Overview of the revised personal information protection act of Japan
On June 5, 2020, the House of Councillors of Japan passed the bill to amend the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”). These revisions come as a result of the triennial statutory review process provided for under the APPI to give the legislator the opportunity to keep up with the rapid pace of innovation and technical change, and deal with the effects of the continuous expansion of the digital world and the ever-increasing volume of data handled by business operators.
Read the overview from our Japanese expert Akira Matsuda
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