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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Postponement of transition of critical infrastructure to Russian software and hardware

20 November 2020

A number of draft legislative acts put forward by the Russian president and the Russian federal government and ministries have been published which (i) envision postponement of the mandatory transition by operators of critical information infrastructure ("CII") to preferential use of Russian software and hardware from 1 January 2021 and 1 January 2022 to 1 January 2024 and 1 January 2025, respectively, and (ii) establish requirements applicable to software and hardware and the procedure for coordination and approval of their use.

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