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February 21, 2017 [Newsletter] "New Investor Protections to Encourage Equity-based Crowdfunding" and "MAJOR REVISIONS TO JAPAN'S PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION REGIME EFFECTIVE FROM 30TH MAY 2017"
February 17, 2017 Partner Yuri Suzuki was quoted in an online article entitled “Unfair ownership laws hinder Japan's fintech drive”, published by International Finacial Law Review (author Brian Yap).
February 13, 2017 [Lateral lawyers] Recruitment of an experienced associate qualified in NY, California or England
January 23, 2017 Ashish Jejurkar, Advocate & Solicitor, admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa in India and to the Bombay Incorporated Law Society, joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 23, 2017, as Of Counsel.

Publications & Seminars

February 25, 2017 [Article] "Bank Application Programming Interface (API): Terms of Use Model and Practical Key Points," co-authored in Japanese by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2060, February 2017, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.
February 16, 2017 [Publication] Private Equity Fund, authored in Japanese by Takumi Fukuda, Partner, has been published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA INC.
February 16, 2017 [Article] "Trends and Strategies in Legal Practice in Vietnam: Land Use Right in Vietnam and Real Estate Transactions," authored in Japanese by Wataru Kamihigashi, has been posted on Bizbuddy, The Bank Of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ's members-only website.
February 09, 2017 [Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "[Field Report] Recent Legal Trends Affecting Real Estate and Other Investments in Vietnam: Real Estate Related Legal Risks Associated with Setting Up and Growing a Business in Vietnam," on February 9, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
February 08, 2017 [Article] "Contracts, Negotiation and Enforcement in Japan: Overview," co-authored by Junko Ogushi, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Keita Hitomi, has been published on the Practical Law website of Thomson Reuters.