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Survey on alternative data utilization by JIAM and pointing out legal problems by Nishimura & Asahi Law Office

2020.04.06 (Mon)

As the difficulty of acquiring alpha increases, interest in the use of alternative data is increasing in the global asset management industry.
In order to explore the situation in Japan, JIAM interviewed 14 asset management companies about the current status of alternative data utilization, issues and their solutions, and created a report.

Please see from the link.

Alternative data survey

During our survey, many managers pointed out “concerns that the use of data would violate the law” as a bottleneck that hinders the use of alternative data.
The following newsletter from Nishimura & Asahi Law Office summarizes the laws that need to be considered when using data.

Legal issues in the handling of alternative data 1 (In Japanese)

Legal issues in the handling of alternative data 2 (In Japanese)