Seminar: The New Data Protection & Privacy Law in Japan

16 February 2017: In times of a constant exchange of information, data have become one of the most important assets of companies. Governments are required to constantly adapt to this development and balance the economic needs with the privacy rights of its citizens.

Driven by this development, in 2015, the Japanese Diet enacted an amendment to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information which will become effective on 30 May 2017. From 30 May 2017, many companies which were previously excluded from the scope of application will be covered by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and need to comply with its regulations.

This seminar will explain the key changes and the actions companies need to take until 30 May 2017. Considering that data are often transferred to and stored at locations outside of Japan, the speakers will also highlight the pitfalls of data transfers between Japan, the EU and the US in light of the new General Data Protection Regulation in Europe applicable from 25 May 2018.

» Ulrich Kirchhoff «
» Dr. Tobias Schiebe «
Masafumi Oshino (TMI Associates)

German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
Sanbancho KS Bldg., 5F, 2-4 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku
102-0075 Tokyo, Japan
AHK Conference Room „Tokyo“

Date and Time: 16 February 2017, 6.30 – 9:00 p.m.

For event registration please click » here «.