Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

April 21, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai has been awarded the Asian Legal Business "Employer of Choice 2015" for Japan, identifying us as one of Asia's best law firms to work for.
March 27, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai awarded the Daini Tokyo Bar Association's first "Family Friendly Award"
March 12, 2015 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives" in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global. Also, two of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas. Also, 2 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
February 25, 2015 ALB (Asian Legal Business) has posted a news item titled “Japan’s Atsumi & Sakai opens in London” on their website.
February 20, 2015 Our firm has been shortlisted as one of the top national firms for Japan in Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2015.

Publications & Seminars

April 13, 2015 [Article] "Lawyer’s Role in Global Cooperation and International Affairs - Japan and Vietnam Connected by 'Laws',” authored in Japanese by Wataru Kamihigashi, has been published in Hogaku Seminar (a monthly magazine on law), No. 724/May 2015 edition, published by Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.
April 02, 2015 [Interview] Mitsunobu Sato was interviewed by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., and the interview has been published on its website Nikkei Medical Online on April 2, 2015 in an article titled "Confusion in the Medical Professions Caused by the Definition of ‘Unexpected Death’ Inevitable" (Interview Series: Consideration of Issues Concerning the Medical Accident Investigation System).
April 01, 2015 [Article] "Difficulties in Listing Renewable Energy Funds on an Infrastructure Fund Market Which Will Be Established by Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) – Feasible Approach Is Cross Listing on a Foreign Stock Exchange in Addition to TSE by Using Foreign Investment Vehicles,” authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in Property Management, April 2015, published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.
March 27, 2015 [Publication] "IFLR Merger Control & Antitrust Regimes Survey 2015," Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Saori Hanada, Partner, and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by International Financial Law Review.
March 27, 2015 [Article] "New Rules Regarding Insurance Solicitation and Sales," authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in Toki no Horei, No. 1974/March 2015, published by Choyokai Co., Ltd.