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The Financial Report, 22 June 2017, News from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • June 22 2017

Recommendation by the Advisory Group on Supervisory Approaches. The FSA announced its provisional translation of the Advisory Group on

Japan adopts amendment to its privacy act
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Japan
  • September 25 2015

The Japanese government has amended the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) establishing a new Personal Information Protection

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

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

Virtual Currencies: Growing Regulatory Framework and Challenges in the Emerging Fintech Ecosystem
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • China, European Union, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2016

In the context of a widely publicized explosion of new technology and innovation designed to disrupt the marketplace of traditional financial

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

Data Divide: Japan’s Clarity and China’s Chaos in Reshaped Privacy and Security Regs
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • China, Japan
  • June 12 2017

Major regulatory changes in data governance recently went into effect in Japan and China that are likely to impact organizations doing

View from Tokyo: First Major Amendment to Privacy Law May Affect Offshore Companies
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Japan
  • December 15 2015

On Sept. 3, 2015, a bill to amend the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)1, the main privacy law in Japan, was passed by the

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

New International Searching Authority available for green technology companies
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Global, Japan, USA
  • July 6 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, green technology companies can now choose the Japan Patent Office (JPO) as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and

Global data & privacy update - 30 April 2015
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Argentina, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

Facebook is defending a lawsuit filed last week in the US alleging that its face-recognition technology breaches a law prohibiting collection of