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Simmons & Simmons Legal Insights-A Japanese perspective Issue 27

Author Attorneys : Yoshiyasu YAMAGUCHI / Makiko YAMAMOTO / Yohsuke HIGUCHI / Kenichi KINUKAWA
Patent Attorneys : Shunji SATO
Practice Area Antitrust Law, Anti-monopoly Law and Competition Law / Corporate Law / Finance / Intellectual Property / International Practice / Labor and Employment Law
MediaSimmons & Simmons / TMI Associates Legal Insights – A Japanese perspective
Issue/PageIssue 27
PublisherSimmons & Simmons
Other InformationWritten in Japanese

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2019/06/15ARTICLE “[Feature] Notable Points for Companies Associated with the Consumption Tax Hike: Notable Points for Companies Associated with Consumption Tax Hike”
2019/04/10ARTICLE “A Guide to Understanding the Antimonopoly Act by Multiplication, No.4 ‘Vol.12: The Antimonopoly Act and Civil Actions’”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “Interview with a Business Lawyer: Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.1) – On-Site Inspections Come Without Warning – Initial Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission”
2019/03/31ARTICLE “‘Use’ of Marks in the Countries Where Protection Is Sought as a Requirement for the Protection of a Well-Known Mark – Focusing on Case Studies in the U.S. and the EU”
2018/12/21ARTICLE “Latest Trends in Application of European Competition Law to Online Sales and Transactions, as Shown in the Judgment for the Coty Case”

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2019/08/10ARTICLE “Practical Notes for Tender Offers of Unlisted Shares”
2019/07/29ARTICLE “[Feature] Ordinary Diet Session 2019: Impact of the Amended Acts”
2019/09/21ARTICLE “Legal Response to ‘Power Harassment’ in order to Protect Companies and Employees ‘What Behavior Is Considered Power Harassment? – Separating out the Training Necessary for Business Shown in Legal Precedents’”
2019/07/24BOOK “Guidance on Responses to Equal Pay for Equal Work”
2019/07/08ARTICLE “[Practical Explanations] Notable Points Regarding Anti-Harassment Measures in the Office in Light of Problematic Cases Related to Tax Accountants and the Amended Act on Comprehensive Promotion of Labor Measures and Stabilization of Employment of Employees and Enrichment of Their Working Lives, Etc.”
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2019/06/15ARTICLE “[Feature] Notable Points for Companies Associated with the Consumption Tax Hike: Notable Points for Companies Associated with Consumption Tax Hike”
2019/04/10ARTICLE “A Guide to Understanding the Antimonopoly Act by Multiplication, No.4 ‘Vol.12: The Antimonopoly Act and Civil Actions’”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “Interview with a Business Lawyer: Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.1) – On-Site Inspections Come Without Warning – Initial Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission”
2019/03/31ARTICLE “‘Use’ of Marks in the Countries Where Protection Is Sought as a Requirement for the Protection of a Well-Known Mark – Focusing on Case Studies in the U.S. and the EU”
2018/12/21ARTICLE “Latest Trends in Application of European Competition Law to Online Sales and Transactions, as Shown in the Judgment for the Coty Case”
2018/10/31ARTICLE “ANTI-CORRUPTION IN JAPAN”
2018/04/16ARTICLE “The IP High Court overturned the JPO’s Trial Board Decision relating to likelihood of confusion with the famous Red Bull mark”
2018/01/21ARTICLE “The Latest Trends in New Types of Marks: Sound Mark Consisting only of Musical Elements Registered for the First Time”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “A Guide to the Antimonopoly Act for the Improvement of Compliance (3): Vol.9 ‘How to Manage and Respond to Risks in Relation to Cartels’”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “Brexit and the Impact on EU Competition Law”
2016/12/26ARTICLE “The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment in the EU — Implications from the High Court Decision”
2016/12/07ARTICLE “Japan IP High Court Rules in Favor of Franck Miura over Franck Muller”
2016/05/27BOOK “Professional Practice Regarding Intellectual Property Due Diligence Leading to Successful M&A [3rd Edition]”
2016/01/25BOOK “Legal Consultation on Copyrights Part II”
2015/12/25ARTICLE “Current Examination of Applications for Non-Traditional Marks”
2015/12/21ARTICLE “Recent Trends of Three-dimensional Trademarks in Japan” and “Recent IP High Court Decisions-IP High Court and District Court Cases in 2014 where Similarity between the Marks Was Discussed”
2015/11/03ARTICLE “Japanese Antitrust Issues in 2015 – The 2015 Changes to the JFTC’s Procedures and Outstanding Issues Relating to the Rights of Defence”
2015/09/29ARTICLE “Japan Business Review Updated – Trademark Law Update 2015”
2015/03/12ARTICLE “Recent Important Court/TTAB Decisions regarding Trademark Dilution Revision Act”
2014/10/23ARTICLE “Trademark Law Update 2014”
2014/10/31ARTICLE “Investigation into the Trademark Registration of Japanese Geographical Names in Major ASEAN Countries”
2014/08/29ARTICLE “The Law School System in England and Wales from a Japanese Perspective; Final Chapter; Professionals Train Professionals”
2014/07/11ARTICLE “Protection of Trade Name in Asian Countries (Vol.3) (Final Edition)”
2014/06/01ARTICLE “Some practical tips for non-Japanese trade mark applicants seeking to protect trade marks in Japan using the Madrid Protocol”
2014/05/28ARTICLE “British Law School System from Japanese Perspective (Vol.5): Education for Experienced Learners”
2014/05/14ARTICLE “Protection of Trade Name in Asian Nations (Part 1)”
2014/04/01ARTICLE “Recent IP High Court Decisions and JPO Appeal/Trial Board Decisions including Opposition Decisions”
2014/04/21ARTICLE “British Law School System from Japanese Perspective (Vol.4): Preparing for Exam”
2013/07/02ARTICLE “Protection of Colors and Designs under the Trademark Act”
2013/06/13ARTICLE “Overview of anti-bribery legislation and enforcement trends in Japan”
2013/05/21ARTICLE “Recent IP High Court Decisions and Appeal/Trial Board Decisions including Opposition Decisions (2) IP High Court and District Court Cases in 2012 where the similarity between like marks and likelihood of confusion was discussed”
2013/04/05BOOK “Professional Practice Regarding Intellectual Property Due Diligence Leading to Successful M&A [2nd Edition]”
2013/02BOOK “Legal Advice on Software Business”
2011/07/31BOOK “Legal Consultation for Companies Regarding the Earthquake Disaster and Recovery from the Disaster -Based on the Experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake-”
2011/03/23BOOK “Restructuring Medical and Healthcare Enterprises”
2009/02/06BOOK “Collective Investment Schemes under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act: 100 Q&A”
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi wrote a column for the February 19, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi wrote a column for the February 18, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi’s article was published in the February 14, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.
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2019/08/10ARTICLE “Practical Notes for Tender Offers of Unlisted Shares”
2019/07/29ARTICLE “[Feature] Ordinary Diet Session 2019: Impact of the Amended Acts”
2019/09/21ARTICLE “Legal Response to ‘Power Harassment’ in order to Protect Companies and Employees ‘What Behavior Is Considered Power Harassment? – Separating out the Training Necessary for Business Shown in Legal Precedents’”
2019/07/24BOOK “Guidance on Responses to Equal Pay for Equal Work”
2019/07/08ARTICLE “[Practical Explanations] Notable Points Regarding Anti-Harassment Measures in the Office in Light of Problematic Cases Related to Tax Accountants and the Amended Act on Comprehensive Promotion of Labor Measures and Stabilization of Employment of Employees and Enrichment of Their Working Lives, Etc.”
