Sanno Park Tower 12F (Reception) and 14F,
11-1, Nagatacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-6114, Japan

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: G06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line: N06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: C07 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (3 minutes’ walk)

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line: M14 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (10 minutes’ walk through Chiyoda Line platform)

Partners

Hiroyasu Kageshima

Hiroyasu Kageshima

TEL +81-3-5511-3233 / FAX +81-3-5511-3258

Languages
Japanese、English
Bar Association
Japan(2003)

Background

2003.10
Admitted in Japan (Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association)
Ushijima & Partners
2013.1
Partner, Ushijima & Partners
2015.5
The board of The Committee On Information Economy of the Japan Productivity Center (- 2017.3)
2015.7
Member of the My Number Special Review Committee, The Committee On Information Economy of the Japan Productivity Center (- 2015.12)
2017.4
Member of The PrivacyMark Assessor Assessment Committee, Japan Information Processing Development Center (JIPDEC)

Entertainment Lawyers Network

Intellectual Property Lawyers Network

Intellectual Property Practice Group, Multilaw

Privacy & Information Security Practice Group, Multilaw

Awards

A “leading individual” in the TMT practice area, and recommended in the Dispute resolution practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 (January 2022)
Thomson Reuters “ALB Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2021” (August 2021)
A “leading individual” in the TMT practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 (January 2021)
Selected as one of five lawyers to retain for the “IT/Personal Information/Start-up” practice area (“The Lawyers to Retain – Selected 25 lawyers by Area,” Weekly Toyo Keizai magazine, November 2020)
Referred to as a team leader in the TMT practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 (January 2020)
The NIKKEI Lawyer Rankings selected by companies: 1st place in the data-related division (December 2019)
Selected as the lawyer who did the most remarkable work in 2018 (BUSINESS LAWYERS, January 2019)
Worked on significant matters listed in the Dispute resolution practice area, and referred to as “practice head” in the TMT practice area in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 (January 2019)
Selected as an attorney who took active roles in the field of “IT/Information security” (Business Lawyers, January 2018)
Introduced as “having notable experience in internet infringement matters” in the Dispute resolution practice area and as “excelling in issues related to IT system development, personal data, internet services, data leakage and defamation” in the TMT practice area, in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 (November 2017)
The NIKKEI Lawyers’ Ranking 2016: 2nd place in the ranking selected by companies, 5th place in the comprehensive ranking selected by companies & lawyers, in “The Information Management Category” (December 2016)
Introduced as “having expertise in infringement issues” in the Dispute Resolution practice area and as “excelling in IT system development, internet service and data protection matters” in the TMT practice area, in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 (November 2016)
The NIKKEI “Most successful lawyers in 2015”: 2nd place in the comprehensive ranking selected by companies & lawyers, 3rd place in the ranking selected by companies in “The Information Management Category” (December 2015)
Recommended lawyer in the Intellectual Property practice area in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 (November 2013)
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Major Practice Areas

Matters Related to System/Software Development

Litigation pertaining to the discontinuation of system development for financial institutions, distributors and service sectors (many achievements in acting on behalf of IT vendors)
Litigation claiming payment of fees from user companies, acting on behalf of software vendors that undertake game development
Advice on negotiation concerning cost increase and quality issues occurring in the course of system development projects (many achievements in acting on behalf of vendors, users, subcontractors, etc.)

Information Management/Personal Data

Legal advice on the handling of My Numbers (banks, insurance companies, securities companies, foreign exchange dealers, IT vendors, retail distributors, restaurant business operators, publishers, manufacturers, dispatch business operators and other various organizations)

=Advice on construction of the system for managing information resources in financial institutions

=Advice on legal schemes for developing a business that utilizes personal data

Legal advice to EU companies regarding compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act of Japan in providing services in Japan

Entertainment

Advice on legal schemes for developing services that utilize music, videos, etc. and consideration of terms of service, contracts, etc.

Crisis Management

Support in cases of leakage of trade secrets, personal information
Support in addressing and investigating fictitious transactions, violation of internal rules
Support in addressing hostile comments on the Internet
Support in cases of violation of software licenses

Intellectual Property

Negotiation and examination of contractual documents concerning software licenses
Disputes concerning trademark rights and patent rights

Corporate

Advice on various issues of domestic and foreign corporate clients, including IT companies, financial institutions, entertainment companies, distributors and manufacturers
Advice on bidding and other government procurement and representing clients in filing of complaint regarding government procurement
Filing of petitions for provisional disposition against senior staff who accept their new jobs in competing companies after retirement (violation of obligation not to compete)
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Publications

“No Worries! Personal Information Protection and My Number” (Nihon Keizai Shimbun Publishing Inc., March 2022)

“Practical Q&A Series: Retirement, Reemployment and Extension of Retirement Age” (co-author, Labor Administration Research Institute, July 2021)

“Dictionary of IT Technology Terms for Lawyers and Legal Professionals [2nd Edition]” (Shojihomu, April 2021)

“Proposals for the Introduction and Use of Digitization in the Manufacturing and Plant Industries in the Coming DX (Digital Transformation) Era” (co-author, Information Organization of Japan, to be published at the end of March 2021)

“The Challenges of Real Estate Tech” (co-author, edited by Land Research Institute, Toyo Keizai Shinposha, June 2018)

“Correspondence to deposit and savings account numbering! Practicalities of Handling My Number at Financial Institutions” (Kindai Sales-sha, March 2018)

“Legal Basics for Practical Use (30) – Confidentiality Obligations” (Monthly Labor Review, No. 3931, June 2017)

“The Revised Personal Information Protection Act and Corporate Practices” (Seibunsha, June 2017)

“This will give you peace of mind! Personal Information Protection and My Number” (Nikkei Publishing Inc., June 2017)

“The Revised Personal Information Protection Law: A Q&A Checklist for Understanding the Revised Personal Information Protection Law” (Gyosei, May 2017)

“The Revised Personal Information Protection Act: Key Points for Practical Measures” (Monthly Tax (Gyosei), May 2017, Supplement II, May 2017)

“Practical Response Manual for the Revised Personal Information Protection Law Enacted in May 2017” (Okura Zaimu Kyokai, March 2017)

“Introduction to the Personal Information Protection Act for Small and Medium Enterprises” (SMBC Consulting Practice Series, February 2017)

“The New Personal Information Protection Law and My Number Practice for Small Companies and Shops” (Nikkei Newspaper Publishers, January 2017)

“Business Flow and Checklist for Complying with the Revised My Number Law” (Shojihomu, October 2015)

“My Number Regulations and Forms: A Guide to Preparing Regulations and Forms (Dealing with the Collection, Management and Commissioning of Personal Numbers)” (Seibunsha, September 2015)

“A Course for Financial Institution Employees to Understand ‘My Number'” (Kindai Sales-sha, July 2015)

“Small Companies and Shops: A Quick Guide to the My Number System” (Jitsugyo no Nihonsha, July 2015)

“Q&A on My Number Law Practices to Answer the Questions of Those in Charge” (LexisNexis Japan, May 2015)

“What is the My Number Law? Outline of the System and How to Handle Personal Information for Shinkin Bank Employees and Small and Medium Enterprises” (Shinkin Joho Tamate Bako, Extra Edition (Tokyo Association of Shinkin Banks, Kindai Sales Co., Ltd.))

“Practical Response to the My Number System for Companies and Organizations” (Seibunsha, February 2015)

“Software Protection – A Comparative Perspective” (co-author, April 2012, Medien & Recht Germany)

“Practical Intellectual Property Business Law” (co-author (edited by Lawyers Intellectual Property Net), Civil Law Institute, November 2010) (in Japanese)

“Data File of Land and House Lease Disputes” (co-author, Shin Nihon Hoki (addendum), October 2009) (in Japanese)

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Articles, etc.

“Vital Points for Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act to Take Effect in 2022” (December 2021 issue of Resonare)

“[Series] Start Today! Information Security Measures #2: Guidelines for Information Security Measures” (December 1, 2021 issue of Romu Jijo)

“[Series] Start Today! Information Security Measures #1: A Grounding in Information Security,” (November 1, 2021 issue of Romu Jijo)

“Practical Q&A Series: Resignation / Re-employment / Extension of Retirement” (co-authorship; Edited by the Institute of Labour Administration)

“Digital business in Japan: overview” (in English) (as a joint author) (“Practical Law” issued by Thomson Reuters, April 2021)

“The My Number System and Privacy” (March 2021 issue of “ZEIKEN”)

“Proposed Introduction/Utilization of Digitization to Face the Looming Digital Transformation (DX) in Manufacturing Industry/Plants” (under joint authorship, JOHOKIKO, March 10, 2021)

“Points of Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act ? Review Your Company’s Manner of Handling Personal Information -” (BUSINESS TOPICS No. 221 (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.))

