Russian Data Protection Updates: Key Points for International Businesses

13 September 2022
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Key Takeaways:
  • Russia has enacted amendments to its Personal Data Law (the “Amendments”) that may have a significant impact on companies operating in Russia.
  • The Amendments became effective on September 1, 2022, save for certain provisions that will become effective on March 1, 2023.
  • In this Debevoise In Depth, we outline the key aspects of the Amendments that impact multinational companies: (i) expanded extraterritorial effect; (ii) enhanced cross-border data transfer restrictions; and (iii) mandatory data breach notification. . . continue reading.