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Update on digitalization of Civil Litigation procedures in Japan

Japan - March 15 2023 Promulgated on May 25th, 2022, the amended Japanese Code of Civil Procedure has a significant update especially regarding digitalization of civil…

Taiju Chimura, Mizue Kakiuchi

Establishment of new regulation regarding user related information such as cookies in Japan

Japan - July 7 2022 On June 17th, 2022, the amendment to the Japanese Telecommunications Business Act (TBA) was promulgated, particularly, relating to cookies and the…

Taiju Chimura, Mizue Kakiuchi

Data Privacy Laws and Regulations in Japan - Recent amendments to the APPI

Japan - February 24 2022 Major amendments to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) have been enacted in 2020 and 2021 and will take effect on April 1, 2022…

Mizue Kakiuchi, Sayuri Mori

Official Guidelines issued for Japan’s upcoming data privacy law amendments

Japan - August 30 2021 2020 amendments”) to Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information (the “APPI”). While many of the 2020 amendments do not take effect until 1…

Mizue Kakiuchi

Data privacy law in Japan and its recent amendments

Japan - May 4 2021 The Japanese government has recently released the effective dates of substantial amendments to the Japanese Act on the Protection of Personal…

Mizue Kakiuchi, Eva‐Marie Koenig