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STA Law Firm
On 11 October 2019, Japan started the process of discussing new legislation to be bought in to tighten controls on domestic and global giants in information technology, and protecting the privacy...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
I was recently helping a client in Tokyo respond to a serious and sophisticated cyber breach where hackers executed a transfer of nearly US$1M out of the client's Hong Kong bank account.
Mayer Brown
Bylined article by Banking & Finance senior associate Tomo Adachi (Tokyo). This article summarises the key impacts and trends that we have seen in the first year of the GDPR.
Jones Day
The Guidelines have no legally binding effect but are still noteworthy for providing practical and useful guidance on protected data.
Jones Day
Following the agreement between Japan and the EU regarding personal data protection in July 2018, the European Commission decided to officially launch the procedure for adoption of its adequacy decision for Japan on September 5, 2018.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
To any good lawyer, the answer is ‘both' are important.
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 December 7, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission released a draft amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act (source document in Japanese) for public comments.
Jones Day
The joint statement states that the parties are targeting a "simultaneous finding of an adequate level of protection by both sides" by early 2018.
Jones Day
The guidelines set recommended measures to be taken in response to data breaches.
Jones Day
On October 5, after a review of public comments, the Cabinet released (source document in Japanese) the Enforcement Cabinet Order of the Personal Information Protection Act.
Jones Day
The Commission aimed to unify existing ministerial guidelines under these new procedures and also released a set of specific draft guidelines, including: (i) draft guidelines regarding the provision of personal data to a foreign third party...
Jones Day
On March 8, the Cabinet submitted a bill to the Diet to amend the law protecting personal information held by administrative institutions.
Jones Day
Japanese Government Issues Cybersecurity Guidelines
Jones Day
Japan Amends Personal Information Protection Act And Reorganizes Specific Personal Information Protection Commission
Jones Day
Global Legal Update
TMF Group
Over the past 12 months, Japan has implemented two major regulatory changes that are likely to impact business in 2016: the Residency requirement for company representatives and the My Number law.
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Jones Day
On July 17, the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan and the European Commission issued a Joint Statement ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Japan and the European Union recently announced an agreement to recognize each other's data protection regimes as adequate.
Jones Day
2016年7月12日、EU-米国間プライバシー・シールドが欧州委員会により承認されました。
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