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Amendment to drugs and medical devices law in Japan takes effect

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • December 5 2014

A material amendment to the law regulating drugs and medical devices in Japan has recently been implemented. The amendment mainly covers (i

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Judgment of Tokyo District Court: application of a general anti-avoidance rule concerning reorganization transactions

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On March 18, 2014, the Tokyo District Court affirmed corporate tax assessments against two tax payers: Yahoo Japan Corporation ("Yahoo Japan"), a

Tokyo District Court allows tax saving from share repurchase

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On May 9, 2014, the Tokyo District Court reversed a large tax that had been imposed on a large U.S. multinational's Japanese holding company ("Japan

Amendment to Trademark Act of Japan - new marks, including color marks and sound marks, can be protected

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
  • -
  • September 4 2014

After much debate over several years, the Trademark Act of Japan (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959) has been amended to finally allow registration of

Framework for amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • August 28 2014

On June 24, 2014, Japan's Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunication Network Society ("IT Strategy

Asia-Pacific labor & employment news - summer 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan
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  • August 20 2014

According to statistics published in May 2013, Taiwan has more than 590,000 agency workers, and that number is continually rising at an unprecedented

Global tax update - Japan - May 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • May 12 2014

Under the most recent tax reform, approved by the Diet in March, Japan has changed its general tax rules applicable to a foreign corporation having a

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
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • 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