Since its establishment in 1993, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. has been involved in alternative capital markets to fund and support changing financial structures during the process of operational growth. In the performance of its corporate obligations, Turkcell has complied with various regulations, laws and rules since 1994. The obligations are liable to change, not only according to the financial regimes of the area in which the Company is active, but according to the requests and obligations of the markets from which it is funded.
Being listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Turkcell management is responsible for ensuring the compliance with the provisions of Article 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, as promulgated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") as well as Corporate Governance Principles since it is also listed on Istanbul Stock Exchange. Accordingly, Turkcell has formulated an internal control mechanism for itself and for the consolidated group companies which, in audit scope, are in line with Corporate Governance Principles. Turkcell Corporate Risk Management Department coordinates Risk Management, Internal Audit, Business Continuity Management, Information Security Management, and Internal Fraud Management processes. By developing and applying a risk management methodology, the Company strengthens its focus on corporate risk management practices.
Turkcell Corporate Risk Management Department, in compliance with the "principle of independence" directly reports to the Audit Committee, the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer.
In accordance with the Audit Committee's recommendations, our Company's Board of Directors resolved on December 18, 2009, that DRT Bağımsız Denetim ve Serbest Muhasebeci Mali Müşavirlik A.Ş. shall be appointed as Turkcell's Independent Auditor (as referred to in Article 16 of our Company's Articles of Association) for a period of two years regarding the audit of our Company's consolidated financial statements and that this appointment was approved at the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting of our Company on April 29, 2010.
DRT BAĞIMSIZ DENETİM VE SERBEST MUHASEBECİ MALİ MÜŞAVİRLİK A.Ş.
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Ordinary General Assembly
Turkcell's Board of Directors has decided that the Ordinary General Assembly for the year 2010 is to be held at Turkcell Plaza, Conference Room, Mesrutiyet Cad. No:71 Tepebasi, Istanbul on April 21, 2011, at 3.00 pm to resolve the following agenda.