May, 2017: Increase of penalties for violation of personal data processing rules

Since July 1, 2017 violations of personal data legislation will be described more detailed and precised, penalties for violation of personal data legislation will increase. Roskomnadzor will get broadened powers in bringing to liability for violation of personal data legislation.

Since July 1, 2017 violations of personal data legislation will be described in the legislation more precised and detailed, penalties for violations will increase. Companies could be brought to administrative liability for six offences with a fine of RUB 15,000 – RUB 75,000.

Roskomnadzor will get extended powers to commence administrative proceedings and transfer the case materials to the court, skipping the Prosecutor's Office. These changes will accelerate the process of fines collection.

Please, find more information on the legislation amendments since July 1, 2017 in Russian and English alerts below.

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