Welcome to the July 2011 issue of White & Case LLP's Tokyo Disputes Practice Newsletter.
In this issue, our "Practice Tip" column highlights the value of integration clauses in minimizing or resolving contractual disputes. We also examine the changes - particularly in relation to cybercrime and compulsory enforcement - to be effected by the "Bill for Partial Revision of the Penal Code, Etc. to Respond to Advancement of Information Processing, Etc." which was enacted by the Diet on June 17, 2011 and which partially came into effect on July 14, 2011. We further look at how employers in the United States have to be mindful that any policies they seek to implement do not contravene applicable lifestyle discrimination statutes, and lastly, we provide pointers on how parties to international arbitration proceedings can benefit from the right approach to the document production procedure.