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GORODISSKY & PARTNERS 
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«Gorodissky» in media

  • 6 June 2018

    DataGuidance confirmed with Sergey Medvedev, Senior Lawyer at Gorodissky & Partners, "The operator of the System must provide banks, state authorities or organisations with information regarding the match of personal data [contained in the System with the biometric data that they have collected]. The Draft Decree sets out the methods for checking data and the obligation of the operator of the System to inform banks, state authorities or organisations about the degree of mutual compliance in relation to the provided data."

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  • 19 April 2018

    Sergey Medvedev and Ilya Goryachev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, told DataGuidance, “The Telegram case (‘the Case’) […] demonstrates the legal consequences of non-compliance with Article 10.1(4.1) of Federal Law of 27 July 2006 No. 149-FZ on Information, Information Technologies and the Protection of Information (‘the Law’). [The Case] clearly shows shows that non-compliance with data protection legislation […] may affect business operations […] in Russia, especially online, whether the company is domestic or foreign.

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  • 14 November 2017

    DataGuidance confirmed, on 10 November 2017, with Sergey Medvedev and Ilya Goryachev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, that the Russian Ministry of Communications ('Minsyaz') had submitted a proposal to the Russian Government ('the Proposal') that aims to introduce a gradual increase in the data retention periods for telecommunications operators ('telcos') under the Federal Law No. 374-FZ on Amending the Federal Law on Counteracting Terrorism and Other Legislative Acts to Provide for Additional Measures to Counteract Terrorism and to Ensure Public Safety ('Yarovaya Law'), which will enter into force on 1 July 2018.

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  • 22 March 2017

    Sergey Medvedev and Ilya Goryachev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky and Partners, told DataGuidance, “The decision touches upon different aspects of the Advertising Law and the Communications Law with regard to the status of telcos within the advertising activities initiated by third parties. Whether or not a telco can be qualified as an advertising distributor or simply a technical service, which delivers the message from the third party (who ordered the advertising campaign) to the subscriber of the network services, is a matter of discussion. In this regard, the Tele2 case may be seen as implying a strict approach on the role of telcos in advertising activities.”

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  • 16 February 2017

    Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Medvedev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, explained, “In the specific regime of the Draft Law, the personal data of the whistleblower can be made available to the public only with their consent. Consent cannot be implied in this regard. However, according to Article 1(8) of the Draft Law, the confidentiality protections do not extend to persons reporting knowingly misleading information.”

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