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.


Data Protection and Privacy:People

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Data Protection and Privacy:News

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

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

Nov. 19, 2018External Seminars
"Policy and Strategy for Data Utilization"
Apr. 25, 2018External Seminars
"ADBI-JFSA-OECD Roundtable on Insurance and Retirement Saving in Asia"
Sep. 20, 2017External Seminars
"Regulations and Compliance in the Japanese Online Gaming Market"
May 31, 2017External Seminars
"Kirkland & Ellis LLP 24th Annual Technology & Law Seminar - Recent Amendment to Japanese Personal Information Protection Act"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Magazine Article
"(Special Feature: Ordinary Diet Sessions in 2018) Impact of Amended Acts: Copyright Act - "Provisions on Flexible Limitations on Rights""
Magazine Article
"Contract Guidelines for AI and Data Utilization"
Magazine Article
"Amendment to the Copyright Act and Unfair Competition Prevention Act"
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Data Protection & Cyber Security 2019 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Practical Tips for GDPR Compliance (Privacy Notices, Data Processing Agreements, and Data Security)"

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