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Japan's immediate and longer term outlook
  • Gowling WLG
  • Japan
  • January 7 2014

The start of 2014 provides a good point for looking ahead at the immediate and longer-term challenges facing Japan under the government of Shinzo Abe


Apple appeals at the Intellectual Property High Court disagrees with ruling in favor of Samsung Electronics
  • Shiga International Patent Office
  • Japan
  • November 1 2012

Apple claims that Samsung illegally copied technology from Apple’s iPhone and iPad tablet to some of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones and the Galaxy Tab, and is seeking damages of 100 million Japanese yen


Japan-China supply chain efficiency valuation and transfer pricing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China, Japan
  • October 26 2012

Effective tax rate (ETR) planning is critical for all multinational enterprises


Amendments to fixed-term labor contracts in Japan
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Japan
  • February 13 2013

On August 10, 2012, amendments to the Japanese Labor Contract Act were enacted that establish three new provisions regarding fixed-term employment


FSA publishes draft amendments to investment management regulations folowing AIJ scandal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2012

Japan's FSA launched a review of existing regulation and government supervision of Japan's asset management sector, following the recent AIJ Investment Advisors Co. scandal, in which AIJ's President was indicted for fraud after it was revealed that AIJ hid pension fund losses of up to $1.4 billion over a nine-year period


Employee stock plans 2012: year-end international reporting requirements
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Canada, China, France, India, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
  • December 6 2012

This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide


Insider trading scandals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2012

In the wake of a series of insider trading scandals which have blighted Japanese brokerage firms in recent months, the FSA and the Tokyo Stock Exchange have imposed a series of business improvement orders and fines on implicated companies


JFTC releases survey on corporate compliance efforts and recommends best practices
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Japan
  • December 6 2012

On November 28, 2012, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”) published the findings of its 2012 survey of corporate compliance practices based on (i) responses from approximately 879 companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange; (ii) interviews of six attorneys specializing in corporate or antitrust law; and (iii) interviews of 82 companies with informative examples of success or failure


Revision of Worker Dispatch Law in Japan
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Japan
  • October 16 2012

The revised Worker Dispatch Law went into effect on October 1st this year as a measure to protect and stabilize the status of a growing number of non-permanent employees (employees with fixed term contracts, part time employees and dispatched workers) in Japan


Japan
  • Kyowa Patent & Law Office
  • Japan
  • April 22 2014

Intellectual property features increasingly prominently on the Japanese government’s agenda to strengthen the country’s industrial competitiveness