Atsumi & Sakai

News

Recent News

March 14, 2014 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance" and "Corporate/M&A" in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global. Also, 2 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
February 27, 2014 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been listed in "Expert Guides Competition and Antitrust 2014" as a Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyer.
February 19, 2014 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance", "Employment", "Real Estate", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", "Competition/Antitrust", "Construction", "Corporate/M&A" and "Investment Funds" in the 2014 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific. Also, 6 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
February 14, 2014 Our firm has been selected as one of the "Highly Recommended Firm" in Asialaw Profiles 2014: The Guide to Asia -Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms. Also, 7 lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Recommended Lawyers."
January 31, 2014 Our firm has been selected as one of the Top 100 Asia Pacific Independent Firms in "The Lawyers Asia Pacific 150/ 2013".

Publications & Seminars

April 16, 2014 [Article] "Practical Tips for Building a Compliance System for Group Companies at Home and Abroad", authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been published in JFTC MONTHLY No. 724, April 2014, published by Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
April 15, 2014 [Article] "The ‘Act on Promotion of Generating Renewable Energy Harmonized with Healthy Development of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery‘ and what it means for the solar power industry", co-authored in Japanese by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, and Hiroshi Iida, has been published in NBL No.1023, April 2014, published by Shojihomu.
April 15, 2014 [Article] "Protecting ship finance receivables from bankruptcy claims – practical considerations specific to shipping", authored in Japanese by Reiko Yoshida, Partner, has been published in NBL No.1023, April 2014, published by Shojihomu.
April 07, 2014 [Seminar] Mitsunobu Sato presented a seminar lecture entitled "Things to Remember When Drafting Securities Reports" on April 7, 2014, hosted by Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF).
March 27, 2014 [Publication] "Guide to Sports Governance: Basic Concepts and Knowledge", to which Setsuko Yufu, Partner, and Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed as authors, has been published by Toyo Keizai, Inc. (edited by Sasagawa Sports Foundation).

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