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February 25,
2019
Atsumi & Sakai will provide the tournament judiciary hearing rooms for Rugby World Cup 2019TM
February 25,
2019
Atsumi & Sakai concluded a consultancy agreement with Rugby World Cup Limited
April 04,
2019
43 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the 2020th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
April 01,
2019
Mihoko Shima, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2019, as a Partner.
April 01,
2019
Charlotte Kelly, an attorney admitted in England and Wales, joined Atsumi & Sakai as an associate.
April 01,
2019
Three Associates, Ryohei Fujiwara, Maki Katayanagi (both attorneys admitted in Japan), and Anshul Gupta (admitted in New York), joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2019.
April 01,
2019
Rikiya Okuhara and Osamu Fujiwara have been promoted to the position of Of Counsel at the Firm as of April 1, 2019.

Publications & Seminars

April 16,
2019
[Article]“Application of Blockchain to Intellectual Property and Content Management: Based on Actual Cases of Services Overseas and Discussions of Legal Systems” authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, Yasuhiro Usui, Partner and Yang Xu*, Associate has been published in Intellectual Property Management Journal April Edition Vol. 69 No.4 (No. 820), April 2019, published by Japan Intellectual Property Association.
April 11,
2019
[Presentation] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "The Need for Regulatory Reform in the Fintech Sector,” on April 11, 2019, at the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan’s Special Committee on IT Strategy.
April 07,
2019
[Seminar] Norio Suzuki, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Certified Turnaround Professional(CTP) Seminar”on April 7, 2019, organized by Turnaround Management Association in Japan.
March 29,
2019
[Article]“A contract and compliance perspective: Advance preparations for legal practitioners dealing with natural disasters”: Takafumi Ochiai (Partner) and Kirika Morita
March 27,
2019
[Article]“China Business Q&A: Latest Trends of Corporate Merger Reviews in China” authored in Japanese by Guohui Fan, Partner and Yang Xu, has been published in Japan China Keikyo Journal, February 2019, published by Japan China Association.