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December 27, 2011 [Publication] "Manual for Drafting Syndicated Loan Agreements New Edition‐Practical Know-how in Domestic and Overseas Joint Financing", edited by Atsumi & Sakai partners Yutaka Sakai, and Fumiko Soejima, co-authored by Atsumi & Sakai partners Yasuko Tsuchihashi, Atsuko Kissho, Yuri Suzuki, Reiko Yoshida, Michiaki Hosoi, Takaya Konishi and Yasuhiro Shimada and Of Counsel Yuichi Watanabe, and Emiko Obata, Shintaro Hamasu, Makoto Hibi, Yasuhiro Usui, Naoki Kanehisa, Nobutaka Yamaki, Jun Oishi, Hisako Shiotani, Kurumi Morisawa and Naoki Yokoyama, has been published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
December 15, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Emiko Obata, Keisuke Chiba, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Masatoshi Ujimori, and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets Seminar: Dealing with Moves to Prohibit the Listing of Subsidiaries, and the Traps in Foreign Joint Venture Acquisitions", on December 15, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
December 06, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Basel Ⅲ and Financial Instruments under Basel Ⅲ: The Design of Contingent Capital Instruments for Japan", on December 6, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
December 01, 2011 [Article] "When Employees Move On: The Protection of Trade Secrets and Handling of Confidentiality Breaches", authored by Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, December 2011, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
November 24, 2011 [Seminar] Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Marketing Foreign-Domiciled Funds and Role of the Gatekeeper", on November 24, 2011, hosted by Seminar-info.
November 15, 2011 [Seminar] Partners Hiroyuki Nezu and Michiaki Hosoi presented a seminar entitled "Introduction to the Law and Practice of Asset Based Lending for Financial Institutions: Key Points to Remember at Implementation", on November 15 and 16, 2011, hosted by the Computer Based Management College.
November 11, 2011 [Seminar] Shiro Muto, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Vietnam Seminar for Supporting Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Part II: Legal Issues for a Company Which is Expanding Overseas", on November 11, 2011, hosted by the Toyota Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
November 10, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Emiko Obata, Keisuke Chiba, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Masatoshi Ujimori, and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets Seminar: Negotiating M&A Contracts - Learning From Recent Cases and Spin-offs in Restructuring", on November 10, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
November 08, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Listing Real Estate Funds in Singapore, and Property Acquisition in Japan and Asia", on November 8, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
November 08, 2011 [Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai Partners Yutaka Sakai, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, and Yasuhiro Shimada, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Effective Corporate Group Restructuring to Facilitate Business Succession under the New Corporate Group Taxation System" on November 8, 2011, in collaboration with the tax advisory firm TOKIWA UNITED PARTNERS LLP.
October 24, 2011 [Publication] "IP Client Strategies in the Asia-Pacific: Advice for handling IP matters in Japan", Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Thomson Reuters/ Aspatore.
October 21, 2011 [Publication] "Merger Control: Jurisdictional Comparisons", Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Koichiro Tokumitsu, Yoshiharu Hamada and Sonoko Yoshizawa, has been published by Thomson Reuters.
October 16, 2011 [Article] "Retirees can be rehired, but often under worse conditions", to which Miho Niunoya, Partner, contributed, has been published on the Japan Times Online.
October 02, 2011 [Article] "Companies Liable for Drug Trial Damages", to which Miho Niunoya, Partner, contributed, has been published on the Japan Times Online.
October 01, 2011 [Article] "Surmounting the Major Challenges", authored by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in ABL Newsletter, No.2, published by the Association of Asset-Based Lending of Japan.
October 01, 2011 [Article] "Raising Funds Backed by Nursing Care Fees", authored by Michiaki Hosoi, Partner, has been published in Senior Business Market, October 2011, published by SOGO UNICOM Co.,Ltd.
