General Data Protection Regulation
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New requirements for the protection of personal data of EU citizens will be of concern for Russian companies

New requirements for the protection of personal data of EU citizens will be of concern for Russian companies

LEGAL DIGEST \ 19.04.2018

Starting from 25 May 2018, a new General Data Protection Regulation for European nationals (GDPR) is coming into effect in the European Union.

The GDPR will have extra-territorial effect, meaning that it will apply in relation to all companies that provide goods and supply services to EU nationals or those companies that process their personal data, regardless of the geographical location of such companies Therefore, Russian companies that employ EU nationals should review their personal data documentation in terms of its compliance with the GDPR and amend it, if necessary.

Should you receive any requests from your headquarters regarding compliance with the GDPR, Acsour’s experts will help you to bring your personal data regulations into line with the EU statutory requirements.

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