2018/07/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Entities Providing Cracked Programs Using Online Auctions”
2019/07/01ARTICLE “[Serial Article] AI at Work and Legal Issues: (Vol. 10) AI and the Health Information of Employees”
2019/07/01ARTICLE “The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review – Edition 1”
2019/07/01ARTICLE “Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.3) – Need-to-Know Commitment Procedures”
2019/07/01BOOK “Commentary on the Act on Investment Trusts and Investment Corporations”
2019/06/21ARTICLE “Perspectives on the Advantages and Strategic Utilization of International Arbitration in View of the Latest Conditions of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)”
2019/06/20ARTICLE “Research on Legal Effects of Elucidations of Patent Law and Other Laws of Indonesia”
2019/06/20ARTICLE “Research on Statute of Limitations for Patent Annuity Claim under Former Patent Law of Indonesia”
2019/06/15ARTICLE “[Feature] Notable Points for Companies Associated with the Consumption Tax Hike: Notable Points for Companies Associated with Consumption Tax Hike”
2019/06/01ARTICLE “New Regulations on ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) under the Amended Payment Services Act and Other Related Laws”
2019/06/01ARTICLE “[Serial Article]AI at Work and Legal Issues: (Vol. 9) Dismissal and AI”
2019/05/29ARTICLE “Towards the Protection of Users and the Fairness of Transactions – Outline and Effects of the Revised Bill on Crypto Assets”
2019/05/15ARTICLE “Q&As on the Practice of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Vol. 6): The Application of Tender Offer Regulations to Voluntary Tender Offers”
2019/05/01ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Rights”
2019/05/01ARTICLE Fundamentals of Corporate Legal Work: Court Procedure in Brazil”
2019/05/01ARTICLE “Deregulation of the Anonymity-and-Multiple-Debtor Approach in Social Lending”
2019/05/01ARTICLE “[Serial Article] AI at Work and Legal Issues: (Vol. 8) Personnel Relocation and AI”
2019/04/23ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 31) – Industrial Safety and Health”
2019/04/21ARTICLE “How to Balance Legal Due Diligence”
2019/04/10ARTICLE “A Guide to Understanding the Antimonopoly Act by Multiplication, No.4 ‘Vol.12: The Antimonopoly Act and Civil Actions’”
2019/04/10BOOK “Explanation of Important Judicial Decisions in 2018”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “Interview with a Business Lawyer: Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.1) – On-Site Inspections Come Without Warning – Initial Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “[Practical Explanations] Tax Accountants’ Possible Approach to Difficult Control Issues – How to Respond to Customer Harassment Suffered by Clients”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “The Public-Private Partnership Law Review – JAPAN”
2019/03/15ARTICLE “Amount of the Financial Contribution Constituted Under the Duty Drawback Scheme and Criteria for the Admissible Methodology regarding the Determination of Causation”
2019/03/11ARTICLE “JAPAN – LAW and PRACTICE”
2019/02/01ARTICLE “Leech Sites and Blocking”
2019/01/18ARTICLE “The Introduction of the Withholding System”
2018/12/21ARTICLE “Latest Trends in Application of European Competition Law to Online Sales and Transactions, as Shown in the Judgment for the Coty Case”
2018/12/17ARTICLE “Explanation of ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 20) Re-Employment after Retirement and Equal Pay for Equal Work – Overview of Judgment for the Kyushu Sozai Case”
2018/12/10ARTICLE “Explanation of “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 19) Re-Employment after Retirement and Equal Pay for Equal Work – Overview of Judgement in the Nagasawa Unyu Case”
2018/12/03ARTICLE “Explanation of “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 18) Re-Employment after Retirement and Equal Pay for Equal Work – Overview of Judgement for the Nagasawa Unyu Case”
2018/11/30BOOK “Commentary on the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Vol. 1: Definitions and the Disclosure System [2nd Edition]”
2018/11/26ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 17) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Benefits”
2018/11/21ARTICLE “[Feature 2] Reviewing Working Hours and Wages System Through Case Studies: Discretionary Labor System – Scope of Covered Work / Effect of Deemed Working Hours / Health Care”
2018/11/19ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 16) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Benefits”
2018/11/12ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 15) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Benefits”
2018/11/05ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 14) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Allowances Related to Duties”
2018/11/01ARTICLE AI at Work and Legal Issues: Points Which HR Staff Need to be Aware of (Vol. 2) HR Technology”
2018/10/31ARTICLE “ANTI-CORRUPTION IN JAPAN”
2018/10/29ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 13) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Allowances Related to Duties”
2018/10/25ARTICLE “[Feature] New Development of the Intellectual Property Systems – Focusing on Amendments to the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, the Patent Act, and the Copyright Act”
2018/10/22ARTICLE “Explanation on “Work-Style Reform” for Legal Staff (Vol. 12) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Allowances Related to Duties”
2018/10/15ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 11) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Basic Wages, Bonuses, and Retirement Allowance”
2018/10/01ARTICLE AI at Work and Legal Issues: Points Which HR Staff Need to be Aware of”
2018/10/01ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 10) Balance and Securing Balanced Treatment of Basic Wages, Bonuses, and Retirement Allowance”
2018/10/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] The Subject Engaging in an Act of Infringement of the Moral Rights of an Author Caused by Retweeting”
2018/09/21BOOK “Handbook for Professional Practices Regarding Legal Due Diligence For Each Type of Business”
2018/09/21BOOK “Points To Note When Preparing Service Agreements”
2018/09/13ARTICLE “The Brief Overview of Work-Style Reform Laws Which Administration Staff Should Understand”
2018/09/10ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 9) Overview of the Supreme Court’s Judgment on the Hamakyorex Case”
2018/09/03ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 8) Overview of the Supreme Court’s Judgment on the Hamakyorex Case”
2018/08/27ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 7) Overview of the Amendments to the Related Acts”
2018/08/06ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 5) Overview of the Amendments to the Related Acts”
2018/08/01ARTICLE “Enactment of the Guidelines on Advertisement, etc.”
2018/07/30ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 4) Improvement in the Treatment of Non-Regular Employees (Equal Pay for Equal Work)”
2018/07/23ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 3) The Background and Overview of Work-Style Reform”
2018/07/17ARTICLE “Comparative Legal Guide Japan: Intellectual Property”
2018/07/16ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 2) The Background and Overview of Work-Style Reform”
2018/07/09ARTICLE “Explanation on ‘Work-Style Reform’ for Legal Staff (Vol. 1) The Background and Overview of Work-Style Reform”
2018/07/01ARTICLE “Commercial Contracts 2018 (Japan)”
2018/07/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Entities Providing Cracked Programs Using Online Auctions”
2018/05/10BOOK “The Business Blockchain: Practical Blockchain Business for the Planning of New Businesses and the Establishing of Companies”
2018/05/05ARTICLE “A Guide for Principles for Preventing Corporate Scandals in Listed Companies [Vol. 2]”
2018/04/26ARTICLE “The Public-Private Partnership Law Review – JAPAN”
2018/04/25ARTICLE “A Guide for Principles for Preventing Corporate Scandals in Listed Companies [Vol. 1]”
2018/04/02ARTICLE Research on the Situation of the Enforcement of Rights in Intellectual Property Rights in Malaysia
2018/04/10BOOK “Explanation of Important Judicial Decisions in 2017”
2018/04/02ARTICLE Research on the Situation of the Enforcement of Rights in Intellectual Property Rights in Singapore”
2018/03/25ARTICLE “Notable Points in the Amendment to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Enforced as of April 1, 2018 – Focusing on the Fair Disclosure Rules”
2018/05/21ARTICLE “Data Protection Regarding IoT / AI Business and Notable Points under the Antitrust Law (2)”
2018/03/30BOOK “Business Alliance Agreements in Practice Based on Different Situations [Vol.3]”
2018/03/15BOOK “Intellectual Property Law”
2018/03/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Expressions and Ideas in Architectural Design”
2018/02/23ARTICLE “Law And Practice JAPAN”
2018/02/21ARTICLE “Law And Practice JAPAN”
2018/04/21ARTICLE “Data Protection Regarding IoT / AI Business and Notable Points under the Antitrust Law (1)”
2018/04/21ARTICLE “Data Transfer and Safeguards under the TPP11: Points to Be Considered by Enterprises Revealed by the Basic Agreement”
2018/02/15ARTICLE “Points to Be Considered Regarding Collective Engagement under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
2018/01/01ARTICLE “[Feature] Sports Business and Intellectual Property”
2018/01/01ARTICLE “Japan chapter of Getting The Deal Through”
2017/12/21ARTICLE “Explanation of the Important Points on the Revision of the Brazilian Labor Law”
2018/01/21ARTICLE “The Latest Trends in New Types of Marks: Sound Mark Consisting only of Musical Elements Registered for the First Time”
2017/11/20ARTICLE “Consideration of Partial Design and Functional Design in ASEAN Countries”
2017/10/25ARTICLE “High-pressured Sales to Suppliers, Requests to Dispatch Employees Therefrom, Etc. [Sanyo Marunaka Case]”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “A Guide to the Antimonopoly Act for the Improvement of Compliance (3): Vol.9 ‘How to Manage and Respond to Risks in Relation to Cartels’”
2017/10/04ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 249): Draft Decree on Logistics Business Services”
2017/09/27ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 248): Decree No. 105/2017/ND-CP on Liquor Trading”
2017/09/25ARTICLE “US Supreme Court Decision in Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc.: The Proper Separability Test to Determine Whether an Artistic Feature Incorporated into Design of Useful Article is Eligible for Copyright Protection – Suggestions for Protection of Applied Art under Japanese Copyright Act”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “Brexit and the Impact on EU Competition Law”
2017/10/01ARTICLE “Hostile Shareholders’ Proposal, Basis for Evaluation and Compatibility – Regarding Proposals on Election of Directors”
2017/09/19ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Strategies for Blockchain Technologies”
2017/09/13ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 246): Decree No.102/2017/ND-CP on the Registration of Secured Transactions”
2017/08/31ARTICLE “Feature: The Trends in Real Estate Tech – ‘’Professional Practices and Laws Concerning Real Estate Tech”
2017/08/30ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 245): Circular 23/2017/TT-BLDTBXH Guiding the Implementation of the Issuance of Work Permits for Foreign Laborers Working in Vietnam Through the E-network”