“Linking My Number Data to Bank Accounts: Not an ‘Unreasonable Idea’ Even If Not Risk-Free” (“iRONNA,” December 4, 2020)

“Practical Operation of Information Security Observed from Actual Cases” (November 2020 issue of the “Monthly Survey Report”)

“Companies’ Responses to the Personal Information Protection Regulations in U.S. States” (November 2020 issue of “Keiei Hoyukai Report”)

“Essential Points to Note Regarding the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (October 2020 issue of “JA Kinyu Homu”)

“Failed Cases of Personal Information Protection and Their Analysis” (November 2020 issue of Business Law Journal)

“Points to Note for Personal Information Handling Business Operators to Address the Amended Act” (Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc., August 11, 2020 ? )

“Problems and Points to Note Concerning Software Development Agreements” (contained in “How to Proceed with Joint Research and Development; Points on Contracts,” Technical Information Institute Co., Ltd, July 31, 2020)

“The Reform of ‘the Manner of Performing’ Legal Work” (August 2020 issue of “Corporate Law A2Z”)

“How to Respond to Principal’s Request for Disclosure, Request for Suspension of Use and Request for Deletion” (August 2020 issue of Business Houmu magazine)

“Digital business in Japan: overview” (in English) (as a joint author) (“Practical Law” issued by Thomson Reuters, June 2020)

“Adjustment to GDPR in Japan ? Establishment of Sustainable Data Governance System” (June 2020 issue of The Finance)

“Tighter Regulations for the ‘Handling’ of Personal Information” (June 2020 issue of Business Law Journal)

“Points on the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act in 2020 ? Response to the amendment that may impact companies’ practical operations” (May 2020 issue of “Shoko Club”)

“Obtaining Information from the U.S. and Regulations such as CCPA, and Ideas about Ways to Observe Such Laws” (May 2020 issue of NBL)

“Take an Inventory of Data Collected and Accumulated in the Company in Anticipation of the Trends in Legislative Movements ? Information/Security Fields (Part II)” (BUSINESS LAWYERS, April 3, 2020)

“Take Notice of the Development of the Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act and Its Impact on the Operations of Companies ? Information/Security Fields (Part I)” (BUSINESS LAWYERS, April 2, 2020)

“Measures to Be Taken by Companies to Address the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act (1)” (Romu Jijo, No. 1403)

“The Knack of Drafting Complaints for Highly Specialized Cases” (May 2020 issue of the “Business Houmu” magazine)

“How Will System Development Agreements Change Due to the Amendment to the Civil Code” (February 2020 issue of the “Monthly J-LIS” magazine)

“Points to Note from a Legal Perspective in the Use of AI by Financial Institutions” (the Banking Law Journal 21, No. 852 (February 2020 issue))

“Personal Information Protection Legislation and Operations in Asian Countries” (January 2020 issue (No. 551) of “Keiei Hoyukai Report”)

“Important Matters from a Legal Viewpoint When Utilizing AI, IoT and Data for Business” (“Efficiencies, Introduction and Practical Implementation of R & D Utilizing AI [a collection of cases],” published by Technical Information Institute co., ltd.)

“Protection, Transfer, etc., of Personal Information in Areas Besides EU Countries (e.g. US and Asian nations)” (“Legal Practice of Information Network,” published by DAI-ICHI HOKI co., ltd.)

“Points for Managing Employees to Prevent SNS Flaming” (May 2019 issue of “Risk Management TODAY”)

“Protection and Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information in Asia Pacific ? 2018” (Multilaw, March 6, 2019)

“How Japanese Companies Should Address the Leakage of Personal Data from an Outsourced Company in EU Territory That Is Subject to GDPR ? Based on FastBooking Case” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” December 21, 2018)

“Someone reproduced our ‘recruitment information’ on a site unknown to us without our approval! Are there any legal problems with that?” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” December 6, 2018)

“Reconfirm the Responsibility and the Role of Persons in Charge of My Number” (December 2018 issue of “Kigyo Jitsumu”)

“Actions for Addressing Legislation of Non-EU Regions (US, Asia, etc.) Concerning Protection and Transfers of Personal Information” (November 2018 issue of “Corporate Law A2Z”)

“The Impact of the Proposed ePrivacy Regulation on Business Operations of Japanese Companies” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” October 12, 2018)

“Recent Problems Concerning the Use of SNSs by Employees” (“Romu Jijo,” No. 1370)

“Outline of the California Consumer Privacy Act which was enacted in June 2018 and the response required of Japanese companies” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 10, 2018)

“Review of Personal Information Management Structure Based on Recent Information Leak Cases and Overseas Trends” (October 2018 issue of the Business Law Journal)

“Risk Management in Operating SNS”?(Banking Law Journal 21, No. 831)

“Project Management Obligations ? Outline of the Judgment of Second Instance for the Asahikawa Medical University Case and Impact on Corporate Practice” (August 2018 issue of “Kaisha Homu A2Z”)

“Issues Surrounding Real Estate Tech” (under joint authorship, ed. The Land Institute of Japan, pub. Toyo Keizai, Inc., June 1, 2018)

“Terms Regarding System Development and How to Read Relevant Documents” (NBL, series from?1118 issue)

“Current Situation of the ‘Adoption of the My Number System’ and Reconfirmation of Related Operations” (March 2018 issue of “Kigyou Jitsumu)

“A Lesson Concerning Information Management Learned from the Supreme Court Ruling on the Benesse Case (Oct. 23, 2017)” (April issue of “Business Homu”)

“Practical Operations Regarding the Linkage of My Number to Deposit Accounts” (December 2017 issue of REGULATIONS)

“International Fintech Guide” (under joint authorship, Multilaw, December 5, 2017; September 4, 2019)

“How We Should Be Prepared in Peacetime Which We Can Learn from Recent Cases of Personal Information Leakage” (January 2018 issue of Business Law Journal)

“[Series] Legal Points Concerning Virtual Money #3: Registration of Virtual Currency Exchange Has Started ? Development and Financial Laws and Regulations Concerning Virtual Money Businesses Such as Crowdfunding and Social Lending” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” October 26, 2017)?

“How to reduce the risk of information smuggling at outsourcing companies/business partners” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 28, 2017)

“Is it necessary to disclose the risk of cyber-security in the annual securities report?” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 26, 2017)

“Four Steps that Management and the Persons in Charge of General Affairs Must Take Immediately!” (September 2, 2017 issue of “Weekly Toyo Keizai”)

“Q&A concerning latest practice of personal information protection” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 1, 2017)

“IT Terms Glossary for Legal Profession and Persons in Charge of Legal Affairs” (Shoji Homu, August 2017)

“The Amended Points in the Personal Information Protection Act that the Management of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Must Know” (July 2017 issue of “Chusho Kigyo Dayori”)

“Practical Operations of the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information ? Part 1” (June 2017 issue of The Economic Monthly Report of Nagano Economic Research Institute)

“Useful basic legal lecture for business practice (30) ? Confidentiality” (separate-volume supplement to Rosei Jiho No. 3931)?

“A Complete Guide to Personal Information Protection and My Number” (Nikkei Publishing Inc., June 2, 2017)

“The Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Business Practice” (SEIBUNSHA, June 2017)

“A guide to measures against SNS/Internet flaming ? advance preparations” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” May 31, 2017)

“A Book for Addressing the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information ? Easy to Understand with Q&As and Checklist” (GYOSEI, May 2017)

“FAQ on Practice Concerning Handling Personal Information ? Taking the Opportunity of Addressing the Amended Act” (July 2017 issue of Business Law Journal)

“Points in amendment based on the “‘Guidelines on the Protection of Personal Information in the Financial Industry’ ” (May 2017 issue of “JA Kinyu Homu”)

“The Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information ? Points in Practical Measures” (separate-volume supplement II to the May 2017 issue of “Zeiri” Gyosei Corporation)

“Practical Response by Small and Medium Enterprises to the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (April 2017 issue of “Resona-re,” Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd.)

“Q&A Concerning the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Practical Points to Note” (April 1, 2017 issue of “Romu Jijo,” Sanro Research Institute, Inc.)

