Japan to scrap licenses for electric scooters

Emily Parkin

Japan’s parliament on Tuesday enacted a law that will no longer require a license for users of electric scooters, although minors aged under 16 will still be banned from riding them. The new regulations for electric scooters with a maximum speed of 20 kilometers per hour are part of amendments […]

What to Know About the Esports Market in Japan

Emily Parkin

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 This GT Alert covers the following:  Japan’s growing esports1 market has tournaments with prize money exceeding USD 909,000 (JPY 100,000,000).2 Notwithstanding some problems with holding esports tournaments under current Japanese law, these issues are being addressed as discussions on interpretation of existing law progress. With recent discussions […]