Technology, Media and Communications (TMC)
We provide a high level of legal advice to clients regarding regulatory strategies on compliance matters in the industries of technology, media and communications. From the liberalization of the Turkish communications market to the introduction of new communication technologies such as M2M, IPTV, 4G services, Dr. Ayozger Ongun has taken an active part in the drafting of the laws of telecommunications and in the preparation of licensing and regulating market analysis regulations. In the meanwhile, she has been coordinating with the leading communication companies in Turkey regarding compliance issues companies may experience, as well as applying and gaining the required licenses and permits relevant to companies’ business.
She has also negotiated major telecommunications transactions with the relevant public authorities. She has represented clients in policy and adjudicatory proceedings before regulators and governmental organizations. She has developed a particular expertise in the drafting of legislative and regulatory frameworks to facilitate sector restructuring, liberalization and privatization.
She also assists in the preparation of regulatory changes, manages clients’ relationships with regulators and, where possible, also supports clients in their quest to meet regulatory changes, giving advice and clarification. She deals with licensing issues as well as business strategies in light of regulatory requirements and the practices of the regulatory authorities.
SRP-Legal has considerable experience in advising companies regarding the evolving regulatory framework for the communications industry in Turkey including: licensing, interconnection, market reviews, Net Neutrality/Network Management, margin squeeze tests, price regulation, spectrum re-farming and award processes (including auctions), big data, cloud services, cyber and IT security, M2M, the internet of things, mobile payments and apps, next generation access/NGA, open source and open data, universal service obligation and taxation in TMC.
In addition to our TMC industry laws and regulations expertise, we have considerable experience in administrative law and are highly qualified to represent clients before the Presidency of the Council of State, both on the merits of a case and for injunctive relief.
Dr. Ayozger Ongun provides legal counseling regarding the establishment & implementation of regulation strategies. We also provide regulatory and legal compliance advice, strategic advice on business matters and transactions, lead all types of institutional and governmental relations, represent major industry players, non-governmental organizations and companies before Parliament, other governmental institutions and independent bodies. She deals with all kinds of litigation procedures before Turkish courts.