September 29, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Emiko Obata, Keisuke Chiba, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Masatoshi Ujimori, Taro Honda and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets Seminar; Financial Instruments under Basel III Rules and The Impact of Recent Legal Precedents on Preparations for Takeover Bids and Management Buyouts", on September 29, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
September 26, 2011 [Publication] "Real Estate Law - Expertise and Practice", co-authored by Junko Ogushi, Partner, has been published by the Gyosei Corporation.
September 16, 2011 [Publication] "Inside the Minds: Navigating Banking and Finance Law in the Asia-Pacific", co-authored by Bonnie L. Dixon, Partner, has been published by Thomson Reuters / Aspatore.
September 06, 2011 [Article] "Rejection of Anti-social Forces in Japan", authored by Takaya Konishi, Partner, has been published on the Practical Law Company website on September 6, 2011.
September 05, 2011 [Seminar] Guo Qing Hua, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Problems related to Chinese Business - Actual Cases and Countermeasures", on September 5, 2011, hosted by Aichi Small Business Support Center.
September 01, 2011 [Article] "Employment of Older Persons - Legal Cases applying Employment Dismissal Regulations to Re-employment Rejection", authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published in Keiei Housou, No.170, published by Keiei Housou Kaigi.
August 29, 2011 [Seminar] Chie Kasahara, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "'Barriers in relation to Secondary Use of Overseas' Content, and the Handling of Related Rights' - Legal Practice and Latest Trends in Japan", on August 29, 2011, hosted by Japan Research Institute for New Systems of Society.
August 25, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Emiko Obata, Takafumi Uematsu, Keisuke Chiba, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Masatoshi Ujimori, Taro Honda and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A Capital Markets Seminar; Future Practice of Take Over Bids as seen from the Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice and Practical Measures towards Asset Management Companies", on August 25, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
August 20, 2011 [Article] "Letters of Intent and Waiver of Contract Negotiations", authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published in BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL, No.43, published by LexisNexis Japan.
August 01, 2011 [Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Impact of the International Financial Reporting Standards upon Financial Covenants" and "Impact of the International Financial Reporting Standards upon Time Charters", on August 1, 2011, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
July 30, 2011 [Article] Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed to Japan chapter for the "Getting the Deal Through - Copyright 2011" published by Law Business Research Ltd.
July 28, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Takafumi Uematsu, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Taro Honda and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A Capital Markets Seminar; Exchange Tender Offer in Overseas M&A and Securities Markets", on July 28, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
July 21, 2011 [Article] "Structured Covered Bonds in Japan and Europe", co-authored by Toyoki Emoto, Partner, and Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published in Business Homu, September 2011, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
July 14, 2011 [Publication] "Company Handbook - Measures Against Depression (Labor Management 2), Edited by the Labor and Social Insurance Law Study Group", co-authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published by Shinzansha Publisher Co., Ltd.
July 12, 2011 [Seminar] Shiro Muto, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Public-Private Partnership Laws in Vietnam", on July 12, 2011, hosted by the Japan Knowledge Center.
July 05, 2011 [Article] "Counterfeit Damages and Regulatory Laws – In an Age of Quality Improvement and Online Sales" edited by Chie Kasahara, Partner, and authored by Feng Qin Chen, has been published in The Lawyers, July 2011, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
June 25, 2011 [Article] "2011 Amendment of the Act on Securitization of Assets" authored by Makoto Fujii, Partner, has been published in Gekkan Kinyu Journal, July 2011, published by the Japan Financial News Co.,Ltd.
June 23, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A Capital Markets Seminar; Exchange Tender Offer under the Law on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization and Management Buyout Strategies of Executives and Funds", on June 23, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
June 14, 2011 [Seminar] Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Mastering Collateralization– A Practical Explanation from Theory to Procedure", on June 14, 2011, hosted by the Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
June 01, 2011 [Publication] "The Revised Edition: Legal Advice for IP License Agreement", co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato has been published by SEIRIN SHOIN.
