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Bitcoin - turbulent waters - part seven
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 4 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden demise of Mt. Gox (Japan), one of the largest

Arbitration in Japan: grasping the nettle?
  • Jones Day
  • Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore
  • March 5 2014

International arbitration remains a boon for Asia, and far from resting on its laurels, the region has responded impressively by effecting myriad

China tax planning for Japanese MNEs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China, Japan
  • October 16 2012

Japanese multinational entities with current or future operations in China must plan to address a series of issues

US-Japan RE dialogue
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Japan, USA
  • October 14 2012

The International Trade Administration will lead a delegation of U.S. companies to participate in a Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable December 3-7 in Tokyo in conjunction with the U.S.-Japan Energy Policy Dialogue. Following the roundtable, the delegation will travel to the northeast region for site visits

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection; may have broader implications for digital currency industry
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • March 3 2014

In its bankruptcy filing under Japan's Civil Rehabilitation Law, Mt. Gox claims 6.5 billion yen, or around $64 million, in liabilities and 3.84

Japan’s entry into Trans-Pacific Partnership FTA raises opportunities and risks for US companies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Japan, USA
  • March 20 2013

On March 15, 2013, Japan announced it will seek to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, an 11-country free trade agreement (FTA

Japanese innovators begin to embrace PTAB challenges for patent dispute resolution
  • Oblon
  • Japan, USA
  • October 23 2013

Generally speaking, inter partes patent reexamination was pursued relatively infrequently by foreign based entities. Unlike their U.S. based

Supermarket sweep
  • Stephenson Harwood LLP
  • China, Japan, South Korea
  • January 25 2012

When Tesco said sayonara to Japan last September, after an expensive eight-year struggle to crack the world's third largest grocery market, it was viewed as a rare failure by the UK supermarket: indicative of the Japanese market's still-terrifying ability to act as a graveyard for foreign assailants

Corporate Crime Update September 2014 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Italy, Japan
  • September 11 2014

As noted in our previous updates, in June 2014 the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office ("TDPPO") filed criminal charges against three high

Recent developments in OTC derivatives regulations in Japan
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Japan
  • October 22 2014

The Financial Services Agency of Japan (the "FSA") has recently published a wide range of amendments and proposed amendments to OTC derivatives