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Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies
Japan | 24 June 2020

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020. The amendments are a continuation of recent changes that have been made to Japan's FDI regulations. This article provides an overview of the amendments with a particular focus on topics relating to businesses in the technology field.