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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.
April 19, 2016 Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, became the Vice-Chairperson of the International Committee of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
April 01, 2016 Akira Shimazaki and Kentaro Mano, attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
March 17, 2016 Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives" in the 2016 edition of Chambers Global. Also, three of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
March 10, 2016 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan. In addition, our firm has earned a Top Listed Award in the area of Asset Finance Law in Japan. These awards are only given to firms with the most number of listed lawyers in a particular region and practice area.

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May 19, 2016 [Article] "Review of Ten Years of Leniency Programs in Japan From the Practitioner’s Eye," authored in Japanese by Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published in Kousei Torihiki (a monthly magazine on competition/antitrust) No.787/May 2016, published by Kousei Torihiki Kyoukai/Fair Trade Institute.
May 12, 2016 [Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, and Tasuku Imai presented a seminar entitled "Asset Based Lending: Current Status and Future Directions," on April 25, 2016, hosted by the Securitization Forum of Japan.
May 10, 2016 [Article] ""InsTech" in Japan: Direction and Key Points on the Insurance Business Act," co-authored in Japanese by Junko Ogushi, Partner, and Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in GINKO JITSUMU Vol.46 No.5, May 2016, published by Banking Education Co., Ltd.
April 30, 2016 "Managing Japan's Fintech Groundswell," co-authored by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, has been published in the MAY 2016 edition of IFLR.
April 27, 2016 [Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Accounting Fraud – Legal Liability and Measures for Risk Avoidance," on April 27, 2016, hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE Japan).
April 25, 2016 [Article] "The World's Largest Membership System FinTech Group Held a Summit in London" authored in Japanese by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published on the ZUU online website.
April 20, 2016 [Article] "[Special Report: Fighting Avoidance Cases] – Disputing The Evidence," authored in Japanese by Kumpei Ohashi, Of Counsel, has been published in KIKAN KEIJI BENGO, Issue No.86, published by GENDAIJINBUNSHA.
April 14, 2016 [Seminar] Hirofumi Hosoda presented a seminar lecture entitled "2014 Amendment of the Insurance Business Act: Key Points and Practical Considerations," on April 14, 2016, hosted by Seminar–info.
April 08, 2016 [Article]"The Practical Implications of a Supreme Court Precedent in Relation to an Osaka High Court Ruling of 8 September 2015," authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2039, April 2016, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.

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