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January 15,
2021
Donations regarding novel coronavirus infections
January 08,
2021
Measures following the declaration of a state of emergency
December 25,
2020
[Press Release] Atsumi & Sakai Announces Establishment of Kojimachi Office
December 25,
2020
Yoko Atsumi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai as a Senior Partner, together with three Associates, Narutaka Matsunaga, Keisuke Miyanishi, Shohei Miyamoto (all attorneys admitted in Japan), on December 25, 2020 (Please also see the press release titled "Atsumi & Sakai Announces Establishment of Kojimachi Office.")
December 11,
2020
Notification Regarding Individual Infected with Novel Coronavirus
December 04,
2020
Kunihiro Sumida, an attorney admitted in Japan, left Atsumi & Sakai as of July 24, 2020.
January 08,
2021
Tomoya Yura has been promoted to the position of Of Counsel at the Firm as of January 8, 2021.
January 01,
2021
Five Attorneys admitted in Japan, Hirofumi Kaji (Of Counsel), Mayumi Hongo (Of Counsel), Masahiro Mori (Of Counsel), Yoichi Suzuki (Associate) and Issei Matsuda (Associate), joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 1, 2021.
January 01,
2021
Four newly-admitted associates, Atsunori Kobayashi, Gen Sakamoto, Shungo Nomizu, and Hirotomo Maruyama, all attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai.
December 21,
2020
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 2021 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. Also, 8 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.

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Publications & Seminars

January 08,
2021
[Article] "Establishing New Services and Promoting Businesses after the Pandemic," co-authored by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Ryosuke Oue, Partner, Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, Naoki Kanehisa, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Partner, has been published in the Chambers FinTech 2021's website.
December 15,
2020
[Article] "Overview of Financial Services Intermediation Legislation and Prospects for Business Models," co-authored by Takafumi Ochiai (Partner), Kenichi Tanizaki (Partner), and Daisuke Omote (Associate), has been published in the December 14, 2020 issue of Weekly Financial Affairs (Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs).
December 11,
2020
[Seminar] Emi Uchida, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Corporate Practices in Relation to Harassment Consultation and Response," hosted by the Business Research Institute on December 11, 2020.
December 10,
2020
[Webinar]"How to Get Along with Law regarding New Business with Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)": Takafumi Ochiai (Partner) and Gai Matsushita (Of Counsel)
December 08,
2020
Yuri Suzuki, Partner, served as a panelist on a panel session entitled “International financial hub, regulation and legislation,” on December 8, 2020, at the “World Fintech Festival Japan,” organized by So Inc., in collaboration with the Fintech Association of Japan, and supported by the OECD Tokyo Centre, the Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo, and FINOLAB Inc.
December 02,
2020
[Webinar] "International mediation as an effective means of dispute resolution during the COVID-19": Kohei Murakawa (Partner) and Gai Matsushita (Of Counsel)
December 02,
2020
Yuri Suzuki, Partner, participated in a panel discussion entitled "International Financial Hubs ~ Perspectives of Japanese Players" at the "Nikkei Virtual Global Forum: International Financial Hub - Japan's role," on December 2, 2020, hosted by Nikkei Inc.
November 26,
2020
Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code, partially translated into Japanese by Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, has been published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
November 24,
2020
"Digitalization of Insurance and Law," authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, Partner, has been published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
November 05,
2020
[Seminar] Gai Matsushita, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Data Use Agreements and Measures to Avoid risks," hosted by GLOBAL BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE SUPPLY (GBKS), October 23, 2020.

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