2017/09/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] The Patent Invalidity Defense and the Defense of Abuse of Right”
2017/08/23ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 244): Decision 1381/QD-BTC on Coordinated Inspections of Implementation of the Enterprise Financial Regime by Economic Organizations and Projects with Foreign Owned Capital”
2017/07/26ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 240): Law on the Support of Small and Medium Enterprises”
2017/08/01ARTICLE “Feature: Modern Issues Relating to Patent Disputes”
2017/07/19ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 239): Law on Foreign Trade Management”
2017/07/17BOOK “Hazards in Business – The Truths of Conspiracies”
ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 238): Decree No. 71/2017/ND-CP Guiding Corporate Governance of Public Companies”
2017/07/05ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 237): The Law on Technology Transfer (2017)”
2017/07/01ARTICLE “Commercial Contracts 2017 (Japan)”
2017/06/29ARTICLE “The Overview of and Legal Issues in Real Estate Tech”
2017/06/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 236): Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13”
2017/06/25ARTICLE “Use of Bitcoin for Settlement and Protection of the Distribution Thereof – Based on the Discussions in the 9th Edition of the UCC”
2017/07/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 235): Decree 61/2017/ND-CP Stipulating the Appraisal of the Reserve Price for Non-Performing Loans”
2017/07/14ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 234): Decree 68/2017/ND-CP Dated 25 May 2017 Regarding Industrial Cluster Management and Development”
2017/06/09ARTICLE “Amendment to introduce Broader Concept relating to Prohibition of New Matter Addition – Consideration based on IPHC Decision of August 24, 2016 (2015 (Gyo-Ke) 10245)”
2017/05/24ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 232): Decree 49/2017/ND-CP Amending and Supplementing Article 15 of Decree 25/2011/ND-CP Dated 06 April 2011 which Details and Guides the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Telecommunications and Article 30 of Decree 174/2013/ND-CP Dated 13 November 2013 Regarding Sanctioning Administrative Violations in the Postal, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Radio Frequencies Fields”
2017/05/17ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 231): Decree No.43/2017/ND-CP Regulating the Labelling of Goods”
2017/05/16ARTICLE “Research on the Situation of the Enforcement of Rights in Intellectual Property Rights in Indonesia”
2017/05/16ARTICLE “Research on the Situation of the Enforcement of Rights in Intellectual Property Rights in the Philippines”
2017/05/10ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 230): Circular No. 02/2017/TT-BKHDT Providing Guidance on the Mechanisms for Cooperation in the Resolution of the Procedures for Investment and Enterprise Registration for Foreign Investors”
2017/05/09ARTICLE “Copyright for Beginners – Introduction to Legal Precedents Giving Insights into the Borderline Between the Legality and Illegality of Copyrights: Vol. 2 Literary Works (Part 1) – Protection of Phrases Without Design Property”
2017/05/16BOOK “Q&As for Professional Practices: Recruitment, Employment, Informal Job Offers, Entering a Company and the Trial Period”
2017/04/26ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 229): Decree 03/2017/NQ-HDTP on the Publication of Court Judgments and Decisions”
2017/04/25ARTICLE “Issues under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Regarding the Establishment and Enforcement of Securities with Regard to Shares of Other Listed Companies [Vol.2]”
2017/04/19ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 228): Decree 35/2017/ND-CP on Land Levies, Land and Water Surface Rents in Economic Zones and Hi-tech Zones”
2017/04/15ARTICLE “Issues under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Regarding the Establishment and Enforcement of Securities with Regard to Shares of Other Listed Companies [Vol.1]”
2017/04/12ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 227): No. 19-2017/NQ-CP Regarding the Main Duties and Solutions for Improving the Business Environment and Enhancing National Competitiveness in 2017 and Looking Towards 2020”
2017/04/05ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 226): Decree 174/2016/ND-CP Providing Detailed Guidelines for the Implementation of Accounting Laws”
2017/03/25ARTICLE “Introduction for [Feature: Branding Strategies and Utilization of Trademarks]”
2017/03/25ARTICLE “[Feature: Branding Strategies and Utilization of Trademarks] New Trademarks”
2017/03/22ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 225): Circular 35/2016/TT-BCT on the Identification of Foreign Workers Who Are Eligible for Work Permit Exemptions and are Internally Reassigned by Enterprises Operating Within 11 Service Sectors Specified in Vietnam’s WTO Commitments on Services”
2017/03/25ARTICLE “The Latest Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares (Vol.6): Trends in Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares in the U.S.”
2017/03/15ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 224): Decree No. 22/2017/ND-CP on Commercial Conciliation”
2017/03/08ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 223): Decree No.06/2017/ND-CP on the Business of Horse Race Betting, Greyhound Racing and International Soccer”
2017/03/05ARTICLE “The Latest Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares (Vol.5): Utilization of Class Shares in the Corporate Rehabilitation Phase”
2017/03/01ARTICLE “LAW & PRACTICE JAPAN”
2017/03/01ARTICLE “The Revised Act on the Protection of Personal Information”
2017/03/01ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 222): Circular No.53/2016/TT-BCA on the Declaration and Acknowledgement of Information on the Temporary Residency of Foreigners in Vietnam”
2017/02/25ARTICLE “The Latest Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares (Vol.4): Startup Finance Using Class Shares”
2017/02/24ARTICLE “The Current Status and Issues of Fashion Design Protection under U.S. Intellectual Property Law (2)”
2017/02/22ARTICLE “Retweets and Copyrights Therein”
2017/02/22ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 221): Decree No. 03/2017/ND-CP on the Casino Business”
2017/02/15ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 220): Decree 07/2017/ND-CP on Orders and Procedures for Issuance of Electronic Visas on a Trial Basis for Foreigners Entering Vietnam”
2017/02/14BOOK “New Manual on Professional Practices for Labor Cases (Vol.4)”
2017/02/05ARTICLE “The Latest Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares (Vol.2): Handling of Class Shares under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
2017/02/01ARTICLE “Overview of Next Generation Intellectual Property System”
2017/02/01ARTICLE “The Draft Deregulation of the Money Lending Business Act Concerning Loans to Joint Venture Companies and Loans among Group Companies”
2017/01/25ARTICLE “Practical Explanations of Realistic CSR Clauses in Order to Avoid ESG Risks”
2017/01/25ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 219): Decree No.01/2017/ND-CP Amending the Land Law”
2017/01/25ARTICLE “The Latest Professional Practice Regarding Class Shares (Vol.1): The Listing System and Class Shares”
2017/01/25ARTICLE “The Current Status and Issues of Fashion Design Protection under U.S. Intellectual Property Law (1)”
2017/01/23ARTICLE “Practical Responses Regarding Labor and Employment Law in M&A”
2017/01/18ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 218): Draft Decree Providing for Industrial Parks, Export Processing Zones and Economic Zones”
2017/01/15ARTICLE “Points to Focus on Concerning Professional Practice Regarding Competition Law Viewed from Notable Cases Abroad”
2017/01/11ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 217): Law No. 03/2016/QH14 on Amendment of and Supplement to the Law on Investment”
2017/01/09ARTICLE “Key sports law cases and developments to watch in 2017 – Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia”
2017/01/05ARTICLE “Key sports law cases of 2016 – Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia”
2017/01/05ARTICLE “Production Committee’s Legal Work on the ’Cool Japan Strategy’ and Future Perspectives”
2017/01/01ARTICLE “Japan chapter of Getting The Deal Through”
2017/01/01ARTICLE “LAW & PRACTICE JAPAN”
2016/12/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 216): Resolution No.30/2016/QH14 on Pilot Issuance for Issuing Electronic Visas to Foreigners Visiting Vietnam”
2016/12/26ARTICLE “The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment in the EU — Implications from the High Court Decision”
2016/12/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 215): Decision 698/QD-CA to Officially Announce Four Precedents”
2016/12/14ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 214): Circular 40/2016/TT-BLDTBXH Providing Guidelines on the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Government’s Decree 11/2016/ND-CP Dated 03 February 2016”
2016/12/13ARTICLE “Applied Art (1) Dolls – Furby Case: Appeal Trials”
2016/12/07ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 213): Decree No. 149/2016/ND-CP Guiding the Implementation of the Laws on Pricing”
2016/11/23ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 212): Draft of Law on Foreign Trade Management”
2016/11/21ARTICLE “Latest Developments in Legal Practice in the Philippines”
2016/11/20ARTICLE “Catch-up on the Antimonopoly Act – ‘New Developments regarding Consideration of Business Alliances under the Antimonopoly Act’ Focusing on Recent Topics (Vol.2)”
2016/11/16ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 211): Circular 30/2016/TT-BTNMT on Management, Improvement and Remediation of Residue-Contaminated Sites”
2016/11/09ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 210): Decree 88/2016/ND-CP on Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Program”
2016/11/02ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 209): Decree 139/2016/ND-CP on Business License Charges”
2016/11/01ARTICLE “Overview of ‘The Committee to Review Next Generation Intellectual Property System’ Report and ‘Intellectual Property Strategic Program 2016’”
2016/11/01ARTICLE “Introduction of Flexible Limitations on Copyright and the Impact on innovation”
2016/10/26ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 208): Circular 19/2016/TT-BYT Guiding the Management of Labor Hygiene and Health of Employees”
2016/11/01ARTICLE “Posting Images of Works of Art in Auction Catalogues”“Introducing the Feature”
2016/10/20ARTICLE “Catch-up on the Antimonopoly Act – ‘New Developments regarding Consideration of Business Alliances under the Antimonopoly Act’ Focusing on Recent Topics (Vol.1)”
2016/10/19ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 207): Decree 134/2016/ND-CP Detailing some Articles and Guidelines on the Implementation of the Export – Import Duties Law”
2016/10/12ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 206): Draft Law Amending and Supplementing Articles of the Laws Relating to Investment and Business”
2016/09/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 204): Decree 67/2016/ND-CP on Requirements for Food Manufacturing and Trading under Specialized Management of the Ministry of Health”
2016/09/23ARTICLE “Jurisdiction over the Tort Claim and Special Circumstances”
2016/09/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 203): Decree 69/2016/ND-CP on Business Conditions for Debt Trading Business”
