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August 10, 2015 Chie Kasahara (Partner) is selected as "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars Handbook
August 01, 2015 Feng Qin Chen, admitted in People's Republic of China, joined Atsumi & Sakai on August 1, 2015, as Of Counsel.
July 27, 2015 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been elected as a board member of the Japan Competition Law Forum.
July 27, 2015 11 of our lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2015".
July 24, 2015 5 partners from Atsumi & Sakai have been listed in "Expert Guides 2015".
July 01, 2015 Tadashi Yuzawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on July 1, 2015, as Of Counsel.
June 23, 2015 The progress of the bill to revise Japan’s Personal Information Protect Act has been temporarily stopped whilst the leakage of personal information on 1.5 million individuals from the Japan Pension Service is dealt with.
June 17, 2015 Our firm has been ranked “Tier 2” in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure. Also, Miho Niunoya is named as a "Leading Lawyer" in this category.
June 01, 2015 Chie Tabata, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on June 1, 2015, as an Associate.
May 25, 2015 12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Sixth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.

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August 25, 2015 [Seminar] Yuko Nihonmatsu, Partner, and Fumiko Oikawa, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Geographical Indication Protection System," on August 25, 2015, hosted by Japan Foods & Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights Center (JAFBIC).
August 20, 2015 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Establishing a New Infrastructure Fund Market – Problems in Listing Renewable Energy Funds and Cross-listing of Singapore Business Trusts," on August 20, 2015, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
August 12, 2015 [Article] "Current Status and Outlook of the Investment Corporation System for Listed Infrastructure Funds – Why Singapore’s Business Trusts are Becoming a Hot Topic For Discussion," authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal Vol.26, July-August 2015, published by the Association for Real Estate Securitization.
August 03, 2015 [Article] "Corporate Management Being Encouraged to Change in Compliance with Japan's Corporate Governance Code and Stewardship Code: Objectives of the Stewardship Code and Impact on Corporate Management," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Ruriko Iwase, has been published in The Lawyers, August 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
July 30, 2015 [Seminar] Mitsunobu Sato and Hitomi Furukawa presented a seminar lecture entitled "Practical Tips for In-house Lawyers on Contract Negotiation and Building Internal Consensus—Learning from Past Failures in Merchandise Sales and Manufacturing Businesses," on July 30, 2015, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
July 15, 2015 [Article] "Establishment of Geographical Indication Protection System in Japan - Second Part," co-authored in Japanese by Yuko Nihonmatsu (Partner) and Fumiko Oikawa (Partner), has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 43, No. 7, July 2015, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
July 07, 2015 [Article] "Pledging Obligor's 'Business' as Collateral for a Loan - Trends of Asset Based Lending," authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, July 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
July 03, 2015 [Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Strategic Points and Legal Issues in Capitalizing on Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO): How to Manage BPO in Order to Minimize Risks, From the Standpoint of a BPO Vendor and a Customer Company," on July 3, 2015, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
July 01, 2015 [Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "International Corporate Practice and Myself," on July 1, 2015, hosted by Waseda University.
June 27, 2015 [Publication] "Amendment to Japan's Companies Act and Its Ordinance for Enforcement Enacted in May 2015: a Line-by-line Commentary on the Main Provisions," to which Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed as an editor and author, has been published by SHINNIPPON-HOKI PUBLISHING CO., LTD.

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