Today, Alston & Bird issued a Privacy and Security ADVISORY on Russia’s new Data Localization Law will take effect in September, 2015. Penalties for non-compliance can be severe, including suspension of offending websites. Our Privacy & Data Security Group gives details on the law, the compliance challenges facing U.S. companies, and the solutions available to them. The Privacy and Security ADVISORY can be found on our website at: http://www.alston.com/advisories/russian-privacy-laws/, and as a pdf at: Russia Data Localization Law Advisory.
About David Caplan
David Caplan is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Financial Services & Products Group, Payment Systems Team and Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team with experience in intellectual property litigation.