Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

September 16, 2014 Wataru Kamihigashi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on September 16, 2014, as an Associate.
September 08, 2014 Takumi Fukuda was quoted in an article titled: "Protecting Investors or Supporting Entrepreneurs – A Proposal to Strengthen the Regulation of Professional Funds," in the NIKKEI Newspaper, September 8, 2014, published by Nikkei Inc.
September 01, 2014 An Of Counsel, Yutaka Suzuki, an attorney admitted in Japan and New York, and an Associate, Dominic E. St J. Sharman, a solicitor advocate admitted in England and Wales (not registered as a Foreign Lawyer and not practicing law in Japan), joined the Firm on September 1, 2014.
August 13, 2014 Ian S. Scott, Partner, has been listed in "Who's Who Legal-Sports & Entertainment 2014".
June 25, 2014 A rehabilitation plan proposed in the process of civil rehabilitation proceedings commenced against TAIYOKOKI CO., LTD. was authorized by the Nagasaki District Court on May 28, 2014 (Nagasaki District Court - Heisei 25 (i.e., 2013) (sai) No. 2) and became final and binding on June 25, 2014.

Publications & Seminars

September 16, 2014 [Article] "The first Commercial Code (Maritime Commerce) amendment in 115 years and its possible impact on international maritime business," authored in English by Reiko Yoshida, Partner, has been published in Euromoney Yearbooks - Shipping Finance Review 2014/15, published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
September 15, 2014 [Article] "2014 Amendment of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA) etc. – Reducing Costs for Newly Listed Companies and Helping Listed Companies Streamline Fundraising Activities" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Accounting and Audit Journal, October 2014, published by Daiichi Hoki.
August 19, 2014 [Seminar] Ayako Tamiya presented a lecture entitled "Legal Issues for Cambodia Market Entry - Focused on Labor Issues" at Cambodia Investment Seminar on August 19 (Osaka), 20 (Nagoya) and 21 (Tokyo), 2014, hosted by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
August 15, 2014 [Article] "Article series '2014 Amendment of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA) etc.' (3) – reducing costs for newly listed companies and helping listed companies streamline fundraising activities" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu, No. 2040, August 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
August 10, 2014 [Article] "Outline of the Act on Partial Amendment of the Insurance Business Act, Etc.: New rules regarding insurance solicitation and sales" authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in Financial Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo), No. 1999, August 2014, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.