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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


Big data and human resourcesletting the computer decide?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA
  • April 3 2015

Employees are a company's greatest asset, but if the company gets hiring decisions wrong, employees could also be the company's greatest expense


TPP, CETA and IP can New Zealand learn from the Canadian anagram?
  • Baldwins
  • Canada, European Union, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand
  • August 15 2014

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations continue to struggle on with the inclusion of Mexico, Canada and, more recently, Japan, adding


Act on the Protection of Personal Information and trend of revision in Japan
  • Yuasa and Hara
  • Japan
  • May 15 2014

The Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan (Law Number: Act No. 57 of May 30, 2003, hereinafter the "Act") was enacted in May 2003


United States and Japan form cybersecurity alliance in hopes of building international norms
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • May 15 2015

On April 28, the United States and Japan reached an agreement to form a cybersecurity alliance between the countries. Faced with the growth of hacking


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


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


A yen for Israeli technology
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Israel, Japan
  • November 18 2014

While Japanese companies have been investing in Israel for the past two decades, M&A activity has picked up significantly, concentrated in the


International group data projects: ensuring data protection compliance in Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Japan
  • October 2 2014

An increasing number of multi-national Japanese companies are seeking to improve the way they handle data across their Groups. In particular