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Japanese government announces new sanctions on North Korea
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan, North Korea
  • December 5 2016

The Japanese government announced on December 2, 2016 that it would impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea, which undertook its fifth nuclear


JFTC Strengthens the Monitoring of ITDigital-Related Area
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 11, 2016, the Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") partially amended its "Guidelines Concerning the Interpretation of 'Specific Business


The Bill to Partially Amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea Submitted to the Diet
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 18, 2016, the Japanese Government submitted to the Diet a bill to partially amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International


Amended Japan-Belgium Tax Treaty Signed
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 12, 2016, the amended tax treaty between Japan and Belgium was signed. The amendments made substantial changes to the existing treaty


Two High Court Decisions Relating to Reemployment after Retirement
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

Two notable successive court decisions relating to disputes concerning reemployment after retirement have been issued. First, on September 28, 2016


IP management theory is vital for effective growth strategy
  • Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office
  • Global, Japan
  • November 30 2016

The term 'patent troll' was invented by Peter N Detkin, then an in-house attorney at Intel Corporation. He also made another great discovery: "if you


Asia: overtime and time off in lieu
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
  • November 28 2016

A recent trend in relation to overtime is for employers to grant time off in lieu instead of paying overtime. This can be confusing in Asia as the


Baseload: Current Topics in the Power and Energy Markets
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Canada, Japan, USA
  • November 22 2016

In the past several years, the Power and Energy Capital Markets group at Hunton & Williams has seen a pronounced increase in M&A activity in the


Breaking the “million yen barrier” in Japan
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • November 16 2016

For some time, the majority of married women working part-time in Japan have brought home annual pay of less than 1 million yen (around USD 9,150 at


Recent Developments in Japanese Enforcement of Foreign Bribery Laws
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Japan, OECD
  • November 16 2016

In recent years, Japan has been under increasing scrutiny and pressure from the international community regarding its enforcement of its