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June 14, 2018 At the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Japan Law Awards 2018, the Firm was chosen as Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year.
June 12, 2018 Masataka Hayakawa (Partner)'s comments were quoted in articles entitled "Plea Bargaining to be Introduced from Tomorrow, Subject Data Alteration, Companies are also Interested," in the Sankei newspaper, dated May 31, 2018, published by SANKEI SHIMBUN CO., LTD., and "Plea Bargaining, how Do Other Countries Operate?," in the Asahi newspaper, dated June 9, 2018, published by The Asahi Shimbun Company.
June 04, 2018 Masanari Katsumi, an attorney admitted in Illinois, joined Atsumi & Sakai on June 4, 2018 as an associate. (Not registered as a Foreign Lawyer in Japan.)

Publications & Seminars

June 15, 2018 [Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai and the Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI) jointly hosted a seminar, "Personal Information Protection Systems in Countries Outside Japan - From Recent Trends to the Statuses in Emerging Countries," on June 15, 2018.
June 08, 2018 [Seminar] Frank Becker, admitted in Germany (Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer and not practicing law in Japan), presented a seminar entitled "Countering the Threat of a Cyber-Attack − Handling Crisis Communication in the Light of the new Data Protection Regulations," at the "ASA NO KAI" on June 8, 2018, hosted by The Japanese-German Business Association.
May 28, 2018 [Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Open API: Practical Solutions for Banks – Including Repercussions for Credit Card and Insurance Companies," on May 28, 2018, hosted by Seminar-Info.
May 24, 2018 [Publication] "Insurance Business Act," authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
May 23, 2018 [Article] "Conversations with Former Bosses' and Employees' Real Intentions! "A Company's Style" that In-house Lawyers Should Know," co-authored in Japanese by Yusuke Miura, Partner, has been published in Business Homu Vol.18 No.7, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.