Roman Vedernikov, ALRUD Associate, and Daniil Lozovsky, ALRUD Attorney, prepared an article for the Kluwer Competition Law Blog.
The article is devoted to criminal responsibility for cartels. The authors note the recent tendency to increase criminal cases related to the conclusion and operation of cartel agreements, against the background of the prioritization of the public policy to improve the effectiveness of cartel prosecution.
The In-House Lawyer and The Legal500 publishers have published the Data Protection and Cyber Security Guide, which focuses on various data protection and cybersecurity issues in 23 jurisdictions. The Russian part was prepared by ALRUD Partner Maria Ostashenko.
This brochure describs the most recent developments of competition legislation and law enforcement practice in Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The brochure also describes the latest regulatory practice, essential approaches to remedies, peculiarities of merger control regulation in specific industries, international cooperation issues and summarizes the hottest topics of the potential amendments to the competition legislation in the CIS and neighboring countries.
Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner, German Zakharov, Partner, Roman Vedernikov, Associate, and Daniil Lozovsky, Attorney, prepared a chapter on Russia for the 'Kartell Compliance' book. This was published by the German publishing house CF Müller, which specializes in professional literature for lawyers.
The Federal Law “On Amendments to the Labour Code of the Russian Federation with regard to the regulation of recording labour activities in electronic form” (hereinafter - “Law”) has been signed by the President of the Russian Federation. It comes into force on January 1st, 2020.
We would like to inform you that on the December 2nd, 2019, the President has signed the draft law introducing amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation (“Law”). In particular, the Law sets out new administrative fines for non-compliance with so-called localization requirement. The amount of related fines may be up to RUB 18,000,000 (approx. EUR 255,000, USD 282,000). This is extremely high, in comparison with other penalties, under Russian data protection laws.
Anastasia Petrova, ALRUD Senior Associate, was the lead writer in preparing the international alliance Ius Laboris article «The impact of the GDPR outside the EU» and contributed the part of the article relating to Russia.