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

Feb. 27, 2019External Seminars
"Global trends in data privacy including GDPR, and how they affect Japanese companies"
Jan. 28, 2019External Seminars
‘‘Latest trend in data protection ~ the amended Unfair Competition Prevention Act and the Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data~‘‘
Dec. 5, 2018External Seminars
”How to Prepare for e-Privacy Regulation Compliance – Possible New Regulation which will introduce a GDPR-type fining mechanism”
Dec. 4, 2018External Seminars
”How to React to French CNIL’s GDPR Dawn Raid Seminar”
Dec. 3, 2018External Seminars
”How to Prepare for e-Privacy Regulation Compliance – Possible New Regulation which will introduce a GDPR-type fining mechanism”

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Magazine Transcript
"The University of Tokyo Future Society Initiative, Policy Alternatives Research Institute Symposium: Policy and Strategy for Data Utilization (Part 2)"
Magazine Transcript
"The University of Tokyo Future Society Initiative, Policy Alternatives Research Institute Symposium: Policy and Strategy for Data Utilization (Part 1)"
Magazine Article
"Outline of "Supplement Rules under the Act on the Protection Information for the Handling of Personal Data Transferred from the EU based on an Adequacy Decision""
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"Getting the Deal Through - Cloud Computing 2019 - Japan Chapter"
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"Reference for Researchers: Outlook for Legal and Intellectual Property Practice Concerning AI and Data Transactions"

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