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Termination of Indonesia's bilateral investment treaties: considerations for Japanese investors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Japan
  • June 2 2014

In a recent blog post, we examined the implications of Indonesia's notification that it will not renew its bilateral investment treaty ("BIT") with

Recent change in Consumption Tax in Japan
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • May 21 2014

The OECD Global Forum on VAT held meetings in Tokyo on 1718 April 2014. These meetings follow the Global Forum’s first meeting in Paris in November

Majors and minors considerations for multinationals when acquiring independents
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • June 20 2014

Recent years have seen "major" multinational companies investing in and acquiring "minor" independent ventures with increasing frequency. To take the

Skin lightening products stir controversy worldwide
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines
  • June 26 2014

From allegations about mercury-laden skin lightening creams in the Philippines to new draft guidelines in India about advertising such products in a

The thorny problem of patentable eligible subject matter: part 10 of a 10-part series: Japan
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • September 16 2014

The Japanese Patent Act (Act) contains two provisions regarding patent eligible subject matter. The first provision is found in Article 2(1) of the

Japanese government to update reporting system after skin-whitening product scandal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Japan
  • December 6 2013

In light of the July 4, 2013, recall of some 4.6 million skin-whitening products that purportedly caused patchy skin lightening, de-pigmentation

Eligibility of software and business methods in the United States, Europe and Asia
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada, China, European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, USA
  • January 6 2014

Software and business methods are a crucial component of the world's innovation-driven economy. However, patent protection for these intellectual

Under supervision: navigating the oversight of a court-appointed monitor
  • Jenner & Block
  • Japan, USA
  • February 28 2014

In the unpleasant event that your company has been ensnared in a U.S. federal criminal antitrust investigation, you may believe that once you have

Japan: No pay for overtime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • July 18 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe’s economic reform, there has been heated debate in Japan over the introduction of an amendment law to extend the categories of

Australian inbound foreign investment update: new free trade deals with South Korea and Japan set scene for China
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea
  • May 5 2014

New free trade agreements mean that Korean and Japanese investors will soon enjoy the higher Australian inbound foreign investment thresholds