Akmenek mainly deals with Data Protection / Privacy, Technology Law, E-Commerce and Commercial Law, Contracts Law, Corporate Law, Foreign Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance and Labour Law issues within SRP-Legal Law Office.
Prior to SRP-Legal, Akmenek created a 14 years’ of demonstrated experience by working in the world’s largest cruise port operator and a leading international law firm in Istanbul.
Akmenek provided legal services including (i) management of legal processes regarding Initial Public Offerings, Bond and Eurobond issuance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Due Diligences, Privatizations and Tenders in Turkey and Abroad; (ii) management and follow up of procedures regarding Protection of Personal Data as well as Corporate Governance and Compliance; (iii) provision of legal assistance regarding Contracts Law and Corporate Law issues; (iv) acting as Company Secretary; (v) management and follow up of litigations regarding Labour Law and other legal breaches raised during port operations. Akmenek is highly experienced in above mentioned branches of law.
Akmenek is among the Certified International Privacy Professionals / Europe, by holding a world wide regarded and accepted “Certified Information Privacy Professional” (CIPP/E) certificate on the compliance of personal data protection processes and protection of personal data under the GDPR, given by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Akmenek is currently studying on her postgraduate thesis about Digital Data and the Right to be Forgotten within the frame of Personal Data Protection.
Akmenek is a member of Istanbul Bar Association and has strong command of English. Akmenek is also a sworn translator to / from Turkish / English.
Istanbul University, LLM in Private Law, 2007, Thesis: Digital Data and the Right to be Forgotten within the frame of Personal Data Protection, in progress; Marmara University Faculty of Law, Law Graduate Degree, 2005; The Koc School, 2000