Atsumi & Sakai



Recent News

March 09, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a member of "FINO-MENTORS" of the FINOVATORS for Financial Innovation Ecosystem.
March 03, 2017 17 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Eighth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
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"

Publications & Seminars

March 22, 2017 [Article] "In the spotlight," co-authored by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Eiichiro Hata, Partner, has been published in the March 2017 edition of IFLR.
March 21, 2017 [Publication] Getting the Deal Through - Defence & Security Procurement 2017, Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Kohei Masuda, Special Counsel, Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Yuko Nihonmatsu, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
March 16, 2017 Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Legal Considerations on Businesses Utilizing Artificial Intelligence: Practical Tips on Handling Artificial Intelligence Creations, Intellectual Property Strategies, Legal Issues for Gathering and Utilizing Big Data," on March 16, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
March 14, 2017 [International Symposium] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, served as panelists at an international symposium entitled "International Forum Toward AI Network Society," on March 14, 2017, hosted by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC).
March 08, 2017 [Seminar] Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, and Fumiaki Matsuoka presented a seminar entitled "2017 Tax Reform Proposals: Amendments to the Anti-Tax Haven Regime and Litigation Cases – the Impact on Corporations with Subsidiaries in Singapore and England, etc," on March 8, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.