Digital Economy Legal Support Group

Digital Economy Legal Support Group

Pepeliaev Group’s lawyers advise clients on the whole range of digital law issues.

Our clients

Among the clients of Pepeliaev Group's Digital Group are major global manufacturers of consumer goods, clothes, home appliances, electronic devices, goods for healthcare and hygiene, sporting goods, food products, and construction and mining tools. We also collaborate with retail chains, car manufacturers, brewing companies, banks, hi-tech and IT companies, social media, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains, organisers of the dissemination of information (ODI), subjects of critical information infrastructure (CII), core enterprises, and others.

We perform at an expert level

For many years, Pepeliaev Group’s team has been included in Tier 1 of the Pravo-300 directory for Digital Economy. Polina Bardina, Head of the Digital Group, and Partner Nikolay Solodovnikov are commended lawyers in the Digital Economy and TMT categories. Nikolay Solodovnikov is also featured in the Best Lawyers rating for Fintech. 

Our firm is engaged, in its own name and on behalf of its clients, in lawmaking activities within the Regulatory Developments working group in the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organisation “Digital Economy”.

The Digital Group’s experts regularly conduct field-specific events that are attended by a large number of participants.

Pepeliaev Group’s team advises clients on all aspects of digital law, including: 

  • legal support for online shops, aggregators (marketplaces), classifieds, and mobile applications; 

  • electronic trade, drawing up documents for a company’s website (terms of service, public offer etc.), the remote sale of goods;

  • IT security, subjects of critical information infrastructure (CII), core enterprises, organisers of the dissemination of information (ODI), issues that might arise with the Federal Security Service, the Federal Service for Technical and Export Control, and the Ministry of the Interior;

  • digital signatures, e-document management, machine-readable powers of attorney, electronic archives;

  • advertising on the Internet;

  • advising on introducing a confidentiality regime and on confidential information;

  • information prohibited from or restricted in dissemination, restricted access to information resources and websites;

  • conducting legal expert reviews of whether information products and content comply with the requirements of legislation on information and advertising;

  • protecting children from information, and categories of information products (labels relating to age restrictions);

  • the inclusion of software in the register of Russian software, accreditation of IT companies;

  • providing legal support for audiovisual services, online cinemas, etc.;

  • advising on EdTech;

  • Legal Design of documents (such as the Terms of Service, a public offer, an anti-corruption policy, a code of ethics, risk management and internal control, a confidentiality regime, etc.);

  • implementation of major multinational projects in digital law.


Analysed the possibilities of selling cars remotely in Russia
The team of the practice has performed a complex analysis of the possibility of selling cars remotely in Russia.
Legal support for a mobile application developed by our client being rolled out over nine countries
The team of our practice provided support on a project aimed at a mobile application developed by our client being rolled out over nine uncovered countries.
Other projects