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October 11,
2018
Atsumi & Sakai has entered into an advisory agreement under which the firm is allowed to receive advice from Mr. Nobuchika Mori, the former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency.
October 09,
2018
Yuko Nihonmatsu, Partner, became a member of the expert committee of the PPP/PFI Promotion Office, Cabinet Office of Japan.
October 01,
2018
Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a member of the "Working Group on Financial Data, Study Group for Ideal Approaches to a Certification Scheme Concerning Functions of Information Trust" of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (as the Secretary General of the subcommittee of the Fintech Association of Japan).
September 26,
2018
[Newsletter] "New Data Protection Regimes in the EU and Japan: Similarities and Differences"

Publications & Seminars

October 18,
2018
[Article] "Personal Data Protection in Japan and the EU," authored in Japanese by Go Hashimoto, Partner, and Go Fujimoto, Of Counsel, has been published on Mizuho Global News Oct & Nov 2018 Vol.99.
October 12,
2018
[Article] "Trust Precedents and Practical Measures: Duty of Equity of Trustees among Beneficiaries of Multiple Trusts and Practical Measures," authored in Japanese by Fumiko Oikawa, Partner, has been published in Trust Forum Vol.10, published by Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.
October 10,
2018
[Article] "Practical Compliance at the Time of Transaction with a Representative Person, Such as Electronic Settlement, under the Revised Banking Act," co-authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Partenr, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2099, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.
October 10,
2018
[Article] "Leading Financial Legal Affairs: Business Assessment of Local Financial Institutions," authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in Finance Law Journal No.2099, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.
October 09,
2018
[International Conference] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, gave a presentation at a session entitled "LPD Showcase: initial coin offerings (ICOs) – technology meets finance," at the International Bar Association's 2018 Annual Conference on October 9, 2018 held in Rome.