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July 04, 2016 10 of our lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016".
July 01, 2016 Kenichi Tanizaki, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on July 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
June 21, 2016 Atsumi & Sakai has been quoted in an article entitled “Presence of Law Firms in Asia – FT Awards Results” in the Nikkei newspaper, dated June 20, 2016, published by Nikkei Inc. The article covers the fact that our firm was selected as one of the final shortlisted firms for the Financial Times’ FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards.
June 21, 2016 Chie Kasahara, Partner, is selected as "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars Handbook
June 17, 2016 Our firm has been ranked “Tier 2” in IFLR1000's 2016 Guide to Energy and Infrastructure - Asia-Pacific. Also, Miho Niunoya, Partner, is named as a "Leading Lawyer" in this category.

Publications & Seminars

July 15, 2016 [Article] "Industrie 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) in Germany," co-authored in Japanese by Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, Markus Janssen, Registered Foreign Lawyer (The Laws of the Federal Republic of Germany), and Frank Becker, admitted in Germany (Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer and not practicing law in Japan), has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 44, No. 7, July 2016, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
July 07, 2016 [Seminar] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "FinTech in Japan: an Overview of Current Innovations and Regulatory Developments", on July 7, 2016, hosted by International Bankers Association of Japan (IBA JAPAN).
July 07, 2016 [Seminar] "Industrie 4.0 in Japan - the Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Revolution -" (70th Germany-Japan Economic Talks): Takafumi Uematsu (Partner)
July 07, 2016 [Publication] The Intellectual Property Review - Fifth Edition, Japan chapter, co-authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, Kunihiro Sumida, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
July 01, 2016 [Article] "FinTech for Beginners Part 2: Asset Management Services (Investment Support) by Robo-advisor," co-authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, and Naoki Kanehisa, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, July 2017, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute.