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December 27, 2010 [Article] “Increasing Regulation of ‘Disguised Contract’ ? Considerations upon Utilizing External Workforce”, authored by Akiko Monden, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, published by ILS Publications, Inc. (January 2011)
December 22, 2010 [Article] “Japan’s Financial Services Agency provides detailed rules on centralised clearance of OTC”, authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on December 22, 2010.
December 20, 2010 [Publication] "Utilizing Electronically Recorded Monetary Claims: Creditor and Debtor Perspectives", authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato has been published in SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU, February 2012, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
December 15, 2010 [Article] "Independence of Local Assembly's Activities and Discovery of Documents", authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published in Meiji Gakuin University Graduate Law School Law Review, Vol.13, December 2010, published by Meiji Gakuin University Graduate Law School.
December 10, 2010 [Article] “Legal Issues in Cross-Border Syndicated Loan Agreements”, authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in Banking Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo) No. 1911, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
December 01, 2010 [Article] “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 2; Legal Issues in Relation to and Prior to Asset Based Lending (Movables) Drawdown”, authored by Yoshiharu Hamada, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, December 2010, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute. Part 3 of the Series, entitled “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 3; Legal Issues in Relation to and Prior to Asset Based Lending (Receivables) Drawdown”, authored by Emiko Obata is scheduled to be published in the January 2011 edition.
November 30, 2010 [Article] “Tokyo Stock Exchange to launch pro-bond market” authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, “Method of compulsory execution against real estate held by an association”, authored by Patrick J. Smith, Of Counsel, have been published on the Practical Law Company website on November 30, 2010.
November 25, 2010 [Article] “Impact of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on Shipping Leases”, co-authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in Kinyu Homu Jijyo No.1910, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
November 25, 2010 [Article] “Country Q&A Japan”, authored by Takahiro Tsumagari, Of Counsel, together with Daniel C. Hounslow, Partner, has been published in Corporate Real Estate Handbook 2010/2011, published by Practical Law Company.
November 20, 2010 [Article] “Commencement of the Consumers’ Class Action System ? Comments on the Report prepared by the Study Group for the Collective Redress of Consumer Damage”, authored by Makoto Tsuchiya, Of Counsel, has been published in Business Houmu, January 2011, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, Inc.
November 19, 2010 [Publication] Real Property Security (Vol. 1), co-authored by Toyoki Emoto, Partner, has been published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
October 30, 2010 [Article] “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 1; Overview of Security and Recent Trends”, authored by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, November 2010, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute. Part 2 of the Series, entitled “Legal Issues in Relation to and Prior to Asset Based Lending (Movables) Drawdown”, authored by Yoshiharu Hamada is scheduled to be published in the December edition.
October 29, 2010 [Article] “Late claims not recognised under Corporate Rehabilitation Proceedings” authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on October 29, 2010.
October 01, 2010 [Article] “Singapore Listing of a Real Estate Fund Using a Business Trust Structure”, authored by Masaji Hashimoto, Of Counsel, has been published in Property Management, published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd. (October 2010)
October 01, 2010 [Article] “New Issues and Solutions in Relation to IT and the Internet ?Issues Arising from Technological Innovation and Diversification of Information Terminals? ” co-authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, and Taro Fujita, has been published in The Lawyers, October 2010.
October 01, 2010 [Article] “Government forges ahead with public-private fund for infrastructure projects”, authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, and “METI announces its “Action 100″ plan for growth”, authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, have been published on the Practical Law Company website on October 1, 2010.
September 28, 2010 [Article] “The Frontline of EU Law ? relating to the Operating License of Sports Bettings and the Imposition of Criminal Penalties in EU Member Nations”, authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been published in the Trade and Tariff, Jan. 2008, by the Japan Tariff Association.
September 15, 2010 [Article] Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed to Japan chapter for the “Getting the Deal Through ? Copyright 2010″ published by Law Business Research Ltd.
