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Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement: key outcomes for the energy and resources sector

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • September 12 2014

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) was signed on 8 July 2014 and has been tabled in Parliament for consideration by the Joint

Corporate Crime Update September 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Italy, Japan
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  • September 11 2014

As noted in our previous updates, in June 2014 the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office ("TDPPO") filed criminal charges against three high

International regulatory update - 1 5 September 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 8 2014

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published the final list of the 120 significant credit institutions whose direct supervision it will assume on 4

Recent agreement signals a new era in Australia's trade relationship with Japan

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • September 4 2014

Japan is Australia's second largest trading partner. In 2013 Australia's two-way goods and services trade with Japan totalled $70.8 billion ($66.5

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

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • 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

Recent IP High Court case: case for employee’s invention related to tamsulosin hydrochloride (IP High Court Case No. H24 (ne)-10052)

  • Shiga International Patent Office
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  • Japan
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  • August 29 2014

Recently, some researchers have filed suits against their companies and gained significant remuneration for their inventions, for example, the blue

US and Japan “completely unified” over Russia

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Japan, Russia, USA
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  • August 29 2014

On 20 August, a senior US Treasury official announced that the foreign policies of US and Japanese governments are "completely unified" over the need

Framework for amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • August 28 2014

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

Russia sanctions: impact on financial institutions in the US, EU and Japan

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
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  • European Union, Japan, Russia, USA
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  • August 25 2014

New sanctions targeting Russia have been implemented in the US, EU and Japan. Although the consequences of breaching the sanctions are severe

Asia-Pacific labor & employment news - summer 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • 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