Data Protection and Privacy

Expertise in leveraging user information while protecting your business

Our firm works closely with clients who are active in traditional and email direct marketing and online marketing, and advises on the collection, analysis, and use of personal data. Many of our clients provide online services that rely on users’ personal information and on tracking user activity. We assist our clients in navigating the evolving legislative response to concerns over personal privacy and data security, especially cyber security.

With a broad base of onshore and offshore clients that collect, keep, and use data in numerous ways and for various purposes in their businesses, we are a leader in providing legal advice and services to clients in a wide range of industries in relation to their information handling systems. Our legal services includes drafting privacy policies and terms of use, regulatory compliance, consulting or negotiating with regulatory authorities, and resolving disputes arising in relation to the use of personal data.
 

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Data Protection and Privacy:People

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Data Protection and Privacy:News

Awards
Top rankings received from "Who's Who Legal: Data 2018"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2016"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2015"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

Aug. 2, 2019External Seminars
"Global data protection laws and utilization of big data"
Jul. 19, 2019External Seminars
"AI/Data Contract Guidelines"
Jul. 17, 2019MHM Seminars
"New personal data protection law in Thailand"
Jul. 16, 2019External Seminars
"IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2019 -Free Flow of Data Between the EU & Japan: After Major Mutual Adequacy Decisions-"
Jul. 15, 2019MHM Seminars
"Data Protection Developments in Japan and Thailand (with Singapore Case Study)"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Magazine Article
"Outlook for Due Diligence on Global Data Protection Based on the Latest GDPR Enforcement Cases (Part 1) - Incorporating Lessons Learned from Enforcement Cases in M&A"
Magazine Article
"Commentary on a case on "Defense of Inefficacy" (Osaka High Court Decision of November 22, 2002 [ Aerosol Case ] )"
Magazine Article
"Case Studies on Latest Practice Regarding Act on Protection of Personal Information #2: Provision of Personal Data to Third Parties"
Magazine Article
"Possible amendments to Japan's Act on the Protection of Personal Information in 2019"
Magazine Article
"Case Studies on Latest Practice Regarding Act on Protection of Personal Information #1: Collection of Personal Information and Purposes of Use of Personal Information"

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