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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”

EU revamps data protection law: key issues for Japanese companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • February 6 2012

Collecting and processing personal data is central to the global business operations of multinational Japanese companies

Trade policy priorities in 2013: negotiations begin with Japan and United States

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • European Union, Japan, USA
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  • November 30 2012

As a result of the stalled World Trade Organisation Doha Round of trade negotiations, the European Union has been actively negotiating bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements

Japan arrests woman for ‘killing’ her virtual spouse

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Japan
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  • 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

Data protection ‘around the world’

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru
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  • July 25 2013

Data protection is not only a current topic in Germany but also in numerous countries worldwide, within and outside Europe. Looking beyond our own