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 2020"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"
Media
Comments by Atsushi Okada were featured in an OneTrust DataGuidance article titled "Japan: APPI revision includes "strengthening regulations of cross-border data transfers"" published on December 5, 2019
Awards
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Data 2019"
Awards
Top rankings received from "Who's Who Legal: Data 2019"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

Feb. 19, 2020External Seminars
"Data protection regulations in the pharmaceutical industries ~Japan, Thailand and USA~"
Jan. 31, 2020External Seminars
"Legal Frontier in AI, IoT and Big Data, and new regulations for digital markets"
Jan. 29, 2020MHM Seminars
"Digital Health and Law"
Jan. 28, 2020External Seminars
"Potential amendments to Japanese data protection law"
Jan. 27, 2020MHM Seminars
"Digital Health and Law"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Magazine Article
"Handy Way to Learn Personal Information Protection Act Fundamentals, Including Revisions, in the Form of Dialogue - If Information Doesn't Include Names, Is it Still Considered Personal Information?"
Article
"Analysis of Cabinet of Japan’s approved bill to amend APPI"
Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Cyber Security 2020 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Japan - Cookies & Similar Technologies"
Magazine Article
"Case Studies on Latest Practice Regarding Act on Protection of Personal Information #8: Acquisition of Personal Information (Regarding Article 17 of the Act)"

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