From September 01, 2015 Companies Could Be Required to Store Personal Data in Russia
On December 17, 2014, the Russian State Duma passed a bill that changes the date of enter into force of the obligation to process Russian citizens personal data using databases located in Russia.
This obligation could come into force already on September 01, 2015 – a year earlier than previously intended – if the bill is approved by the Federation Council and signed by the President.
Once approved and signed, this new bill will come into force on the date of its official publication.
If you have any questions regarding personal data processing, please do not hesitate to contact the specialists at Hellevig, Klein & Usov who would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this or any other matters.
For more information, please refer to our previous article here.
 Draft Federal Law On Amendments to Article 4 of Federal Law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Clarify the Procedure for Processing of Personal Data in Information and Telecommunication Network