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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
  • Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia
  • 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


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


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


Japan to impose consumption tax on digital services provided by foreign service providers to Japanese purchasers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • May 11 2015

Japan's 2015 tax legislation was passed by Japan's Diet and promulgated on March 31, 2015. The legislation includes a new Japanese Consumption


Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News Autumn 2016 - Upcoming and Recent Changes in the Law
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan
  • September 1 2016

On September 1, 2016, the PRC Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security ("MOHRSS") issued the Public Announcement of Major Labor and Social


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


Fighting cyber threats: G7 Cyber Expert Group publishes fundamental principles
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Japan, USA
  • October 21 2016

In announcing the G7's fundamental principles, the European Commission recognised the work of the G7 Cyber Expert Group in responding to the


Can the G7 really protect the financial world from cybercrime?
  • Gardere
  • Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 13 2016

Reuters reported that the Group of Seven (G7) industrial powers (Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US) “agreed on guidelines for