Atsumi & Sakai



Recent News

October 21, 2016 Our firm has been selected as one of the "Recommended Firms" in Asialaw Profiles 2017: The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms.
October 14, 2016 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for "Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation" and Tier 2 for "Banking" and "Project finance", and highly ranked for "Capital markets: Equity", "Capital markets: Debt" and "M&A" in the IFLR1000's 2017 Financial and Corporate guide.
October 13, 2016 Yuko Takagi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 1, 2016, as an associate.
October 01, 2016 [Article] "FinTech for Beginners Part 5: Asset Management (PFM) Law, Accounting & Finance Support Services," authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, October 2016, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute.

Publications & Seminars

October 20, 2016 [Publication] Getting the Deal Through - Fintech 2017, Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, Ryosuke Oue, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
October 12, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Outline of Legal Issues in the Field of IoT, AI, Blockchains, etc." at a seminar entitled "Innovative IoT: IoT x Blockchain, IoT x AI, the Next Frontier for Big Data" on October 12, 2016, hosted by the Big Data Consortium.
October 11, 2016 [Article] "Construction and projects in Japan," a country Q&A co-authored by Russell K. Kawahara, Partner and Miho Niunoya, has been published in the Construction & Projects Global Guide 2016/17 webpage on the Practical Law website of Thomson Reuters.
October 07, 2016 [Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Effective Methods for Gathering and Preserving Evidence When Addressing and Tackling Fraud" at a conference entitled "7th ACFE Japan Conference entitled "Principles in the Fight Against Fraud"" on October 7, 2016, hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE JAPAN).
October 06, 2016 [Article] "Overview and Key Points of the Intellectual Property Rights Systems in Russia," co-authored in Japanese by Tadashi Yuzawa, Of Counsel, and Yasuharu Miura, has been published in The Lawyers, October 2016, published by ILS Publications, Inc.