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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On May 27, 2019, the Japanese government published amended rules[1] that aim to tighten the regulatory requirements applicable to foreign direct investment (tai nai chokusetsu toshi or FDI)
TMF Group
The changeover from the old "Heisei" to the new "Reiwa" era happened in Japan on 1 May 2019.
Jones Day
On March 12, 2019, the Japanese Cabinet approved and submitted to the Diet a bill ("Bill") to amend the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade ("Antimonopoly Act").
Mayer Brown
On March 15, 2019, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (the "JFSA") published the final version of its amendment to the regulatory capital requirements ...
Walkers
Singapore partners John Rogers and Thomas Granger have recently been discussing private equity fund structures with Asian-Mena Counsel Offshore Update.
Hogan Lovells
The third joint meeting was held on February 28, 2019.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Applicants for Japanese patents may, by satisfying certain criteria, receive discounts for certain official fees paid to the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC's substituted compliance determination relating to Japanese swap margin requirements was published in the Federal Register. The amendment became effective on April 1, 2019.
Mayer Brown
On March 15, 2019, the Japanese Financial Services Agency published the final version of its amendment to the regulatory capital requirements relating to investments by certain types of Japanese financial institutions, ...
Walkers
Despite a recent trend in the press to focus on economic challenges: whether trade wars, Brexit, or in Japan's case the impact of negative interest rates, and the structural problems posed by an aging population...
Jones Day
The Guidelines have no legally binding effect but are still noteworthy for providing practical and useful guidance on protected data.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Recently, Jaguar Land Rover Limited ("Jaguar") which has been using the mark "DISCOVERY" for its Four Wheeler SUV "LAND ROVER DISCOVERY" opposed the registration of the mark "DISCOVERER"
Jones Day
This position had not been finalized as of the Interim Proposal, which had acknowledged the divergent viewpoints on this issue.
Keisen Associates
The Japanese government's Subcommittee on the Patent Act System has been working on revisions to the patent litigation system in Japan since October last year
Littler Mendelson
These amendments will become effective on April 1, 2019.
Keisen Associates
On January 17, 2019, the Japanese Patent Attorney's Association held a press conference in which presenter Seiji Matsuda pointed out the impact of the now-effective modified Trans-Pacific Partnership
Keisen Associates
Japanese chemical giant Toray announced on December 19, 2018 that it is striking out at two competitors that it claims are violating its extended medical use patent for an anti-itch product...
Orrick
On December 30, 2018, an amendment to the Japan Antimonopoly Act (the Act) to introduce "Commitment Procedure" became effective.
Jones Day
As of April 1, 2019, most provisions of the "Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act," which was amended in part on December 8, 2018, will take effect.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 9 January 2019, Hong Kong's Department of Justice and the Ministry of Justice of Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) ...
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TMF Group
More and more companies in Japan are requiring the skills and experience of foreigners – but how do you obtain a work visa for a non-Japanese, non-resident?
Littler Mendelson
These amendments will become effective on April 1, 2019.
Jones Day
On March 12, 2019, the Japanese Cabinet approved and submitted to the Diet a bill ("Bill") to amend the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade ("Antimonopoly Act").
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Last month, Japan's restrictions on fixed-term employment contracts took effect, and employees with at least five years of service with an employer can now be considered indefinite-term employees ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On July 17, 2018, less than two months after the GDPR went into effect, Japan and the European Union agreed to recognize each other's data protection regimes as providing adequate protections for personal data.
TMF Group
A country known worldwide for its pressurised work environment and unspoken requirement for long hours, Japan has passed a work reform bill aimed at changing that reputation.
Walkers
Singapore partners John Rogers and Thomas Granger have recently been discussing private equity fund structures with Asian-Mena Counsel Offshore Update.
Walkers
Despite a recent trend in the press to focus on economic challenges: whether trade wars, Brexit, or in Japan's case the impact of negative interest rates, and the structural problems posed by an aging population...
Mayer Brown
On March 15, 2019, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (the "JFSA") published the final version of its amendment to the regulatory capital requirements ...
Keisen Associates
Keisen Associates generally files an information disclosure (similar to the Information Disclosure Statement, or IDS, in United States patent applications) of known related prior art for Japan patent
Jones Day
On October 22, 2018, the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy published an "Overview on Draft Ministerial Order on Partial Revision of Ordinance for Enforcement of Act on Special Measures ...
Keisen Associates
A patent's duration is fairly standard in Japan: 20 years from the filing date.
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