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Takafumi Uematsu (Partner)

 

中文日本語
Admitted Japan (2004) and California (2010)
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Education Waseda University (Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, 2001)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
University of Pennsylvania (LL.M., 2009)
Background Norton Rose Fulbright Frankfurt Office (2009-2010)
Qualification Certified Public Accountant (Washington State)
Practice Areas M&A, Corporate Misconduct and Legal Risk Management, Finance, Environment Law (Regulations (Chemical Management and Waste), Disputes), Medical Devices Related Regulations, Intellectual Property Rights, Sports, Media and Entertainment, Labor and Employment, General Corporate Law
Languages Japanese and English
 

Publications

  • “Necessity of a Warning Indication of a Coffee Carcinogenic Compound based on Proposition 65 of the State of California, US by Starbucks Corporation, et al.,” Chemical Management No. 1806, JOHOKIKO Co., Ltd. (2018)
  • The Foreign Investment Regulation Review - 4th Edition, Japan Chapter, Law Business Research Ltd. (2017)
  • "Israel - An Innovation Hub," KAIGAI TOYUSHI, Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (November, 2016) [Co-author]
  • The Foreign Investment Regulation Review - 4th Edition, Japan Chapter, Law Business Research Ltd. (2016)
  • "Industrie 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) in Germany," KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 44, No. 7, Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. (July 2016) [Co-author]
  • The Foreign Investment Regulation Review - 3rd Edition, Japan Chapter, Law Business Research Ltd. (2015)
  • "How to Restore Business Value at an Early Stage When Dealing with a Corporate Crime or Scandal," The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (October, 2015) [Co-author]
  • Risks Associated with the Polish Competition Law – Case Studies, JETRO WARSZAWA, Poland (2015)
  • "Impact of recent revisions", The IFLR Guide to Japan 2008 (Co-author)
  • "Workbook for the 1st Tier Exam for Consulting Work concerning Financial Instruments (2008 edition)", Kinzai, 2008 [Co-author]
  • "Workbook for the 2nd Tier Exam for Consulting Work concerning Financial Instruments (2008 edition)", Kinzai, 2007 [Co-author]
  • "Workbook for the 3rd Tier Exam for Consulting Work concerning Financial Instruments (2008 edition)", Kinzai, 2007 [Co-author]
  • "Japan offers more vehicle options," The IFLR Guide to Japan 2007 [Co-author]
  • "Amendment to Substantive Insolvency Law in Japan," Asian Counsel, Vol.3 Issue 5, June 2005, Pacific Business Press

