Overview of the Russian Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications Clarification on the Data Localization Law

In August 2015, the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media (Minsviaz) issued clarifications regarding the scope of Russia’s jurisdiction for enforcing the data localization law. While not binding upon the agency, they currently are the only regulatory guidance available on the law.This client alert from International law firm Grata offers an English language overview of the clarifications.