NEWS

Passing away of Ambassador Nothomb

Dear members and friends of BLCCJ,   We informed you last week of the passing away of Ambassador Nothomb, on our Facebook page. Patrick Nothomb had first served as General Consul in Osaka, and later in his career as Ambassador to Japan. For those of us who had the privilege to know him, he will […]

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News and links COVID-19 (March 23)

Over the weekend we gathered the following news and extra links.   NEWS: IOC exploring scenarios for Tokyo Games, incl. postponement (Kyodo News) Japan considers ¥30 trillion stimulus to fight coronavirus outbreak (Japan Times) Japan to ask travelers from Europe and from U.S. to self-quarantine for 14 days:(Ministry of Health,Labour and Welfare – Jp only, Kyodo News EU US) Brussels […]

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New EBC website

The European Business Council (EBC) has launched its new website: https://ebc-jp.com/   The EBC is the trade policy arm of 15 European National Chambers of Commerce (incl. BLCCJ) and Business Associations in Japan, and has been working to improve the trade and investment environment for European companies in Japan since 1972. The EBC was registered […]

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Useful links regarding COVID-19 (March 19)

You are all concerned about the COVID-19 crisis and so are we. Therefore we have gathered links to information that might be useful to you.   Updates on the situation in Belgium: -News from the Belgian Embassy in Tokyo in Dutch and French -Reinforced measures taken by the Belgian government (last update as of March 17) –https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/   Updates on the situation in Luxembourg: […]

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Results Survey on the “Reaction Of The European Business Community In Japan To COVID-19 Crisis And Impact On Its Operations”

The following information reached us through the European Business Council (EBC):   Dear Members of the BLCCJ,   In the context of Coronavirus crisis, the EBC launched an online survey to understand the “Reaction Of The European Business Community In Japan To COVID-19 Crisis And Impact On Its Operations“.   The survey was shared with the 18 […]

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Effect COVID-19 on Commercial Contracts & Labor Law issues

In light of the recent situation, the ARQIS Foreign Law Office has summarized four imminent questions and answers on how to deal with business interruptions/risks due to COVID-19 from a business perspective. They also prepared a Newsflash with a focus on labor law impacts.

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