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Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13 - March 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, Central & South America, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, USA
  • March 10 2017

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require


Amendments to Japan's Renewable Energy Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • March 9 2017

On April 1, 2017, substantial portions of the Amendments ("Amendments") to The Act on Special Measures Concerning the Procurement of Renewable Energy


Japan Amends Guidelines for the Subcontract Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 23 2017

The purpose of the "Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. To Subcontractors" ("Subcontract Act") is to ensure the fairness of


Enforcement of the Child Care and Family Care Leave Act (January 1, 2017)
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 23 2017

The "Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Child Care and Family Care Leave," which was amended


Publication of Draft Guidelines for "Equal Pay for Equal Work"
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 23 2017

The Japanese government is considering introducing legislation concerning the so-called "equal pay for equal work" rule for the purpose of improving


Amendment to the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Trademark Act (January 1, 2017)
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • February 23 2017

An application for trademark registration requires the classification of designated goods and services. The classification of certain goods has been


Japan Legal Update, December 2016January 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • December 21 2016

On December 22, 2016, the Cabinet approved the 2017 Tax Reform Proposal. Noteworthy amendments pertaining to corporate income tax


Two High Court Decisions Relating to Reemployment after Retirement
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

Two notable successive court decisions relating to disputes concerning reemployment after retirement have been issued. First, on September 28, 2016


JFTC Strengthens the Monitoring of ITDigital-Related Area
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 11, 2016, the Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") partially amended its "Guidelines Concerning the Interpretation of 'Specific Business


The Bill to Partially Amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea Submitted to the Diet
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 18, 2016, the Japanese Government submitted to the Diet a bill to partially amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International