. For those organizations operating internationally, compliance becomes more complicated as numerous data protection acts and supervisory authorities will be involved in addition to the Data Protection Act numbered 6698 and Personal Data Protection of Turkey. Kesikli Law Firm is ready to assist your business, together with its technical/technological cooperation partners, to avoid or minimize the risk of non-compliance and the resultant fines.

*Please kindly note that fines are increased every year based on the revaluation ratio.


Experience

  • Acted for several energy companies in conducting comprehensive legal compliance audits
  • Acted for companies from different sectors in conducting legal compliance services in respect of personal data protection law requirements
  • Acted for a technology company in conducting a tax compliance audit
  • Acted for a publicly trading international food and beverage company in conducting legal compliance services relating to the ingredient list, labeling requirements, and food & beverages related legislation
  • Advised an internationally operating construction company in preparation of its code of ethics
  • Advised companies from different sectors relating to the preparation of their personal data protection documentation, privacy policies, inventories, and relevant required documentation
  • Represented companies in registering them to the VERBIS registry
  • Advised companies from different sectors in their tax compliance matters
  • Conducted competition law audits for companies from different sectors

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