On December 1, ALRUD Law Firm held a webinar “Data protection: results of law enforcement 2021, changes, trends”.
During the webinar experts from the ALRUD Data Protection and Cybersecurity practice Maria Ostashenko, Partner, and Anastasia Petrova, Of Counsel, talked about the enforcement of Russian data protection legislation in 2021, the latest substantial changes and the main trends in this area.
Specifically, the discussion covered the following topics:
Results of 2021: fines for non-compliance with localization requirements; bringing foreign companies to liability; case law on the most pressing issues;
Changes in legislation: amendments aimed at the development of biometric technologies; a new procedure for organizing and carrying out inspections by Roskomnadzor; a new concept and regulation of personal data permitted by the personal data subject for dissemination;
New regulation of the activities of foreign persons carrying out activities in the field of information technology, that affect the interests of users from Russia (the law on the 'landing' of foreign Internet companies);
Trends in personal data regulation: practical view on the application of new regulations; trends; list of companies to be inspected by Roskomnadzor in 2021.
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