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April 17, 2018 Atsumi & Sakai has been awarded the Asian Legal Business "Employer of Choice 2018" for Japan, identifying us as one of Asia's best law firms to work for.
April 06, 2018 We have formed a new practice team entitled "Agricultural, Forestry and Fisheries Law Practice Team".
April 06, 2018 16 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the 2019th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
April 01, 2018 Hiroshi Takahashi, an Emeritus Professor of The University of Tokyo, became an adviser to Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2018. Yang XU, qualified as PRC Legal Professional, joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2018, as an associate.
March 16, 2018 Yuri Suzuki, Partner, became a Vice-Chair of the Banking, Finance & Securities Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

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Publications & Seminars

April 18, 2018 [Publication] "Manual for Drafting Syndicated Loan Agreements New Edition‐Practical Know-how in Domestic and Overseas Joint Financing‐ Third edition", edited by Yutaka Sakai (Partner), co-authored in Japanese by Fumiko Soejima (Partner), Yasuko Tsuchihashi (Partner), Atsuko Kissho (Partner), Yuri Suzuki (Partner), Reiko Yoshida (Partner), Michiaki Hosoi (Partner), Takaya Konishi (Partner), Yasuhiro Shimada (Partner), Emiko Obata (Partner), Shintaro Hamasu (Partner), Keita Imaizumi (Partner), Ryosuke Oue (Partner), Yasuhiro Usui (Partner), Naoki Kanehisa (Partner), Nobutaka Yamaki, Jun Oishi, and Tetsushi Watanabe, has been published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
April 10, 2018 [Article] "Potential Questions and Answers for the 2018 General Shareholders' Meeting Focusing on Financial Matters," co-authored in Japanese by Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, and Toshihiro Iso, has been published in JUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No. 1510, April 2018, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
April 03, 2018 [Online article] Fumiaki Matsuoka, Of Counsel, was quoted in an online article entitled "Japan Gives Multinationals Extra Time for Share Transfer Tax Break," published by the International Tax Monitor, Bloomberg BNA (author Brian Yap).
March 15, 2018 [International Conference] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, served as a Panelist at a session entitled "Fintech Panel: Cryptocurrencies and ICOs," at an international conference entitled "Inter-Pacific Bar Association 28th Annual Meeting and Conference in Manila," on March 15, hosted by IPBA.
March 15, 2018 [Article] "Amendments to the Leniency Regulations in India," co-authored in Japanese by Saori Hanada, Partner, and Ruriko Maruyama, has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol.46, No.3, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
March 14, 2018 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "AI-Related Business: Key Knowledge, Legal and IP Points," on March 14, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
March 14, 2018 [Seminar] Kenichiro Saito, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Presentations and Risk Management for Advertising Expressions – Specific Solutions for Compliance with Actual Cases" on March 14, 2018, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.

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