Atsumi & Sakai

News

Recent News

December 15, 2014 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been listed in "GCR (Global Competition Review) 100 2015" as a "Highly recommended".
November 30, 2014 Our firm has been ranked as a TOP TIER for "Structured Finance / Securitisation" in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
October 31, 2014 Two partners, Hiroo Atsumi (in the areas of Banking and Structured Finance and Securitisation) and Bonnie L. Dixon (in the area of Structured Finance and Securitisation) have been listed in "Expert Guides - Banking, Financial and Transactional Law 2014".
October 27, 2014 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for "Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation" and Tier 2 for "Banking", "Project finance", and “Energy and infrastructure”, and highly ranked for “M&A” in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000.
October 20, 2014 Naoki Sekigawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on October 20, 2014, as an Associate.

Publications & Seminars

December 04, 2014 [Article] "The Latest Trends of Settlement Proceedings and Civil Procedure in EU," authored in Japanese by Saori Hanada, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, December 2014, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
December 04, 2014 [Article] "Viet Nam - Facing Global Competition with the ASEAN’s Accelerated Economic Integration: Current Legal Practice," authored in Japanese by Shingo Noguchi, has been published in The Lawyers, December 2014, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
December 03, 2014 [Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai and Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI) jointly hosted a seminar, "Enterprise Law and Investment Law in Vietnam," on December 3, 2014.
November 21, 2014 [Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, partner and Takaya Konishi, partner presented a seminar lecture entitled "45th Mizuho Syndicated Loan Seminar 'Key Points on Cross Border Syndicated Loans – a Comparative Analysis of Standard Domestic Syndicated Loan Agreements against English Language and Foreign Law Syndicated Loan Agreements'" on November 21, 2014, hosted by Mizuho Bank.
November 20, 2014 [Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "The Recent Trend of EU Cartel Investigation - Settlement Procedure, Civil Enforcement," on November 20, 2014, hosted by Japan Competition Law Forum.

Practices