Finance Law Newsletter

Legal Considerations in Financing Japanese Aquaculture (Part 1)

Finance Law Newsletter
Authors
Yasunari Sugiyama
Date
4/27/2021
Practice Areas
Asset FinanceProject Finance

In December of 2020, Japan’s Fisheries Act saw enactment of its first major revision in over 70 years (the “Revised Fisheries Act”), including a relaxation of restrictions concerning who can participate in commercial fishing and aquaculture activities. Correspondingly, there has been a flood of aquaculture project reports,  with the majority focused on the land-based production of fish. The timing is apt, as the catch volume and number of “natural” fishery employees continue to decline. The Revised Fisheries Act seeks to ...To read the full article, please see the PDF file

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