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April 20, 2021

Exemption of Prior Notification Under the Amended Foreign Exchange Act of Japan – Chinese Tencent’s Investment in Rakuten


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Partner Masahisa Ikeda, Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Shearman & Sterling’s Tokyo office, commented on the issue with the exemption criteria under the Foreign Exchange Act of Japan in the April 20, 2021 issue of The Nikkei. 

Read "Tencent-Rakuten deal exposes limits of Japan investment rules  -  Chinese tech group's stake was not subject to national security prescreening."

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Masahisa Ikeda


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