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What Does the OFAC Sanctions List Have to Do with Russia and Ukraine?

Reports from Ukraine continue to reveal devastation, including shelled-out apartment buildings, street fighting in Kyiv, and missile launches from the Black Sea. Many nations reacted to the invasion of Ukraine by imposing sanctions against Russia. Although the sanctions affect the healthcare industry only indirectly at this time, healthcare organizations should still understand their legal obligations […]

Recommendations of the Commissioner on protection of personal data in martial law

The protection of personal data against accidental loss or destruction, illegal processing, including illegal destruction or access to personal data is extremely important in the martial law imposed in Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Commissioner for Human Rights issued recommendations on the protection of personal data in martial law. state. The recommendations cover a […]


Ius Laboris lawyers from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine provide a detailed survey of data protection law and how it is enforced in Ukraine. The guide includes a definition of personal data, whether data protection laws in Ukraine apply to foreign companies, requirements relating to data disclosures/transfers to the third parties, requirements relating to personal data […]

Amended Data Protection Law Enters into Force

The amended Ukrainian Data Protection Law – which came into force December 2012 – introduced new grounds for data processing, removed mandatory registration of employee databases and increased the Data Protection Authority (DPA)’s powers, amongst other things. The grounds for processing personal data without requesting individuals’ consent were expanded to include grounds relating to the […]

New Notification Rules Introduced for ‘Risky Data’

Amendments to the Ukrainian Law on Personal Data Protection (the Amendments) – in force from 1 January 2014 – introduce new liabilities for unapproved processing of high risk data, with a maximum penalty of 680 € (3,400 € if repeated in the same year). The Amendments, which were adopted 3 July 2013, also remove the […]


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