Amendments to Japan’s Privacy Law On 3 September 2015, extensive amendments were introduced to the law in Japan which deals with the protection of personal information, “The Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (“APPI”). The effective date of the amended APPI has not yet been fixed; however, the law will take effect two years…

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Canada Has Amended its Privacy Laws (“PIPEDA”) The Government of Canada has amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA“), which generally governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations in all Canadian provinces except for Alberta, British Columbia and Québec. Some of the amendments came into force…

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