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Blockchain for Business
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Japan, USA
  • September 6 2017

As the interest in blockchain technology grows, companies will be confronted with numerous decisions, challenges, and legal issues pertaining to its


Promulgation of Cabinet Orders for Enforcement of Amended Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 30 2017

As discussed in the April 2017 and June 2017 issues of this newsletter, the Amended Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act was enacted in May 2017


Japanese Supreme Court Decision on Overtime Payments to Doctors
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 30 2017

In a court case in which a doctor employed by a health care corporation sought extra pay for overtime and late-night work (collectively, "overtime"


Amendments to the Cabinet Office Ordinance on the Disclosure of Corporate Affairs and Cabinet Office Ordinance on Restrictions on Securities Transactions
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 30 2017

Cabinet Office Ordinance No. 40 "Cabinet Office Ordinance for Partial Amendment of the Cabinet Office Ordinance on the Disclosure of Corporate


Japanese Report: LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement Destination Restrictions Likely Anticompetitive
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 21 2017

Contracts for the sale of LNG traditionally limit the ability of the liquefied natural gas buyer to freely resell the cargoes acquired under the


Amendments to the "Guidelines Concerning Distribution Systems and Business Practices under the Antimonopoly Act"
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 28 2017

On June 16, 2017, the "Guidelines Concerning Distribution Systems and Business Practices under the Antimonopoly Act" ("Guidelines") were amended. The


Amendment to the Soil Contamination Countermeasures Act Enacted
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 28 2017

The "Amendment to the Soil Contamination Countermeasures Act" was enacted on May 12, 2017, and was promulgated on May 19, 2017. This Amendment: (i


Enactment of Private Residence Lodging Business Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 28 2017

The "Private Residence Lodging Business Act" ("Act") was enacted on June 9, 2017, and promulgated on June 16, 2017. Given that the law related to


Enactment of Next Generation Medical Infrastructure Act
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 28 2017

The "Act Regarding Anonymized Medical Data to Contribute to R&D in the Medical Field" ("Next Generation Medical Infrastructure Act" or "Act") was


Japan's Multilateral Convention Against Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Signed
  • Jones Day
  • Japan, OECD
  • July 27 2017

On June 7, 2017, Japan signed the "Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting"