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“Unavoidable Corruption”: A Loophole to Snare the Unprepared?
In January, the Russian government proposed to make some corrupt acts exempt from punishment in “unavoidable” circumstances. Decision-makers in today’s global organizations have been left wondering what that might mean for their own operations in the country.
The New Russian Data Protection Law: Five Important Things To Know
Early in July 2014, the Russian Federal Act on Data Protection was amended to require that personal data of Russian citizens be first processed and stored on servers located within the territory of Russia. Initially, the amendments were expected to come into force Sept. 1, 2016. However, on December 21, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law with an effective date of Sept. 1, 2015.