Revolution in personal data protection introduced by EU
In May 2016, General Data Protection Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Everybody who has an establishment within the EU and process personal data in the context of the activities of such establishment will have to get ready for the new Regulation.
Breaches of personal data law in Russia: Roskomnadzor practice
On 27 July 2017, the Federal Service for Supervision in the Area of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) held a traditional open day coincided with the date of adoption of the Federal Law No. 152-FZ 'On Personal Data'.
New administrative liability measures for violation of the legislation on personal data processing in Russia
On 27 January 2017, the State Duma passed in the final reading the bill on amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations (hereinafter - the 'Administrative Code'). The bill is aimed at enhancing the administrative liability for violation of the procedure for collection, storage, use or dissemination of information on citizens (personal data) established by the Russian Federation.
Clarifications of Roskomnadzor on personal data processing and databases localisation in Russia
The following documents have been published on the web-portal of the Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications ('Roskomnadzor') focusing on the issues of personal data protection