MAIN DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS -

1. What are the main dispute resolution methods used in your jurisdiction to settle large commercial disputes?

Litigation --

Litigation is the most frequently used dispute resolution method to settle large commercial disputes in Japan. The Code of Civil Procedure (CCP), which was significantly amended in 1996 and became effective in 1998, provides the following system to efficiently resolve disputes...

Originally published in Practical Law Company on August 1, 2013.

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Topics:  Appeals, Attorney's Fees, Attorney-Client Privilege, Class Action, Contract Disputes, Cross-Border, Damages, Dismissals, Injunctions, Japan, Legal Costs, Litigation Insurance, Statute of Limitations

Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates

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