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December 25,
2012
[Article] "Reinvigorating the Real Estate Securitization Market", authored in Japanese by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in SFJ JOURNAL, December 2012, published by Securitization Forum of Japan.
December 15,
2012
[Article] "Arranger Obligation to Provide Information to Syndicated Lenders: The Supreme Court Third Petty Bench Speaks (November 27, 2012)", authored in Japanese byYutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in NBL No. 991, December 2012, published by Shojihomu.
December 07,
2012
[Publication] "Project Finance Jurisdictional comparisons First edition 2012", Japan chapter, authored in English by Tatsuo Tezuka, Partner, and Hiroyuki Sanbe, has been published by European Lawyer Reference Series.
December 01,
2012
[Article] "The long road of reform", to which Junko Ogushi, Partner, contributed, has been released on the International Bar Association Online.
November 25,
2012
[Article] "Dual Class Structuring in the US and Japan - A Look at The Facebook Listing", authored by Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, has been published in Shojihomu (Commercial Law Review), No.1982, November 2012, published by Shojihomu-kenkyukai.
November 22,
2012
[Publication] "Getting the Deal Through- Right of Publicity 2013", Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
November 22,
2012
[Article] An article about a seminar entitled "Cartel Enforcement in the European Union - Why Japanese business should care-" hosted by KEIDANREN, at which Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a lecture, has been published in Weekly KEIDANREN Times, and also has been posted on the KEIDANREN website.
November 15,
2012
[Publication] "Getting the Deal Through - Environment 2013", Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Akiko Monden, Partner, Sachiko Sugawara, and Rieko Sasaki has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
November 05,
2012
[Article] "Strategies for Preventing and Managing Pension Related Disputes", authored by Akiko Monden, Partner, has been published in Newsletter on Pensions & Investment No.603, November 2012, published by Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
November 01,
2012
[Article] "Japan's Feed-in Tariff Act: Essential Terms of Contracts with Energy Companies and the METI Model Agreement", co-authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in NBL No.988, November 2012, published by Shojihomu.
October 25,
2012
[Article] "Jurisdiction update: Japan - Insurance", co-authored in English by Junko Ogushi, Partner, Reiko Watase, Nobutaka Yamaki and Andrew R. Roff, has been released on THOMSON REUTERS ACCELUS Online.
October 22,
2012
[Article] "Recent Trends in Law concerning Shortage of Corporate Pension Funds", authored by Akiko Monden, Partner, has been published in Business Homu, December 2012, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
October 22,
2012
[Article] "International Corporate Procedures", Japan Chapter, co-authored in English by Junko Ogushi, Partner, Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, Reiko Watase, Andrew R. Roff, Motoki Imai, Marie Eguchi and Kentaro Tanji, has been released on Jordan Publishing Online.
October 22,
2012
[Article] "Japan: The Illegality of 'Complete Gacha'", co-authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, and Daniel C. Hounslow, Consultant, has been released on World Online Gambling Law Report Journal.
October 16,
2012
[Article] "Retirees can be rehired, but often under worse conditions", to which Miho Niunoya, Partner, contributed, has been released on the Japan Times Online.
October 02,
2012
[Article] "Companies liable for drug trial damages", to which Miho Niunoya, Partner, contributed, has been released on the Japan Times Online.
October 01,
2012
[Publication] "Leading Cases on the Law of the European Union", co-authored by Setsuko Yufu, has been translated into Korean and published by Yonsei SERI EU Centre.
October 01,
2012
[Article] "What to do When You Suspect that Your Company May be Participating in a Cartel", authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, October 2012, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
September 22,
2012
[Publication] "US Business Visas: An Application Guidebook", co-authored by Sachiko Sugawara, has been published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC. (Misako Horiwaki, a member of the translation team of Atsumi & Sakai, translated a portion of the book into Japanese)
August 24,
2012
[Publication] Getting the Deal Through- Construction 2013, Japan Chapter, co-authored in English by Miho Niunoya, Partner, Daniel C. Hounslow, Consultant, and Masayuki Matsuura, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
August 22,
2012
[Publication] "Getting the Deal Through - Copyright 2012", Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
August 15,
2012
[Article] "Expansion of PPP opportunities in Japan", co-authored by Miho Niunoya, Partner, and Daniel C. Hounslow, Consultant, has been published in Euromoney Yearbooks- Privatisation & Public Private Partnership Review 2012/13, published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
July 31,
2012
[Article] "From Japan to Myanmar", authored by Junko Ogushi, Partner, has been published in the JULY/AUGUST 2012 edition of IFLR.
