Employment and personal data

We advise Russian and international companies on employment, immigration and data protection issues.
Clients usually require our assistance with:
  • developing employment contracts for all levels of staff, including senior managers
  • resolving employment disputes and administrative disputes with state authorities
  • developing a full package of internal documents
  • employees redundancy
  • access to trade secret information
  • processing personal data of employees and transferring it to third parties, including abroad
  • employment of foreigners and secondments
  • Advising a Chinese IT company, the owner of a world's leading mobile app, on matters connecting with entering the Russian market, inter alia, on compliance with Russian advertising and personal data protection regulations, as well as analyzing and elaborating contracts of various types
  • Advising a reputable English law firm on Russian law issues
  • Advising a Russian credit history bureau (OKB CJSC) on regulatory requirements for the protection of personal data of credit history subjects in relation to a potential launch of a joint service by the credit history bureau and several large Russian banks
  • Advising founders of the social network for triathletes (Trilife) and statistics service in the sphere of triathlon (TriStats) on requirements provided in Russian law in the sphere of personal data protection, development of personal data processing policies
  • Advising an international pharmaceutical company on latest amendments made to the pharmaceutical regulations of Russian Federation, as well as on labor law
  • Advising Goldman Sachs on trade secrets, employment issues, data protection, hiring and dismissal of top managers, business trips and bonus payments
  • Advising Armstrong, a manufacturer of suspended ceilings, on employment and immigration law issues
  • Advising Sberbank CIB, a corporate and investment banking division of Sberbank, on bonus payments and bonus policies
  • Advising investment bank Renaissance Capital on the dismissal of senior foreign managers, including advice on Russian, US and English law issues
  • Advising VimpelCom on data protection issues
  • Advising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the secondment of staff to and from Russia
  • Advising Mitsui's subsidiary bank in Russia on a review of its personal data processing policy
  • Advising Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and other banks on the payment of bonuses to employees in Russia
  • Representing De La Rue, a British security printer and banking equipment producer, on a hostile change of senior management in Russia
  • Advising Sinopec, a Chinese oil company, on employment law issues in Russia, including obtaining employment and work permits