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July 21, 2017 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been listed in "Who's Who Legal Competition 2017 - Competition."
July 04, 2017 13 of our lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017".
June 14, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a representitive of the Working Group on the Operation and Law for the Development Meeting on Guidelines for Remote Psychiatric Practice, of the Japanese Initiative for Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation Research in Telepsychiatry (J-INTEREST).
June 12, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, acted as a Multi-stakeholder Process Member of the Revised "JIPDEC Privacy Policy" formulated by JIPDEC (Japan Information Processing and Development Center).

Publications & Seminars

July 25, 2017 [White Paper] "Personal Information Protection Act in Singapore and Japanese Companies," authored in Japanese by Fumiaki Matsuoka, Of Counsel, has been published on the IJJ (Internet Initiative Japan) Business Risk Management Portal.
July 25, 2017 [Article] "Amendments to the Banking Act and Practical Tips: Mainly from a Financial Institution's Perspective," co-authored in Japanese by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, has been published in Finance Law Journal No. 2070, July 2017, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
July 24, 2017 [Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "Real Estate in Vietnam and Practical Tips: Real Estate Risk Management Related to Investment, Setting Up, and Growing a Business," on July 24, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
July 20, 2017 [Seminar] Ashish Jejurukar, Partner, and Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Doing Business in India - Key Consideration and Solutions," on July 20, 2017, hosted by Yokohama India Centre.
July 20, 2017 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, and Frank Becker, admitted in Germany (Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer and not practicing law in Japan), presented a seminar entitled "Global Compliance in a Data Protection Era: Recent Developments on the EU General Data Protection Regulation," on July 20, 2017, hosted by D-Quest, Inc., organized by LexisNexis Japan.