Atsumi & Sakai

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Recent News

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.
February 25, 2015 ALB (Asian Legal Business) has posted a news item titled “Japan’s Atsumi & Sakai opens in London” on their website.
February 20, 2015 Our firm has been shortlisted as one of the top national firms for Japan in Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2015.
February 12, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", "Competition/Antitrust", "Employment", "Real Estate", "Construction" and "Insurance" in the 2015 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. Also, 5 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
January 16, 2015 Four newly-admitted associates, Keita Hitomi, Reina Kanemura, Fuminori Kato, and Sho Tsuzuki, all attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai. In addition, two newly-admitted associates, Yosuke Koike and Genki Mizokuchi, admitted in Japan, joined Janssen Foreign Law Joint Enterprise with Atsumi & Sakai.

Publications & Seminars

March 27, 2015 [Article] "New Rules Regarding Insurance Solicitation and Sales," authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in Toki no Horei, No. 1974/March 2015, published by Choyokai Co., Ltd.
March 25, 2015 [Seminar] Reiko Yoshida, Partner, gave a two-day seminar entitled "Ship Finance Deals- Recent Trends and Practical Considerations" (Maritime Business Practice Training Seminar No. 29) on March 5 and 6, 2015, hosted by The Japan Shipping Exchange, Inc.
March 23, 2015 [Seminar] Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, presented a seminar lecture on competition law practice, entitled "Cartel Enforcement in South Africa," at the Workshop on Competition Laws of Foreign Countries on March 23, 2015, hosted by Kousei Torihiki Kyoukai/Fair Trade Institute
March 20, 2015 [Seminar] Tomatsu Natsuko and Shingo Noguchi presented a seminar lecture entitled "Practical Tips and Case Study on New Immigration Law, Enterprise Law and Investment Law in Vietnam" in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20, 2015, hosted by The Japanese Business Association of Ho Chi Minh City.
March 18, 2015 [Publication] "Chambers Legal Practice Guides - Cartels 2015," Japan Chapter, co-authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Atsushi Iritani, Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner, and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by Chambers & Partners Publishing.

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