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

High evaluation received from "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2021"
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™
Public Service
Atsushi Okada states his opinions regarding policy for data utilization as an expert at the conference of the "Research Commission on Intellectual Property Strategy" organized by the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders"
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite – Data 2020"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

Nov. 16, 2021 - Nov. 16, 2022External Seminars
"The Digital Transformation Journey: Japan - An Overview - Part 3 Discussion Around Challenges to Digital Transformation in Japan"
Nov. 15, 2021 - Nov. 15, 2022External Seminars
"The Digital Transformation Journey: Japan - An Overview - Part 2 Introduction to Digital Transformation in Japan"
Oct. 18, 2021 - Oct. 19, 2021External Seminars
”Principles for a Data Economy Conference 2021”
Oct. 1, 2021External Seminars
"Japamburg Summit 2021"
Sep. 9, 2021External Seminars
"The Japan DPO Association's 7th Seminar of the Study Group "How to Be Compliant With Advertising and Ad Tech (Cookie-Related) Regulations - Focusing on the Regulation of Personal Related Information under the Amended Act on Protection of Personal Information""

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

"Practical Notes for Japan's Amended APPI: How to Amend Privacy Notices"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practical Issues and Challenges for Protection of Personal Data (Part 2): What is Outsourcing of Personal Data Processing?"
Magazine Article
"Suggestions from Singapore’s Model AI Governance Framework for AI Governance"
Magazine Article
"Practical Guidance for 'AI Governance' in Business – Importance of 'AI Governance' for Corporate Leaders"
"The GDR Insight Handbook 2022 – Japan: Cybersecurity"

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