Main Areas of Expertise

Practice Area
Nakasaki Law Firm specializes and excels in variety of practice areas.

1 Internet business including advertisement
We have dealt with lots of cases in the area of internet business including advertisement, data, e-commerce, online games platform business and so on.
We frequently make advices on laws related to internet business such as Personal Information Protection Law / Specified Commercial Transaction Law / Specified E-mail Law / Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations/ Subcontract Act/Secondhand Articles Dealer Act.

2 Settlement business
While Nakasaki worked at the financial sector of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu Law Firm, the one of the biggest law firms in Japan, he gave clients appropriate advice regarding Banking Act, Identity Verification Act and Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, and engaged in a lot of cases about financing / investment agreement.
While he was seconded to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry:(METI,) he worked on the amendment of “the Installment Sales Act” and “Act on Specified Commercial Transactions” which are laws regulating the internet and credit card businesses. He has also dealt with many credit-card cases and has supported clients to implement policies and measures for ensuring compliance with related laws and regulations.
We frequently give advise to clients on the Installment Sales Act, Money Lending Business Act, including Investment Laws and Interest Rates Restriction Act, Order for Enforcement of the Payment Services Act, Banking Act, Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds, Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.

Recent transactions
【Internet · Advertising · Data Business】
– Research regulations for online shopping website, and formulate contracts
– Support launch online shops
– Review and revision of advertising rules
– Formulation of regulations on advertising tools
– Collaboration agreement on advertisement / data business
– Launch DMP service
– Revise cloud service agreement
– Prevent and support leakage of information concerning customers
– Contract on collaboration and entrustment of game development
– Establish rules for game platform
– Establish rules for game developers
– Regulatory monitor compliance at system construction
– Contract on entrustment of system construction
– Formulate privacy policy
– Support for Specific Commercial Transaction Law / Personal Information    Protection Law / Premium Display Act / Subcontract Act

【Settlement】
– Legal consultation on Installment Sales Law, Money Lending Business Law, Fund Settlement Law, Banking Law etc.
– Consultation on credit card, prepaid card, virtual currency, etc.
– Prepare template of an agreement with merchant and revise the agreements
– Contractual negotiate with card networks
– Launch card acquiring service
– Support for acquisition of network licenses
– Comply with various laws and international brand features guideline and advice on improvement of compliance structure

【Measures against money laundering】
– Support for the development of compliance structure (internal regulations, formulation of manuals, system construction etc) regarding to Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds
– Monitor the status of compliance structure (analysis and proposal for improvement plan of compliance with laws and regulations)
– Report deplorable event to administrative authority and propose for improvement strategy
– Legal consultations

【International Transactions】
– Prepare standard template of agreement in trade
– Draft order form in trade
– Support for compliance with the Foreign Exchange Law, Customs Law etc.
– Support for improvement of compliance system regard to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Act
– Joint Ventures
– Share transfer procedure
– Licensing
– Franchising
– Translation service
– Simultaneous interpreter and legal adviser at a contractual negotiation in overseas

【Others】
· Draft company regulations
· Lecture in-company and external workshop