2016/09/14ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 202): Decree 100/2016/ND-CP Elaboration and Guidelines for Some Articles of the Law on Amendment of the Law on Value-added Tax, the Law on Special Excise Duty and the Law on Tax Administration”
2016/09/01BOOK “Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.2”
2016/08/31ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 200): Decree 102/2016/ND-CP Stipulating Drug Business Requirements”
2016/08/24ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 199): Decree 49/2016/ND-CP Covering Administrative Sanctions in the Field of Price Administration, Charges, Fees, and Invoices”
2016/08/22ARTICLE “Practical Responses for Legislation Related to Labor Relationships Associated with Organizational Changes Implemented on September 1”
2016/08/17ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 198): Circular 19/2016/TT-BXD Guiding Implementation of Part of the Law on Housing and the Government’s Decree No. 99/2015/ND-CP”
2016/08/10ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Myanmar: Necessary Measures for Companies in the Event of Unauthorized Use of Their Trademarks – An Overview of the Systems Regarding Intellectual Property in Myanmar”
2016/08BOOK “Handbook for Personal Information Management”
2016/08/03ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 196): Circular 09/2016/TT-BKHDT on Guidelines for Supervision, Inspection and Assessment of Foreign Investments in Vietnam”
2016/08/01BOOK “Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.1”
2016/08/01ARTICLE “Professional Practice and Issues Regarding Systems for Intellectual Property Rights in India: First Exercise of Compulsory License in India and Thereafter”
2016/07/27ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 195): Circular 83/2016/TT-BTC Guiding the Implementation of Investment Incentive Programs under the Provisions of the Investment Law and the Government’s Decree 118/2015/ND-CP Specifying and Guiding the Implementation of Several Articles of the Investment Law”
2016/07/20ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 194): Decree 39/2016/ND-CP Detailing the Implementation of Certain Articles of the Law on Occupational Safety and Hygiene “
2016/07/15ARTICLE “Various Issues Involving Activities Related to and Made Prior to Insurance Solicitation – Focal Points in the Business Alliance with Non-insurance Agents after the Amendment of the Insurance Business Act”
2016/07/13ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 193): Decision 144/2016/QH13 to Postpone the Effective Date of the Criminal Code and Other Related Laws”
2016/07/06ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 192): Resolution 35/NQ-CP of the Government on Enterprise Development Policy to 2020”
2016/07/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Requirements for Equivalents”
2016/07/01BOOK “ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Pharmaceutical Patent Litigators, Second Edition”
2016/06/29ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 191): Decree 37/2016/ND-CP Detailing the Law on Occupational Safety and Hygiene with Regard to Compulsory Insurance for Occupational Accidents and Occupational Diseases”
2016/06/25ARTICLE “Recent Scandals Involving Big Companies and Issues of Governance Reform”
2016/06/22ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 190): Decree 50/2016/ND-CP on Administrative Sanctions in the Field of Planning and Investment”
2016/06/15ARTICLE “Update on Changes to Work Permits”
2016/06/15ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 189): Circular 05/2016/TT-NHNN Providing Guidance on Foreign Exchange Administration in Respect of Foreign Borrowing and Foreign Debt Repayment by Enterprises”
ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 188): Decision 18/2016/QD-TTg Regarding Cases in Which Goods on the List of Prohibited Used IT Products are Allowed to Be Imported”
2016/06/01ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 187): Law No. 107/2016/QH13 on Export-Import Duties”
2016/06/01ARTICLE “Avoiding Failure to File and Delay in Schedule, etc. – Practical Points on Responding to the Competition Law Which Need to Be Grasped in M&A”
2016/05/30ARTICLE “Overview of Margin Requirements for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives”
2016/05/27BOOK “Professional Practice Regarding Intellectual Property Due Diligence Leading to Successful M&A [3rd Edition]”
2016/05/26ARTICLE “Handling of the Corporate Pension Plan in M&A Strategies and Legal M&A Transactions – Focusing on Adverse Changes in Working Conditions”
2016/05/25ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 186): Decision No. 220/QD-CA of the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Publishing 6 Precedents Selected by the Council of Justices of the Supreme People’s Court”
2016/05/25ARTICLE “Partial Amendment to Guidelines for the Use of Intellectual Property (Changes from the Original Draft to the Final Draft and Their Effects on Professional Practice)”
2016/05/24ARTICLE “Survey of Legal Trends in Major Countries in ASEAN”
2016/05/18ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 185): Joint Circular 05/2016/TTLT-BKHCN-BKHDT Providing Details and Guidelines on Handling Cases in Which Enterprise Names Violate Industrial Property Rights”
2016/05/16ARTICLE “Unauthorized Use of Company Logos Will Not Be Tolerated! – Trademarks in Vietnam”
2015/05/13ARTICLE “The Manual on Legal Compliance in Employment Screening”
2016/05/11ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 184): Law 86/2015/QH13 on Cyber Information Security”
2016/05/05ARTICLE “Supervisory Viewpoints, etc. Based on the Revision of the System of Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investors, etc.”
2016/05/03ARTICLE “Le Règlement des Différends Commerciaux Franco-Japonais”
2016/05/01BOOK “The Extra Edition of Jurist: Carefully Selected Precedents in the Field of Corporate Crimes and Compliance”
2015/05/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Displaying Goods at Exhibitions and Regulations on Imitating the Configuration of Goods”
2016/04/30ARTICLE “Sports Law (Part 2): What is Ambush Marketing? – ‘Free Riding Businesses’ Which Has Been Controversial in Relation to the Olympic Games”
2016/04/29ARTICLE “Sports Law (Part 1): The Real World of Soccer as Seen by a Japanese Attorney Who Experienced Europe”
2016/04/27ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 183): Circular 53/2016/TT-BTC on Guiding the Corporate Accounting System”
2016/04/01ARTICLE “[Analysis of the Current Intellectual Property Rights Situation in Various Countries Vol.1] Analysis of the Current Intellectual Property Rights Situation in Indonesia”
2016/04/20ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 182): Law 84/2015/QH13 on Occupational Safety and Hygiene”
2016/04/15ARTICLE “Problems in Relation to Vietnam! – Q&A with Law Firms and Accounting Firms”
2016/04/13ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 181): United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods”
2016/04/11ARTICLE “Finalization of ‘Margin Requirements for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives Transactions’”
2016/04/06ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 180): New Civil Procedure Law”
2016/04/01ARTICLE “[Analysis of the Current Intellectual Property Rights Situation in Various Countries Vol.1] Professional Practices Regarding Intellectual Property Systems in India Which Japanese Enterprises Should Note under the Modi Administration”
2016/04/01ARTICLE “The Latest M&A-related Legislation in India – Focusing on Insider Trading Regulations”
2016/03/30ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 179): Circular 03/2016/TT-NHNN Providing Guidance on Foreign Exchange Administration in Respect of Enterprises’ Foreign Borrowing and Foreign Debt Repayment”
2016/03/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operation): Interruption of Prescription of Right to Reimbursement from Joint Guarantor”
2016/03/24ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 13) The Judgement of India’s Supreme Court Which Granted an Interlocutory Injunction against Passing off”
2016/03/23ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 178): Civil Law 91/2015/QH13 (3)”
2016/03/16ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 177): Civil Law 91/2015/QH13 (2)”
2016/03/10ARTICLE “Current Situation, Issues and Future Outlook of Japanese Enterprises’ Investment in Myanmar”
2016/03/09ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 176): Criminal Law 100/2015/QH13”
2016/03/02ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 175): Civil Law 91/2015/QH13 (1)”
2016/03/01BOOK “New Trends in the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
2016/03/01BOOK “The Franchise Law Review – Edition 3”
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2016/02/18BOOK “Expanding to Myanmar – Strategy Planning Manual”
2016/02/17ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 173): Circular No. 20/2015/TT-BKHDT on Guidelines on Enterprise Registration”
2016/02/16ARTICLE “Efficient Measures for E-Discovery Vol.3”
2016/02/15ARTICLE “Professional Practice Regarding the Securities on Alert System and the Performance Thereof”
2016/02/15ARTICLE “Information Governance for Globalizing Japanese Enterprises”
2016/02/03ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 172): Decree 114/2015/ND-CP Regarding Industrial Parks, Export Processing Zones and Economic Zones”
2016/02/01ARTICLE “The Partial Amendment to the Administrative Officer’s Report ‘The Comprehensive Supervisory Guidelines for Financial Instruments Business Operators, etc.’”
2016/02/01ARTICLE “New Business Models and Japan-specific Regulations therefor”
2016/01/27ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 171): Decree 115/2015/ND-CP and Circular 59/2015/TT-BLDTBXH Giving Guidance on the Law on Social Insurance Regarding Compulsory Social Insurance”
2016/01/27BOOK “Trade Secret Protection: A Global Guide”
2016/01/25BOOK “Legal Consultation on Copyrights Part II”
2016/01/22BOOK “Tracing the Amendments to the Antimonopoly Act in 2005, 2009 and 2013”
2016/03/21ARTICLE “Major Reforms Which Make Class Actions in EU Easier”
2016/01/20ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 170): Circular No. 54/2015/TT-BLDTBXH on Guidelines for Working Hours and Break Times Applicable to Employees Doing Seasonal Production Work and Contract Processing Work”
2016/01/15ARTICLE “Outline of Legislation for Investment and M&A in Cambodia [Vol.2]”
2016/01/13ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 169): Circular 47/2015/TT-BLDTBXH on Guidelines for Labor Contracts, Labor Discipline and Material Responsibility”
2016/01/05ARTICLE “Efficient Measures for E-Discovery”
2016/01/01ARTICLE “Efficient Measures for E-Discovery”
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2015/12/24ARTICLE “Special Feature: Trends and Issues in Intellectual Property Legislation ‘The Intent of the Project’”
2015/12/23ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 168): Resolution 03/2015/NQ-HDTP on the Process for Selecting, Publishing and Adopting Precedents”
2015/12/21ARTICLE “Recent Trends of Three-dimensional Trademarks in Japan” and “Recent IP High Court Decisions-IP High Court and District Court Cases in 2014 where Similarity between the Marks Was Discussed”
2015/12/20ARTICLE “Review of the Right of Publication after the Amendment to the Copyright Act in 2014 and Consideration Regarding Legal Practice under the Enforcement”
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2015/12/17BOOK “Commentaries on the Copyright Act Vol.3 [Second Edition]” (This book consists of three volumes.)
2015/12/17BOOK “Commentaries on the Copyright Act Vol.1 [Second Edition]” (This book consists of three volumes.)
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2015/12/15ARTICLE “New Trends in Venture Financing – Legal Practice and Issues in an Early Round Financing”
2015/12/15ARTICLE “Outline of Legislation for Investment and M&A in Cambodia [Vol.1]”
2015/12/09ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 166): Decree 118/2015/ND-CP Detailing the Law on Investment (2)”
2015/12/08ARTICLE “Record of a Lecture: Penal Provisions under the Copyright Act”
2015/12/02ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 165): Decree 118/2015/ND-CP Detailing the Law on Investment (1)”
2015/11/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Deposit Operation): Financial Institutions’ Responsibility for a Request for Refund of Deposits Made by a Relative of a Registered Deposit Holder as an Agent Thereof”
2015/11/25ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 164): Circular 23/2015/TT-BKHCN Detailing the Regulations on the Importation of Used Machinery, Equipment and Production Lines of Technology”
2015/11/24ARTICLE “Negotiations after the Outbreak of Conflict with Clients”
2015/11/24ARTICLE “How to Respond to the Extradition Requests from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice”
2015/11/24ARTICLE “Points to Consider in Negotiations According to Types of Contract Clauses”
2015/11/30BOOK “Overview of the Copyright Act [16th Edition]”
2015/11/18ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 163): Decision 959/QD-BHXH of the Head of Social Insurance Agency Guiding the Collection of Social Insurance Fees, Health Insurance Fees, and Unemployment Insurance Fees and the Management of Social Insurance Books and Health Insurance Certificates”
2015/11/11ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 162): Decree 99/2015/ND-CP Providing Guidance on Certain Articles of the Law on Housing”
2015/11/04ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 161): Circular No. 155/2015/TT-BTC Guiding Enforcement Regulations on the Disclosure of Information on Securities Markets”
2015/11/03ARTICLE “Japanese Antitrust Issues in 2015 – The 2015 Changes to the JFTC’s Procedures and Outstanding Issues Relating to the Rights of Defence”
2015/10/30ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] The Principle of Focusing on Actual Plants in the Plant Variety Protection and Seeds Act”
2015/10/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 160): Decree 96/2015/ND-CP Providing Guidance on Certain Articles of the 2014 Law on Enterprises”
2015/10/25ARTICLE “Practical Explanations of the Latest M&A Precedents Vol. 20/Final: The Case in which Corporate Tax was Imposed by Applying the Anti-Avoidance Rule Concerning Organization Restructuring (The Yahoo Case)”
2015/10/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 159): Circular No. 127/2015/TT-BTC on the Issuance of Enterprise ID Numbers to New Enterprises and the Appointment of their Supervisory Tax Authorities”
2015/10/20ARTICLE “Understanding the Competition Ordinance of Hong Kong”
2015/10/14ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 158): Decree No. 88/2015/ND-CP on Penalties for Administrative Offences Regarding Labor, Social Insurance and Sending Vietnamese Workers Overseas”
2015/10/7ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 157): Decree No. 85/2015/ND-CP Providing Guidance for the Labor Code in Terms of Policies for Female Employees”
20015/10/13BOOK “Understand the System in 30 Minutes! 30 Q&As on the ‘My Number’ System with Graphical Explanations”
2015/10/02ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 12) The Supreme Court’s Judgment on the Jurisdiction of Intellectual Property Litigation in India”
2015/10/01ARTICLE “Special Feature: Social Trends Surrounding Intellectual Property Disputes – Latest Situations Inside and Outside the Country”
2015/09/30ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 156): Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP on Enterprise Registration”
2015/09/29ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Cancellation and Invalidation of Decisions to Grant Patents”
2015/09/29ARTICLE “Japan Business Review Updated – Trademark Law Update 2015”
2015/09/24ARTICLE “[Serial Article] Forefront of the Healthcare Business – Final Chapter: Laws and Regulations Relating to the Genetics Business”
2015/09/23ARTICLE Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 155): Decree No. 76/2015/ND-CP on Providing Details for the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Real Estate Business“
2015/09/18ARTICLE “Serial Article: Case Study on How to Handle International Cartels [Final Chapter] Responses to Subsequent Civil Litigation”
2015/09/16ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 154): Circular 123/2015/TT-BTC Providing Guidance on Foreign Investment Activities in Vietnam’s Securities Market”
2015/09/09ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 153): Circular No. 29/2015/TT-BLDTBXH Providing Guidance on the Implementation of Collective Bargaining, Collective Bargaining Agreements and Labor Dispute Settlement”
2015/09/01BOOK “Legal Work Handbook for Corporate Officers <2nd Edition>”
2015/08/264ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 152): Circular 38/2015/TT-BLDTBXH Providing Guidance on Unemployment Insurance”
2015/08/21ARTICLE “Serial Article: Case Study on How to Handle International Cartels [Part 3] Enforcement by the Competition Authorities and Appropriate Responses”
2015/08/20ARTICLE “Carefully Selected Precedents in the Field of Security and Claim Management (Chapter 5: Right of Retention; 21. Right of Retention of Notes)”
2015/08/20ARTICLE “[Serial Article] Forefront of the Healthcare Business – Issue 5: Indicating Function Claims for ‘Health Foods’”
2015/08/19ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 151): Circular 07/2015/TT-NHNN Regarding Bank Guarantees”
2015/08/12ARTICLE “A Management Lecture for Young Entrepreneurs Part 2: What Do Leaders Do? – Leadership Vol. 1”
2015/08/12ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 150): Official Letter 5122/BKHDT-PC Issued by the Ministry of Planning and Investment Regarding the Implementation of the Law on Investment”
2015/08/11ARTICLE “An Overview of Points to Keep in Mind Regarding the New Act on Public Housing and Related Laws and Regulations”
2015/08/10ARTICLE “[Vol.19] Refusing to Make Payment after a Closing Date in Cases Where a Condition Precedent for Closing is Not Satisfied”
2015/08/04ARTICLE “The Implementation of Regulations Relating to Financial Indices and an Overview of the Financial Indices Reform”
2015/08/01ARTICLE “Cybersecurity Requiring the Active Involvement of Legal Departments”
2015/07/29ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 148): Circular 11/2015/TT-BKHCN Providing Detailed Guidelines for the Government’s Implementation of Penalties for Administrative Breach in the Industrial Property Sector”
2015/07/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Deposit Operation): Receiving Banks’ Obligation to Return Unjust Enrichment in Cases of Offsetting Deposits by Incorrect Transfers and Claims Arising from Lending, etc.”
2015/07/23ARTICLE “The Legal System Surrounding Real Estate in Cambodia – a Brief Summary of, and Legal Practice Relating to, the Restrictions on Foreign Companies Regarding the Registration System and Acquisition of Real Estate”
2015/07/21ARTICLE “Series: Case Study on How to Handle International Cartels [Part 2] How to Respond to Investigations by the Competition Authorities (In Detail)”
2015/07/17ARTICLE “Illiquidity Discount in Connection with a Share Purchase Demand Case”
2015/07/10ARTICLE “The Meaning of ‘Disclosure’ as Grounds for Exclusion from Representations and Warranties (the Community Square Case)”
2015/07/10 ARTICLE “When Do Rights of Publicity Trump Freedom of Expression?:Based on Recent Court Decisions Related to Video Games in the United States”
2015/07/08ARTICLE “Vietnam’s Amended Law on Investment, Law on Enterprise, Law on Real Estate Business and Law on Housing for the Invitation of Foreign Investment”
2015/07/08ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 145): Official Letter Issued by the Ministry of Investment and Planning, Ministry of Construction Regarding the Guidance of the Law on Investment, the Law on Enterprise, the Law on Housing and the Law on Real Estate Business”
2015/06/19ARTICLE “New Series: Case Study on How to Handle International Cartels [Part 1] How to Respond to Investigations by the Competition Authorities (General)”
ARTICLE “New Method of Venture Financing – the Present Situation and the Future Prospects of Equity Crowdfunding in Japan and the U.S.”
2015/07/01ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 144): Law 64/2014/QH13 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on the Enforcement of Civil Judgments”
2015/06/25ARTICLE “An Explanation on the Amendments to the Order for Enforcement of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc. – in Connection with the 2014 Amendments to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc. (Those to be Enforced Within One Year)”
2015/06/24ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 143): Circular 09/2015/TT/BYT on the Confirmation of the Content of Advertisements for Special Goods and Services Subject to the Management of the Ministry of Health”
2015/06/20ARTICLE “[Serial Article] Lecture on International Legal Work for Company Presidents: [Part 1] Do Not Simply Believe Other Companies – Preliminary Surveys Are Actually Important in Overseas M&As”
2015/06/19BOOK “At the Forefront of Doing Business in India – Guidebook for Legal Issues with Q&As to Enable a Deeper Understanding”
2015/06/17ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 142): Circular 26/2015/TT-BTNMT Providing Details of Specified Environmental Plans and Simple Environmental Plans”
2015/06/15ARTICLE “Financing by Venture Companies”
2015/06/10ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 141): Circular 16/2015/TT-BLDTBXH Providing Guidance on the Recruitment and Management of Vietnamese Employees Working for Foreign Organizations and Individuals in Vietnam”
2015/06/09ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 11) ‘Regulations Regarding Information Technology in India – Focusing on Regulations for the Protection of Personal Information’”
2015/06/03ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 140): Decree 48/2015/ND-CP Guiding the Details of Law on Vocational Education”
2015/06/01ARTICLE “How to Ensure Your Company’s Superiority amid the Diversification of Players and Rapid Globalization through the Utilization of Patents”
2015/06/01ARTICLE “Consideration on Appraisals of Unlisted Shares in Connection with Requests for Purchases of Shares”
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2015/05/27ARTICLE Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 139): Circular 72/2015/TT-BTC Regulating the Application of the Priority Policy in Customs Procedures, Customs Inspection and Supervision for Exported and Imported Goods of Enterprises”
2015/05/26ARTICLE “Building the Foundation for the Utilization of Big Data – Amendments to the Personal Information Protection Law”
2015/06/12BOOK “Finding its wings – Intellectual Property in the 21st Century – A Collection of Papers in Commemoration of Attorney Nobuhiro Nakayama’s 70th Birthday”
2015/05/25BOOK “Basics of Legal Practice related to M&As”
2015/06/16BOOK “Cross-border Business Revitalization – Case Studies and the Latest Legal Practice Overseas”
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2015/05/20ARTICLE “Trends in and Analysis of Judicial Precedents Concerning Representations and Warranties in Japan and Possibilities of Utilization of Insurance”
2015/05/20ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 138): Decree 38/2015/ND-CP on Management of Waste and Discarded Materials”
2015/05/13ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 137): Circular 13/2015/TT-BTC Defining Inspections, Supervision and Temporary Suspensions of Customs Procedures for Exported and Imported Goods that Are the Subject of Intellectual Property Rights; Control of Counterfeit Goods and Goods Infringing Intellectual Property Rights”
2015/05/06ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 136): Decree 32/2015/ND-CP Regarding Construction Cost Management”
2014/04/28BOOK “Iwanami Lectures: The Dynamics of Contemporary Law Part 4; Changes in the International Community and the Law”
2015/04/22ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 135): Decree 30/2015/ND-CP providing guidelines for some articles on investor selection in relation to the Law on Bidding”
2015/04/22ARTICLE “Acquisition Schemes in the US – A Two-Step Merger Process Utilizing the Delaware General Corporation Law Section 251(h)”
2015/04/15ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 134): Circular 05/2015/TT-BTC providing guidance on registration, depositing, offsetting and settlement of securities”
2015/04/15ARTICLE “How IP Utilization by Japanese Corporations is Viewed from Outside Japan”
2015/04/15ARTICLE “Amendments to the Singapore Companies Act”
2015/04/10ARTICLE “Liability for Damages Arising from Delisting of Securities of a Listed Company from the Stock Exchange”
2015/04/08ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 133): Decree 12/2015/ND-CP providing details and enforcement regulations on the amendment of laws on taxes and amendments to a number of articles of decrees on taxes”
2015/04/05ARTICLE “Commentary on the ‘Draft Corporate Governance Code’ [Vol.3]”
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2015/03/25ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.131): Decree No. 15/2015/ND-CP on Public Private Partnership Investment Form”
2015/3/25ARTICLE “Commentary on the ‘Draft Corporate Governance Code’ (Vol.2)”
2015/03/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operation): Right of Retention under Commercial Law in Relation to Collection Delegation Bills in Civil Rehabilitation Procedures”
2015/03/18ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.130): Decree No. 15/2015/ND-CP on Public Private Partnership Investment Form”
2015/03/12ARTICLE “Recent Important Court/TTAB Decisions regarding Trademark Dilution Revision Act”
2015/03/11ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 129): Decree No. 19/2015/ND-CP Providing Details for the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Environmental Protection”
2015/02/04ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 126): Law on Social Insurance No. 58/2014/QH13”
2015/01/30BOOK “Article-by-article Explanations of the 2014 Amendments to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
2015/02/13ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 10): ‘The Employee Invention System in India – Taking into Consideration Recent Judgments of the Bombay High Court’”
2015/02/11ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 127): Decree 05/2015/ND-CP Guiding Implementation of a Number of Items of the Labor Code”
2015/02/06BOOK “Reading of U.S. Supreme Court Cases: Commentary on Intellectual Property and Business Cases in the 21st Century [IIP Collection of Research Papers: Issue 13]”
2015/02/10BOOK “Important Points in the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act for Corporate Legal Work”
2015/01/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 125): Law on Enterprise No. 68/2014/QH13 (2)”
2015/01/01ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] The Copyrightability of Fashion Shows and the Applicability of the ‘Live Performance Standard’”
2015/01/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Deposit Operation): A Case Where There Is No Statutory Agent for a Person Who, Due to a Mental Disability, Cannot Understand Right from Wrong and Application by Analogy of Article 158.1 of the Civil Code”
2015/01/23ARTICLE “The Personal Data Protection Act of Singapore that Japanese Enterprises should Be Aware of”
2015/01/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 124): Law on Enterprise No. 68/2014/QH13 (2)”
2015/01/14ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 123): Law on Investment No. 67/2014/QH13”
2015/01/10BOOK “Casebook of Civil Procedure Laws of Japan”
2015/01/05ARTICLE “The Draft Outline of Amendments to the Civil Law and Its Effects on the Operations of Banks”
2015/01/05ARTICLE “Improving Efforts Towards the Utilization of the Whistle-blowing System”
2015/01/01ARTICLE “Feature Article: Review on Grand Panel Cases in the Intellectual Property High Court – on the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Grand Panel System”
2015/01/01ARTICLE “Explanation of the Important Points of the Draft Ordinance for Enforcement of the Companies Act and the Ordinance on Accounting of Companies”
2015/01/01ARTICLE “Japan Chapter of Getting the Deal Through”
2014/12/19ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 9) ‘The Judgment of the Delhi High Court Concerning Jurisdiction in Internet Transaction Cases’”
2014/12/17ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 121): Law on Housing No. 65/2014/QH13 and Law on Real Estate No. 66/2014/QH13”
2014/12/10ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 120): Law No. 71/2014/QH13 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Laws Concerning Tax”
2014/12/03ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 119): Circular 41/2014/TT-BCT Providing Bases and Procedures for Waivers of Work Permits Regarding Foreigners Internally Transferring Within Certain Enterprises”
2014/12/01ARTICLE “Viet Nam – Facing Global Competition with the ASEAN’s Accelerated Economic Integration: Current Legal Practice”
2014/12/01ARTICLE “Overview of the Law Partly Amending the Copyright Act (the 2014 Amendment)”
2014/12/01ARTICLE “The Global Trends in Policing the Antitrust Law and Competition Law; ‘Recent Situations Regarding the Policing of Cartel Behavior by the US Department of Justice and Civil Lawsuits’”
2014/11/26ARTICLE “[Early Spring Project] 2014 in Review; 10 Important Court Precedents for Business”
2014/11/26ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 118): Circular 34/2014/TT-BGDDT Providing Guidance on Foreign Cooperation and Investment in Education”
2014/11/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Deposit Operations): Negligence When Confirming the Intention of a Registered Holder of Deposits”
2014/11/25ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Request for Amendment Procedures Based on the Inventor’s Moral Right”
2014/11/21ARTICLE “Overview of the Law Partly Amending the Copyright Act (the 2014 Amendment)”
2014/11/21ARTICLE “Measures to Avoid and Address Troubles Arising from Franchise Agreements Based on Different Situations; How Should the Franchisees’ Discretion Regarding Operations and the Interventions by Franchisers be Balanced?”
2014/11/19ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 117): Circular 151/2014/TT-BTC Guiding the Implementation of Decree 91/2014/ND-CP Providing Supplementations and Amendments to the Various Articles of Tax Decrees and Circulars”
2014/11/18ARTICLE “M&As in Australia”
2014/11/12ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 116): Decree No. 96/2014/ND-CP on Administrative Penalties for Breaches in the Currency field and Banking Activities”
2014/10/23ARTICLE “Trademark Law Update 2014”
2014/11/19BOOK “Q&A Regarding the Amendment to the Law of Obligations; Evolving Financial Transactions”
2014/11/05ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 115): Decree No. 80/2014/ND-CP on the Drainage and Treatment of Wastewater”
2014/11/1ARTICLE “Should Cooperation with Hardware Be Required for Each Step in Computer-related Inventions? – Reconsideration of the Requirement for Use of the Law of Nature”
2014/10/31ARTICLE “Investigation into the Trademark Registration of Japanese Geographical Names in Major ASEAN Countries”
2014/10/29ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 114): Joint Circular No.54/2014/TTLT-BTNMT-BTC, Jointly Issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Detailing a Number of Articles of Decree No.22/2012/ND-CP of the Government on Auctioning Mineral Mining Rights”
2014/10/28ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] Resemblance of 3D Trademarks to Registered Trademarks”
2014/10/27ARTICLE “An Overview of Regulations Concerning Over-the-counter Derivative Transactions”
2014/10/16ARTICLE “Effective Use of Patents under Article 102, Japanese Patent Law”
2014/10/22ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 113): Decree No. 86/2014/ND-CP Providing Guidelines on the Transportation Business Using Automobiles”
2014/10/21ARTICLE “The Latest Judicial Precedents Regarding Encouraging Early Retirement and Points to Note”
2014/10/20ARTICLE “How to Prevent and Address Troubles Incidental to Franchise Agreements; Based on Different Situations; What Kind of Information Should be Provided when Soliciting Franchisees?”
