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Herbert Smith Freehills
ここ数カ月において、世界各地で仲裁に積極的な判断が下されており、自社の紛争解決メカニズムに仲裁を取り入れることを検討中の日本
Seiwa Patent & Law
The Unfair Competition Prevention Law (the "UCPL") was established in Japan in 1934, in acceding to the Paris Convention.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Australia and Japan share an enduring history of business collaboration that has created significant value for both economies.
Seiwa Patent & Law
Article 35 of the Patent Law, which prescribes the employee invention system, was amended by the 2015 revision in order to reduce potential litigation risk, which may otherwise increase as technical innovations made by businesses become more highly developed and complicated.
Seiwa Patent & Law
The Intellectual Property High Court handed down a decision on January 20, 2017, in the 11th Grand Panel case in total, i.e., Appeal Case No. 2016 (ne) 10046, in which injunction against patent infringement was sought.
Jones Day
This Commentary provides a summary of the material changes that will go into effect as a result of the Amendments.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC DSIO granted time-limited no-action relief to Japanese-regulated swap dealers from the timing requirements relating to the posting and collection of variation margin.
Linklaters
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...
Linklaters
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...
Jones Day
The purpose of the "Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors" is to ensure the fairness of subcontracting transactions and to protect the interests...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On December 22, 2016, the Financial Services Agency of Japan published a report summarized by the Working Group on Financial Markets of the Financial System Council, titled . . .
Jones Day
On December 22, 2016, the Cabinet approved the 2017 Tax Reform Proposal. Noteworthy amendments pertaining to corporate income tax and international taxation contained in the 2017 Tax Reform Proposal include the following...
Atsumi & Sakai
Works in which thoughts or sentiments are expressed in a creative way, and which fall within the literary, scientific, artistic or musical domain, are copyrightable.
Kubota
In a judgment issued on October 31, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court rejected the Plaintiff's claim that the Defendant's use of a similar food package constitutes unfair competition.
Kubota
On September 28, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court issued a judgment in a patent infringement action involving facial care machines.
Kubota
On May 17, 2016, the "JPO" made an announcement on bad faith trademark filings, telling legitimate trademark owners not to give up filing of new applications...
Kubota
In a judgment issued on December 24, 2015, the IP High Court held that a seller of chipsets is liable for the purchaser's damages caused by the purchaser agreeing to pay money to a patent owner...
Herbert Smith Freehills
This newsletter summarises some examples from the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Herbert Smith Freehills
For clients currently engaged, or looking to do business, in India, there are complex legal and regulatory frameworks, dispute resolution and management considerations.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Cross-border litigation has seen a boost with the ratification of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements by Singapore in June this year, following the establishment of the Singapore International Commercial Court in 2015.
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On December 22, 2016, the Financial Services Agency of Japan published a report summarized by the Working Group on Financial Markets of the Financial System Council, titled . . .
Kubota
Since January 1, 2016, the New PIPA has already become partially effective in the following areas.
Linklaters
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, . . .
Nishimura & Asahi
From the late 1990s, the Japanese market saw an increase in real estate investment, adopting more modern investment methodologies and techniques, including non-recourse loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities,
Jones Day
On December 22, 2016, the Cabinet approved the 2017 Tax Reform Proposal. Noteworthy amendments pertaining to corporate income tax and international taxation contained in the 2017 Tax Reform Proposal include the following...
Atsumi & Sakai
Works in which thoughts or sentiments are expressed in a creative way, and which fall within the literary, scientific, artistic or musical domain, are copyrightable.
Jones Day
The purpose of the "Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors" is to ensure the fairness of subcontracting transactions and to protect the interests...
King & Spalding
Over the past twenty years, International Investment Agreements ("IIAs") have become an increasingly popular and valuable tool for investors to manage their foreign investment risk.
Jones Day
On April 1, 2016, amendments to the Electricity Business Act ("Act") liberalizing entry into the Japanese electricity retail market became effective.
Jones Day
A recent 2016 tax reform in Japan ("Reform") has introduced stringent Japanese Transfer Pricing Documentation Requirements.
Nishimura & Asahi
‘Knock for knock' is an arrangement commonly used in the offshore oil and gas industry. It often gains attention only in the litigation arising after a major disaster . . .
Deloitte, Thomatsu Tax Co.
As part of Japan's BEPS reforms, Japanese domestic law was amended by the 2014 tax reforms to adopt the principles reflected in the 2010 OECD Report on the Attrition of Profits to Permanent Establishments.
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