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Framework for amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 28 2014

On June 24, 2014, Japan's Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunication Network Society ("IT Strategy


Judgment of Tokyo District Court: application of a general anti-avoidance rule concerning reorganization transactions
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • October 2 2014

On March 18, 2014, the Tokyo District Court affirmed corporate tax assessments against two tax payers: Yahoo Japan Corporation ("Yahoo Japan"), a


21st round of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations completed in Hanoi
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Japan, USA
  • October 1 2014

The 21st round of talks toward a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement took place September 1-10 in Hanoi, with twelve Pacific Rim countries


Australia corporate update - August 2014
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia, Japan
  • August 14 2014

In July 2014, Japan and Australia signed the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA). The JAEPA primarily benefits Australian


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


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


Indirect tax update - November 2014
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia, Japan
  • November 4 2014

On 24 September 2014, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) issued Draft GST Ruling GSTR 2014D4 which sets out the Commissioner's preliminary views on the


Update on the JAEPA, the new Biosecurity Bills and the llegal Logging Legislation
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia, Japan
  • December 1 2014

As we move into the last sitting week for Federal Parliament for 2014, there have been significant moves in relation to legislation for the Japan -


Amendment to drugs and medical devices law in Japan takes effect
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

A material amendment to the law regulating drugs and medical devices in Japan has recently been implemented. The amendment mainly covers (i


Update on the JAEPA, the new Biosecurity Bills and the illegal Logging Legislation
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia, Japan
  • December 2 2014

As we move into the last sitting week for Federal Parliament for 2014, there have been significant moves in relation to legislation for the Japan -