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New medical device regulations in Japan
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Japan
  • October 23 2014

Major amendments to Japan's Pharmaceutical Affairs Act of 1960 (the "Act") will come into effect on November 25, 2014. One of the purposes of these

Be global: employment law newsletter - October 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan
  • October 28 2014

Be Global is DLA Piper's snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global

Japan and Canada sign memorandum of cooperation for unconventional oil and gas technology
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, Japan
  • November 5 2014

On November 5, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford and Mr. Hirobumi Kawano, the President of the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National

Japan overhauling overtime pay system and taking measures to reduce deaths from overwork
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 11 2014

There has been increasing awareness in Japan of the health implications and unproductivity caused by excessive overtime work. As part of recent

Cartel watch- December 2014
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, Japan, USA
  • December 16 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has again ruled, on November 26, 2014, that certain of Motorola’s price-fixing claims against LCD

Prime Minister Abe’s reelection - where to now for Japan
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Japan
  • December 19 2014

The reelection of Prime Minister Abe and his LDP party is arguably the most important political development in Japan for more than a decade and

Cartel watch- December 2014
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, Japan, USA
  • December 16 2014

連邦控訴裁判所第7巡回区は2014年11月26日Motorolaが液晶パネル製造業者に対 して行った価格協定に関する主張のいくつかについて再度外国取引反トラスト改善法 (the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements

Benesse compensates customers for data leak
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • October 31 2014

On 9 July 2014, Benesse Holdings Inc. and its group company Benesse Corp. (“Benesse”) announced that approx. 7.9 million pieces of its customer

Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program between MyIPO and JPO begins
  • KASS International
  • Japan, Malaysia
  • October 6 2014

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) and Japan Patent Office (JPO) recently initiated the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot

Asia: do employers have a right to access and to disclose employee data without consent?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
  • November 3 2014

When can an employer access and disclose their employees' personal data in different jurisdictions? We compare the rules in Australia, China, Hong