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Employee safety and business continuity

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Japan
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  • May 3 2011

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many businesses operating in the region have concerns over the stability of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the availability of fuel and basic supplies, power failures and damage to public infrastructure and communications systems

JOGMEC Guarantee stimulus plan for importing US shale gas

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 31 2013

For the first time in 31 years, the Japanese Government suffered a trade deficit in 2011, primarily as a result of increased costs of importing energy

China launches FTA negotiations with South Korea; trilateral negotiations with Japan expected later in 2012

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China, Japan, South Korea
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  • June 8 2012

China and South Korea launched bilateral free trade agreement (CKFTA) negotiations on May 2, 2012 and held the first round of negotiations on May 14, 2012 in Beijing

Important tax developments from Asia to Europe

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Ireland, Japan
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  • July 6 2012

As noted in our alert on June 14, 2012, the deadlines for the annual employee share scheme reports for the Australian tax year ended June 30, 2012 are fast approaching

IP in M&A transactions - key issues for Japanese companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 28 2011

Cash-rich Japanese companies are again increasingly looking outside of the domestic market and taking advantage of the strong yen to make overseas acquisitions

Amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure: international jurisdiction now specified

  • Davis LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 26 2012

On May 2, 2011, the law concerning an amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure (the “Code”) to clarify international jurisdiction was published (the “Amendment”

J-REIT reform finance and insider trading regulations

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 2 2013

On December 7, 2012, the working group of the finance committee of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (the "Working Group") issued its final

Japan and China sign second intellectual property agreement

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • China, Japan
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  • September 16 2009

To improve protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) and strengthen co-operation, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) signed the second Memorandum of Understanding for Intellectual Property Protection Exchanges and Co-operation (MOU) on 24 August 2009

Libya update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, Libya
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  • November 21 2011

In our May 2011 newsletter we looked at the sanctions imposed against Libya by the international community, and considered the risks for Japanese companies in doing business in Libya or with Libyan counterparties

J-SOX compliance

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • Japan
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  • April 17 2008

J-SOX is the unofficial term for a part of Japan’s Financial Instruments and Exchange Law that was promulgated by the Japanese National Diet in June 2006 to ensure that corporate information is disclosed in a fair manner to investors