Welcome to the latest edition of our Japan Corporate Quarterly Update – our round up of recent corporate updates from our global network. We have picked out 10 newsletters and 4 webinars (available in English only) that we believe are relevant to our Japanese clients.

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  1. China's New Cyber­Security Law: Highlights
  2. European Private Equity: Legal Developments and Trends
  3. Competition Law: Competition Law angles on the Fintech sector
  4. Investment Treaty Protection: A Whistlestop Tour
  5. Asset Management and Investment Funds: An update on Market Abuse Regulation, Corporate Reporting and Investment and Corporate Banking Market Study
  6. Energy ­ long term gas sales agreements: Court of Appeal confirms that "default gas" is the exclusive remedy for underdeliveries under long term gas sales agreements
  7. Merger regime considerations: Why should merger regime considerations be placed at the forefront of transactions in the mining sector?
  8. Merger clearance: The Altice Case ­ A costly warning not to engage in gun­jumping before receiving merger control clearance
  9. German renewable energy regime: Changes to the German renewable energy regime
  10. Indonesia ­ Fintech: Regulatory developments on Fintech in Indonesia
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    Part 2


  1. Brexit: Future UK trade relations with the EU and with third countries
  2. The Modern Slavery Act: The challenge and opportunity for businesses
  3. Data Hotspots: Data hotspots and the importance of being data aware
  4. Shareholder activism: Shareholder activism, active shareholders and corporate preparedness

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