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: Thought Leaders"
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite – Data 2020"
High evaluation received from " Who′s Who Legal: Japan 2020"
High evaluation received from "Who’s Who Legal: Global 2020"
Comments by Atsushi Okada were featured in a OneTrust DataGuidance article titled "Japan: Parliament passes bill to amend APPI" published on June 5, 2020

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

Sep. 10, 2020External Seminars
"Dispute Settlement in the Digital Economy"
Aug. 20, 2020External Seminars
"Japanese Privacy Laws: What is the Impact of the New Amendments?"
Aug. 12, 2020External Seminars
"The Data Security issue in IOT Devices"
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"

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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 - Part 6: Can We Freely Use Public Information? (Case Analysis of the Order Concerning the Use of Information on Bankrupts)"
Magazine Article
"The impact of the CJEU’s decision on 'Schrems II'"
Magazine Article
"Learning from Failures in Complying with Data Protection Laws - Case Studies and Analyses of Compliance Failures in Global Transactions"
"Doing Business in Asia Pacific - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Key Points for Preparing Information Management Regulations - How Should  "Confidential Information" be Managed for Telework Arrangements?"

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