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October 31, 2014 Two partners, Hiroo Atsumi (in the areas of Banking and Structured Finance and Securitisation) and Bonnie L. Dixon (in the area of Structured Finance and Securitisation) have been listed in "Expert Guides - Banking, Financial and Transactional Law 2014".
October 27, 2014 Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for " Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation" and Tier 2 for "Banking", "Project finance", and “Energy and infrastructure”, and highly ranked for “M&A” in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000.
October 20, 2014 Naoki Sekigawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on October 20, 2014, as an Associate.
October 17, 2014 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Fifth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
October 14, 2014 Masataka Hayakawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 14, 2014, as Of Counsel.
October 10, 2014 Andrew Graham, an attorney admitted in State of Queensland, Australia, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 10, 2014, as Of Counsel.
October 01, 2014 Four partners have been listed in "Who's Who Legal : Japan 2014."
September 30, 2014 Atsumi & Sakai has been ranked as Tier 2 among Japanese domestic law firms in the category of "M&A" in the ALB M&A Rankings 2014, announced in the September 2014 issue of Asian Legal Business.
September 24, 2014 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been listed in "Expert Guides Women in Business Law 2014" in the area of Competition and Antitrust-Japan.
September 16, 2014 Wataru Kamihigashi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on September 16, 2014, as an Associate.

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November 20, 2014 [Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "The Recent Trend of EU Cartel Investigation - Settlement Procedure, Civil Enforcement," on November 20, 2014, hosted by Japan Competition Law Forum.
November 12, 2014 [Seminar] Takumi Fukuda, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Recent Amendments to Laws Related to Private Equity Funds and Their Impact on Business Practice," on November 12, 2014, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
November 10, 2014 [Article]"2014 Amendment of the FIEA in connection with a Plan to Promote New Listings and Help Listed Companies Streamline their Fundraising Activities" authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Financial Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo) No. 2005, November 2014, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
October 25, 2014 [Article]"Amendment of Disclosure Guidelines, etc. in connection with a Plan to Help Listed Companies Streamline their Fundraising Activities – Clarifying Acts not Considered ‘Solicitation’ and Abolishing the Waiting Period for Filing by Well-known Seasoned Issuers" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu No. 2046, October 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
October 21, 2014 [Seminar] Takeshi Takahashi, Partner, presented a lecture at a joint seminar “Investing in Global LNG: Key considerations for Canadian & African LNG projects” on October 21, 2014, hosted by Atsumi & Sakai in collaboration with Fasken Martineau.
October 21, 2014 [Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Risk Management Seminar - 'How to Deal with Corporate Scandals/Crises’: Recent Cases including Personal Information Leakage, Taking into Consideration Issues Related to IR/PR and Control of Subsidiaries," on October 21, 2014, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
October 15, 2014 [Article]"Amendment of Cabinet Office Ordinances, etc. in connection with Enforcement of the Policy to Promote New Listing and Voluntary Application of IFRS" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Shunkan Shoji Homu No. 2045, October 2014, published by Japan Institute of Business Law.
October 13, 2014 [Article] "Amendment of Cabinet Office Ordinances, etc. in connection with Enforcement of the Policy to Promote New Listing and Voluntary Application of IFRS" co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in KEIEI ZAIMU No.3183, October 2014, published by Zeimu Kenkyukai.
October 10, 2014 [Article] “Changes to disclosure guidelines clarifying the solicitation rules under the FIEA, and some practical considerations,” authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No.1394, October 2014, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.

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