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Corporate Crime Update - July 2015 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • July 31 2015

In last month's update, we reported on Toshiba Corporation ("Toshiba")'s independent investigation into its Accounting practices, following the


Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The


Top 10 M&A predictions for Asia in 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia, Myanmar, Asia-Pacific, South Korea, China, India, Indonesia, Japan
  • March 6 2013

Perhaps one of the biggest changes for Asia’s M&A market in 2013 is the significant increase expected in inbound investment into Myanmar. The


IP in M&A transactions - key issues for Japanese companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • July 28 2011

Cash-rich Japanese companies are again increasingly looking outside of the domestic market and taking advantage of the strong yen to make overseas acquisitions.


Circular transactions in Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 10 2010

Herbert Smith's May 2009 newsletter considered the impact on Japanese companies of high profile cases reported in the global media that had been filed as a result of the economic downturn.


Japanese merger control regime update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 6 2009

The Japanese competition regulator, the Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), has announced that it plans to resubmit its proposed changes to the merger control regime for legislative approval during the current Diet's session.


Dispute resolution in the Dubai International Financial Centre
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • June 3 2008

As the Emirate of Dubai continues to develop into a regional economic hub in the Middle East and a major international financial centre, Japanese companies are becoming increasingly interested in investing there.


Minister Watanabe's "sense of urgency"
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 14 2008

In our previous regulatory newsletter of January 2008, we discussed the details, such as were available, of Japan's Financial Services Agency's ("FSA") Plan for Strengthening the Competitiveness of Japan's Financial and Capital Markets (the "Plan") that was published on 21 December 2007.


Amendment to JCAA rules and regulations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 26 2008

On 1 January 2008 the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association issued amended versions of its Commercial Arbitration Rules ("the Rules") and Regulations for Arbitrator's Remuneration ("the Regulations").


Dr Frederick Ch'en
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP