In the APAC region, a key trend has been legal change driven by the changing demographics of ageing populations, with many governments across the region passing or proposing laws that address retirement ages...
On October 18, 2016, the Japanese Government submitted to the Diet a bill to partially amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea ("Amendment Bill").
An Amendment to the Banking Act, Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on May 25, 2016.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 12, 2012, in response to the recent AIJ scandal, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (the "Japanese FSA") published a draft amendment to certain rules.
Whit Consulting, LLC
Japan’s system of interlocking shareholdings is collapsing as Japan’s banks move to isolate their reported capital ratios from equity market volatility.