2014/10/17ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 8): ‘Judgment of the Bombay High Court Concerning the Exercise of Compulsory Licenses’”
2014/10/15ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 112): Decree No.91/2014/ND-CP on the Amendments to the Decrees on Tax”
2014/10/15ARTICLE “Takeovers of Labor Contracts by Way of Transfer Agreement in Company Splits – Taking into Consideration the Hanshin Bus Incident (Kobe District Court, Amagasaki Branch, 4.22.2014)”
2014/10/09ARTICLE “Real Estate Appraisal in Vietnam – Legal System and Practice”
2014/10/06ARTICLE “Legal Practice Regarding Expansion to Laos; Focusing on the Investment Promotion Law – Part 2”
2014/10/08ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 111): Circular No. 25/2014/TT-NHNN Regulating Procedures for Registration of Non-government Guaranteed Foreign Loans Taken Out by Enterprises”
2014/10/01ARTICLE “Sendai Airport PFI Project”
2014/10/01ARTICLE “The Recent Situation in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone”
2014/10/1701ARTICLE “A Review of the Issuance and Continuous Disclosure System Concerning Specific Securities”
2014/10/1ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 110): Decree No. 63/2014/ND-CP dated June 26, 2014, Detailing the Implementation of Several Provisions of Law on Bidding Regarding the Selection of Contractors”
2014/09/29ARTICLE “Legal Practice Regarding Expansion to Laos; Focusing on the Investment Promotion Law – Part 1”
2014/09/26BOOK “Commentary on the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act 2 – Restrictions on Industry Type”
2014/09/26ARTICLE “[IP Judgment Flash Report] ‘Exploiting a Patented Invention’ under Article 67.3.1.1 of the Patent Act”
2014/09/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operations): The Effect of the Civil Rehabilitation Act on Set-offs Against a Claim for Return of Cancellation Money Concerning Investment Trusts”
2014/09/25ARTICLE “Brief Introduction to Real Property System with Chinese Characteristics”
2014/09/25ARTICLE “Agreements on Transfer of Real Property in China”
2014/009/24ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 109): Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam”
2014/09/22ARTICLE “Legal Points of Attention in Utilizing Distributed Cryptocurrency”
2014/09/20BOOK “Cartel Regulations and the Leniency Policy – Consideration and Utilization of the Leniency System”
2014/09/10ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 107): Circular No. 16/2014/TT-NHNN dated August 01, 2014 of the State Bank of Vietnam Guiding the Use of Accounts in Foreign Currency and Vietnamese Dong at Authorized Banks for Residents and Non-residents”
2014/09/05ARTICLE “A Review on the Securement of Market Reliability”
2014/09/03ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 106): Circular No. 19/2014/TT-NHNN Guiding Foreign Exchange Control of Foreign Direct Investment Activities in Vietnam”
2014/09/01ARTICLE “Overseas Legal Affairs Bulletin [Brazilian Edition]: Must-know Features and Recent Amendments Regarding Brazilian Laws”
2014/08/27ARTICLE “The Current Status and Future Prospects of Economic Laws and Regulations in Indonesia – Taking into Consideration the Direction of the New President’s Policies”
2014/08/27ARTICLE “A Practical Approach in Expanding to Brazil”
2014/08/27ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 105): Revised Law on Protection of the Environment No. 55/2014/QH13 (Part 2)”
2014/08/25ARTICLE “The Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and Related Legislation”
2014/08/20ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 7): ‘Copyright and its Fair Use in India”
2014/08/20ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 104): Revised Law on Protection of the Environment No. 55/2014/QH13 (Part 1)”
2014/07/02ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 97): Joint Circular 16/2014/TTLT-BTP-BTNMT-NHNN Guiding Various Issues on the Realization of Secured Assets”
2014/07/16ARTICLE “[Strategies and Legal Work in M&A] Practical Issues Regarding Expansion to Indonesia and Capital Increases – Taking into Consideration the New Negative List Revised in April, 2014”
2014/07/15BOOK “Law as a Matter of Business Practice”
2014/07/11ARTICLE “Protection of Trade Name in Asian Countries (Vol.3) (Final Edition)”
2014/07/09ARTICLE ”Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 98): Circular No. 78/2014/TT-BTC on Corporate Income Tax”
2014/06/25ARTICLE “Overview of Myanmar’s Special Economic Zone Law”
2014/06/24ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 6): ‘The Current Status and Agenda Regarding the Protection of Trade Secrets in India”
2014/06/18ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No. 95): Decree 43/2014/ND-CP Guiding in Detail Some Articles of the Vietnam Land Law 2013”
2014/06/12ARTICLE “Protection of Trade Name in Asian Countries (Vol.2)”
2014/06/12ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.94): Decree No. 52/2014/ND-CP providing conditions and procedures for issuance of employment services license”
2014/06/04ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.93): Joint Circular No. 01/2014/TTLT-NHNN-BXD-BTP-BTNMT regarding mortgages using houses to be formed in the future”
2014/06/01ARTICLE “Appeal against Decision to Grant a Patent on Procedural Grounds”
2014/06/01ARTICLE “Some practical tips for non-Japanese trade mark applicants seeking to protect trade marks in Japan using the Madrid Protocol”
2014/05/28ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.92): Decree No. 39/2014/ND-CP on operation of financial companies and financial leasing companies”
2014/05/21ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.91): Decree 42/2014/ND-CP on Supervision of Multi-Level Sale Activities”
2014/05/30BOOK “Destinations of Corporate Court Case Theory”
2014/05/14ARTICLE “Protection of Trade Name in Asian Nations (Part 1)”
ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.90): Decree 35/2014/ND-CP on Providing Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Protection Commitment”
2014/04/01ARTICLE “Recent IP High Court Decisions and JPO Appeal/Trial Board Decisions including Opposition Decisions”
2014/05/07ARTICLE “Updates on Recent Legal Practices in Vietnam (No.89): Circular No. 12/2014/TT-NHNN on conditions for enterprises to borrow non – government guaranteed foreign loans”
2014/04/30ARTICLE “Research on the Costs and Time Required for the Registration of Industrial Property Rights in ASEAN Member Countries”
2014/04/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Other Operations): Refusing to Make Reports to the Bar Association and Whether or Not Torts Are Constituted Therein”
2014/04/25ARTICLE “Application of Patent Law Article 102 Paragraph 2 in In Execution of Patent Owner’s Right”
2014/04/25ARTICLE “Review on Issuance or Continued Disclosure Regulations, etc. on Specified Securities, Strengthening of Financing Equity Fund by Banks, etc., and Reviewing Asset Management Regulations Based on AIJ Investment Advisory Case”
2014/04/24ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 5) ‘Decision by the Competition Commission of India Regarding Standard Essential Patents’”
2014/04/23ARTICLE “Circular 08/2014/TT-BTP of Ministry of Justice guiding issues on Registration of Secured Transaction”
2014/04/21ARTICLE “Relationship between Legal Department and Law Firm – As Wheels to Create Competitive Companies”
2014/04/21BOOK “Effective for Practice: Selection of Intellectual Property Precedents”
2014/04/18ARTICLE “Research on Cost and Period for Establishment of Right in Various ASEAN Countries”
2014/04/16ARTICLE “Overseas Legal Practice Report: Q&A for Legislations in Developing Countries”
2014/04/15ARTICLE “Sports and Intellectual Property – Focusing on Olympic Marketing”
March 25, 2014BOOK “Dictionary for Board Members for Problem Solving Method Through Actual Cases”
2014/04/04ARTICLE “Proper Measures to Prevent Disputes Related to Dehiring”
2014/04/02ARTICLE “Circular 05/2014/TT-NHNN guidelines for opening and using indirect investment capital account for implementation indirect foreign investment activities in Vietnam”
ARTICLE “Legal Issues on Initial Public Offering (IPO): Various Disclosure Items to Investors”
April 1, 2014BOOK “Indispensable Guide for Trade between Japan and China”
2014/04/01ARTICLE “Legal Update, Issue 85: Establishment of Land Selling System for Mansions under Act on Facilitation of Reconstruction of Condominiums”
2014/03/28ARTICLE “Inspection Duty of Import Distributors”
2014/03/27ARTICLE “Circular No. 03/2014/TT-BXD on guidelines for implementation of the Law on Residential Housing”
March 26, 2014BOOK “Bible for Preservative Attachment and Debt Collection – Basic Preparation and Emergency Response”
2014/03/12ARTICLE “Circular No. 34/2013/TT-NHNN on the issuance of valuable papers by credit institutions and foreign bank branches”
2014/03/19ARTICLE “Circular No. 11/2014/TT-BTC guiding the business of prize-winning electronic games for foreigners”
2014/03/10BOOK “Legal Practice on Collaboration Agreements According to the Situation”
2014/02/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operations): Availability of Proceedings Other than Rehabilitation Proceedings of Common Benefit Claims Which Have Been Reported as Rehabilitation Claims”
2014/02/14ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 4) ‘First Patent Infringement Lawsuit in India Regarding Medical Substance Patent’”
2014/2/10BOOK “Specialized Training Lecture for Attorneys; Knowledge and Practice Regarding the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
2014/01/15ARTICLE “Law on Land No. 45/2013/QH13-(2) Land Recovery by the State”
