Morrison & Foerster LLP (JD Supra Russia)
Digging Into DASKA: Key Takeaways from the Latest Russia Sanctions Bill
Last Wednesday, February 13, a bipartisan group of senators sent Presidents Trump and Putin a Valentine's Eve present by reintroducing a revised Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act, or “DASKA” – a tough economic sanctions bill that had policymakers in capitals across the world scrambling when it was first unveiled last year. The bill demonstrates that the new Congress...
The Decision of the Moscow Arbitration Court in the Transneft vs. Sberbank Dispute Increases Litigation Risk in the Context of Derivative Transactions Involving Russian Counterparties
This brief summary of the decision that was published on 21 June 2017 will be of interest to anyone entering into derivative transactions that involve Russian counterparties.
The Russian Data Protection Authority, Roskomnadzor, Enforces New Russian Data Localization Law
On September 9, 2015, the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications (the “Roskomnadzor”) reported on its website that it blocked an extensive online database of more than 1.5 million Russian citizens for violations of Russian Federal Law No. 242-FZ 2014, commonly known as the Data Localization Law. With the new Russian Data Localization Law...