“[Series] Legal Points Concerning Virtual Money #2: Relationship Of Parties’ Rights In Virtual Money Transactions And Legal Issues In Case Trouble Occurs” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS”, March 22, 2017)

“Practical Operation Manual for the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information Enforced in May 2017” (Okura Zaimu Kyokai., March 21, 2017)

“[Series] Legal Points Concerning Virtual Money #1: Regulations Concerning ‘Virtual Money Exchange Services’ Accompanied With The Amendment Of The Payment Services Act” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” March 17, 2017)

“Introduction to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information for Small and Medium Enterprises” (March 2017 issue of SMBC Consulting Practice Series)

“Practice of Private Enterprises Addressing the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (February 2017 issue of “Jichitai Solution,” Gyosei Corporation)

“Outline of the IoT Security Guidelines and points to note from the legal perspective” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” January 2017)

“Practice concerning the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the My Number for Small Companies and Stores” (Nikkei Publishing Inc., January 2017)

“Points to be noted in using employee’s personal mobile terminal for business” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” December 2016)

“What is the level of information security that companies and directors have legal obligations to ensure?” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” November 2016)

“The current My Number Act and the measures for addressing risks that you should know before using My Numbers for real“ (November 15, 2016 issue of the risk management magazine “TODAY,” the Association of Risk Management)

“Practice of handling personal information at enterprises” (“Information Science and Technology,” Vol. 66, No. 11 (Information Science and Technology Association, 2016))

“Legal liability against information leak caused by cyber-attacks” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 2016)

“Measures that should be taken against ‘targeted e-mail attacks’” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” September 2016)

Collection of forms regarding the My Number (“Mirasapo”)

“Regulations related to FinTech business ? Shifting in favor of deregulation. Keep an ear to the possibility of amendment of the laws” (August 2016 issue of the monthly magazine “The Lawyers“)

“What are legal issues facing business companies which started handling FinTech? Points to be grasped according to each service” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” July 2016)

“Digital business in Japan: overview” (in English) (as a joint author) (“Practical Law” issued by Thomson Reuters,?July 2016)

“Trends in Privacy Protection in the U.S. and Its Influence on the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” June 2016)

“Trends in Privacy Protection in the EU and its Influence on the Amended Personal Information Protection Act of Japan” (“BUSINESS LAWYERS,” May 2016)

“Latest trends of the My Number system shown by movement of ministries” (under joint authorship, “BUSINESS LAWYERS”, May 6, 2016)

“Three important points that should be grasped in addressing the revised My Number Act” (uner joint authorship, “BUSINESS LAWYERS”, March 31, 2016)

“Outline of New Employee Invention System” (Corporate LiveWire “Expert Guide Intellectural Property 2016,″ January 2016)

“Digital business in Japan: overview” (in English) (as a joint author) (“Practical Law” issued by Thomson Reuters, December 2015)

“Practical Measures for Introducing the My Number System for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises ~ Model Examples of Number Collection, Identity Confirmation, Internal Regulations and Safety Control” (December 1, 2015 issue of “JUNKAN SOKUHOU ZEIRI (Magazine of flash report of tax matters published every ten days),” GYOUSEI Corporation)

“Topic commentary ? Provisions of rules of employment required by the My Number System and their check points”?(websites “WEB Rosei Jiho” and “Rodo-Ho Navi,” November 18, 2015)

“My Numbers are collected this way! ? Collection method and final check of personal numbers” (The Finance of Seminar Info Co., Ltd., November 11, 2015)

“Dealing with the My Number Act is three steps of collecting/storing/submission” (November 2015 edition of “TMDC MATE” magazine, Tokyo Medical and Dental Cooperative)

“The enforcement of the My Number Act is close at hand! Practical points in measures for addressing the My Number Act” (October 30, 2015 issue of “SMBC Report,”?Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation)

“The My Number System has finally been implemented! What is it!?” (THE 21 ONLINE, October 2015)

“Commentaries on how to address the My Number Act and regulations and forms” (Rousei Jihou, No. 3895)

“What changes will occur in our life with the introduction of ‘My Number System’?” (October 2015 issue of “THE 21,” PHP Institute)

“Operation flow and check list for addressing the amended My Number Act” (SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd., October 2015)

“Measures for the My Number System for Enterprises/Employers” (October 2015 issue of “MIND” magazine, Japan Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Welfare Foundation)

“Guide to Drawing Up My Number Regulations and Preparing Forms (for addressing collection, management and entrustment of personal numbers)” (Seibunsha, September 2015)

“Measures are necessary in all enterprises and associations ? Proceed with readiness for the My Number System!” (September 2015 issue of the “Kishiwada Shoho,” Kishiwada Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

“Simple measures for addressing the My Number System that should be taken by small and meduim enterprsises” (“Mirasapo,” September 2015)

“Easy-to-understand lecture on ‘My Numbers’ for employees of financial institutions ~ Outline of the System and practical points to note ~” (Kindai-Sales Co., Ltd., July 2015)

“A Guide to My Number System for Small Companies and Stores” (Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha, Ltd., July 2015)

“Readiness for the My Number System in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises” (July 2015 issue (No. 1772) of “Chusho Kigyo Dayori (newsletter for small and medium-sized enterprises),” Tokyo Federation of Small Business Associations)

“You have to know! System relating to the salon ? PART 1. My Number” (July 2015 edition (No. 479) of the “Esthetic” magazine, Association of Japan Esthetic)

“What is the My Number Act? Outline of the system and handling method of personal information for Shinkin bank employees and small and medium-sized enterprises” (extra edition of Shinkin Joho Tamatebako (The Tokyo Association of Shinkin Banks/Kindai-Sales Co., Ltd.), June 2015)

“Answers to the questions from persons in charge ? Q & A regarding practical measures for the My Number Act (Business Law Journal Books)” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd., June 2015)

“Practice of responding to the My Number Act by January 2016”?(June 2015 issue of the magazine “Keizaigeppou,”?Nagano Economic Research Institute)

“You can still make it in time! Key points for addressing the My Number Act ? First: Launch in January, 2016 – What are the influences on enterprises? ?” (“Nikkei Information Strategy,” series from May 2015 issue)

“Actions to be Taken for Addressing the My Number System in Insurance Business Operations” (5th issue of the “FINANCIAL Regulation,” May 20, 2015)

“Outline of the My Number system and the practical measures to be taken by Shinkin Banks #2: Outline of Linking the My Number to Saving Account” (May 2015 issue of “Shinkin Banks” magazine)

“Practical measures required of enterprises for the ‘My Number system’ (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)” (Business News, vol. 184,?186, 189, 191 & 192, issued by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.)

“Outline of the My Number system and the practical measures to be taken by Shinkin Banks” (April 2015 issue of “Shinkin Banks” magazine)

“Commentary on the My Number System” (Chamber News of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, series from April 11, 2015)

“Medium- and Small-sized enterprises and the My Number – Three steps to be taken by private enterprises for the My Number system” (NetPress by SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd, April 6, 2015)

“Minimum required measures to be taken by small and medium sized enterprises and the schedule” (April 2015 issue of “Zeikei Tsushin” magazine)

“Practice of measures under the My Number system for enterprises and corporations” (Seibunsha, February 27, 2015)

“My Number Seminar for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises” (Smile Works Co., Ltd., series from February 27, 2015)

“The Antimonopoly Act (e-learning)” (Toshiba Solutions Corporation, March, 2015)

“Employee Training Service regarding the My Number (e-learning)” (Toshiba Solutions Corporation, February 25, 2015)

“Practical measures required of enterprises for the My Number Act ? Points to be noted for the commencement of operation in January 2016” (NetPress by SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., January 5, 2015)

“Practice concerning change of operation and IT system along with the My Number Act (the Social Security and Tax Numbers Act)” (October 2014 issue of “Business Law Journal” magazine)

“Patterns of information leakage cases – Analysis and countermeasures” (May 2014 issue of the monthly magazine “The Lawyers”)

“Government Procurement Challenge Practices” (July 2013 (in Japanese))

“Roadmap to Address Common Number Act (My Number Act (the Social Security and Tax Number System)) in Private Company” (September 2013 issue of “Business Law Journal” magazine)

“Software Protection -A Comparative Perspective”(English article) (April 25, 2012 Medien & Recht Germany)

“Future Internet services and authors’ rights from the perspective of the decisions in the ‘Maneki TV’ and ‘Rokuraku II’ cases” (monthly magazine “The Lawyers,” June 2, 2010)

“Hands-on: Intellectual property business law practice” (as a joint author) (Intellectual Property Attorneys Network, November 19, 2010)

“Land and House Lease Dispute Case Data File” (as a joint author) (Shinnihon Hoki, October 21, 2009)

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Media Appearances

“Full-Scale Enforcement of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act Takes Effect on April 1, 2022; Will Deletion Requests Rush In?” (Nikkei xTECH, January 6, 2022)

“Points for Practically Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act That Should Be Shared in the Company” (JIPDEC, November 25, 2021)

“LINE’s Personal Information Management ‘Unable to Tend to Economic Security’” (NIKKEI Online Edition on October 19, 2021)

“Corporate Responsibility for Personal Information Leakage. Japan’s Noticeable Leniency and Delayed Countermeasures” (August 23, 2021 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“KDDI Sells ‘People-Flow Data’ ? Utilization of Cellphone Location Information” (May 26, 2021 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“Compensation and Safety for ‘Free Service’ Observed from LINE’s Personal Information Problem ? Issues in Securing Safety of Data” (interview; “Bengo4.com News,” April 18, 2021)

“Serious Misunderstanding Led by LINE’s Problem About Personal Information Management ? The Issue That Should Be Reviewed Now Is Data Governance” (March 29, 2021 issue of Nikkei XTECH)

““LINE’s Problem May Be the Turning Point in Dependence on China’s Technology ? Security Issues Revealed“ (March 25, 2021 issue of SankeiBiz)

“World Business Satellite” (TV Tokyo, March 23, 2021)

“Individual Number Cards Are Not Yet Free from Personal Information Concerns ? Local Governments Start Taking Actions to Dispel Them” (March 4, 2021 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“Regarding Obtaining an Individual’s Web Page Browsing History ? Improvement of Privacy Tech: VECTOR INC. Provides Software to Check“ (Nikkei Online Edition, August 12, 2020)

“Personal Data Retained by Companies Should Be Strictly Protected” (Nikkei Online Edition on August 8, 2020)

“Strict Application to Even Public Information ? Bankruptcy Personal Information Posted by Websites in Violation of Procedures“ (Nikkei Online Edition on July 29, 2020)

“Beware of Legal Risk in Video Conference ? Claim for Damages Due To Information Leak May Be Attended with Difficulties” (May 18, 2020 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“Tweeting Can Ruin Yourself” (April 6, 2020 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“When Your Employee Is Infected with the New Coronavirus ? The Risk of ‘Unwillingness to Report’” (Nikkei Online Edition on March 5, 2020)

“My Data Economy ? Personalization and Information Banks” (Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., February 25, 2020)

“Debate Over ‘Cookie Paradise’ ? Convenience or Regulation ? ” (Asahi Shimbun Digital, November 12, 2019)

“Japan’s Personal Information Protection Act and GDPR ? How to Deal with Personal Data Vol. 2” (interview; August 1, 2019 edition of Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

“Japan’s Personal Information Protection Act and GDPR ? How to Deal with Personal Data Vol. 1: Active Discussion on Right to Request Suspension of Use” (interview; July 31, 2019 edition of Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

“Data No Seiki (Data Century)” (April 26, 2019 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“Wind Is Blowing Harder Against GAFA ? Information Protection and Unrestricted Data Circulation Is the Point” (March 10, 2019 issue of the Nikkei Veritas magazine)

“How to Handle Information of Applicants That We Can Learn from the Case of CV Exposure of Ms. Matsumura, a Member of Idol Group ‘SKE’ ? Personal Information Protection Act and Employment Security Act -” (interview; BUSINESS LAWYERS, March 3, 2019)

“Data No Seiki (Century of Data)” (February 26, 2019 edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

“Medium and Small Companies Also Must Respond to GDPR” (November 2018 issue of “Senryaku Keieisha”)

“Comment: Privacy rulings in Japanese courts may shift away from consumers as group litigation against Benesse raises stakes” (Mlex, August 28, 2018)

“GDPR, a Personal Information Regulation, Can Be a Threat to Large Companies as Well as to the Self-Employed” (June 2, 2018 issue of Diamond Weekly)

“News 7” (NHK, May 27, 2018)

“[Series] Measures Against Information Leaks Caused by Erroneous Email Transmissions: (1) ? Attorney Explains! ‘Setting the Password to Attachments Can Be a Countermeasure’ ” (interview; BUSINESS LAWYERS, March 23, 2018)

“Is a Company Legally Responsible If an Employee Drops a Smart Phone? ? Points in the “Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” That You Should Know” (interview; website of Nikkei Inc., March 14, 2018)

“Why Are There Endless Disputes in System Development Transactions?” (NBL, series from 1115 issue through 1117 issue)

“Introduction to IT-Related Legal Work; Learning from Case Examples” (TKC Law Library, December 25, 2017)

“Find a Way in a New Legal Practice Area!” (dialogue;?Professional Occupation Frontier Report 2017)

“The leak of personal information by Benesse: the significance of the fact that a hearing was held before the Supreme Court and the points of its ruling” (interview; bengo4.com, October 3, 2017)

“I answered ‘questionnaire anonymously’ about diet and then my real name was published! Is it possible to claim consolation money?” (interview; bengo4.com, August 4, 2017)

“Asa-chan” (telephone interview; TBS TV, July 27, 2017)

“Personal Information Handling Business Operator Is not Limited to Enterprises ? The Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information was enforced on May 30” (July 3, 2017 edition of Shinnihon Hoken Shimbun)

“Responses to Privacy Regulations Required of Global Companies” (June 2017 issue of Business Law Journal)

“If an employee writes a message referring to the injustice of a company, stating that ‘I want to get rid of power harassment,’ does it constitute ‘defamation’ ?” (interview; bengo4.com, May 12, 2017)

“All enterprises will be subject to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information as from May 30 ? Small and Medium Enterprises Are Also Required to Prepare for It” (interview; April 17, 2017 issue of “Guide to Tax (Zei No Shirube)”)

“Seminar on Practice of the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information: enterprises handling personal information of 5,000 or less will be also subject to the Act” (April 12, 2017 edition of the Hoken Mainichi Shimbun)

“Practice of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information: Small enterprises will be subject to the Act ? Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company held a seminar” (April 10, 2017 edition of Shinnihon Hoken Shimbun)

“Is it invasion of privacy if an acquaintance in real life talks to an anonymous Twitter account, using real name of account holder?” (interview; bengo4.com, February 14, 2017)

“The Core of the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information That Are Applicable to All Enterprises” (interview; February 2017 issue of “Ishigaki”)

“Learn from the amended Unfair Competition Prevention Act ? Protect and take advantage of ‘Trade secrets’ ” (interview; February 2017 issue of “Management Club”)

“Accelerating ‘anonymous society’ ? What will happen with the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information that would be enforced in May this year?” (January 25, 2017 morning edition of Tokyo Shimbun)

“Convenience of ‘Myna Portal’ ” (interview; January 13, 2017 edition of Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun)

“Personal Information Protection Getting More Severe” (Nihon Keizai Shimbun morning edition of January 9, 2017)

“A female office worker who was deeply drunk slept at a station platform and made a blunder ? Is there no alternative but to fire her because she lost customer information?” (interview; bengo4.com, November 28, 2016)

“Collection of My Numbers of writers, etc. ? publishers and IT companies look troubled” (Nihon Keizai Shimbun morning edition of October 17, 2016)

“AbemaPrime” (interview; AbemaTV, October 5, 2016)

“Is it possible to request that an SNS delete ‘embarrassing photos in a babyhood period’ uploaded by parents?” (interview; bengo4.com, October 2016)

“An insider of Imperial Hotel tweeted ‘Mayu Watanabe was here’. Does this tweeting infringe privacy even if it was a false rumor?” (interview; bengo4.com, June 2016)

“Measures for the My Number System for employers” (interview; November 21, 2015 issue of “SYUKAN DIAMOND” weekly magazine, DIAMOND, Inc.)

“Close at hand of start of operation of the system! How our life will change by ‘My Number’?” (interview; 2015 WINTER issue of “KURASHI TO NENKIN (life and pension)” magazine, SYAKAIHOKEN KENKYUJO (social insurance institute))

Mynavi News “Practical points that enterprises should take care in collecting My Numbers” (October 19, 2015)

“Lecture: ‘Only this” of My Numbers” (interview; November 2015 issue of “DIME” magazine, Shogakukan)

“Still have time ? Elementary basic matters of the ‘My Number System’” (interview; September 2015 issue of “Gekkan Ishigaki” monthly magazine, the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

“Minna-no News Weekend” (Fuji Television Network, Inc., June 7, 2015)

“Preparation and measures required of companies for the enforcement of the My Numbers system in January 2016″ (interview; April 2015 issue of “Gekkan Somu” magazine)

“Lecture on the My Number system: Usage range will be clearly confined: Mitsui Sumitomo Management Support Center”?(April 6, 2015 issue of the newspaper “Shinnihonhokenshinbun”)

J-WAVE Radio Program “JAM THE WORLD” (March 30, 2015)

“Complete Countermeasure Manual against Bankruptcy” on the website named “RICNAVI NEXT Tech SOKEN” (RECRUIT CO., LTD., February 12, 2009)

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Lectures Given

The Basics and Practical Operations to Address Personal Information Protection Act and the My Number Act” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., April 27, 2022)

How to Review System Development/Maintenance Contracts and Practices for Dealing with Problems” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., April 20, 2022 – )

