Atsumi & Sakai

News

Recent News

October 31, 2014 Two partners, Hiroo Atsumi (in the areas of Banking and Structured Finance and Securitisation) and Bonnie L. Dixon (in the area of Structured Finance and Securitisation) have been listed in "Expert Guides - Banking, Financial and Transactional Law 2014".
October 27, 2014 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for " Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation" and Tier 2 for "Banking", "Project finance", and “Energy and infrastructure”, and highly ranked for “M&A” in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000.
October 20, 2014 Naoki Sekigawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on October 20, 2014, as an Associate.
October 17, 2014 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Fifth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
October 14, 2014 Masataka Hayakawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 14, 2014, as Of Counsel.

Publications & Seminars

November 20, 2014 [Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "The Recent Trend of EU Cartel Investigation - Settlement Procedure, Civil Enforcement," on November 20, 2014, hosted by Japan Competition Law Forum.
November 12, 2014 [Seminar] Takumi Fukuda, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Recent Amendments to Laws Related to Private Equity Funds and Their Impact on Business Practice," on November 12, 2014, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
November 10, 2014 [Article]"2014 Amendment of the FIEA in connection with a Plan to Promote New Listings and Help Listed Companies Streamline their Fundraising Activities" authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Financial Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo) No. 2005, November 2014, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
October 25, 2014 [Article]"Amendment of Disclosure Guidelines, etc. in connection with a Plan to Help Listed Companies Streamline their Fundraising Activities – Clarifying Acts not Considered ‘Solicitation’ and Abolishing the Waiting Period for Filing by Well-known Seasoned Issuers" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu No. 2046, October 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
October 21, 2014 [Seminar] Takeshi Takahashi, Partner, presented a lecture at a joint seminar “Investing in Global LNG: Key considerations for Canadian & African LNG projects” on October 21, 2014, hosted by Atsumi & Sakai in collaboration with Fasken Martineau.

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