Anastasia Petrova is very responsive, supportive and professional. Nothing is impossible for her.
Anastasia Petrova is a Counsel in the Labour and Employment, Corporate, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Practices of ALRUD Law Firm.
Anastasia provides comprehensive support on all issues of labour law, including internal investigations and compliance, by companies and their employees, with internal policies and procedures, the introduction of electronic document management in the HR processes of companies. Anastasia has significant experience in supporting clients on labour issues during M&A transactions.
Anastasia advises on a wide range of complex issues in the field of confidentiality and data protection, cybersecurity, and legislation in the field of information technology, including the structuring of data flows with a cross-border element, the legal assessment of products and technologies that are based on data management, and the construction of data ecosystems, compliance with the Yarovaya Law, legislation on critical information infrastructure and industrial regulation.
Anastasia manages projects for conducting comprehensive audits of companies' processes, involving data management, and assists clients in eliminating the risks identified during the audits.
She has experience in ensuring compliance with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation by Russian companies and Russian subsidiaries of European companies.
Anastasia has significant practical experience in legal support to clients operating in Telecom, IT, banking and finance, medicine and pharmaceuticals industries.
Anastasia graduated from the Russian State University for the Humanities.
She joined the ALRUD team in 2010.
Anastasia is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
during the audit of personal data processing, where she was involved in an audit performed by an international group of lawyers, and during the work to bring these processes into compliance with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
where she provided comprehensive legal support to the entrance into the Russian market to render telecommunication services in Russia, in particular, on licensing telecom activities, compliance with the legislation on the sovereign Russian Internet, and compliance with anti-corruption legislation.
on a balanced approach to compliance with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Russian legislation.
on the requirements of the Russian legislation on data protection and national security, related to the implementation of its activities.
on a number of issues related to compliance with data protection legislation and cybersecurity for payment systems, as well as on the implementation of an internal hotline for reporting violations (whistleblowing), and provided legal support for its implementation.
on all employment law issues, arising from acquisitions in Russia, including pre-transaction HR audits, regulations, asset/company acquisition agreements, personnel structuring agreements, and bringing the policies of acquired companies into line with the laws and customer requirements after transactions.
on compliance with Russian data protection legislation, including requirements for the localization of personal data of Russian citizens, when using SAP software. Also provided legal support for the legalization of cross-border flows of employee data, during the use of SAP.
on applicable requirements of legislation on personal data protection, currency regulation, and consumer protection, in connection with the planned launch of an online platform with recipes, a mobile application and sales of electronic devices in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
on the disclosure of personal data of Russian citizens to foreign regulators in the U.S. and the UK.
during the inspection of Roskomnadzor, and in the course of eliminating the identified violations, in the field of the data protection legislation.
on the implementation of electronic document management and electronic communication, when interacting with employees. Supported the development of legal documentation, necessary for the introduction of electronic document management and electronic communication with employees.
on a wide range of complex issues of the labour law, including the conducting an investigation into the creation, by an employee, of an information resource that harms the company's reputation, support to the dismissal of this employee for a single gross breach of employment duties, expressed in the disclosure of personal data, successful support of litigations with this employee in 3 (three) instances.
on the evaluation of their products and services, based on data processing, including a scoring service, for compliance with data protection legislation. She also provided support in the preparation and negotiation of a data processing agreement, in connection with the provision of scoring services with the client's partner, to reduce potential risks of the violation of data protection legislation.
|Best Lawyers 2022 recommends Anastasia Petrova for Labor and Employment Law.|
|The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East&Africa 2021 recommends Anastasia Petrova for Employment.|
|Who’s Who Legal,Global Leader Labour & Employment 2021 recommends Anastasia Petrova as a leading practitioner.|