Burcu leads Moroğlu Arseven’s IT and telecommunications practice area, with more than ten years’ experience in the field. Within the scope of Burcu’s TMT work, she focuses on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, growth and start-up financing, data protection, privacy, e-commerce, cloud services, gaming, cybercrime and e-money issues. Her experience with complex compliance issues and anti-money laundering matters means Burcu provides a full range of support to TMT clients, often involving cross-border elements and multijurisdiction liability considerations. Burcu is known for providing clients with clear, quality and concentrated legal advice within the rapidly developing and expanding Turkish TMT market.
Burcu has experience in all segments of TMT, including telecommunications regulatory support, software development, mobile services (such as mobile platform development), web services, e-commerce and hardware manufacturing, as well as related financing and investment. She works closely with clients of all sizes and at all stages of development, providing strategic guidance in the creation, acquisition, transfer, use and protection of technology.
She has a strong track record of guiding and training clients on the legal and practical aspects of the local TMT sector. She is particularly active in venture capital, growth and start-up financing. A significant proportion of her time is spent assisting clients in related areas. Burcu is recognised as a thought leader in this new field of financing and regularly publishes articles on various technical and practical issues governing this.
Burcu is an active member of ITechLaw, also mentoring entrepreneurs, start-ups and training angel investors within networks like Endeavor Turkey and G3 Entrepreneurship Forum about legal and practical aspects of the TMT sector. She also frequently gives lectures at highly regarded universities as a visiting lecturer. Burcu addresses topics such as negotiating term sheets, legal aspects of start-up financing, as well as the legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
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