How to Address the Personal Data Handling Regulations of Various Countries” (PRONEXUS INC., April 19, 2022 – )

Key Points of the Amended Personal Information Act and Practical Measures That Should Be Taken by Companies” (Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd., April 1, 2022 – )

Tips for reviewing and streamlining information management rules” (Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd., April 1, 2022 – )

Legal and Procedural Points to Note in E-Contracts, E-Signatures and the Act on Preservation of Electronic Accounts” (PRONEXUS INC., March 31, 2022)

“Measures to Address and Practical Commentary on the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Business Research Institute, December 14, 2021)

“Matters to Note in Business Operations under the Amended Personal Information Protection Act Based on the Guidelines” (PRONEXUS INC., December 3, 2021 – )

“Reworking of Internal Systems/Rules and Practical Measures Concerning Information Management” (Business Research Institute, November 17, 2021)

Private Sector’s Voluntary Efforts Toward Personal Information Protection (Personal Information Protection Commission, November 9, 2021)

“Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Practical Measures That Should Be Taken by Companies” (Kyushu Productivity Center, November 2, 2021)

“Six Months to Go Before Full-Scale Enforcement! Points for Practically Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act That Should Be Shared in the Company” (JIPDEC, October 28, 2021)

“Legal Responsibility for and Practical Operations in respect of Information Security for Smaller Businesses” (The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, October 25, 2021)

“Practical Operational Measures to Address the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., October 18, 2021)

“How to Review System Development/Maintenance Contracts and Practices for Dealing with Problems” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., October 15, 2021)

“Practical Operations to Address the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (NANO OPT Media, Inc., October 7, 2021)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work Necessary for General Affairs and Legal Departments” (Kyushu Productivity Center, October 6, 2021)

“Establishment of Internal Systems and Regulations for Information Management” (PRONEXUS INC., October 6, 2021 ? )

“Operations at Financial Institutions to Address the Amended Personal Information Protection Act, Based on Guidelines” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., September 24, 2021)

“Basics and Practical Measures of the Handling of My Number Data for Newly Appointed Personnel” (Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd., September 10, 2021)

“Information Management in the DX/Telecommuting Era” (Kyushu Productivity Center, September 7, 2021)

“Matters to Note in Business Operations under the Amended Personal Information Protection Act Based on the Guidelines” (PRONEXUS INC., September 2, 2021 – )

“Legislation and Practices Regarding the Use of AI/IoT/Data” (JOHOKIKO Co., Ltd., September 1, 2021)

“Key Points of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Practical Measures That Should Be Taken by Companies” (Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd., September 1, 2021 ? )

“Practical Operational Measures to Address the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., August 27, 2021)

“Practical Operations Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act to Take Effect in 2022” (SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd., August 24, 2021)

“Measures to Address and Practical Commentary on the Amended Personal Information Protection Act.” (Business Research Institute, August 4, 2021)

“Points on Practical Operations Addressing the 2020 Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act ? For Persons in Non-Legal Departments” (Japan Information Processing Development Corporation (JIPDEC), July 29, 2021, August 19, 2021-)

“IT Business-Related Legal Work, Learn from Cases and IT Terms, for Legal Staff” (SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd., July 21, 2021)

“Latest Trends in Information Security and Establishment of Internal Systems/Regulations” (PRONEXUS INC., July 15, 2021)

“Reworking of Internal Systems/Rules and Practical Measures Concerning Information Management” (Business Research Institute, July 13, 2021)

“Points on Review/Organization of Rules Governing Information Management” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 1, 2021)

“Matters to Note Regarding the Terms of Use/Standard Terms of Contract for Web/Cloud Services” (PRONEXUS INC., June 16, 2021)

“Talk Among Active Legal Department Staff and Hiroyasu Kageshima: Addressing the Personal Information Protection Act” (Business & Law, June 2, 2021)

“Basics and Practical Measures of the Handling of My Number Data for Newly Appointed Personnel” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., June 1, 2021)

“Civil Code Reform ? Operations Related to System Development Contracts and Troubleshooting” (PRONEXUS INC., May 28, 2021)

“Essential Points of Information Management/Cybersecurity Indispensable for Companies” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 25, 2021)

“Compliance with Personal Data Regulations of Each Country” (PRONEXUS INC., May 20, 2021)

“How to Address Problems Related to System Development and Software Agreements” (The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, May 12, 2021)

“Summary of the Digital Governance Code and Actions Taken by Companies” (PRONEXUS INC., April 20, 2021)

“Summary of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Measures for Practical Operations” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., March 24, 2021)

“The Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., March 22, 2021)

“Financial Institutions’ Practical Operations Addressing the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., March 18, 2021)

“IT-Terms and Basic Operations of IT-Related Legal Work for Legal and General Affairs Departments Facing Digital Transformation” (PRONEXUS INC., March 9, 2021)

“Operational Matters to Note for Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (PRONEXUS INC., March 2, 2021)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work, Learn from 8 Case Studies” (Business & Law, March 1, 2021)

“Business Operations in the COVID-19 Catastrophe Based on Recent Legal Reforms and Judicial Precedents” (Tokyo Information Industry Association, February 24, 2021)

“Legal Responsibility and Practical Operations of Information Security” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., January 20, 2021)

“How to Prepare the Terms of Use/Standard Terms of Contract for Web/Cloud Services” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., December 25, 2020)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work, Learn from 8 Case Studies” (LexisNexis Japan/Business Law Journal, December 16, 2020)

“Key Points of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Practical Measures That Should Be Taken by Companies” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., December 11, 2020)

“Employee Education and Security Measures” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., December 2, 2020)

“Legal Knowledge, Crisis Response and Points for Drawing Up Terms of Use Concerning the Internet and SNS” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., December 1, 2020)

“Basic Matters of the Personal Information Protection Act and Business Operations to Handle and Manage Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 19, 2020)

“The Basics and Practical Operations to Address the Personal Information Protection Act and the My Number Act” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., November 18, 2020)

“Privacy Officers’ Recognition of Tasks and Experts’ Awareness” (Japan DPO Association, November 12, 2020)

“Legal Responsibility and Practical Operations of Information Security for Small and Medium Businesses” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, October 28, 2020)

“Organization and Review of Information Management System and Practical Measures against Information Leaks” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., October 26, 2020)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work Necessary for General Affairs and Legal Departments” (Kyushu Productivity Center, October 13, 2020)

“Practical Measures for Addressing the 2020 Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act” (NANO OPT Media, Inc., October 9, 2020)

“Legal Responsibility and Practical Operations of Information Security” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., October 8, 2020)

“Compliance with Personal Data Regulations of Each Country” (PRONEXUS INC., October 6, 2020 ? )

“How to Address Problems Related to Software Agreements and System Development” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, September 28, 2020)

“Points for Reviewing Information Management Systems ? Protect Your Company from Information Leakage!” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., September 25, 2020)

“Troubleshooting: How to Review IT-Related Contracts” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., September 17, 2020)

“Basics and Actual Practices of IT-Related Terms and Legal Work (recorded on May 18, 2020)” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., September 7, 2020 – )

“Actions Taken by Companies in Relation to Personal Information Protection Legislation of the U.S. States” (September 4 ? October 2, 2020)

“Matters to Note Regarding the Terms of Use/Standard Terms of Contract for Web/Cloud Services” (PRONEXUS INC., September 2 ? October 20, 2020)”

“Points of the 2020 Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act” (AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd., July 22, 2020)

“Outline of the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act” (PRONEXUS INC., July 28, 2020 ? )

“The Latest Trends in Information Security and the Organization of Internal Systems/Rules” (PRONEXUS INC., July 8, 2020 ? )

“Points on Practical Operations Addressing the Amended Personal Information Protection Act ? For Persons at Non-Legal Departments” (Japan Information Processing Development Corporation, July 8, 2020)

“Organization of Internal Systems/Rules for Information Management” (PRONEXUS INC., June 16, 2020 ? )

“Practical Operations Regarding System Development Contracts and Related Troubleshooting Based on Civil Code Reform” (PRONEXUS INC., May 29, 2020 ? June 29, 2020)

“Points for Practically Addressing the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., May 11, 2020)

“The Basics of IT System Development Agreements” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd., May 1, 2020)

“Compliance with Personal Data Regulations of EU (GDPR), the US (CCPA) and Asian countries” (PRONEXUS INC., April 21, 2020)

“How to Prepare the Terms of Use/Standard Terms of Contract for Web/Cloud Services” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., March 19, 2020)

“Establishment and Reworking of Internal Rules Related to the Sharing and Management of Personal Information” (Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Consultation Center and Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 26, 2020)

“Basics and Actual Practices of IT-Related Legal Work” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, February 25, 2020)

