Atsumi & Sakai



Recent News

November 26, 2016 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been re-elected as a board member of the European Union Studies Association - Japan.
November 17, 2016 Simon Bezzina, a Registered Foreign Lawyer (for the laws of England & Wales), has been promoted to the position of Partner at the Firm, as of November 17, 2016.
November 16, 2016 6 partners from Atsumi & Sakai have been listed in "Expert Guides 2016".
November 04, 2016 "Changes To The Enforceability Of Exclusive Foreign Jurisdiction Agreements Under Japanese Law," co-authored by Kumpei Ohashi, Of Counsel, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published in the book entitled Expert Guide - Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2016, by Corporate LiveWire.

Publications & Seminars

November 25, 2016 [Seminar] "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": Masataka Hayakawa (Partner)
November 24, 2016 [Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, and Atsuko Kissho, Partner, presented a seminar lecture on November 24, entitled "NFCM Group – Compliance Workshop," hosted by New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd.
November 11, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Legal Departments Take Note: Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedures, the Impact on Corporate Activities and What You Should Do About It—Former Public Prosecutor and Specialist in Corporate Criminal Law Explains the Introduction of Plea-Bargaining in Japan From a Risk Management Perspective," on November 11, 2016, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
November 11, 2016 [Seminar] "FinTech: Actual Situations in Japan and Abroad": Takafumi Ochiai (Of Counsel)
November 08, 2016 [Publication] Getting the Deal Through - Public-Private Partnerships 2017, Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Miho Niunoya, Partner, Yuko Nihonmatsu, Partner, Shintaro Hamasu, Partner, and Masayuki Matsuura, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.