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Japan Legal Update Vol. 13 April 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 25 2016

On March 11, 2016, the Japanese government submitted instruments of accession to the Patent Law Treaty ("PLT") and the Singapore Treaty on the Law of


Japan Expands Renewable Energy Program, Tightens Requirements for Renewable Energy Projects
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 20 2016

Japan's Cabinet recently approved a series of amendments (the "Amendments") to the Act on Special Measures Concerning the Procurement of Renewable


Japan Legal Update Vol. 12 March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • March 24 2016

On February 29, 2016, the Supreme Court (first petty bench) issued a decision describing the standards for applying the general anti-avoidance rule


Japan: Enforcement of the Amended Industrial Safety and Health Act Regarding Stress Checks
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • March 23 2016

On December 1, 2015, the Amended Industrial Safety and Health Act ("Amended Act") regarding stress checks came into force in Japan. Under the Amended


Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, Issue 9 - March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Spain, Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Canada, China, Colombia, European Union, France, Germany, Belgium, Brazil
  • March 17 2016

For decades, EU data protection rules have set some of the world's highest standards of data protection and are currently undergoing significant


Japan Legal Update Vol. 11 February 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 25 2016

On January 21, 2016, the Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") issued a partial amendment to the "Guidelines for the Use of Intellectual Property


Tightened Regulations on Managers of Funds Marketed to Japanese Investors Will Come into Force Shortly
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 24 2016

The 2015 amendments (the "Amendments") to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan (the "FIEA," and the FIEA amended by the Amendments


Japan Strengthens Deterrence Measures Against Trade Secret Infringement
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 10 2016

On July 3, 2015, the Japanese Diet passed a bill (the "Amending Act") amending the Unfair Competition Prevention Act (the "UCPA") to bolster civil


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 10: December 2015January 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • January 28 2016

On November 11, 2015, a cabinet order setting the effective date of the Act on Special Measures Concerning Civil Court Proceedings for the Collective


Employee Stock Plans: Year-End 2015 International Reporting Requirements
  • Jones Day
  • Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Australia, China, France
  • January 21 2016

This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most