Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

May 25, 2015 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Sixth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
May 01, 2015 Masataka Hayakawa has been promoted to the position of Partner at the Firm as of May 1, 2015.
April 21, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai has been awarded the Asian Legal Business "Employer of Choice 2015" for Japan, identifying us as one of Asia's best law firms to work for.
March 27, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai awarded the Daini Tokyo Bar Association's first "Family Friendly Award"
March 12, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives" in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global. Also, two of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas. Also, 2 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.

Publications & Seminars

May 22, 2015 [Publication] The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2015, Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Atsushi Iritani, Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner,and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by Global Competition Review.
May 11, 2015 [Article] "Implementation of the Medical Accident Investigation System and its Impact on Clinical Practice," authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato has been published in Nikkei Medical No.570, May 2015, published by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
May 08, 2015 [Article] "Key Points on the Use of International Commercial Arbitration in China," co-authored in Japanese by Guohui Fan, Partner and Zhe Wu has been published in The Lawyers, May 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
May 07, 2015 [Article]"Handling of Companies and Institutional Investors under the Japanese Stewardship Code and Corporate Governance Code," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Ruriko Iwase, has been published in SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No.1413, May 2015, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
April 13, 2015 [Article] "Lawyer’s Role in Global Cooperation and International Affairs - Japan and Vietnam Connected by 'Laws',” authored in Japanese by Wataru Kamihigashi, has been published in Hogaku Seminar (a monthly magazine on law), No. 724/May 2015 edition, published by Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.