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Posted in International/EU Privacy

Russia Update: Law Increasing Fines for Violation of Data Protection Laws Comes Into Force

Update: On 3 December 2019 the law imposing multi-million Ruble fines for infringing Russian data localization and information security laws has come into force. Since the law has already come into force, new fines may be imposed on companies based on results of Roskomnadzor’s inspections in 2020. Roskomnadzor has already identified the entities it plans to inspect in 2020 but may initiate unplanned inspections as well based, for example, on data subject complaints or its online monitoring of company activity.

Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches, International/EU Privacy

UK Takes Step That Likely Will Result in Significantly Increased Penalties for Data Breaches

In a move that likely will result in a significant increase in civil penalties that can be assessed in the UK for data security breaches, this month the UK Ministry of Justice began consultation on the introduction of a maximum civil monetary penalty for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).