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Proposed Amendment to the Ministerial Ordinances of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan: Cross-Border Transfer Rules (Part V)

In the following, we will deal with the details of the cross-border transfer rules. Please refer to Part I to this newsletter for a general introduction of the proposed amendment to the ministerial ordinances of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”), Part II for an overview of the data breach notification in the case of Data Breach Incidents, Part III for the details of pseudonymously processed information, and Part IV for an outline of Individual Related Information. *The amendment to the ministerial ordinances of the APPI was finalized and published on March 24, 2021. There are no changes from the proposal. An enhanced framework to protect personal data in the context of transfers of personal data to...To read the full article, please see the PDF file


石川 智也

Noriya advises national and international clients from various industries, with a focus on multi-national data protection law projects, such as drafting policy, data transfer agreements and out-sourcing agreements, IT compliance questions, and data breach issues. Since he has experience working with local counsel in more than 80 jurisdictions, he has in depth knowledge of the similarities and differences among data protection laws in many jurisdictions. He can provide his advice taking into account the difference of Japanese laws and other main data protection laws such as the GDPR, CCPA, and PIPL (China).