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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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Space Law

Regulation of Space Activities in Russia

Russia is one of the nations, most active in space exploration. Through the Russian space infrastructure, dozens of satellites are launched into orbit every year, astronauts from different countries undergo training in Russia, and scientists conduct numerous studies. All this activity is based on the international and national regulation, which is the subject of this guide.

Roman Buzko
February 2, 2021
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Russian Law

Law on Support for the Arctic Zone

On August 28, 2020, the Russian Federal Law “On State Support for Entrepreneurial Activity in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation” entered into force. This alert provides an overview of the law's main provisions.

Egor Larichkin
October 13, 2020
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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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Russian Law

Labeling of textiles in Russia: New Requirements

Recently the Russian Government’s Resolutions No. 860 of 5 July 2019 and No. 1956 of 31 December 2019 have brought some new rules to the fashion industry in Russia. In this article we will touch some important points about clothes and footwear labeling.

Roman Buzko
May 22, 2020
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Russian Law

Restrictions on the Patent Monopoly under Russian Law

There are four legal instruments that allow the Russian state to limit the patent monopoly of the holder.

Egor Larichkin
May 19, 2020
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Russian Law

Force Majeure and Other Concepts under Russian Law and Their Impact on Various Contracts

In this article we briefly describe the general provisions about Force Majeure and other relevant concepts under Russian law.

Egor Larichkin
April 28, 2020
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Russian Law

Tax Incentives for a Green Economy in Russia

To develop a green economy, Russia provides tax incentives, which will be discussed in this article.

Egor Larichkin
February 3, 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