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'About Japan' webinar series 228: Mandatory regulations for electronics products in Japan
12
MAR
2024
What regulatory preparation is required for electronics related products in Japan?
10:30 - 11:30
Advertising & Competition
Japanese advertising and competition laws have been subject to government reform and restructuring in the past few years.
Company Incorporation Process

If you wish to incorporate a company or an office in Japan, there are certain steps that must be taken. This section details the requirements and actions required in order to successfully complete the Company Incorporation process in Japan.

Customs Regulations
Understanding the customs regulations of another country can be a daunting task; however, this section brings together all the information that European enterprises need to know.
EPA & Services
The EPA has an impact on transparency on domestic regulation and licensing procedures, independent regulators, and process for mutual recognition of qualification of professional.
Food Regulation
When exporting food products, the exporter should be aware of importation procedures, laws and administrative forms, in order to ease this process.
Intellectual Property Rights
This section will provide you with more information about the Japanese protection system for intellectual property, the main procedures to follow and the major costs involved.
Labelling, Marking & Packaging
Japanese laws concerning labelling, product marking and packaging primarily relate to importation, security and health. Requirements are often product-specific and different from the EU standards which European businesses are accustomed to abiding by.
Labour-related Insurance
When foreigners establish sole proprietorships and corporations in Japan, public insurance is required for their dependents, and employees.
Labour-Related Law
Labour-related laws in Japan are quite extensive and govern different aspects of every hiring step as well as leave, contracts forms, working hours etc.
Report: Product Regulation, Safety and Recall in Japan
This report issued by Thomson Reuters is written as an informative Q&A and provides comprehensive information on these different points.
Standards
A standard is a measure, a norm, or a model used to evaluate goods or processes. According to the Japanese Standards Association, standards help improve technology and production efficiency and increase public welfare.
Unfair Competition Prevention
Japan’s market economy encourages competition in industry and commerce. The Unfair Competition Prevention Act (UCPA) serves as a means of prohibiting acts which constitute unfair competition.
Visa & Status of Residence
This section will provide you with all the necessary information about visas and residency in Japan. Information on the new points-based system which grants preferential treatment to highly-skilled professionals is also provided.
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