ARTICLE “International investment – Welcome in France”
2014/01/10ARTICLE “Vol. 1: Injunction of Third-Party Allotment to General Incorporated Association Aimed for Implementing Japanese ESOP (The Daiya Tsusho Case)”
2013/12/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operations): How the Elimination of Anti-social Forces Relates to Guarantee Contracts with Credit Guarantee Corporations and Invalidity on the Basis of a Miscomprehension”
2014/01/01ARTICLE “Installation of Structures in the Garden”
2013/12/25ARTICLE “‘Revisions to the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements,’ Article 11-2, 12, 13, 14, and others”
2014/02/21ARTICLE “Validity of Provisions Stipulating Duty not to Compete in Franchise Contracts: From Cases of Filing Provisional Injunctions to Former Franchisees”
2013/12/21ARTICLE “Development of Cash Out Method”
2013/12/20ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 3) ‘Indian Supreme Court Judgment on Novartis Medicine Patent (Part Two)’”
2013/12/10ARTICLE “‘Revisions to the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements,’ Article 10, Article 11-1”
2013/11/25ARTICLE “‘Revisions to the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ Article 9, Article 9-2”
2013/11/19BOOK “Business Legal Skill Training”
2013/11/05ARTICLE “Diversification etc. of Funding and the Capital Policy Method of Investment Corporations”
2013/11/05ARTICLE “Imposing Administrative Penalties on Acts such as Assisting Production of False Disclosure Documents”
2013/11/10ARTICLE “The Effect that the Supreme Court Judgment of September 4, 2013 Regarding Inheritance of a Child Born Outside of Marriage Has on Life Insurance Practice”
2013/11/10ARTICLE “‘Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ Article 7 (2), Article 8”
2013/10/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Lending Operations): Availability of Set-offs Intended to Invoke a Claim Extinguished by Prescription – Requirements for an Appropriate Condition for Set-offs”
2013/11/01ARTICLE “Amount of Damages due to Publicity Infringement”
2013/10/22ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol. 2) ‘Indian Supreme Court Judgment on Novartis Medicine Patent (Part One)’”
2013/10/21ARTICLE “Foreign Investment Law in Myanmar (Part Two)”
2013/10/25ARTICLE “‘Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ Article 6, Article 7”
2013/12/21ARTICLE “Cost Analysis of Dispute Resolution for Risk Judgment (Vol.4): ‘Similar Products’”
2013/10/16ARTICLE “Foreign Investment Law in Myanmar (Part One)”
2013/10/10ARTICLE “‘Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ Article 5”
2013/10/01ARTICLE “M&A Practices in Indonesia”
2013/07/20BOOK “The Copyrights Act in the Cloud Age – Significant Changes in Global Situation”
2013/09/30BOOK “Theory and Issues on Competition Laws – Frontiers of the Antimonopoly Act and Intellectual Property Law – Commemorating 70th Birthday of Professor Akira Negishi”
2013/10/01ARTICLE “Infringement of Author’s Honor and Reputation”
2013/11/21ARTICLE “[Feature Article 2] ‘Solved by Q&A! Employment and Labor Practice Among Parent and Subsidiary Companies’ Issues Subsidiary Companies Face that Parent Companies Should Know”
2013/09/25ARTICLE “‘Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ Article 3 (Vol.2), Article 4”
2013/09/26BOOK “Specialized Lawsuit Lecture (Vol. 7): Corporate Lawsuits –Litigation, Non-contentious Case, Provisional Injunction”
2013/09/17ARTICLE “Explanation on Labor Laws in Thai Plus One (Thai, Laos, Myanmar) (Vol.2)”
2013/09/01ARTICLE “Aim for Intellectual Property Policies and Rules of General Law”
2013/08/25ARTICLE “‘Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ General Provisions, Article 1 (Vol.2), Article 2, Article 3 (Vol.1)”
2013/08/25ARTICLE “Explanation on Labor Laws in Thai Plus One (Thai, Laos, Myanmar) (Vol.1)”
2013/08/25ARTICLE “OJT at Offices Learned from Finance-related Judicial Precedents (Guide for Incidental Operations): How to Handle the Sale of Swap Instruments Appropriately – Appropriate Accountability”
2013/08/21ARTICLE “Intellectual Property Practice in India (Vol.1) ‘Decision by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in India with regard to Exercising of Compulsory License’”
2013/08/25ARTICLE “Reexamining Regulations on Asset Management in Light of the AIJ Case”
2013/10/21ARTICLE “Legal Due Diligence Contributing to Corporate Management”
2013/08/10ARTICLE “’Revision on the Law of Obligations from the Perspective of Banking Transaction Agreements’ General Provisions, Article 1 (Vol.1)”
August 6, 2013ARTICLE “Eyes of Legal Practice: Success of Japanese Attorneys Expanding Abroad and Future Prospects -As Partners of Corporations-”
ARTICLE “Explanation on Myanmar Business Legal Practice (Labor Law): Four Major Laws relating to Labor Matters Have Been Enacted in Two Years after the Democratization in March 2011.”
2013/08/01ARTICLE “Tokyo District Court Decision on Pioglitazone Patent Lawsuit”
2013/07/03ARTICLE “Outline of Court Procedures (Vol.1)”
2013/07/01ARTICLE “The Court and Arbitration System in India: Distinctive Features to be Noted in India such as Protracted Proceedings, Interference into Foreign Arbitrations by the Court, etc.”
2013/05/24ARTICLE “Overseas Legal Practice News: From Myanmar ‘Outline of Labor Law in Myanmar and Legal Updates’”
2013/04/24ARTICLE “Overseas Legal Practice News: From Myanmar ‘Latest Explanation on the Foreign Investment Rules in Myanmar’”
2013/04/05BOOK “Professional Practice Regarding Intellectual Property Due Diligence Leading to Successful M&A [2nd Edition]”
2013/04/05BOOK The Practice of Intellectual Due Diligence Leading to Successful M&As (2nd Edition)
2013/03/22ARTICLE “Oversea Legal Practice News: From Myanmar ‘Summary of Foreign Investment Law in Myanmar’”
2009/02~2013/01ARTICLE “Legal Lessons Useful for Employee Training” (Koho Kaigi 2009/02~2013/01)
2012/12/10ARTICLE “Circumstances surrounding the Legal and Tax Practices in Brazil – With Increasingly More Attention due to the World Cup and Olympics”
2012/10ARTICLE An article written by Attorney Hiroshi Nemoto was published in the October 2012 issue of Jurist.
2012/09/26 BOOK “Answer Book on Royalty Practices – Legal, Accounting and Tax Practices regarding License Agreements and Method of Royalty Auditing”
2012/08/29BOOK “How to Read and Prepare Agreements”
2012/06/20BOOK “Handbook of Legal Affairs for Company Executives”
2012/01/24ARTICLE “Corporate Reorganization and Intellectual Property Rights”
BOOK “The Guidebooks for the Anti-gang Ordinance”
BOOK “Strategy in Network Alliance”
2011/12/22BOOK “Guidebook for Ordinances for the Exclusion of Organized Crime Groups”
2011/07/31BOOK “Legal Consultation for Companies Regarding the Earthquake Disaster and Recovery from the Disaster -Based on the Experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake-”
2011/03/23BOOK “Restructuring Medical and Healthcare Enterprises”
2011/02/10ARTICLE “Legal Analysis on IFRS SPC Consolidation Rules”
2011/01/14BOOK “Q&A: A Detailed Explanation on the Practice of Adjustments in Closing Accounts”
2010/12ARTICLE “The Details and the Prospects of the Corporate Legal System Revised by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry” MARR, 2010.12
BOOK A book authored and edited by TMI Associates was published by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
2010/05/24BOOK “A Professional Dictionary of Intellectual Property Terms (Chiteki-zaisan Purofesshionaru Yogo Jiten)”
2010/04/06ARTICLE “Financial Transactions and Bankruptcy -Vol.1: Securitization of Real Estate and Bankruptcy– Part 1”
2009/12/15ARTICLE “Interpretation of Sound Recording Right Assignment Agreement (1) (The Heat Wave Case)”
ARTICLE Attorney Yoshihiko Fuchibe’s article was published in Kenkyu Kaihatsu Leader.
ARTICLE Attorney Yoshihiko Fuchibe’s article was published in Chizai Kanri.
ARTICLE Attorney Yoshihiko Fuchibe’s article was published in the Kaisha Homu A2Z.
ARTICLE “Murakami Fund Case: Comparative Studies on Precedents on First and Second Instances (Vol.2)”
ARTICLE “Murakami Fund Case: Comparative Studies on Precedents on First and Second Instances (Vol.1)”
2009/02/06BOOK “Collective Investment Schemes under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act: 100 Q&A”
2009/01ARTICLE TMI’s attorneys wrote articles published in The Lawyers.
2008/12/16BOOK “Legal and Tax Practices for Trusts”
ARTICLE An article about a discussion meeting that Attorney Yoshihiko Fuchibe participated in was published in M&A Review.
2008/11/01ARTICLE “Legal Issues and Measures on Stand-Alone Strategy in Acquisition of the Group Subsidiary Company”
ARTICLE The article written by Attorney Taku Matsumoto and Attorney Kosuke Nakagawa was published in MARR.
2008/09/15ARTICLE “Legal Issues Regarding Japans Emissions Trading Scheme (Volume 2)”
2008/09/01ARTICLE “Legal Issues Regarding Japans Emissions Trading Scheme (Volume 1)”
2008/03/15ARTICLE “EU Emissions Trading Scheme – As a Reference to Introduce Emissions Trading Scheme into Japan”
2008/03/01ARTICLE “Regulations on Conflicts of Interest in Relation to Real Estate Funds under the Financial Instruments Exchange Act”
2008/01ARTICLE “Legal Review of Corporate Legal Affairs: Summary of the Top-10 Issues for 2008” (the January 2008 edition of Business Houmu)
2007/07/01ARTICLE “An Analysis of Appraisal Rights”
2006/03/01ARTICLE “Utilization of Class Shares under the Companies Act”
2003/11/07ARTICLE “Financing by Applying Profitable Intellectual Property”
2002/12/19BOOK “Detailed Commentary on the Nakamura Case”
2002/11/18BOOK “The Truth of the Nakamura Case”
2000/07/05ARTICLE “Q&A on the Revised Commercial Code”
2000/02/01ARTICLE “M&A and Personnel Issues – Labor Contract Succession in Corporate Restructuring”