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Head of Digital Group

Specialist area

For over 12 years Polina has been specialising in providing legal support under IT projects and has been advising foreign and Russian clients on the full range of issues pertaining to commercial law. She is listed as a recommended lawyer in the category of the ‘Digital Economy’ in the Pravo-300 ranking (group 1).

Polina’s area of expertise covers such matters as: personal data and GDPR compliance, e-commerce, integral legal support for launching Internet stores, marketplaces and mobile applications, FinTech, LegalTech, dissemination of information and Internet advertising, protection of information (state secrets, bank secrecy and trade secrets), and also the implementation of integral multinational IT projects.

She regularly issues her own articles and reviews on digital topics. Polina runs Pepeliaev Group’s offline training course “Legal aspects of IT startups' activity”.

Main achievements

  • provided legal support for the launch of the biggest online cinema in Russia in 11 new jurisdictions;
  • provided full legal support for a publishing house, and conducted due diligence of information materials (including digital products) in terms of their compliance with restrictions in the area of advertising, the protection of minors and other aspects;
  • provided legal support with regard to the full life cycle of sophisticated categories of goods (arms, alcohol, tobacco, jewellery, goods for children and others), including online sale;
  • provided legal support for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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