A team of lawyers from Hogan Lovells contributed to the 2019 Chambers Global Practice Guide in Technology, Media, and Telecoms. They provided legal commentary and insights on TMT industry trends and developments impacting businesses in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The chapter “TMT Trends and Developments in Russia” provides an overview of mass media and online cinema markets, as well as technology and telecom markets in Russia. It addresses foreign ownership restrictions in mass media and the online cinema industry, big data collection, and use issues. It also covers the IT resources blocking issues as well as data localization and storage requirements and their impact on industry. A PDF version of the chapter is available here.
The Hogan Lovells authors include: Oxana Balayan, Managing Partner, head of the Corporate/M&A practice for the Moscow office; Natalia Gulyaeva, head of the IPMT practice for the Moscow office; Maria Kazakova, a senior associate in the Corporate/M&A practice; and Roland Novozhilov, an associate in the IPMT practice.
The Hogan Lovells Moscow office team has a distinguished track record in the Russian TMT market, including expansion of the world’s leading TMT businesses into Russia. They offer clients strategic advice on transactional, IP, regulatory, commercial, and antitrust issues impacting the TMT industry.