Data Protection Law in Japan: the Influence of the EU GDPR and Other International Instruments


This event will be in English.

Hiroshi MIYASHITA is Professor at Chuo University.  Prior to this, he was chief in the Office of Personal Information Protection in the Cabinet Office, and assisted Taiwan's government in drafting the Personal Data Protection Act. His research areas include constitution law, information privacy, Common Law, GDPR, etc. In this lecture, we will discuss the latest Personal Data Protection Act and restrictions on data transfer in Japan under the GDPR adequacy decision.
Naoko AKIMOTO was assistant professor of NYCU School of Law, and worked in the predecessor of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Law Firm, a large law firm in Japan. She served as Manager of the Department of Research Integrity and Legal Affairs, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED). Her research areas include medical law, pharmaceutical law, information privacy .


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