Atsumi & Sakai

News

More

Recent News

September 12, 2017 [Guidance] Yuri Suzuki (Partner), Eiichiro Hara (Partner), Masayuki Matsuura (Partner), Naoki Kanehisa (Partner), and other lawyers, in collaboration with PwC Consulting LLC, published an English language guidebook outlining the procedures necessary for foreign asset managers to establish a business presence in Japan; the guidebook was prepared at the request of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
August 28, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai (Partner)'s comments were quoted in an article entitled "Innovation and Rules: Public-private Cooperation on Investor Protection" in the Nikkei newspaper, dated August 28, 2017, published by Nikkei Inc.
August 21, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai (Partner)’s comments were quoted in an article entitled "Financial Regulations in a Fintech Era" in the Nikkei newspaper, dated August 21, 2017, published by Nikkei Inc.
August 14, 2017 Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a board member of the Japan Medical Venture Association.
August 01, 2017 Emi Uchida, Daisuke Suzui, and Kohei Murakawa, attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on August 1, 2017, as Of Counsel.

Publications & Seminars

September 12, 2017 [Publication] Getting the Deal Through - Telecoms and Media 2017, Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
September 10, 2017 [Event] Junko Ogushi, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Overview of Real Estate and Regulations in Japan," at an event entitled "Japan Real Estate Market Outlook," on September 9 and 10, 2017, hosted by PropertyGuru.
September 07, 2017 [Publication] "Understanding by Comparison of the Old and New – Annotations (Article by Article) to Amendments to the Civil Code (Law of Obligations)," co-authored in Japanese by Naoki Kanehisa, Partner, has been published by SHINNIPPON-HOKI PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
September 05, 2017 [Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Study Session on the Proposed Amendments to the Banking Act to Respond to FinTech," on September 5, 2017, hosted by the Information Technology Federation of Japan.
September 04, 2017 [Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "Recent Trends of Real Estate Laws in Vietnam and Practical Issues of Local Real Estate Business," on September 4, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.