Mondaq All Regions - Japan: Privacy
Jones Day
Following the agreement between Japan and the EU regarding personal data protection in July 2018, the European Commission decided to officially launch the procedure for adoption of its adequacy decision for Japan on September 5, 2018.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
To any good lawyer, the answer is ‘both' are important.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On July 17, 2018, less than two months after the GDPR went into effect, Japan and the European Union agreed to recognize each other's data protection regimes as providing adequate protections for personal data.
Jones Day
Under the draft guidelines, legally binding rules that will apply to the personal data transferred from the European Union to Japan based upon the European Union's adequacy decision.
Jones Day
On December 7, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission released a draft amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act (source document in Japanese) for public comments.
Jones Day
The joint statement states that the parties are targeting a "simultaneous finding of an adequate level of protection by both sides" by early 2018.
Jones Day
Prior to the enforcement of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act beginning on May 30, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission began accepting notifications required....
Jones Day
Personal Information Protection Commission Releases Guidelines Regarding Financial Sector
Jones Day
The guidelines set recommended measures to be taken in response to data breaches.
Jones Day
The Supreme Court affirmed the lower court's decision to dismiss the individual's claim because the facts were related to public interest and because the search results were not widely disseminated.
Jones Day
The draft discusses proper handling of personal information for medical and long-term-care business operators.
Jones Day
On December 20, 2016, the Cabinet decided to fully bring into force the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information
Jones Day
Personal Information Protection Commission Releases Guidelines Regarding Amended Personal Information Protection Act
Kubota
Since January 1, 2016, the New PIPA has already become partially effective in the following areas.
Jones Day
On October 5, after review of public comments, the Personal Information Protection Commission released the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act.
Jones Day
On October 5, after a review of public comments, the Cabinet released (source document in Japanese) the Enforcement Cabinet Order of the Personal Information Protection Act.
Jones Day
The Commission aimed to unify existing ministerial guidelines under these new procedures and also released a set of specific draft guidelines, including: (i) draft guidelines regarding the provision of personal data to a foreign third party...
Jones Day
On August 8, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI") published Reference Materials to Consider Methods to Create De-Identified Information.
Jones Day
On July 17, the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan and the European Commission issued a Joint Statement ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Japan and the European Union recently announced an agreement to recognize each other's data protection regimes as adequate.
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Jones Day
On July 17, the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan and the European Commission issued a Joint Statement ...
Jones Day
Following the agreement between Japan and the EU regarding personal data protection in July 2018, the European Commission decided to officially launch the procedure for adoption of its adequacy decision for Japan on September 5, 2018.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On July 17, 2018, less than two months after the GDPR went into effect, Japan and the European Union agreed to recognize each other's data protection regimes as providing adequate protections for personal data.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
To any good lawyer, the answer is ‘both' are important.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Japan and the European Union recently announced an agreement to recognize each other's data protection regimes as adequate.
Jones Day
Under the draft guidelines, legally binding rules that will apply to the personal data transferred from the European Union to Japan based upon the European Union's adequacy decision.
Kubota
Since January 1, 2016, the New PIPA has already become partially effective in the following areas.
Jones Day
On December 7, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission released a draft amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act (source document in Japanese) for public comments.
Jones Day
The Commission aimed to unify existing ministerial guidelines under these new procedures and also released a set of specific draft guidelines, including: (i) draft guidelines regarding the provision of personal data to a foreign third party...
Jones Day
On October 5, after a review of public comments, the Cabinet released (source document in Japanese) the Enforcement Cabinet Order of the Personal Information Protection Act.
Jones Day
The guidelines set recommended measures to be taken in response to data breaches.
Jones Day
The Supreme Court affirmed the lower court's decision to dismiss the individual's claim because the facts were related to public interest and because the search results were not widely disseminated.
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