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Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Japan
  • April 27 2018

In many industries, it is a requirement that certain individuals performing regulated activities are, and remain, fit and proper. Assessing whether an


Japan: Differing Conditions Between Permanent and Fixed Term Employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 26 2018

On 14 September 2017, the Tokyo District Court interpreted and applied the meaning of “unreasonable differences” to the benefits enjoyed by permanent


Anti-corruption and bribery in Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, Japan
  • April 25 2018

A structured guide to anti-corruption and bribery in Japan


Patent enforcement through the courts in Japan
  • SUGIMURA & Partners
  • Global, Japan
  • February 19 2018

A structured guide to enforcing patents through the courts in Japan


Modernising Asia's oldest competition authority
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • European Union, Japan
  • January 4 2018

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) - Asia's oldest competition authority, with 70 years of enforcement history - is undergoing a


Corporate Crime Monthly Update - November 2017 Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 30 2017

Japanese regulators are increasingly focussing on the legal issues surrounding cryptocurrencies. On October 18, the cybercrime division of the


The Japanese layoff that didn’t “fly”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • October 25 2017

As I wrote in this space last year, layoffs for economic circumstances exist under Japanese law, but are exceedingly difficult to achieve without


New Delaware Chapter 15 Filing - Takata Corporation
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Takata Corporation, a Japanese corporation, as well as two of its subsidiaries and affiliates have filed a petition for recognition of a foreign main


Doctrine of equivalents: Grand Panel Supreme Court decision- new rulings for the first and fifth requirements of the doctrine of equivalents, for the first time in the pharmaceutical field
  • Uchida & Samejima Law Firm
  • Japan
  • July 14 2017

Infringement of a patent under the doctrine of equivalents was recognized for the first time in the pharmaceutical field (The Maxacalcitol Case


Falling in Love in a Foreign Country
  • YUASA and HARA
  • Japan
  • April 5 2017

Human beings are complicated. This is probably because human beings are creatures falling in love. I believe that there is no difference on this