“Basics of IT Terms and IT-Related Legal Work for General Affairs and Legal Departments” (PRONEXUS Inc., February 19, 2020)

“Practical Operations Addressing International Laws and Regulations on Sharing and Managing Personal Information” (Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Consultation Center and Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 18, 2020)

“How to Proceed with Employee Education Concerning Information Management and the Use of SNS and the Internet” (Mizuho Research Institute, February 13, 2020)

“Laws and Regulations and Practical Operations to Be Noted When Using Personal Information and Big Data” (Mizuho Research Institute, January 31, 2020)

“Organization of Internal Systems/Rules for Information Management and Employee Education” (PRONEXUS Inc., February 7, 2020)

“Basics and Actual Practices of IT-Related Terms and Legal Work” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., February 6, 2020)

“Points on the Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act in 2020” (Nihon Shoko Club, Januray 23, 2020)

“Basics and Practical Operations Concerning the Personal Information Protection Act and My Number” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., January 21, 2020)

“Personal Information Protection Legislation and the Practice of Sharing/Transferring Personal Data in China and Other Asian Countries” (Mizuho Research Institute, December 18, 2019)

“Organization and Review of Information Management System for Prevention of Information Leaks and Practical Measures against Information Leaks” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., December 9, 2019)

“Points of Amendment to the Personal Information Protection Act and How to Avoid Pitfalls of Data Utilization” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., November 29, 2019)

“Practical Operations Q&A Concerning Personal Data Transfer in Asian Countries” (Business Research Institute, November 28, 2019)

“Laws and Regulations and Practical Operations Concerning Development/Use of AI and Use/Analysis of Data” (OBIC Co., Ltd., November 27, 2019)

“Cloud Service Contracts and Points in Review” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., November 22, 2019)

“How to Revise and Integrate Internal Rules for Information Management” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 21, 2019)

“Main Points of the Personal Information Protection Act and the Business Operations to Handle and Manage Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 14, 2019)

“Regarding Information Bank, Medical Care Big Data Act and Information Distribution Including Anonymously Processed Information, Etc.” (Legaltech, Inc. / LexisNesis Japan Co., Ltd. / Business Law Journal, November 8, 2019)

“Points to Note for Responding to GDPR, Observed from Cases of Monetary Penalties” (The GDPR ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN, November 6, 2019)

“The Border Line Between Vendor Responsibility and User Responsibility in Terms of Security Requirements ~ Through Analysis of Hacking Accidents ~” (The Information Network Law Association JAPAN, November 3, 2019)

“Employee Education and Measures for Information Security” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., October 9, 2019)

“Operations Concerning Sharing and Transferring Information Among Corporations Based in EU (GDPR), China, Japan, US and Other Asian Countries” (The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, September 25, 2019)

“Basics and practical measures of the handling of My Number data for newly appointed personnel” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 24, 2019)

“Troubleshooting: How to Review IT-Related Contracts” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., September 20, 2019)

“Basics and Actual Practices of IT-Related Terms and Legal Work” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., September 13, 2019)

“Points on Terms of Use and General Terms and Conditions Concerning Web/Cloud Services, etc” (PRONEXUS INC., September 12, 2019)

“Key Points of the Basics of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA/CA) and Practice Concerning Contract Terms” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 2, 2019)

“Introduction to IT-Related Legal Work for General Affairs and Legal Departments; Learning from Case Examples and IT Terms” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., August 26, 2019)

“Global Operations and Practice Concerning Data Transfers and Sharing Personal Information under Personal Information Protection Legislation in EU (GDPR), U.S., Japan and Asian Countries” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., July 31, 2019)

“Practice of Collecting Evidence and Negotiation in System Development Disputes” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd./Business Law Journal, July 29, 2019)

“Practical Operations Concerning Data Transfers and Sharing Information of Customers and Employees between Headquarters in Japan and Overseas Business Partners and Subsidiaries” (Japan Planning Institute, July 24, 2019)

“Information Security Measures to Be Taken by Small and Medium Businesses” (Tokyo Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation CO., LTD., July 16, 2019)

“Seminar for Newly Elected Officers: Compliance and Risk Management” (PRONEXUS INC., July 10, 2019)

“Basic Course on Laws Concerning Information Management and Measures That Companies Should Take” (The Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry, July 9, 2019)

“The Impact of the Proposed ePrivacy Regulation on Business Operations of Japanese Companies” (JIPDEC, June 21, 2019)

“Legislation and Practices Regarding the Use of AI/IoT/Data” (JOHOKIKO CO., LTD., June 17, 2019)

“Points to Note in ‘Reviewing Contracts’ and ‘Relevant Troubleshooting’ Concerning System Development” (Business Research Institute, June 10, 2019)

“How to Address GDPR Based on Adequacy Decision and Cases of Administrative Monetary Penalties as Well as Sharing of Personal Data with Asian Countries” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 31, 2019)

“Practices and Risks for Private Businesses to Deal with ‘Flaming on SNS/Internet’” (Business Research Institute, May 29, 2019)

“Latest Information Security: Actual Practices and Points to Note ~ Update of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Actual Practices and Points to Note Regarding GDPR After One Year from Enforcement ~ ” (Federation of Corporation Associations of Aichi-ken; AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd., May 28, 2019)

“The Latest Business Practice of ‘Information Management’ for Protecting Companies from Information Leaks” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 24, 2019)

“Practical Operations Regarding System Development Contracts and Related Troubleshooting Based on Civil Code Reform” (PRONEXUS INC., May 21, 2019; October 1, 2019)

“Latest Information Security: Actual Practices and Points to Note ~ Update of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Actual Practices and Points to Note Regarding GDPR After One Year from Enforcement ~ ” (AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd., May 8, 2019)

“Measures for Addressing GDPR that Should Be Taken by Japanese Companies based on Samples of Adequacy Decisions and Administrative Monetary Penalties” (The Association of Corporate Legal Departments, April 9, 2019)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work, Learn from 10 Themes” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd./Business Law Journal, March 11, 2019; December 12, 2019)

“Essential Points of Electronic Contracts and How to Prepare the Terms of Use/General Conditions” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., March 8, 2019)

“Practical Measures Concerning Circulation of Personal Data Between a Head Office in Japan and a Customer or Subsidiary in a Foreign Country” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., March 5, 2019; June 25, 2019; October 11, 2019)

“Q&A: Practical Measures Concerning Global Transfer of Personal Data Including GDPR” (Business Research Institute, February 28, 2019)

“Basic Business Practices Concerning the Personal Information Protection Act and My Numbers” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., February 6, 2019)

“Intellectual Property Rights to Be Noted When Writing Articles and How to Clear the Issues” (The Institute of Actuaries of Japan, January 23, 2019)

“Compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Personal Data Regulations of Japan, the US and other Asian countries” (PRONEXUS INC., December 18, 2018; April 5, 2019; August 5, 2019)

“New Structure and Contractual Practice Regarding Distribution of Big Data and Personal Information” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., December 14, 2018)

“Points to Note in Reviewing Contracts and Relevant Troubleshooting Concerning IT-related Contracts” (Business Research Institute, December 10, 2018)

“Discontinuation of System Development Projects ~ Approaches and Timing ~” (The Information Network Law Association JAPAN, December 8, 2018)

“Practical Operations and Q&A Concerning GDPR and Other Regulations to Share and Manage Personal Information with Local Subsidiaries and Business Connections” (Mizuho Research Institute, December 5, 2018)

“Legal Matters to Note Regarding the Use of AI/IoT/Data for Business” (Techno Consultants Inc., November 29, 2018)

“Progress of Japanese Companies’ Responses to GDPR (EU’s General Data Protection Regulation) and Future Tasks” (The Association of Corporate Legal Department, November 19, 2018)

“Measures to Deal with Cyber-Attacks and Related Legal Responsibility” (The Association of Corporate Legal Department, November 12, 2018)

Practical Measures to Be Taken by Head Offices in Japan for Administration and Risk Management of Local Subsidiaries in Various Asian Countries (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd./Business Law Journal, October 19, 2018)

“Global Transfers of Personal Information with Central Focus on EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)” (Japan Corporate Governance Network, October 17, 2018)

“Operations Concerning Sharing and Transferring Information Among Corporations Based in EU (GDPR), Japan, US, China and Other Asian Countries”(The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, September 25, 2018)

“Lecture on Measures Regarding Employees’ Use of SNS and Companies’ Legal Responsibility” (The Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry, September 19, 2018)

“Lecture on the Basics and Actual Practices of IT-Related Legal Work” (The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, September 14, 2018)

“Latest Practices to Deal with the Trouble of Flaming on SNS/Internet and Establishment of Internal Structure” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 10, 2018)

