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January 17,
2020
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Ranking 2020 Edition
January 17,
2020
Chambers FinTech 2020-Japan-Legal Ranking
January 14,
2020
Rie Kishida, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 14, 2020, as an Of Counsel.
January 10,
2020
Yuka Nakanishi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 10, 2020, as an Associate.
January 01,
2020
Yukihito Machida, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 1, 2020, as a Partner.
December 26,
2019
Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a member of the“Study Group on a New Governance Model for Society 5.0”
December 23,
2019
Six newly-admitted associates, Yasuta Arashiro, Yoshiyuki Kino, Shohei Shidara, Yuki Shirakawa, Shun Takei, and Yusuke Watanabe, all attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai.
December 12,
2019
Mihoko Shima, Partner became a member of the Natural Resources and Fuel Committee, as of December 2019, and a member of its Petroleum and Natural Gas Subcommittee, as of October 2019, both of which are subordinate bodies of the Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy established by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
December 10,
2019
Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following seven areas; "Banking & Finance: Domestic", "Capital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives", "Competition/Antitrust", "Employment", "Insurance", "Projects & Energy: Domestic" and "Real Estate" in the 2020 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. Also, 8 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
December 09,
2019
Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, became a member of the advisory group for "Research on the Development of AI, etc. contributing to Preventive Care for the Elderly by Establishing an Infrastructure for Multidisciplinary Data Gathering, Utilization and Analysis Across Health, Medical and Nursing Care" for the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology's Public/Private R&D Investment Strategic Expansion Program (PRISM) in December 2019.

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Publications & Seminars

January 10,
2020
[Publication] “Business Discontinuance Support as a Solution,” authored in Japanese by Norio Suzuki, Partner has been published in Zeikei Tsushin, February Issue, January 2020, published by ZEIMU KEIRI KYOKAI CO., LTD.
December 27,
2019
The Big Picture of Qualified Opportunity Zones in the U.S.A. – Requirements, Eligibility, Obligations and Restrictions,” co-authored in Japanese by Bonnie L. Dixon, Partner, and Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, together with Earl Forte and John Pauciulo of Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellot LLC has been published in the January 2020 issue of Property Management, a monthly magazine published by Sogo Unicom Co., Ltd.
December 11,
2019
[Article] "Respecting the Will of Individuals: Key Discussion Point for Protecting Personal Information," authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, has been published in Weekly Financial Affairs No.3334, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
December 05,
2019
[Panel Discussion] Takafumi Ochiai (Partner) participated in a panel discussion entitled "Data Sandboxes, Regulatory Sandboxes and Test Environments," at the event entitled "FDATA GLOBAL OPEN FINANCE SUMMIT & AWARDS 2019," hosted by Financial Data and Technology Association on December 5, 2019.
December 04,
2019
[Seminar] Fumiaki Matsuoka (Partner) presented a seminar entitled "Explanation of Examples of GDPR Fines, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Forthcoming Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI), Digital Tax and the Fair Trade Commission’s APPI guidelines," hosted by Business Research Institute on December 3, 2019.
December 03,
2019
[Event] Feng Qin Chen*, Of Counsel, participated in a panel discussion entitled “Hurdles and Solutions for Start-ups” at the “Innovation and Business Start-up Forum,” hosted by Tencent Cloud and the Tsinghua University Alumni Association.
December 03,
2019
[Publication] Understanding Industry-Specific Legal Services through Q&A: Medicine and Medical Equipment, co-authored in Japanese by Chie Shinsha, Associate, and Kirika Morita, Associate, was published in December 2019 by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
December 02,
2019
[Publication] Libra’s Identity: Will GAFA Dominate the Currency?, co-authored in Japanese by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, was published in November 2019 by Nikkei Publishing Inc.
December 02,
2019
[Panel Discussion] Takafumi Ochiai (Partner) participated in a panel discussion entitled "From Open API to Open Banking: Lessons Learnt from International Experience and the Outlook of Future Trends," at the event entitled "International FinTech Forum," hosted by FINTECH TAIPEI 2019 on November 29, 2019.
November 27,
2019
[Seminar] “Trends and Key Points on Infrastructure and Energy Projects Abroad – Upon Publishing of the Book “Contracts and Practice of Overseas Energy Projects”

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