We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance

Results: 1-10 of 497

Business law update - Spring 2014
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

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

United States and Japan pledge closer cooperation in cyber defense matters
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • June 8 2015

On May 30, the United States-Japan Cyber Defense Policy Working Group ("CDPWG") issued a joint statement outlining increased cooperation between the

New amendments to Japanese privacy law
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • September 18 2015

The Act on the Protection of Personal Information (the "APPI"), which was enacted in 2003 and which went into full effect in 2005, has not been

Transfer of personal data under Japan's amended personal information protection act
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • October 14 2015

An extensive amendment to Japan's Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003, the "Act") was promulgated on September 9, 2015

Regulatory updates - Asia Pacific insurance, June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore
  • June 22 2015

On 27 March 2015, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) issued a notice relaxing the overseas investment rules it originally issued in

Cybersecurity counter-offensive
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
  • November 19 2015

Worldwide governments and organisations are, in the face of increasing numbers of cybersecurity incidents, turning their focus to how to manage

Introduction of significant amendments to Japan's privacy law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • September 3 2015

On 3 September 2015, extensive amendments were introduced to the law in Japan which deals with the protection of personal information, "The Act on

Japanese government plans to require companies bidding for projects related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to have cyber insurance
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Japan
  • May 14 2015

It has recently been reported that the Japanese government intends to require private-sector companies to have cyber insurance when they bid for

Japan updates privacy law
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Japan
  • October 20 2015

The National Diet of Japan recently passed amendments to the 2003 Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) that significantly strengthen privacy