“Global Operations Concerning Data Transfers and Sharing Personal Information Under the Legislation of the EU (GDPR), the U.S., Japan and Asian Countries” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc. (Keiei Chosa Kenkyukai), August 8, 2018; October 15, 2018; May 9, 2019)

“Contractual Practice and Related Troubleshooting that Reflect Precedents Concerning System Development” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., August 6, 2018; December 19, 2018; March 28, 2019)

“Operations to Manage and Share Personal Information with Local Subsidiaries and Business Connections in Compliance with EU’s GDPR and the Laws of Various Asian Countries” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., August 3, 2018)

“Legal Matters to Note Regarding the Use of AI/IoT/Data for Business” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., August 2, 2018)

“How to Address Problems Related to Software Agreements and System Development” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, July 23, 2018; July 5, 2019)

“Main Points on ‘Contract Reviewing,’ ‘Troubleshooting,’ and ‘Measures to Prevent and Handle Issues’ Concerning IT System Development Contracts” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 10, 2018)

“Main Points of the Personal Information Protection Act and the Latest Business Operations to Handle and Manage Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 4, 2018; July 23, 2019)

“Global Operations Concerning Data Transfers and Sharing Personal Information” (Business Research Institute, June 25, 2018; September 28, 2018)

“Legal Responsibility and Practical Operations of Information Security” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., June 13, 2018; June 7, 2019; November 13, 2019)

“Practical Operations for the Amended Worker Dispatch Act” (ROUMUGYOUSEI Co., Ltd., June 11, 2018)

“Points to Note in Reviewing Contracts and Relevant Troubleshooting Concerning IT-related Contracts” (Business Research Institute, June 4, 2018)

“Reworking of Internal Systems/Rules and Practical Measures Concerning Information Management” (Business Research Institute, May 29, 2018; November 21, 2018; July 8, 2019)

“Issues of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act and Relevant Measures Concerning EU and Other Foreign Nations ? Pitfalls in Personal Information Management and Management in Terms of International Transactions ?” (AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd., May 28, 2018)

“[Personal Information Protection Act] It Is Nearly a Year from the Enforcement of the Amended Act. What Are the Common Issues for Companies?” (Federation of Corporation Associations of Aichi-ken; AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd., May 16, 2018)

“Business Operations to Manage and Share Personal Information Among Group Companies in Compliance with GDPR and the Laws of Asian Countries” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 14, 2018)

“Contractual Practice and Related Troubleshooting that Reflect Precedents Concerning System Development” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., May 10, 2018)

“Points for Preparing and Reviewing Regulations Governing Information Management” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., April 24, 2018; October 25, 2019)

“Protection of Customer Information and Trade Secrets ? How Can Companies Effectively Educate Employees?” (Resona Bank, Limited. and Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., March 16, 2018; December 7, 2018)

“Practice of Global Data Transfer Among Group Companies ? Based on EU’s GDPR, Japan Regulations, US Regulations and Asian Countries’ Regulations ? ” (NANO OPT Media, Inc., March 9, 2018)

“Companies’ Response and Preventive Measures for Scandals Such as Mislabeling Quality” (March 8, 2018)

“Compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related regulations of Japan, the US and other Asian countries” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., March 6, 2018; March 12, 2018; April 25, 2018; July 25, 2018; September 26, 2018)

“How to Work on the Establishment and Integration of Internal Rules for Information Management” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., February 28, 2018; August 23, 2018)

“Global Operations Concerning the Protection of Personal Information and Data Transfers” (Business Research Institute, February 26, 2018; April 6, 2018)

“Troubleshooting: How to Review IT-Related Contracts” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., February 20, 2018; September 20, 2018; January 24, 2019)

“Handling of Information; Points to Note Concerning the Use of SNS and the Internet; How to Proceed with Employee Education” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., February 6, 2018; February 7, 2019)

“Organization of Internal Systems/Rules for Information Management and Employee Education” (PRONEXUS INC., February 5, 2018; June 11, 2019)

“Directors’ Duties and Legal Responsibilities Concerning Information Security” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., January 31, 2018)

“To Comply with the Worker Dispatch Act” (Tokyo Information Industry Association, January 29, 2018)

“Measures for Control System Cybersecurity Required of Chemical Plants” (The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., January 26, 2018)

“Latest Trends in Information Management and How to Develop Internal Rules” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., January 16, 2018; July 18, 2018)

“IT Terms and IT Business-Related Legal Work, Learn from 10 Case Studies (with a gift book written by the lecturer)” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd./Business Law Journal, December 20, 2017)

“Q&As Concerning Business Operations to Comply with the Amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., December 19, 2017)

“How to Deal with the Trouble of Flaming on SNS/Internet and Crisis Management Practices” (Business Research Institute, December 18, 2017; November 7, 2018)

“How to Address Problems in IT System Development Which We Can Learn About from Case Examples” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 29, 2017)

“Reworking of Information Management Systems/Company Regulations and Points of Employee Education” (Business Research Institute, November 21, 2017)

“Analysis of the points in the amended Personal Information Protection Act and grasping the current status of your own company” (Nippon Office Systems Ltd. and Global Security Experts Inc., November 17, 2017)

“Amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act and Points to Note in Business Operations” (PRONEXUS INC., November 15, 2017; May 25, 2018)

“What is project management liability?” (Information System Law Association, November 11, 2017)

“Introduction to IT-Related Legal Work; Learning from Case Examples” (TKC Corporation, November 10, 2017)

“Cybersecurity Measures Required of Securities Companies” (Japan Securities Dealers Association, Osaka District Office, October 30, 2017)

“Legal Knowledge, Measures against Risks and Points for Drawing Up Company Regulations Concerning the Internet and Websites” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., October 24, 2017; October 31, 2017; June 1, 2018; October 25, 2018; April 16, 2019)

“Current Practices Concerning My Number for Newly Appointed Personnel” (PRONEXUS INC., October 17, 2017)

“Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (The Tokyo Real Estate?Business Health Insurance Association, October 13, 2017)

“Basics of the My Number System and Practical Measures Involving My Number” (Business Research Institute, October 2, 2017)

“Email security and legal responsibility based on the amended Personal Information Protection Act and the latest court cases” (NANO OPT Media, Inc., September 27, 2017)

“Basic matters and practice for addressing the My Number system” (Nagano Employers Association,?September 15, 2017)

“Q&As seminar on practical measures for the “amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., September 13, 2017)

“Practical operations of ‘IT-related legal work’ for general affairs and legal departments, 2017” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 6, 2017)

“Q&As concerning the practice in the financial industry after the enforcement of the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., September 5, 2017)

“How to work on the preparation and integration of internal rules for information management” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., August 30, 2017; October 26, 2017)

“Impact of the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and small and medium enterprises’ operations” (Ueda Chamber of Commerce and Industry, August 2, 2017)

“Practical Measures for Addressing International Legislation for the Protection of Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., August 1, 2017)

“Catch-up seminar: Practical operations addressing the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 24, 2017; September 22, 2017)

“Basics and practical operations of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and My Numbers” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., July 20, 2017; August 25, 2017; November 7, 2017; July 11, 2019)

“Practical measures for addressing international legislation for the protection of personal information with a central focus on EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., July 12, 2017; December 6, 2017)

“Latest practices to deal with the trouble of flaming on SNS/Internet, 2017” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 10, 2017)

“The Situation of Companies’ Addressing the Act on the Protection of Personal Information After the Enforcement and Practical Problems” (The Association of Corporate Legal Departments, July 3, 2017)

“Q&As regarding practical operations related to the “amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information”” (Business Research Institute, June 26, 2017; August 31, 2017)

“Seminar on practical measures for the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (JIPDEC, June 15, 2017)

“Legal Responsibility and Practical Operations of Information Security” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., June 13, 2017)

“The amendment has come into force ? A lecture on how to deal with the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (The Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry, June 6, 2017)

“Have you taken all possible measures? ? Practical operational measures regarding the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (AIU Insurance Company, Ltd. and The Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Limited, May 29, 2017; November 28, 2017)

“Basic knowledge and practical operational measures regarding the amended Personal Information Protection Act” (Kyushu Productivity Center, May 26, 2017)

“Amendment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Points to Note in Practical Operations” (PRONEXUS INC., May 25, 2017)

“Review of information management systems/internal regulations and points of employee education” (Business Research Institute, May 23, 2017)

“Seminar on Practice Addressing the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information for Small and Medium Enterprises” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, May 19, 2017)

“Basic Knowledge and Practical Measures for the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Nagano Economic Research Institute, May 10, 2017)

“Points in the ‘Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and Practical Measures for Small and Medium Enterprises” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., April 27, 2017)

“Basic Knowledge and Practical Measures for the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., April 26, 2017)

