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A Japanese man Romi Hoshino set up a website Manga Mura or Manga village, which was an online comic and novels library
Hogan Lovells
It's been five years since both the name and the content of the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (the "Act")
Withers LLP
With the prevailing low interest rates, Japanese asset allocators have increasingly turned to offshore investment funds for target returns
Jones Day
The Amendment will come into force on or before May 17, 2020, the exact date to be specified by a Cabinet Order.
DLA Piper
On May 17, 2019, the Diet of Japan passed a bill to amend the Road Transport Vehicle Act, which includes, among other changes, introduction of the term "automatic operating device".
R. K. Dewan & Co
"Reiwa", the new Japanese era was announced on May 1, 2019 marking the 126th accession to the throne by Naruhito, son of Emperor Akihito.
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
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日本公司迫切需要具有技能与经验的外籍员工,但非日籍以及非在日常驻居民人士应如何获得日本工作签证?
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.
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)
R. K. Dewan & Co
"Reiwa", the new Japanese era was announced on May 1, 2019 marking the 126th accession to the throne by Naruhito, son of Emperor Akihito.
TMF Group
The changeover from the old "Heisei" to the new "Reiwa" era happened in Japan on 1 May 2019.
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.
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").
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.
Keisen Associates
In another article, we discussed how to fix various substantive errors in the description of a PCT application when entering the Japanese national phase
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...
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