Atsumi & Sakai



Recent News

January 19, 2017 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for "Antitrust and Competition Law", "Construction", "Labour and Employment", "Restructuring and Insolvency (Other Recommended Firms)", "Structured Finance/Securitisation" and "TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications)" in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Also, 10 of our lawyers are named as "Leading Individuals" in each of the areas.
January 18, 2017 Atsumi & Sakai's antitrust practice was "Highly Recommended" by Global Competition Review (GCR) in its 17th annual survey, GCR 100.
January 17, 2017 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following eight areas; "Banking & Finance", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", "Competition/Antitrust", "Employment", "Insurance", "Investment Funds", "Projects & Energy" and "Real Estate" in the 2017 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. Also, 7 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
January 13, 2017 Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, became legal advisers of the Japan Blockchain Association.

Publications & Seminars

January 18, 2017 [Interview] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, was interviewed by Asian Legal Business (ALB), and the interview entitled "Industry Focus: Fintech - Japan" has been published in Asian Legal Business, January 2017, published by Thomson Reuters.
January 10, 2017 [Article] "Outline of the Vietnamese Legal System in the Context of Real Estate Investment: Recent Legislative and Business Trends," authored in Japanese by Wataru Kamihigashi, has been published in The Lawyers, January 2017, published by ILS Publications, Inc
January 10, 2017 [Article] "Changes to the Way in Which Consumption Tax is Assessed on Cross-border Internet-based Services," authored in Japanese by Fumiaki Matsuoka, has been published in The Lawyers, January 2017, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
December 21, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Introducing and Using Cloud Computing Systems: Legal Issues and Ways to Reduce Your Legal Risk," on December 21, 2016, hosted by the National Institute of Informatics.
December 20, 2016 [Article] "A Practical Look at Revisions to the Supervisory Guidelines Introducing New Rules to Ensure Cross-Border Enforceability of Stay Regulations," authored in Japanese by Emiko Obata, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2056, December 2016, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.