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Policy Radar January 2019

This year, the 201st Diet Session will convene on January 20th, and is scheduled to finish on June 17th. This month’s edition of Policy Radar focuses on incentives for the development of technology, policy developments in the Finance Ministry, and regulatory changes for integrated resorts.

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Policy Radar December 2019

This year’s Diet session has seen the ratification of the new U.S. trade agreement, amendments to the National Strategic Zone Law, sustainable whaling, and labor laws.

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Policy Radar November 2019

This month’s edition of Policy Radar focuses on the lineup of the new Cabinet, policy developments in the Data, Tobacco, Cryptocurrency industries, and the establishment of Japan’s first Integrated Resorts.

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Policy Radar October 2019

This month’s edition focuses on the lineup of the new Cabinet, policy developments in the data and energy industries, and Japan’s effort to combat climate change.

How to not end up like Carlos Ghosn

How to Not End Up Like Carlos Ghosn

Nissan is witnessing a fallout following the aftermath of the Ghosn scandal and is still scrambling to recover. Annual operating sales are at a decade-long low and consumers continue to lose confidence in the automaker as further issues unravel.

Labor Law Update 4.1

Labor Law Reform

As of April 1st, Japanese labor laws have changed.In 2018, Japan passed “The Work Style Reform Bill”. In 2018, Japan passed “The Work Style Reform Bill”. This Bill (now Law) amends eight laws (including the Labor Standards Act (LSA)) and the Industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA).