Welcome to the first 2017 edition of our bi-monthly Asia Pacific Competition Law Bulletin. As with our other editions, this bulletin has been produced in collaboration with expert local law firms...
In the APAC region, a key trend has been legal change driven by the changing demographics of ageing populations, with many governments across the region passing or proposing laws that address retirement ages...
In July 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation of the EU came into effect. MAR extends the scope of the Market Abuse Directive, the predecessor legislation which it replaces, . . .
By Motoyasu Fujita
, Tatsuya Ozawa
, Kantaro Nakamaru
, Keita Tominaga
Following the publication of a policy framework establishing margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives agreed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, . . .
By Hidehiro Utsumi
December 2005 saw the ruling coalition here in Japan agree on proposals for tax reform in 2006. This article outlines some of the more significant proposals for corporate taxpayers.