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July 01, 2016 Kenichi Tanizaki, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on July 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
June 30, 2016 [Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, will be speaking at the “70th Germany-Japan Economic Talks”about Industry 4.0 in Japan and the opportunities and challenges of the digital revolution on July 7th in Frankfurt.
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.
June 09, 2016 Five partners have been listed in "Who's Who Legal Japan 2016."
May 16, 2016 Our firm has been selected as one of the final shortlisted firms for the Financial Times’ FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2016. Only two Japanese law firms have been shortlisted among 44 leading full-service international/Asian law firms.
May 16, 2016 Yasuharu Miura, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 16, 2016, as an associate.
May 11, 2016 Atsumi & Sakai has been chosen as a finalist for the 14 categories of Asian Legal Business (ALB) Japan Law Awards 2016
May 02, 2016 Mariko Sanno, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 1, 2016, as an associate.

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Publications & Seminars

June 30, 2016 [Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, will be speaking at the “70th Germany-Japan Economic Talks”about Industry 4.0 in Japan and the opportunities and challenges of the digital revolution on July 7th in Frankfurt.
June 27, 2016 [Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "A to Z to Work on FinTech" at a seminar entitled "Fintech Strategies and the Impact of Legislation: A Legal Perspective on Industry Needs and Business Opportunities," on June 6, 2016, co-hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., and Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd.
June 23, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Insider Trading, Market Manipulation, and Other Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA) Violations: Recent Trends and Practical Tips on Risk Management," on June 23, 2016, hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE Japan).
June 20, 2016 [Article] "Key Points on the Revision of the Rules for Disclosure Learning from the Report of The Disclosure Working Group," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Shingo Noguchi, has been published in Business Homu Vol.16 No.8, August 2016, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
June 17, 2016 [Article] "FinTech in Japan: Status and Future Directions Learning from the FinTech Event in Hong Kong," authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published on the ZUU online website.
June 13, 2016 [Seminar] Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, and Tasuku Imai presented a seminar entitled "System and Current Issues of Nursing Care Benefits: The Practical Implications of an Osaka High Court Ruling of 8 September 2016," on June 13, 2016, hosted by the Association of Asset-Based Lending of Japan.
June 13, 2016 [Artcle] "Insurance × Technology = "InsTech": Trends and Legal Considerations," authored in Japanese by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, and Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in Weekly Financial Affairs (Kinyu Zaisei Jijyo), No.3170, June 2016, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
June 06, 2016 [Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "A to Z to Work on FinTech" at a seminar entitled "Fintech Strategies and the Impact of Legislation: A Legal Perspective on Industry Needs and Business Opportunities," on June 6, 2016, co-hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., and Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd.
June 03, 2016 [Article] "False Fuel Data of Mitsubishi Motors: Analysis by a Former Public Prosecutor," authored in Japanese by Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, has been published on the BUSINESS LAWYERS website.

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