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Mobile payments service models and regulatory challenges

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • June 25 2012

Japanese (along with Korean) companies have long been identified as market leaders in the field of mobile payments ("mPayments"

A guide to outsourcing for Japanese companies (Part II)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • February 28 2012

The first part of this two-part series provided a general overview of outsourcing, including: what is meant by "outsourcing"; its potential benefits; and the lifecycle of an outsourcing transaction

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

Data security breaches: the scope of liability for Japanese companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • August 26 2011

Serious cyber attacks on Japanese companies' data networks are increasing in scale and frequency, as highlighted by the recent high profile attacks on Sony, Sega and Nintendo, all incidents widely reported by the international media

New UK electronic communications regulations: key issues for Japanese companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom
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  • June 27 2011

New legislation has recently come into effect in the UK to implement amendments to the EU framework for regulating providers of electronic communications networks and services ("EU Framework"

EU data protection: key issues for Japanese companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • February 22 2011

IntroductionCollecting and processing personal data relating to customers and employees is central to the global business operations of multinational Japanese companies

Open source software: the implications for M&A transactions

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, Japan
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  • December 20 2010

Incorporation of open source software in software development has become the rule rather than the exception