IT and Telecommunication is most rapidly advancing and dynamic sector with lots of competitive innovation of sourcing products and services. Such dynamism and innovation bring highly complex and competitive market structure that requires active compliance regulations as well as innovative business models for competition to maintain the clients’ business interests.

GSI has a prominent strength in most challenging projects of various technology sectors, such as IT, software, electronics and electronic devices and telecommunication. We support the technology and telecommunication companies in relation to technology and procurement models, software development, instalment, service and maintaining agreements with suppliers and customers and compliance with data protection requirements. We also advise them on their corporate issues, mergers & acquisitions, banking and security offerings, protection of strategic IP rights, tax and litigations.

In addition to technology and telecommunication companies, we have a pioneering role in Internet Law and in particular, application of the new E-Commerce Act that is relevant to many companies in other industries and the Internet Act that is the main legal framework governing legitimacy of any Internet content in Turkey. We also provide services on compliance issues and have a dedicated team who have in-depth experience on internet related litigation and enforcement of disputes.

GSI provides services not only on e-commerce issues but also on social media related issues such as IP infringements, anti-trust issues or violations of personal or corporate rights. We also provide services on domain name disputes in particular, in cases of cybersquatting, and carry out WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center proceedings.

GSI also provides full service in cybercrimes law and any IT security related crimes such as hacking, theft and loss of data, corporate espionage, infringement of privacy and harassment as well as dealing with fraud and other financial crimes.