September 09, 2010 [Article] “Conflict of Interest Issues with the Use of Singapore REITs as an Exit Strategy”, authored by Masaji Hashimoto, Of Counsel, has been published in Property Management, September 2010, published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.
September 06, 2010 [Article] “Restrictions Relating to Investment in Entities Holding Infrastructure in Japan”, authored by Tetsuji Tsujikawa, Partner, has been published in Global Trade and Customs Journal, September 2010, published by Kluwer Law International.
August 31, 2010 [Article] “Supreme Court of Japan decision regarding double taxation of insurance payments” authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on August 31, 2010.
August 12, 2010 [Publication] “Corporate Law and the Internet — Insight from Recent Legal Cases” has been published by Gyosei. The book was co-authored by Atsumi & Partners attorneys: Chie Kasahara, Partner; Takeo Nishiwaki, Of Counsel; Tetsuji Tsujikawa, Partner; Daisuke Tsuzuki; Yoko Nobata; Hirofumi Hosoda; Akiko Hiraoka; and Masao Kasatsugu.
August 03, 2010 [Article] “EU Legal Trends: Emissions Trading and the Right to Set Member Country Emissions Targets”, authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been published in Trade and Tariff, August 2010, published by Japan Tariff Association.
July 29, 2010 [Article] “Japanese Government initiatives to attract real estate investment”, authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on July 29, 2010.
July 01, 2010 [Article] “A Commentary on the First Supreme Court Decision Concerning Damage Claims to Recover Excessive Tax Amounts”, authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published in NBL No.932, 2010, published by Shojihomu.
July 01, 2010 [Article] “Current Issues in PFI”, authored by Miho Niunoya, Partner, together with associates Shintaro Hamasu and Sonoko Yoshizawa has been published in NBL No.932, 2010, published by Shojihomu.
June 25, 2010 [Article] “Country Q&A Japan”, authored by Miho Niunoya, Partner, together with Daniel C. Hounslow, Partner, has been published in PLC Cross-border Construction and Projects Handbook 2010/11, published by Practical Law Company.
June 02, 2010 [Article] “Financial institutions: Developing a safety net for “net money”” authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on June 2, 2010.
June 01, 2010 [Publication] The Legal Capacity of Golf Clubs authored by Tetsuji Tsujikawa, Partner, has been published in The Practice of Civil Procedure, published by Seirin Shoin.
May 14, 2010 [Publication] Intellectual Property Law Precedents Digest, co-authored by Taro Fujita has been published by Zeimu Keiri Kyokai.
May 04, 2010 [Article] “FSA of Japan provides clarification regarding the application of tender offer rules” authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on May 4, 2010.
April 19, 2010 [Article] “Q&A: Responding to Borrower Requests for Amendment of Residential Home Loan Terms”, co-authored by Mika Wakuta, Yasuhiro Usui, Ken Kato, Naoki Kanehisa, Masatoshi Ujimori, Hirofumi Hosoda, Mika Haga and Nobutaka Yamaki has been published in Financial Compliance, May 2010, published by the Banking Education Co., Ltd.
April 15, 2010 [Article] “An Attempt to Introduce Revenue Bonds into Japan”, authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki has been published in NBL, April 2010, published by Shojihomu.
March 26, 2010 [Article] “Additional disclosure items concerning corporate governance”, authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on March 26, 2010.
January 26, 2010 [Article] “Tokyo Stock Exchange propels rights issues by amending regulations” authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, and “The financial markets in Japan 2009 and outlook for 2010” authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, togerther with Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, and Yoshiki Tsurumaki, have been published on the Practical Law Company website on January 26, 2010.
January 07, 2010 [Article] “Recent Fund Raising Techniques to Improve Operation of Retail and Commercial Facilities (Part 1) “Asset Based Lending”, authored by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, together with associate Emiko Obata has been published in Gekkan Leasure Sangyo (Reference), January 2010, published by the SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.