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December 29,
2016
[Press Release] ATSUMI & SAKAI CLIENTS SETTLE SECURITIES LITIGATION LAWSUIT AGAINST OLYMPUS CORPORATION
November 26,
2016
Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been re-elected as a board member of the European Union Studies Association - Japan.
November 17,
2016
Simon Bezzina, a Registered Foreign Lawyer (for the laws of England & Wales), has been promoted to the position of Partner at the Firm, as of November 17, 2016.
November 16,
2016
6 partners from Atsumi & Sakai have been listed in "Expert Guides 2016".
November 11,
2016
Yuri Suzuki, Partner, became a member of a Tokyo Metropolitan Government led study group on attracting foreign finance related corporations.
October 31,
2016
October 21,
2016
Our firm has been selected as one of the "Recommended Firms" in Asialaw Profiles 2017: The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms.
October 14,
2016
Our firm has been ranked in Tier 1 for "Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation" and Tier 2 for "Banking" and "Project finance", and highly ranked for "Capital markets: Equity", "Capital markets: Debt" and "M&A" in the IFLR1000's 2017 Financial and Corporate guide.
October 13,
2016
Yuko Takagi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on October 1, 2016, as an associate.
October 04,
2016
September 20,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai and Tricor K.K. launch a one-stop Japan FDI legal and business support service
September 19,
2016
Article about Atsumi & Sakai in the Nikkei Newspaper
September 01,
2016
Setsuko Yufu, Partner, became a member of the Council on Antimonopoly Policy.
July 04,
2016
Our lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016".
July 01,
2016
Kenichi Tanizaki, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on July 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
June 21,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai has been quoted in an article entitled “Presence of Law Firms in Asia – FT Awards Results” in the Nikkei newspaper, dated June 20, 2016, published by Nikkei Inc. The article covers the fact that our firm was selected as one of the final shortlisted firms for the Financial Times’ FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards.
June 21,
2016
Chie Kasahara, Partner, is selected as "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars Handbook
June 17,
2016
Our firm has been ranked “Tier 2” in IFLR1000's 2016 Guide to Energy and Infrastructure - Asia-Pacific. Also, Miho Niunoya, Partner, is named as a "Leading Lawyer" in this category.
June 09,
2016
Five partners have been listed in "Who's Who Legal Japan 2016."
May 16,
2016
Our firm has been selected as one of the final shortlisted firms for the Financial Times’ FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2016. Only two Japanese law firms have been shortlisted among 44 leading full-service international/Asian law firms.
May 16,
2016
Yasuharu Miura, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 16, 2016, as an associate.
May 11,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai has been chosen as a finalist for the 14 categories of Asian Legal Business (ALB) Japan Law Awards 2016
May 02,
2016
Mariko Sanno, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on May 1, 2016, as an associate.
April 19,
2016
Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, became the Vice-Chairperson of the International Committee of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
April 01,
2016
Akira Shimazaki and Kentaro Mano, attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on April 1, 2016, as Of Counsel.
March 17,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following areas; "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives" in the 2016 edition of Chambers Global. Also, three of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
March 10,
2016
12 attorneys from Atsumi & Sakai were included in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan. In addition, our firm has earned a Top Listed Award in the area of Asset Finance Law in Japan. These awards are only given to firms with the most number of listed lawyers in a particular region and practice area.
March 01,
2016
Genki Mizokuchi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on March 1, 2016, as an associate.
March 01,
2016
Nguyen Thi Quynh Giao, an attorney admitted in Viet Nam, became a consultant to Atsumi & Sakai on March 1, 2016. Ms. Giao is located in the Ho Chi Minh Office of A-PAC International in Viet Nam.
February 01,
2016
A newly-admitted associate, Takuya Kato, admitted in Japan, joined Janssen Foreign Law Joint Enterprise with Atsumi & Sakai.
February 01,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai has been recognized as a Leading Firm in the following eight areas; "Banking & Finance", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", "Competition/Antitrust", "Employment", "Insurance", "Investment Funds", "Projects & Energy" and "Real Estate" in the 2016 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. Also, 6 of our lawyers are ranked in each of the following areas.
January 22,
2016
Our firm has been shortlisted as one of the top national firms for the Law Firm of the Year award - Japan (Domestic law advisers) - in Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2016.
January 15,
2016
Atsumi & Sakai's antitrust practice was "Highly Recommended" by Global Competition Review (GCR) in its 16th annual survey, GCR 100.
January 12,
2016
Four newly-admitted associates, Yoshihiko Annaka, Miyu Harashima, Tasuku Imai, and Toshinori Watanabe, all attorneys admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai.
January 05,
2016
Kumpei Ohashi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on January 5, 2016, as Of Counsel.