Covid-19: A Japan Guide On Commercial And Legal Issues.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Japan - Regulatory & Compliance

28 March, 2020


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.


Please click here for the full report (PDF 30 Pages)



For further information, please contact:


John Maxwell, Partner, Linklaters