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

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"
High evaluation received from " Who′s Who Legal: Japan 2020"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

May 26, 2021External Seminars
"Live Seminar Key Points of the Draft Guidelines for the Amended APPI"
Apr. 15, 2021External Seminars
"Cyber Law Round Table – Q&A (JAPAN)"
Apr. 8, 2021External Seminars
"Key Points on Relevant Laws and Regulations Related to Cybersecurity"
Feb. 25, 2021External Seminars
"Global trends of AI regulations and AI governance"
Dec. 16, 2020External Seminars
"Data protection regulations in the pharmaceutical industries ~Japan, Europe, USA, China, Brazil and Thailand"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Magazine Article
"Privacy Laws & Digital Advertising: Multi-jurisdictional Overview and Implications - CJPP Japan Data Guidance"
"The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2021 - Thailand Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Handy Way to Learn Personal Information Protection Act Fundamentals, Including Revisions, in the Form of Dialogue - Part 14: Personal Information Subject to Legal Protection"
"Key Points of the Draft Guidelines for the 2020 Amended Act on Protection of Personal Information"
Magazine Article
"Practical measures toward the enforcement of 2020 amendments to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information"

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