So the Japanese CEO of a company has a sexual relationship with the owner of a Tokyo hostess club. His wife sues for damages, claiming that he committed adultery. The judge rules that it was not an extramarital affair, because, according to The Guardian, “his relationship was a purely commercial arrangement that had not harmed their marriage.”
Japan’s legal sector was shocked by the ruling.
Japanese court endorses adultery for business purposes, experts say, on TheGuardian.com.