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February 16, 2018 Chambers Global 2018 Ranking Awards
February 02, 2018 Takafumi Ochiai (Partner)'s comments were quoted in an article entitled "Coincheck: Would the Returned Funds be Taxable?," in the Nikkei newspaper, dated February 2, 2018, published by Nikkei Inc.
February 01, 2018 Akimoto Kawamura, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on February 1, 2018, as a Partner.
January 29, 2018 [Newsletter] "HANDLING DATA LOSSES: JAPAN'S NEW REGIME"
January 22, 2018 Atsumi & Sakai's antitrust practice was "Highly Recommended" by Global Competition Review (GCR) in its 18th annual survey, GCR 100.

Publications & Seminars

February 16, 2018 [Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, served as a panelist at the event entitled "Fintech Meetup in Fukuoka," on February 16, 2018, hosted by the Fintech Association of Japan, co-hosted by Fukuoka City.
February 01, 2018 [Publication] "5000 Legal Countermeasures for Financial Institutions"
January 25, 2018 [Publication] "Intellectual Property Strategies for Proactive Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries – Establishment of Japan Food Brand - Textbook for Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries Intellectual Property," co-authored in Japanese by Yasuhiro Usui, Partner, has been published by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry.
January 11, 2018 [Article] "New Upper Limit of Overtime Work Hours, Impact on Practices therefrom and Measures to Deal therewith," authored in Japanese by Emi Uchida, Of Counsel, has been published in Business Guide No.850, published by Horei Limited.
December 27, 2017 [Online article] Fumiaki Matsuoka, Of Counsel, was quoted in an online article entitled "Japan's Bitcoin Guidance Throws Foreign Profits in Question," published by the International Tax Monitor, Bloomberg BNA (author Brian Yap).