June 01, 2011 [Article] "From Refund of Overpayment by Consumer Finance Companies to Effect of Special Agreements on Payment of Renewal Fees for Building Lease Contracts", authored by Tatsuya Fukui, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, June 2011, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
June 01, 2011 [Article] "How to Utilize Private Capital for Restoration in the Aftermath of the Tohoku Earthquake – Possibilities and Problems", authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, has been published in NBL No.954, June 2011, published by Shojihomu.
May 30, 2011 [Seminar] Akiko Monden, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Guide to Japanese Labor Law Issues for Foreign Companies", on May 30, 2011, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
May 26, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Makoto Hibi, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami and Nobutaka Yamaki presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A Capital Markets Seminar; Overseas M&A Financial Strategy – Scheme of Arrangement, etc. -", on May 26, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
May 25, 2011 [Article] "Case Study – Information provided by the Local Assembly to the Audit Committee upon Resident Audit Request regarding Political Research Funds constitutes Undisclosed Information (Jimu Jigyo Information) under the Information Disclosure Ordinance", authored by Yoshiko Nakayama, Of Counsel, has been published in Jichi-Kenkyu, Vol. 87, No. 5, May, 2011, published by Dai-ichi Hoki.
May 25, 2011 [Article] "Management and Administration of Sports Facilities by Baseball Teams, etc.", authored by Takeo Nishiwaki, Of Counsel, has been published in Sportsmedicine, June 2011, published by Book House HD.
May 24, 2011 [Article] The revised version of "(CDS) Credit Default Swap -Q&As" co-authored by Reiko Yoshida, Partner, as a member of the ISDA Japan Credit Derivatives Committee, Research Working Group, has been displayed on the websites of Tokyo Financial Exchange Inc. and Japan Securities Clearing Corporation.
May 24, 2011 [Seminar] Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "U.S. and Japanese regulatory issues affecting Hedge Funds" at the 5th Annual Hedge Fund Investments Japan Congress, on May 24, 2011, hosted by International Quality & Productivity Center.
May 11, 2011 [Seminar] Toyoki Emoto, Partner, Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Structured Covered Bonds – In Light of Overseas Covered Bonds", on May 11, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
May 05, 2011 [Article] "Corporate compliance amid Japan disaster: when to hold annual shareholder meetings",authored by Chie Kasahara, Partner, "New ETN Market in Japan", authored by Naoki Kanehisa,have been published on the Practical Law Company website on May 5, 2011.
May 01, 2011 [Article] "Recent Trends in Legal Liability of Managers facing Bankruptcy - Increasing Demands of Strictness and Transparency", authored by Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, May 2011, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
April 26, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Makoto Hibi, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Nobutaka Yamaki and Masao Kasatsugu presented a seminar lecture entitled “M&A and Capital Markets Seminar; Due Care of a Prudent Manager in Management Buyouts and Earthquake Disaster Countermeasures in M&A Transactions”, on April 26, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
April 22, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Ryosei Nishida and Takasuke Mizukami presented a seminar lecture entitled "Overview of the Amended Act on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization and Practical Measures against an Exchange Tender Offer", on April 22, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
April 15, 2011 [Seminar] Akiko Monden, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "How to Avoid Disguised Contract - What to Know about Correct Outsourcing, based on Court Precedents and Corporate Practice", on April 15, 2011, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, sponsored by Financial Management Forums, Inc..
April 01, 2011 [Article] "Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 6; Legal Issues upon Borrower's Credit Insecurity and Bankruptcy (Vol. 2)", authored by Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, April 2011, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute.
