Russia passed a new law, which requires certain types of devices – most likely smartphones, computers and some types of television
On November 1 the Federal Law commonly referred to as the "Law on the secured Internet" will come into force (except for certain parts).
On 21 November 2019 the Russian State Duma (lower chamber of the Russian parliament) adopted a new law amending the Federal Law on Protection of Customers' Rights (the "New Law").
A team of lawyers from Hogan Lovells contributed to the 2019 Chambers Global Practice Guide
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Starting from 2019, certain consumer products (tobacco, shoes, perfume, leather clothes, coats, blouses for women and girls, bed and table linens and cameras) must be marked with specific labels
On 20 March 2018, the Supreme Court of Russia dismissed the claim by a representative of the Telegram messaging service...
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The Draft Law must now be signed by the President of the Russian Federation.
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Instant messaging services currently play an integral role in the day-to-day communications of people worldwide
On July 29, 2017 the Law on Amendments to the Law on Information, Information Technologies and Protection of Information (Federal Law 276 FZ) was adopted.
The Law expressly provides that an owner of a news aggregator can only be a Russian legal entity or a citizen of the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media maintains a register of FIDIs.
Despite the ambiguity of some of the new act's clauses —and the wide range of opinions as to their possible interpretation—market players managed to brace themselves for the coming changes.
An overview of the principal provisions of the Clarifications which according to the Ministry will be useful for ensuring uniformity of the law enforcement practice is provided below.
In July 2014 the Lower Chamber of the Russian Parliament ("Duma") passed Federal Law No. 242-FZ of 21 July 2014, sub-titled: "On introduction of amendments into certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation relative to clarification of procedure of processing of personal data in information and communication networks".
Under the Federal Law,representative offices of foreign banks and other credit organizations in Russia shall be accredited by the Bank of Russia.
The Russian Parliament recently passed Federal Law No. 187 "On Introducing Amendments to Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation on Intellectual Property Issues in Information and Telecommunications Networks".
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The RF Constitutional Court (the "Constitutional Court") recently ruled in favor of public communications network operators in a case initiated by the Koryaksky Autonomous District Duma.
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A Russian telecommunications services company Mobile TeleSystems PJSC ("Mobile") agreed to settle SEC charges that it violated the anti-bribery, books ...