Atsumi & Sakai

News

Recent News

May 16, 2016 Our firm has been selected as one of the final shortlisted firms for the Financial Times’ FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2016. Only two Japanese law firms have been shortlisted among 44 leading full-service international/Asian law firms.
May 16, 2016 Yasuharu Miura, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 16, 2016, as an associate.
May 11, 2016 Atsumi & Sakai has been chosen as a finalist for the 14 categories of Asian Legal Business (ALB) Japan Law Awards 2016
May 02, 2016 Mariko Sanno, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 1, 2016, as an associate.
April 19, 2016 Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, became the Vice-Chairperson of the International Committee of Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Publications & Seminars

May 27, 2016 [Publication] The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2016, Japan chapter, co-authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner, Masayuki Matsuura, Partner, and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by Global Competition Review.
May 20, 2016 [Seminar] Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, and Tasuku Imai presented a seminar entitled "Securities Litigation: Recent Trends and Managing Claims against Institutional Investors, Business Corporations, and Audit Firms," on May 20, 2016, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
May 19, 2016 [Article] "Review of Ten Years of Leniency Programs in Japan From the Practitioner’s Eye," authored in Japanese by Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published in Kousei Torihiki (a monthly magazine on competition/antitrust) No.787/May 2016, published by Kousei Torihiki Kyoukai/Fair Trade Institute.
May 12, 2016 [Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, and Tasuku Imai presented a seminar entitled "Asset Based Lending: Current Status and Future Directions," on April 25, 2016, hosted by the Securitization Forum of Japan.
May 10, 2016 [Article] ""InsTech" in Japan: Direction and Key Points on the Insurance Business Act," co-authored in Japanese by Junko Ogushi, Partner, and Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in GINKO JITSUMU Vol.46 No.5, May 2016, published by Banking Education Co., Ltd.