How to enter the Russian online consumer marketplace without setting foot in Russia


For companies interested in entering the Russian market but reluctant to establish a physical presence there, an online presence can be a viable alternative.

The legal requirements for selling goods online to Russian customers are not all that different from the requirements of other countries. For sellers outside Russia, a key question is what law should apply. Can online terms and conditions simply specify that the seller’s law applies? The answer is that Russian mandatory requirements (especially related to IP rights, personal data protection, advertising and consumer protection laws) will apply if information on the website is targeted at Russian consumers.

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