PODCAST EPISODE

View from the Valley #6: Should US tech companies be worried about Russia?

The Freshfields Podcast

Jul 16 2021 • 33 mins


Earlier this year, Russia slowed down Twitter in a row over content. Now, a new law requires any foreign tech company above a certain size to have a presence on Russian soil. With the US imposing sanctions over concerns about ransomware and misinformation - and Moscow armed with the power to fine major tech firms up to 20 per cent of global revenues - operating between East and West has never been more challenging. In our latest episode of View from the Valley, our teams in Menlo Park, New York and Moscow explain how to navigate this fast-changing landscape