This blog’s earlier post, “Protect Your Safety Investigations and Deliberations From Prying Eyes,” highlighted the three privileges that are useful for Safety Teams – self-critical analysis privilege (or self-evaluation...more
Once again, the United States and Japan failed to reach an agreement on auto tariffs. Tariffs on automobiles are one of the remaining key issues that lie between the two countries in relation to the proposed Trans-Pacific...more
Many of us in the U.S. legal community know that developing and implementing a defensible document retention policy is important, if not crucial, to a company’s data management. It can speed up the procedures in, or reduce...more
Mexico is about to replace Japan as the second largest exporter of automobiles to the United States by the end of this year. Mexico might even replace Canada as the top exporter by the end of 2015.
Japan’s automakers are forecasting record-high profits for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. The weakening yen is a big contributor to this phenomenon, but it isn’t the only factor.
By February 10, 2014, Japan’s...more
Many countries around the world are struggling to build a strong electric vehicle (EV) industry. The actual sales of EV’s are far below the target number of many governments....more
Automotive trade is key to many trade agreements, and the proposed EU-Japan trade agreement is one of them. The second round of negotiations between the EU and Japan, which is being held in Tokyo, Japan from June 24, 2013...more