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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

Japan Google privacy case
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • October 17 2014

On 9 October 2014, Judge Nobuyuki Seki of the Tokyo District Court granted a provisional injunction against Google Inc. ("Google") and ordered Google

Largest multi-plaintiff action ever in Japan over data breach
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Japan
  • February 5 2015

In September 2014, an investigation report released by Benesse Holding Inc. and its subsidiary Benesse Corporation in Japan, concluded that a data

2015: the turning point for data privacy regulation in Asia?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea
  • February 18 2015

2014 was a very eventful year for data privacy regulation in Asia and there are reasons to believe that 2015 will represent a turning point for the

Japan to amend personal information protection act
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • Japan
  • April 27 2015

As we predicted some months ago, a Bill to amend Japan's Act on protection of personal information (Act number 57 of 2003 ("The Act")) was submitted

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

Global data & privacy update - 24.07.2014
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • USA, Australia, European Union, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom
  • July 24 2014

Tokyo police have arrested a systems engineer at education firm Benesse, accused of stealing the personal data of at least 7.6 million customers and

Japan joins the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Japan
  • April 30 2014

On April 30, 2014, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC") released theFindings Report of the Joint Oversight Panel of the APEC Cross-Border

New UK electronic communications regulations: key issues for Japanese companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • June 27 2011

New legislation has recently come into effect in the UK to implement amendments to the EU framework for regulating providers of electronic communications networks and services ("EU Framework"

Asia Pacific Financial Services & Regulatory Newsletter
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam
  • September 30 2011

Welcome to the fifth edition of Baker & McKenzie's quarterly Asia Pacific Financial Services & Regulatory Newsletter