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Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement: key outcomes for the energy and resources sector

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • September 12 2014

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) was signed on 8 July 2014 and has been tabled in Parliament for consideration by the Joint

Corporate Crime Update September 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Italy, Japan
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  • September 11 2014

As noted in our previous updates, in June 2014 the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office ("TDPPO") filed criminal charges against three high

ICC publishes in-house Guide on effective management of arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • August 4 2014

Practitioners and arbitral institutions alike are constantly looking for ways to smooth and improve the arbitral process. The latest contribution to

Corporate crime update - July 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, Vietnam
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  • July 31 2014

Further to our updates on this issue in May and June 2014, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (the "TDPPO") filed criminal charges against

Japan: No pay for overtime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • July 18 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe’s economic reform, there has been heated debate in Japan over the introduction of an amendment law to extend the categories of

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement signed, text released

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • July 9 2014

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today signed the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA

Majors and minors considerations for multinationals when acquiring independents

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • June 20 2014

Recent years have seen "major" multinational companies investing in and acquiring "minor" independent ventures with increasing frequency. To take the

Termination of Indonesia's bilateral investment treaties: considerations for Japanese investors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia, Japan
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  • June 2 2014

In a recent blog post, we examined the implications of Indonesia's notification that it will not renew its bilateral investment treaty ("BIT") with

Corporate Crime Update - May 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • May 31 2014

An individual shareholder has brought a derivative action against Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. ("MFG"), a holding company of Mizuho Bank, Ltd

Investing in Africa: common problems and ways to mitigate them

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Japan
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  • May 7 2014

The prospect of increased Japanese investment in Africa has been in the news in 2014. January saw Prime Minister Abe's visit to Ethiopia, Ivory Coast