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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

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

Latest Developments for Equity Compensation Plans

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Philippines, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • June 1 2010

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New

Data leak in Japan exposes personal information of foreign residents

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 7 2010

The Yomiuri Shimbunhas been following a story regarding the November 25, 2010, release by a Tokyo publisher of a book containing Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department anti-terrorism documents that were leaked on the Internet in October

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

The impact of the Japanese disasters on global supply chains

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • Global, Japan
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  • March 23 2011

In the wake of the terrible and multiple disasters in Japan, global markets and companies everywhere are being reminded of the impact disruptions anywhere, and especially in key markets like Japan, have on supply chains

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

Japan may hold individual employees liable for violations of data protection law

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 26 2011

As part of an effort to increase penalties for violations of the country's Personal Information Protection Act, officials in Japan plan to extend liability under that law to individual employees, according to recent reports in The Yomiuri Shimbun and The Japan Times

Japan, S. Korea, and Germany lead in nanotech patenting for non-USA countries

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • Germany, Japan, South Korea, USA
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  • May 4 2011

From the beginnings of the NNI, the "race" between the industrialized countries to develop nanotechnology was a focus point

Sony's playstation data breach is no game for Japanese authorities

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Japan
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  • June 17 2011

Sony has recently come under fire for its handling of a major hacking episode that breached the personal information of over 100 million users of its Playstation and Qriocity online networks