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Japan - Supreme Court decisions on working conditions of fixed-term and permanent employees
  • Ius Laboris
  • Japan
  • November 6 2018

Article 20 of the Labour Contract Act requires fixed-term employees and indefinite-term employees be treated in a reasonable and balanced manner


Japan Legal Update Vol. 40
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • September 27 2018

On July 19, 2018, in a case in which the parties litigated whether payment of a so-called fixed overtime allowance is considered payment of overtime


The Bill to Partially Amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea Submitted to the Diet
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

On October 18, 2016, the Japanese Government submitted to the Diet a bill to partially amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 17 - August 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 28 2016

On July 1, 2016, the Supreme Court (first petty bench) issued a decision (the "Decision") that may have a material impact on Japanese M&A practice


The Japanese Supreme Court’s recent rulings on television program copyrights and space-shifting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • May 25 2011

In an ongoing battle between owners of television program copyrights and the entrepreneurs who develop innovative technologies to widely distribute their work to viewers, on January 18 and 20, 2011 the Supreme Court of Japan heard two cases involving the "space shifting" of streamed television programs, or the transfer of programs to remote receivers around the world for recording and viewing.


Tokyo District Court refuses to find that an arbitral award is contrary to the morality or public policy of Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • June 21 2010

On 26 February 2010, the Tokyo High Court upheld the Tokyo District Court's Decision No. 3 of 28 July 2009, refusing to overturn an arbitral award pursuant to Japan's Arbitration Law of 2003 (the "Arbitration Law").


Japan proposes to reform JFTC hearing procedure for antitrust violations
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • March 25 2010

The Japanese government has proposed significant changes to the procedures for challenging orders issued for antitrust violations by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC).


Proposed transfer pricing documentation requirements and impact on taxpayers
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • January 27 2010

On December 22, 2009, the Government Tax Commission issued its "Outline of 2010 Tax Reforms" ("2010 Outline").


Major record producers challenge JFTC ruling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • October 30 2008

Sony Music Entertainment together with three major record producers in Japan have filed a lawsuit in the Tokyo High Court challenging a July 2008 ruling by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) that the companies engaged in unfair trade practices and concerted refusals to deal.


Takako Yako
  • Jones Day