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Japan-Australia trade agreement - next steps

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • July 23 2014

The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) was signed on 8 July 2014 in Canberra. In this Alert we outline: some key aspects of

Anti-corruption digest - July 2014

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Argentina, China, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Tanzania, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 21 2014

Two executives of oil drilling contractor Noble Corp. settled bribery charges with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission just days

Japan: No pay for overtime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 18 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe’s economic reform, there has been heated debate in Japan over the introduction of an amendment law to extend the categories of

The perils of “revenge porn” part 2

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 17 2014

In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on

Japan and Australia - capitalising on the JAEPA

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • July 15 2014

Announced as "the most liberalising bilateral trade agreement that Japan has ever concluded," on 8 July 2014, Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe signed the

Japan lifts certain sanctions against North Korea

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Japan, North Korea
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  • July 15 2014

On 4 July, Japan announced it would lift certain unilateral sanctions against North Korea following an agreement that North Korea would reopen its

Shareholders shaking up Japan

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 15 2014

A Japanese research firm suggests that there may be a record 14 shareholder proposals (all with the intention of creating higher returns) that will

Companies Act reform: supervisory function of the board of directors (company with auditsupervisory committee, outside directors)

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 11 2014

An amendment to the Companies Act was enacted on 20 June 2014 ("Amendment"). This is the first major amendment since the enactment of the Companies

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • July 11 2014

The Australian Government has signed a bilateral investment treaty with its second largest trading partner Japan. Unlike the recently agreed

The financial report July 10, 2014 - news from Asia and the Pacific

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore
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  • July 10 2014

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission released a report on its review of fee and cost disclosure practices in the superannuation and