Baker & Hostetler LLP (LexBlog Russia)

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  • New Blockchain Patents, Crypto Mining Expands in US and Russia, French ICO Approved Under New Law, DOJ and INTERPOL Enforcement Actions

    In this issue: • Patents Granted to Blockchain Payments Firms, Crypto Mining Expands in Texas and Russia • First ICO Is Approved Under New French Law, New Crypto Bill Is Introduced in US • DOJ Prosecutes Crypto Dark Markets, INTERPOL Fights Crypto Mining Malware • Lawsuit Alleges Legal Malpractice Related to Crypto-Assets Deemed Securities, SEC...

  • Eighth Circuit Affirms $4.6 Million Fee Award Against the EEOC

    How Many Decades of Litigation is Enough? On retreating from Russia after the disastrous 1812 invasion, Napoleon famously commented, “It is but a step from the sublime to the ridiculous.” That adage applies equally well to the latest opinion in the now 14-year old dispute between the EEOC and trucking company CRST. We’ve blogged various...

  • Russia’s Primary Social Network in Hot Water Again Over Failure to Police Infringement

    Russia’s Facebook, vKontakte, is under fire for its allegedly poor handling of pervasive copyright infringement on its platform (literally translated from Russian, “v kontakte” means “in contact”). The Association for the Protection of Copyright on the Internet, or AZAPO, has sued vKontakte in Moscow City Court on behalf of author Zahar Prilepin for his book “Resident.”...

  • Privacy or Politics? – Russia Seeks More Control Over its Citizens’ Personal Data

    Back in July, President Vladimir Putin signed a law (Federal Law No. 242-FZ) that compels “data operators” to store Russian citizens’ personal data only inside Russia. Previously, Russian law allowed the storage of data relating to Russian citizens to be located on servers in foreign countries. Under the new law, companies that collect personal data...

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