Covid-19: A Japan guide on commercial and legal issues

The outbreak of COVID-19 is continuing to cause disruption across an increasing number of countries worldwide, in particular within greater China and the Asia region, with potentially global implications. This Japan-specific cross-practice guide highlights key issues that may affect business operations in the current environment.

The current situation has given rise to a large number of challenges for businesses; some unique to certain industries (e.g. finance and capital markets) and others universal (e.g. managing employees’ well-being). We have prepared this guide to assist our clients with identifying the relevant issues they should be thinking about.

Key topics in the guide include:

  • Crisis management
  • Inside information and continuous filings obligations
  • Capital markets and loan financing
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment 
  • Financial regulatory

We understand that this is a difficult time for all our clients, their staff and families, and our thoughts are with everyone affected.

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