Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

April 19, 2016 Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, became the Vice-Chairperson of the International Committee of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
April 01, 2016 Akira Shimazaki and Kentaro Mano, attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
March 17, 2016 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives" in the 2016 edition of Chambers Global. Also, three of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
March 10, 2016 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan. In addition, our firm has earned a Top Listed Award in the area of Asset Finance Law in Japan. These awards are only given to firms with the most number of listed lawyers in a particular region and practice area.
March 01, 2016 Nguyen Thi Quynh Giao, an attorney admitted in Viet Nam, became a consultant to Atsumi & Sakai on March 1, 2016. Ms. Giao is located in the Ho Chi Minh Office of A-PAC International in Viet Nam.

Publications & Seminars

April 27, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Accounting Fraud – Legal Liability and Measures for Risk Avoidance," on April 27, 2016, hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) JAPAN.
April 25, 2016 [Article] "The World's Largest Membership System FinTech Group Held a Summit in London" authored in Japanese by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published on the ZUU online website.
April 20, 2016 [Article] "[Special Report: Fighting Avoidance Cases] – Disputing The Evidence," authored in Japanese by Kumpei Ohashi, Of Counsel, has been published in KIKAN KEIJI BENGO, Issue No.86, published by GENDAIJINBUNSHA.
April 14, 2016 [Seminar] Hirofumi Hosoda presented a seminar lecture entitled "2014 Amendment of the Insurance Business Act: Key Points and Practical Considerations," on April 14, 2016, hosted by Seminar–info.
April 08, 2016 [Article]"The Practical Implications of a Supreme Court Precedent in Relation to an Osaka High Court Ruling of 8 September 2015," authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2039, April 2016, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.