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Arbitration in Japan: grasping the nettle?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore
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  • March 5 2014

International arbitration remains a boon for Asia, and far from resting on its laurels, the region has responded impressively by effecting myriad

Amendment to Japanese Real Estate Joint Enterprise Actwill it benefit overseas investors? Yes, it will

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • January 22 2014

An amendment to the Joint Enterprise Act,1 which was enacted on June 17, 2013, has taken effect as from December 20, 2013. Under the amendment, if a

Renewable energy in Japan: one year after the implementation of the feed-in tariff law

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In the year since the Act on Special Measures Concerning the Procurement of Renewable Energy by Operators of Electric Utilities (the "Act") became

Amendment to the Japanese Real Estate Joint Enterprise Act: will it benefit overseas investors?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • July 24 2013

The TMK scheme and the GKTK scheme are typically used by overseas investors as tax-efficient schemes for real estate investment in Japan. Of such

Japan's IP high court relaxes requirements to prove lost profits to favor patent owners in patent infringement suit

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
  • -
  • April 23 2013

On February 1, 2013, the Intellectual Property High Court of Japan ("IP High Court") issued an en banc decision in Sangenic Intl. Ltd. v. Aprica

Court rules on freezing bank accounts

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
  • -
  • March 28 2013

If a debtor defaults on a loan agreement, the financial institution may collect that loan from the debtor's ordinary deposit through acceleration and

When is a company split a fraudulent act?

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • December 21 2012

Under the Companies Act, a company split is often used when reorganising a company in Japan

Employee stock plans 2012: year-end international reporting requirements

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Canada, China, France, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • December 6 2012

This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide

Antitrust alert: Japan Fair Trade Commission Chairman Takeshima steps down

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 16 2012

The Chairman of the Japan Fair Trade Commission, Kazuhiko Takeshima, stepped down from his position at the end of September, having completed his term

Supreme Court rules on rights of retention

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
  • -
  • August 17 2012

The Supreme Court has ruled on the actions that a bank may take where it has both a claim against a company and a right of retention with regard to the company under the Commercial Code over a promissory note that the company has entrusted to the bank to collect, and where an order has been issued for the commencement of civil rehabilitation proceedings in respect of the company