March 29, 2011 [Seminar] Shiro Muto, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Legal, Accounting and Tax Issues for Expanding Business into Vietnam", on March 29, 2011, hosted by the Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
March 24, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Makoto Hibi, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Nobutaka Yamaki and Masao Kasatsugu presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets Seminar; New Trends in Management Buyout Practices as seen in the Gentosha Inc. and TSUTAYA Transactions", on March 24, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
March 15, 2011 [Publication] Real Estate Investment Trust ? Theory and Practice, co-authored by Junko Ogushi, Partner, Tetsuji Tsujikawa, Partner, Hiroki Mori, Partner, Hideki Akiyama, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Eiji Nishiwaki, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Yasuhiro Usui and Nobutaka Yamaki, has been published by Koubundou Publishers Inc..
March 05, 2011 [Seminar] Makoto Tsuchiya presented a seminar lecture entitled “Points related to the Labor Contract Act and Legal Issues related to Employment Relations (Risk Consultant Training Seminar)”, on March 5, 2011, hosted by Nippon Almac Co, Ltd..
March 01, 2011 [Article] “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 5; Legal Issues upon Borrower’s Credit Insecurity and Bankruptcy (Vol. 1)”, authored by Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, March 2011, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute. Part 6 of the Series, entitled “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 6; Legal Issues upon Borrower’s Credit Insecurity and Bankruptcy (Vol. 2)”, authored by, Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, is scheduled to be published in the April 2011 edition.
February 28, 2011 [Article] “Japan moves to facilitate rights offerings”, authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, “Amendments to the Money Lending Control Act and Installment Sales Act have positive impact” authored by Takaya Konishi, Partner, and “New Taxation measures aimed at facilitating Islamic Bond (Sukuk) issuance” authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, have been published on the Practical Law Company website on February 28, 2011.
February 24, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Makoto Hibi, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Nobutaka Yamaki and Masao Kasatsugu presented a seminar lecture entitled “M&A and Capital Markets Seminar; Innovation in M&A and Fundraising as observed in Revisions to the Act on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization, Rights Issues and the Introduction of Islamic Bonds “, on February 24, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
February 01, 2011 [Article] “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 4; Legal Issues related to Post-Drawdown Ongoing Management”, authored by Michiaki Hosoi, Partner, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, February 2011, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute. Part 5 of the Series, entitled “Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 5; Legal Issues upon Borrower’s Credit Insecurity and Bankruptcy (Vol. 1)”, authored by, Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, is scheduled to be published in the March 2011 edition.
January 31, 2011 [Article] "Short Sales and Japan's moves to promote transparency and fairness in public share offers", authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, "The Japanese Government Seeks to Attract Foreign Investment" authored by Takafumi Uematsu, and "The financial markets in Japan 2010 and outlook for 2011" authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, togerther with Takafumi Uematsu, have been published on the Practical Law Company website on January 31, 2011.
January 27, 2011 [Article] Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed to Japan chapter for the "Getting the Deal Through - Right of Publicity 2011" published by Law Business Research Ltd.
January 27, 2011 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, Makoto Fujii, Partner, Emiko Obata, Makoto Hibi, Ryosei Nishida, Takasuke Mizukami, Nobutaka Yamaki and Masao Kasatsugu presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&&A and Capital Markets Seminar; M&A and Capital Markets as Seen from Cases Involving the Management Buyout of Gentosha, Inc., and DeNA Co., Ltd.", on January 27, 2011, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
January 26, 2011 [Seminar] Makoto Tsuchiya, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Mental Health Measures in the Workplace -Recent Trends", on January 26, 2011, hosted by Japan Association for the Promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility.
January 01, 2011 [Article] "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, has been published in Ginko Homu 21, January 2011, published by the Economic Legal Research Institute. Part 4 of the Series, entitled "Legal Issues in Asset Based Lending Part 4; Legal Issues related to Post-Drawdown Ongoing Management", authored by Michiaki Hosoi, Partner, is scheduled to be published in the February 2011 edition.
January 01, 2011 [Article] "Convocation of a General Shareholders' Meeting Discussing the Dissolution of FC Residential Investment Corporation", authored by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in Property Management, January 2011,published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.

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