Atsumi & Sakai

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Recent News

October 27, 2014 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for " Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation", Tier 2 for "Banking", "Project finance", and “Energy and infrastructure”, Tier 3 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.
October 17, 2014 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Fifth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
October 14, 2014 Masataka Hayakawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 14, 2014, as Of Counsel.
October 10, 2014 Andrew Graham, an attorney admitted in State of Queensland, Australia, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 10, 2014, as Of Counsel.

Publications & Seminars

October 25, 2014 [Article]"Amendment of Disclosure Guidelines, etc. in connection with a Plan to Help Listed Companies Streamline their Fundraising Activities – Clarifying Acts not Considered ‘Solicitation’ and Abolishing the Waiting Period for Filing by Well-known Seasoned Issuers" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu No. 2046, October 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
October 15, 2014 [Article]"Amendment of Cabinet Office Ordinances, etc. in connection with Enforcement of the Policy to Promote New Listing and Voluntary Application of IFRS" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu No. 2045, October 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
October 13, 2014 [Article] "Amendment of Cabinet Office Ordinances, etc. in connection with Enforcement of the Policy to Promote New Listing and Voluntary Application of IFRS" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in KEIEI ZAIMU No.3183, October 2014, published by Zeimu Kenkyukai.
October 10, 2014 [Article] “Changes to disclosure guidelines clarifying the solicitation rules under the FIEA, and some practical considerations,” authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No.1394, October 2014, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
October 07, 2014 [Article] "Acquisition of Overseas Real Property by an Overseas Real Estate Owning Corporation Held by an Investment Corporation - Government Decrees and Cabinet Office Regulations on the 2013 Amendment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (coming into effect within a year and a half of the amendment)," authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal Vol.21, October 2014, published by the Association for Real Estate Securitization.

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