Japan's Cabinet approved and submitted to the Diet a bill (the Bill) to amend the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA)
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.
The Japanese Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (the FEFTA) requires prior filings with relevant ministries via the Bank of Japan for foreign investments in certain business sectors relating to national security, public...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On May 27, 2019, the Japanese government published amended rules that aim to tighten the regulatory requirements applicable to foreign direct investment (tai nai chokusetsu toshi or FDI)
With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe beginning his fourth term as leader of Japan, his policy goals are becoming increasingly clear. He aims to lead Japan to regain its economic power, and to be ready to step up...
Pinsent Masons LLP
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has approved its first official development assistance loan to the African Development Fund ...
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.
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.
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