government relations

Japan-EU Relations

EU-Japan Relations | Mission Japan​

The EU Ambassador H.E. Patricia Flor, sheds light on the recently signed Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the lesser-known Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA), data protection, and how Brexit will likely affect EU-Japan relations.

Casino Brand 2020

Integrated Resorts in japan

Casino legislation has just passed in the most recent Diet session. Now the bureaucrats must finalize the contents of the basic Integrated Resorts (IRs) regulations.

The Boogeyman of Government Affairs

The Boogeyman of Government Affairs

Government Affairs Best Practices in Japan The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a U.S. bill passed in 1977, designed to prevent the bribery of foreign government officials. Bribery, in this sense, is “purchasing the influence or favor of foreign government officials for business-purposes.” The reach is broad: any U.S. corporation or individual operating in any foreign country. Violators …

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Lobbying in Japan

Lobbying in Japan

David and Timothy dive into the inner workings of lobbying in Japan. Learn how foreign firms can achieve results through advocacy.