- Competition Law / International Trade
Expansion of Business Sectors Subject to Investment Screening in Japan for the Purpose of Securing Stable Supply Chains
On March 9, 2023, the Ministry of Finance and competent ministries released, among other documents, draft amendments to the public notices concerning the Japanese government security screening system for certain investments and other activities made or conducted by foreign investors, whereby subject business sectors will be added (“Draft Public Notices”). The public comment procedure for the Draft Public Notices has begun and will end on April 7. Accordingly, this Newsletter provides a brief outline of the Draft Public Notices. While the basic principle of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (the “FEFTA”) is free investment, the FEFTA requires, from the viewpoint of implementing minimum control and coordination based on the national security, that prior-notification be filed with the Ministry…To read the article, please see the PDF file
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Competition Law / International Trade Newsletter (March 30, 2023)
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