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Jones Day
On June 28, 2019, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued the "Fair M&A Guidelines.
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)
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...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Stoyas v. Toshiba Corporation, holding that the Supreme Court's decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.
Jones Day
On May 16, 2018, the Act on Special Measures for Productivity Improvement and an Amendment to the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act were enacted.
Ogier
Ogier investment funds partner Kate Hodson has significant experience in the Japanese hedge fund sector from the firm's Hong Kong office.
Jones Day
The Outline, as a general rule, limits overtime to 45 hours per month and 360 hours per year
Herbert Smith Freehills
We have listed below, our top 10 predictions for 2017 for the M&A markets in Japan and Southeast Asia. Recent trends suggest an overall positive outlook for deal making activity across the region...
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, . . .
Orrick
The agreement also grants BMS the option to receive exclusive licenses to Nitto's siRNA therapy for the treatment of lung fibrosis and other organ fibrosis.
Jones Day
最高裁判所(第一小法廷)は、平成28年7月1日、公開買付け後に少数株主のキャッシュ・アウトのために行われた全部取得条項付種類株式の取
Fieldfisher LLP
The modern-day Japanese deal team is more agile, more aware of how the rest of the world sees it and more willing to reach out to their global counterparts.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 1, 2010, amendments to the Japanese Anti-Monopoly Act (the "AMA") that substantially revise Japan’s pre-merger notification system came into effect.
Jones Day
On June 3, 2009, the Japanese Diet enacted a bill to amend the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade (the "Anti-Monopoly Act" and, as amended, the "Amended Act"), promulgated as of June 10, 2009.
Jones Day
The corporate value study group, comprising leading scholars and practitioners and orchestrated by the Ministry of Trade, Economy and Industry of Japan ("METI"), has recently issued a report on takeover defense measures (the "2008 Report").
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Effective May 1, 2007, Japan’s new Company Law rules will allow foreign companies to use their shares in acquiring Japanese companies. While the new law and related regulatory changes are intended to facilitate cross-border M&A activity, non-Japanese acquirers interested in using triangular mergers will need to consider various business, tax and other legal issues when planning to pursue this type of transaction.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
On December 14, 2006, a summary paper of the tax reform for the 2007 fiscal year (the “Summary Paper”) was released by the Japanese government. A draft bill of the tax reform was submitted to the Diet for approval last February, 2007.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 31, 2007, the Japan Fair Trade Commission published for public comment a draft of the revised "Guidelines on the Application of the Anti-Monopoly Act to Reviewing Business Combination".
Morgan Lewis
The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (the JFTC) has adopted new rules that should streamline Japan's review process for both domestic and global transactions. The new rules will end the JFTC's practice of holding "preconsultations" with companies pursuing mergers or acquisitions that would impact competition in Japan. The JFTC adopted the new rules on June 14, 2011, and they will become effective on July 1, 2011.
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