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Update on Lehman Brothers insolvency proceedings in the US, UK and Japan

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

On September 20, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of certain assets of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("LBHI") and Lehman Brothers Inc. ("LBI"), including those related to its Canadian Capital Markets and Investment Banking businesses, to Barclays Capital, Inc. ("Barclays"

You pay peanuts

  • Cobbetts LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 17 2008

Or rather, if you pay soya beans you get monkeys

Japan unveils new stimulus package

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • October 30 2008

Today, Japan’s government announced a new stimulus package including 5 trillion ($51.45 billion) in direct spending and future disbursements of up to 26.9 trillion ($277 billion

Japan's emissions trading next steps

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • October 31 2008

Japan may be moving towards introducing a wide-ranging emissions trading system (ETS

Major record producers challenge JFTC ruling

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 30 2008

Sony Music Entertainment together with three major record producers in Japan have filed a lawsuit in the Tokyo High Court challenging a July 2008 ruling by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) that the companies engaged in unfair trade practices and concerted refusals to deal

Japan arrests woman for ‘killing’ her virtual spouse

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • November 3 2008

Last week, Japanese authorities arrested a woman for killing the digital avatar of her online husband no, we didn’t make this up

FATF approves Japanese AML measures

  • Dentons
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  • Japan
  • -
  • November 21 2008

FATF has published its assessment of Japanese AMLCFT laws against its standards

Japanese government makes monetary commitment to the IMF and the World Bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global, Japan
  • -
  • November 15 2008

Yesterday, the World Bank and the IMF issued statements confirming that the Japanese Government would make a monetary commitment in the amount of a $2 billion investment in one of the World Bank's funds and a $100 billion loan to the Fund, to provide assistance to countries with emerging markets

Japan launches emissions trading scheme

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • November 20 2008

On 21 October the Japanese government announced that is introducing a voluntary emissions trading scheme

Bank of Japan announced emergency measures

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • December 3 2008

Yesterday, in an unscheduled Monetary Policy Meeting, the Bank of Japan announced two emergency measures designed to facilitate bank lending to corporate borrowers and ease the growing liquidity crunch faced by both small and large Japanese firms as a result of the present economic crisis