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Japan Legal Update Vol. 16 July 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 26 2016

On May 28, 2016, the Japan Fair Trade Commission announced that it had concluded its draft of the partial amendments to the "Guidelines Concerning


TPP: The Fine PrintA Look at the Mechanics of the Treaty
  • Jones Day
  • Global, Japan, USA
  • July 26 2016

The core commitments of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") are established by the TPP's 30 chapters. However, to fully understand the implications


The Trans-Pacific Partnership's Dramatic Impact on International Aviation
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, USA, Vietnam
  • July 21 2016

On February 4, 2016, the world witnessed Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 15 June 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • June 24 2016

An Amendment to the Banking Act, Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on May 25, 2016. The rapid innovation of information technology ("IT"


TPP Ratification and Potential Expansion
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Singapore, USA, Vietnam, Global, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru
  • June 20 2016

This article examines the process that must now be completed for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) to come into force as a binding trade


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 14 May 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 25 2016

The Amendment to the Employment Insurance Act Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on March 29, 2016. The Amendment amends the Employment Insurance Act


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