“Full Enforcement in May ? Impact by the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Optimal Solution for Use of AI/Big Data” (Real Estate Economic Institute Co., Ltd., April 21, 2017)

“Impact on Small and Medium Enterprises of the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Measures to be Taken” (Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., April 14, 2017)

“Q&A Concerning Practice of the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., April 12, 2017; June 5, 2017)

“Seminar on Practical Measures for the Amendment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited, March 27, 2017; May 2, 2017)

“Small and Medium Enterprises Also Have To Take Measures Now! Seminar on Measures for the Amendment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Resona Bank, Limited. and Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd., March 21, 2017)

“How to address problems in IT system development which we can learn about from case examples” (PRONEXUS INC., March 14, 2017)

“Practice addressing the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Nihon Shoko Club, February 23, 2017)

“How to implement ‘information management education’ for preventing information leaks and SNS flaming” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., February 22, 2017)

“Enforcement is forthcoming! Seminar on Practice Addressing the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information for Small and Medium Enterprises” (Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, February 16, 2017)

“Impact on corporate practice by the ‘amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and points to be noted” (Business Research Institute, February 13, 2017; March 23, 2017)

“What is now required of global companies in responses to privacy legislation?” (KPMG Consulting Co., Ltd., February 10, 2017)

“Impact on Small and Medium Enterprises by the ‘Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and Measures Therefor” (Hoken Service System Co., Ltd., January 24, 2017)

“Seminar on Practice Addressing the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Japan Information Processing Development Center (JIPDEC) and The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, January 17, 2017; January 27, 2017)

“Practice under the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., January 12, 2017; February 24, 2017; April 28, 2017; June 7, 2017)

“Measures against problems with flaming on SNS / internet and practical crisis management” (Business Research Institute, December 19, 2016)

“Impact on Corporate Practice by the ‘Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and Points to be Noted” (Business Research Institute, December 12, 2016)

“Points of legal knowledge, risk control and establishment of internal rules concerning internet and website” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., December 9, 2016)

“Seminar on Information Security Measures for the Management” (Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry, December 8, 2016)

“Legal responsibility regarding information security and the practical measures” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., December 2, 2016)

“Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and practical operations of enterprises” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 30, 2016; January 31, 2017; February 3, 2017; February 28, 2017; April 10, 2017; May 31, 2017)

“Status of protection of personal information / privacy in the U.S. and the practical points that Japanese enterprises should understand” (The Association of Corporate Legal Departments, November 29, 2016)

“How to deal with problems in IT system development ? learning from cases” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., November 28, 2016)

“Points in reworking on information management systems and internal rules and employee education” (Business Research Institute, November 24, 2016)

“Practice addressing the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., November 15, 2016; December 15, 2016; February 9, 2017; March 22, 2017; April 25, 2017; May 12, 2017)

“System Development” (panelist, Information Network Law Association, November 12, 2016)

“Impact on small and medium enterprises caused by the amended ‘Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and points to note” (The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Japan Information Processing Development Center (JIPDEC), Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan (SME Support, Japan), October 31, 2016)

“The amendment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and practical points to note” (Pronexus Inc., October 27, 2016; March 2, 2017)

“Points of legal knowledge, risk control and establishment of internal rules concerning internet and website” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., October 20, 2016)

“Cyber protection and crisis management in case of information leak and flaming on the internet” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc. (Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai), October 18, 2016)

“Introduction to IT-related legal work for general affairs and legal departments, to learn from case examples and technical terms” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., October 14, 2016)

“Corporate information security seminar (personal information and trade secrets)” (Zeimu Kenkyukai, October 4, 2016)

“Points in the organization of information management structure, focusing on measures for cyber security” (PRONEXUS INC., September 30, 2016)

“Measures for information security as legal risk management ? To what extent should enterprises address the new principles / guidelines? ?” (LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd./Business Law Journal, September 29, 2016)

“Impact on corporate practice by the ‘amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ and points to be noted” (Business Research Institute, September 27, 2016)

“Latest practice of ‘information management’ for protecting companies from information leaks” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 14, 2016; May 17, 2017)

“<Online defamation, flaming on the web, information leaks through the Internet, etc.> Appropriate measures to be taken by companies against rapidly increasing SNS troubles and information management measures” (Aichi Labor Institute (sponsored by Aichi Prefecture, Aichi Workers’ Welfare Council), September 12, 2016)

“Latest practices to deal with the trouble of flaming on SNS/Internet, 2016” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 7, 2016)

“Basic seminar regarding the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information for persons in charge in financial institutions” (Seminar Info Co., Ltd., September 2, 2016)

“Mechanism of flaming on internet and legal measures.” (Eltes Co., Ltd. / Ushijima & Partners, August 5, 2016)

“Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information and Points in practical measures” (Mizuho Research Institute, August 1, 2016; August 3, 2016 (Osaka))

“Latest risks regarding information control and points in information security management which directors and operating officers need to know” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 6, 2016)

“All you need to know about impact on the practice concerning the ‘amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information’ ” (Hoken Service System Co., Ltd., July 5, 2016)

“Latest practices to deal with the trouble of flaming on SNS/internet, 2016” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 31, 2016)

“Reworking on information management systems and points in revision of internal rules and employee education” (Business Research Institute, May 30, 2016)

“Organization and review of information management system and practical measures for information leak” (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., April 28, 2016)

“Domestic and foreign legislation to protect personal information and data transfer restrictions” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., April 21, 2016)

“Information security risks and corporate management – Use of ICT – ~ Governance, intellectual property rights, cyber security, personal information protection, etc. ~” (The Committee On Information Economy, the Japan Productivity Center, March 15, 2016)

“Latest Trends of Personnel and Labor Affairs (Q&As on the Worker Dispatch Act, the Act of Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace and the My Number Act)” (Industrial Employment Stabilization Center of Japan, March 4, 2016)

“Measures against information leakage based on legal reform, etc. and latest practical operations for restructuring information management systems” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., February 29, 2016; June 9, 2016 (Osaka))

“Outline of the amended Personal Information Protection Act of Japan and trends in privacy protection in foreign countries” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., December 16, 2015)

“Effect of the amended Personal Information Protection Act on practical business” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc., August 20, 2015)

“Amendment of Personal Information Protection Act and Points to Note in Practical Operations” (PRONEXUS INC., August 11, 2015)

“An outline of the bill to amend the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and its effect on practical business” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., May 14, 2015)

“Overseas legislation to protect personal information ? the way in which personal data is dealt with in EU and the U.S. – ” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc. (Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai), March 27, 2015)

“Legal knowledge and trouble prevention measures concerning the internet” (Management Support Center (Keiei Shien Center), March 24, 2015 (Okinawa))

“Legal knowledge necessary for daily operations.”(Mirai Consulting, Inc., March 18, 2015)

“Essential 35 points of contents and relevant practice concerning the Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., January 23, 2015)

“Checkup, review and updating of the ‘information management structure’ for prevention of leakage and practical measures in the case of information leakage” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., September 25, 2014)

“Overseas legislation to protect personal information ? the way in which personal data is dealt with in EU and the U.S. – ” (Corporate Management Forums, Inc. (Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai), May 28, 2014)

“The latest practice 2014 of countermeasures against SNS flaming and troubles” (Mizuho Research Institute Ltd., July 31, 2014)

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Our firm and lawyers received high evaluations in The Best Lawyers™ in Japan 2023.

Hiroyasu Kageshima and Shinobu Yanagita delivered a lecture on the Whistleblower Protection Act.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on information management rules.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on the amended Personal Information Protection Act.

An article titled “Q&A: Points to Note When Handling Personal Information,” written by Hiroyasu Kageshima, was published in Romu Jijo.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on e-contracts, e-signatures and the Act on Preservation of Electronic Accounts.

Hiroyasu Kageshima’s article titled “Legal Checkpoints in Application Development” was published in the “Business Houmu” magazine

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on the amended Personal Information Protection Act.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on the amended Personal Information Protection Act.

Our firm and lawyers received high evaluations in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Guide.

Hiroyasu Kageshima’s comment on the amended Personal Information Protection Act was posted on Nikkei xTECH.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on the amended Personal Information Protection Act.

Hiroyasu Kageshima’s webinar on the amended Personal Information Protection Act became available online.

An article on the amended Personal Information Protection Act, written by Hiroyasu Kageshima and Mitsuya Kosaka, was published in “Resonare” magazine.

Part two in a series of articles concerning information security measures, written by Hiroyasu Kageshima and Mitsuya Kosaka, was published in Romu Jijo.

The transcript of Hiroyasu Kageshima’s lecture hosted by JIPDEC was released.

Hiroyasu Kageshima delivered a lecture on the reworking of internal systems/rules and practical measures concerning information management.

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