Category: legal practice

Impact of Personal Data Law on Video Game Industry: A Russian Perspective (2014)

Personal data is one of those areas of law which started to develop rapidly following the development of electronic communication. Increasing technical capabilities for fast and efficient transfer of large amounts of data posed new threats to privacy which resulted in appearance of new legal institutions supplementing old-fashioned privacy rules. Many legal systems adopted specific provisions on protection of personal…

Video Game Regulation in Russia: A Brief Overview (2014)

There is currently no set of regulations in Russia which would target video games specifically, however there are a variety of rules, both established and novel, which are applicable to this particular industry. At least the following critical areas can be identified as far as it comes to the Russian law: intellectual property, gambling, content, virtual property and data protection.…