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Japanese merger control regime update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 6 2009

The Japanese competition regulator, the Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), has announced that it plans to resubmit its proposed changes to the merger control regime for legislative approval during the current Diet's session


Introduction to employment law in Japan
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Japan
  • February 12 2009

Economic predictions for 2009 are bleak and suggest that there is another year of turmoil ahead


Bank of Japan to purchase stock held by financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Japan
  • February 9 2009

Last week, the Bank of Japan announced it has decided to resume purchases of stock held by financial institutions in order to “support financial institutions' future endeavors to reduce market risk associated with stockholdings, and through which to ensure the stability of the financial system."


Japanese arbitration in the wake of the 2004 reforms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 10 2009

Almost 5 years ago, there was an extensive overhaul of the laws relating to arbitration in Japan


Bank of Japan announces new policy decisions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Japan
  • February 19 2009

Today, the Bank of Japan announced several new policy decisions "which, together with the effective use of existing facilities to provide liquidity, are expected to contribute to further ensuring stability in financial markets and facilitating corporate financing."


Japanese commercial e-mail law amended to opt in
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Japan
  • February 3 2009

The Japanese Law on Regulation of Transmission of Specified Electronic Mail (the Specified E-mail Regulation) and the Act on Specified Commercial Transactions (ASCT) were each amended effective December 1, 2008


Japan loans $100 billion to the IMF to help bolster its lendable resources
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global, Japan
  • February 19 2009

Last Friday the IMF announced that it had entered into a $100 billion borrowing agreement with Japan "to bolster the Fund’s lendable resources during the current global economic and financial crisis."


Initial overseas assets report due on March 17, 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • March 19 2014

Pursuant to the Tax Reform Bill adopted in early 2012, Japanese residents and foreign nationals who have established permanent residency in Japan


Global interactive data push
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, USA
  • November 9 2007

The SEC announced today that Japan, China, Korea, Canada, Israel, and Australia are all on board with implementing interactive data requirements for financial reporting


EU Japan agreement on information exchange concerning medicines
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Japan
  • February 9 2007

After lengthy discussions, the European Union and Japan have reached an agreement on the exchange of confidential information about the authorisation and safety of medicines