Momo-o Matsuo & Namba
Cartels Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Japan, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Digitalization. Complex supply chains.
Companies Act Amendments to Enhance Corporate Governance
The Companies Act of Japan was amended on December 4, 2019 ("Amended Companies Act")
Foreign nationals in Japan who hold Temporary Visitor Visas can no longer apply to change their status to a Long-Term Work ...
The Report illustrates the details of the new reserve system.
Japan's Cabinet approved and submitted to the Diet a bill (the Bill) to amend the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA)
As Japan enters the new Reiwa imperial era, it is time to refresh the aged stereotypes of Japanese companies (hereafter referred to as "Japan Inc") and their approach to international
On 22 November 2019, the Japanese Diet passed an amendment to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA), introducing new controls on foreign investment.
On August 29, 2019, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (the JFTC) announced its draft "Guidelines Concerning Abuse of a Superior Bargaining Position under the Antimonopoly Act...
The CC is the key legislation governing bribery. It applies to the bribery of public officials (komuin) (Article 197 and 198 of the CC).
Merger Control Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Japan, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
STA Law Firm
In July-August 2019, the agreement amending the U.S.– Japan Tax Treaty (' Protocol ') came into force on the transfer of instruments of ratification between Japan and the United States in Tokyo on ...
The Protocol will apply to: (i) taxes withheld for amounts paid on or after November 1, 2019; and (ii) other taxes for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020.
If an IP Conciliation is unsuccessful or withdrawn and a complaint is filed for the same dispute, it will not be heard by the same judge from the IP Conciliation.
However, the scope of the abuses of superior bargaining position in the draft Guidelines remains ambiguous.
The draft Basic Policy was open for public comment through October 3, 2019. The MLIT is now considering the comments received and may make further changes to the Basic Policy
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent ruling, the Opposition Board of Japan Patent Office (JPO) decided in favor of Adidas AG to retroactively cancel the mark "adidog" on the grounds of the impugned mark being similar in appearance and sound to the mark "Adidas".
In 2020, conglomerates around the globe are expected to continue gobbling up tech upstarts – whether in an effort to...
Yigal Arnon & Co
Although the common opinion is that the difference between Japanese culture and Israeli culture is miles apart...
Since Leipzig's bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics, which took place in London rather than in Leipzig, the industry has repeatedly