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Alert Overview

 

Alert Overview

Stay informed of up-to-date on legal developments. Legislation Alert service is essential for building and enhancing internal control structure.

Westlaw Japan’s “Legislation Alert” is a service that monitors pre-designated law and notifies by email when revision is promulgated or became effective. You don’t need to check the official gazette or supervisory agency’s websites for law revisions related to the company’s business and increase work effeciency of legal department. IP connection service offers to send the alert email to multiple addresses to enhance internal control within the company.


Strong support for corporate compliance structure

Establishing a comprehensive Internal Control System requires reinforcement of the rules and education, as well as the structure to avoid risks from operational process. Legal compliance depends heavily on the human efforts and that has been preventing introduction of technology tools which can avoid human errors and improve efficiency. 〈Westlaw Japan〉Legislation Alert service enables you to receive an email update of the law, helping you to address these compliance issues effectively.

Legislation Alert service helps developing overall corporate compliance structure and effective risk management

1. Developing Overall Compliance Structure

Provide a single platform for the entire company that enables you to stay informed of the latest revision of the law at a minimum cost and time. It is a strong support for establishing the Internal Control System which accommodating the Companies Act as well as the Financial Instruments and Exchange law.

2. Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency

Receiving an automatic email updates of the law, you will be able to gather accurate information without fail, greatly improve the efficiency to raise awareness which lead to the reduction of the human cost.

3. Enhancing Risk Management

Integrating a law monitoring tool into a business process and share entire company, you can establish a compliance structure that is suitable for each department and enahance risk management efforts by avoiding the chances of human errors.

4. Preventive Legal Strategy

Revision history will be stored in the law database so that you can view the future articles that integrate the revision. Comparison table of current and prior law articles are also available to support preventive legal strategy.

5. Effective Legal Research

One of the largest coverage of legal contents including full-text cases and case commentaries (Hanrei Times, Jurist, 100 Selected Cases, Law Classroom), decisions made by JPO and FTC. You can reduce business law related risks regarding contract, IP litigation, and M&A, while improving the business efficiency.

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Five Advantages of 〈Westlaw Japan〉Legislation Alert feature

1. Most up-to-date information

Legislation information is being updated as fast as within three days after its promulgation on the Official Gazette. You will be receiving an email message including the revised parts and descriptions automatically.

2. Specify the Timing of Notification

Set up the frequency options for custom delivery, e.g, promulgation, on the date, one week or one month prior to the enforcement.

3. Comparison Table for Current and Past article

Understand the revision accurately and quickly with direct linking with comparison table and revision outline (aramashi) from the alert message.

4. Register Multiple Legislations and Law Categories at the same time

Select multiple legislations such as ordinance or regulations altogether. You can also set-up alert for a particular area of law which is effective to gather all revision information for a specific ares of law without fail.

5. Share the information with Individuals, Multiple Departments or the Entire Company

Select or change who will be receiving the alert message, e.g., individuals, department, or entire company and share the information.

 

Adopting alert feature to the multiple departments or the entire company helps establishing legal compliance structure and enhancing internal control

To share the information with multiple offices or the entire company, you can register mutliple email addresses for each law and share the revision information widely. (IP connection will be required to register multiple email addresses. Please contact us for more details.

<Westlaw Japan> Legislation Alert Workflow

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No need to check the Official Gazette for law revision. Alert feature will significantly increase the efficiency!

Legislation information is being updated as fast as within three days after its promulgation on the Official Gazette. Revisions will be notified via email or product homepage after log-in. You can understand the revision accurately and quickly with direct linking with comparison table from the alert message.