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Japan considers new deemed export rules

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 12 2008

The Japanese government is reportedly considering amendments to export control laws to further limit transfers of dual use technologies

JFTC to expand merger controls

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • November 22 2007

In an effort to strengthen its oversight of mergers and acquisitions that threaten competition in Japanese markets, the JFTC plans to propose broadening its premerger review jurisdiction to include triangular mergers and stock purchases by investment funds

JFTC announces position on amendments to Japan’s Antimonopoly Act

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • November 22 2007

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has announced its position on proposed revisions to Japan’s Antimonopoly Act in a memorandum, “Basic View Concerning Amendments to the Current Antimonopoly Act of Japan.”

Statement of the European Commission, the Financial Services Agency of Japan, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission on work to enhance the governance of the IASC Foundation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Japan, USA
  • -
  • November 19 2007

The European Commission has published a press release advising of a combined statement from it, the Financial Services Agency of Japan, the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the US Securities and Exchange Commission which proposes changes to strengthen the institutional framework of the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation and encourages the Foundation’s related efforts, while emphasizing the continued importance of an independent standard-setting process

JFTC publishes compilation of Antimonopoly Act consultations

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • December 19 2007

The JFTC has published a compilation of its responses to requests for Antimonopoly Act consultation dating back over six years

Japan awards WiMax licenses, as DoCoMo forges handset alliance with Google

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • December 28 2007

There were two key developments this week that affected Japan’s wireless broadband market: the Japanese government awarded WiMax network licenses to Willcom and a partnership led by KDDI Corp., and NTT DoCoMo teamed up with Google to bring e-mail, web search and other Google features to i-Mode wireless phones

Intelsat-JSAT venture applauds successful satellite launch

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • Japan, USA
  • -
  • December 28 2007

Horizons 2 Satellite LLC, a partnership pairing global satellite service leader Intelsat with JSAT Corporation of Japan, celebrated the successful deployment of the venture’s Horizons-2 satellite via an Ariane 5 rocket launched from the European space launch complex in French Guiana last Friday

JFTC investigates CRT cartel

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • December 19 2007

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has opened an investigation into MT Picture Display Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd., on suspicion that it formed an international cartel to fix global prices of cathode-ray tubes (CRTs) in Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan

New entry procedures for visitors to Japan

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • Japan
  • -
  • December 26 2007

The Japanese government recently announced a policy change regarding entry procedures which became effective on November 20, 2007

JFTC to issue first-ever cease-and-desist order against foreign companies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • January 22 2008

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has confirmed that it issued prior notices of a cease-and-desist order against five companies alleged to have formed an international cartel to fix prices of marine hose