Web Articles

Newsletters

Seminars

  • "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations – System Development, Bylaws and Rules for Cloud Services, etc., Showcasing Past Court Cases, from Both Legal and Business Points of View," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, September 5, 2018
  • "Efforts for Preventing Scandals and Handling of Scandals that Occurred at Chemical Manufacturers: Explanation of Advance and Post-Countermeasures in Reference to Examples of Actual Cases and Countermeasures,” hosted by JOHOKIKO Co., Ltd., June 20, 2018
  • "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations – System Development, Bylaws and Rules for Cloud Services, etc., Showcasing Past Court Cases, from Both Legal and Business Points of View," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, May 15, 2018
  • “[Fundraising x Capitalization Strategy x Law] Legal Procedures and Important Points for Fundraising and Business Alliances of Startups,” hosted by Sharing Economy Association, Japan, April 17, 2018
  • "[Amendments to the Civil Code x Finance x IT] Impact on IT Related Businesses for Financial Institutions Brought on by Amendments to the Civil Code and Key Points – Impact on Finance Practices Brought on by Amendments to the Law of Obligations and Practical Solutions for IT Related Transactions, Including System Development Contracts of Financial Institutions etc," hosted by Seminar-Info, February 2, 2018
  •  "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations," hosted by the Business Research Institute, November 16, 2017
  • "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations – System Development, Operation and Maintenance, Cloud and Computing, Consulting Agreements, etc., from Both Legal and Business Points of View," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, October 20, 2017
  • "Practice of Drafting English Agreements and Notes on Negotiation Strategies in IT Business," hosted by the Business Research Institute, September 22, 2017
  • "Practical Notes on Transactions Related to Legal Regulations & Regulatory Cases in Japan, EU and the USA Related to Online Platformers and Site Managers and Major ISPs – Practice of Laws, Regulatory Cases, Judicial Precedents, Guidelines, etc., in Each Country, from the Viewpoint of not Only Online Platformers but Also Companies that Deal with Major ISPs, and an Explanation of Future Practical Responses," hosted by the Business Research Institute, August 24, 2017
  • "Practice of Drafting English Agreements and Notes on Negotiation Strategies in IT Business – Based on Conflict and Regulatory Cases of Japan, EU and US, including Effectiveness of MFN and Non-dispute Clauses, Explaining and Describing Model Clauses on Points of Strategic Drafting from the Viewpoints of ISPs/ Vendors and Users/ Customers," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, August 4, 2017
  • "Legal Practices in Japan, the EU and the US that Platform and Site Operators Should Understand: Efforts Towards EU's "Digital Single Market," Deletion Criteria on Search Results of Arrest History and Guidelines for Buying and Selling Big Data, and an Explanation of the Latest Practical Responses for Curation Site Problems," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, June 14, 2017
  • "Practical Tips and Strategic Points on Drafting and Negotiating International Agreements for IT Business: Litigation Cases Related to IT Agreements," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, December 16, 2016
  • "Israel Start-ups - Why and How to Invest in Israel Now," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai and Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI), November 1, 2016
  • “New Rules Affecting Cross-border Transfers of Personal Information and Trade Secrets Between Japan, EU and US,” hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, October 28, 2016
  • "Key Promoters to Invest in Japan - Opportunities and Challenges in Industrie 4.0 in Japan," hosted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), October 25, 2016
  • "Effective Methods for Gathering and Preserving Evidence When Addressing and Tackling Fraud," at a conferenxe entitled "7th ACFE Japan Conference entitled "Principles in the Fight Against Fraud,"" hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE JAPAN), October 7, 2016
  • "Cross-Border Data Protection and Privacy Laws," at ALB Japan Corporate Compliance and Governance Forum 2016, hosted by Asian Legal Business, September 27, 2016
  • “Important Practical Knowledge About Online Platforms for Legal and Regulatory Practitioners Covering Japan, the US and the EU,” hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, July 21, 2016
  • "Industrie 4.0 in Japan - the Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Revolution -", at the 70th Germany-Japan Economic Talks, hosted by the DJW (Japanese-German Business Association) in Frankfurt, the Vereinigung der Japaneschen Unternehmen Frankfurt e.V., and the Deutsch-Japanischer-Wirtschaftskereis, July 7, 2016
  • "Legal Issues and Practical Considerations in Providing Information to Vendors and Other Outside Companies and Transferring Information Overseas: How to Deal with Information Leakage and Plagiarism," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, June 2, 2016
  • "Practical Tips and Strategic Points on Drafting and Negotiating International Agreements for IT Business: Litigation Cases Related to IT Agreements," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, March 11, 2016
  • "Legal Issues and Practical Considerations in Providing Information to Vendors and Other Outside Companies and Transferring Information Overseas: How to Deal with Information Leakage and Plagiarism," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, September 25, 2015
  • "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," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, July 3, 2015
  • "International IP Disputes Practice and Things to Remember: Specifically Focused on Patent Litigation in the United States and Illegal Acquisition of Domain Names," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, March 13, 2015
  • "Practical Tips and Strategic Points on Drafting and Negotiating International Agreements for IT Business: Litigation Cases Related to IT Agreements," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, February 6, 2015
  • "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," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, August 25, 2011
  • "M&A Capital Markets Seminar; Exchange Tender Offer in Overseas M&A and Securities Markets," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, July 28, 2011
  • "Disclosure Regulations on the Offering of Securities — Practices and Important Issues," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, November 26, 2010
  • "Recent Political and Legal Changes in Japan and How They Affect the Business and Investment Environment" (Joint Seminar), hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright Frankfurt Office, March 5, 2010