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Latest thoughts from our lawyers on current issues of Russian and American law.

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FinTech

Lending on Blockchain — From Crypto Pawnshops to Credit Institutions

This article looks at various existing and yet-to-launch crypto lending protocols and what could be next for credit on blockchain.

Roman Buzko
May 7, 2021
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Russian Law

Personal Data and Cybersecurity in Russia – Legal Guide

This guide will help you determine whether various provisions of Russian personal data protection law apply to your information security practices, but even if they don’t, given the often cross-border nature of information security laws, it is worth reading if only to make sure that these regulations are not applicable in your jurisdiction.

Roman Buzko
December 15, 2021
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FinTech

Russia Introduces Cryptocurrency Law

On July 31, 2020, the Russian President signed into law a federal statute introducing digital assets within the legal framework for the first time.

Roman Buzko
August 3, 2020
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FinTech

Regulation of E-money Operators in Russia

Quick introduction to the legal framework applicable to e-money operators in Russia.

Roman Buzko
January 14, 2020
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FinTech

FinTech Legal Landscape in Russia

Brief overview of the regulatory framework for various FinTech business models in Russia.

Roman Buzko
December 13, 2017
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FinTech

Consumer Lending in Russia — Market Overview and Regulation

Basic metrics on the Russian consumer loans market and overview of the applicable regulatory framework.

Roman Buzko
February 4, 2019