July 31,
2012
[Article] "Aiming at diversity", co-authored by Partners Yuri Suzuki, Ryuichi Nozaki and Michiaki Hosoi, has been published in the JULY/AUGUST 2012 edition of IFLR.
July 15,
2012
[Article] "Financing Issues on the Promotion of Renewable Energy (Feed-in Tariff Law)", co-authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in NBL No.981, July 2012, published by Shojihomu.
July 12,
2012
[Publication] "Bankruptcy and Labor", co-authored by Michiya Iwasaki, Partner, has been published by SHOJIHOMU Co.,Ltd.
July 10,
2012
[Article] "Japan's new Act on the Promotion of Renewable Energy (Feed-in Tariff Law) - Financing Issues and Examples of its Impact on Certain Contracts", co-authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, has been published in Banking Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo), No.1949, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
June 25,
2012
[Article] "Important Points and Practical Issues Concerning Cross-Border Syndicated Loan Agreements -Differences in Legal Systems Between Japan and Overseas Jurisdictions-", co-authored by Yutaka Sakai, Partner, and Takaya Konishi, Partner, has been published in Banking Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo), No.1948, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
June 25,
2012
[Article] "Japan-Changes in Regulation", authored by Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, has been published in Euromoney Yearbooks - Global Asset Management & Servicing Review 2012/13, published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
May 21,
2012
[Article] "The Lawyers' Memorandum- Issue 30", authored by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in Business Homu, July 2012, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
May 01,
2012
[Article] "JAL Redundancy Dismissal Rulings (Tokyo District Court, 29 March 2012 (Pilot)/ 30 March 2012 (Flight Attendant)) - Application of the Doctrine of Redundancy Dismissal and the Need for Dismissal in a Reorganization-type Insolvency Procedure", authored by Akiko Monden, Partner, has been published in NBL No.976 by Shojihomu.
April 24,
2012
[Article] "Point-of-Non-variability Clause under a New Regulation – Suggestion of a Subordinated Bond Convertible into an Stock Option upon a Trigger Event", authored by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in Weekly Financial Affairs, No.2975, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
April 18,
2012
[Article] "Overview of Regulations Relating to Outward Direct Investment from China" authored by Feng Qin Chen, edited by Yuri Suzuki, Partner, has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU, April 2012, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
March 10,
2012
[Article] "Overview of Freight Derivatives and Recent Practice", authored by Reiko Yoshida, Partner, has been published in Banking Law Journal (Kinyu Homu Jijyo) No.1941, published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs.
March 09,
2012
[Article] "Establishing a Financial Center in Asia; the Singapore Government Promotes the City as an Arbitration Center in Asia", co-authored by Saori Hanada and Arifumi Sunada, has been published in The Lawyers, March 2012, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
March 09,
2012
[Article] "Emerging Significant "China Plus One" Manufacturing Jurisdictions for Japanese Companies", authored by Shiro Muto, has been published in The Lawyers, March 2012, published by ILS Publications, Inc..
March 01,
2012
[Publication] "The 3rd Edition: Legal Advice for Guarantee Agreements", co-authored by Toyoki Emoto, Partner, has been published by SEIRIN SHOIN.
March 01,
2012
[Article] "Possibility of Operating an S-REIT in Parallel with a J-REIT- Conflict of Interests between REIT and Sponsors as well as other Operating Funds", authored by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in Property Management, March 2012, published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.
February 21,
2012
[Article] "Case Study – Indemnity Agreement Signed by Local Government is not Necessarily Illegal or Invalid under Article 3 of the Act on Restrictions on Financial Assistance (Supreme Court Decision on 27th October, 2012)", authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published in Business Houmu,February 2012, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
January 23,
2012
[Article] "Japan's Proposed Earnings Stripping Rules", authored by Yoshihito Ueno, Of Counsel, has been published in Tax Notes International, January 23, 2012, published by Tax Analysts.
January 20,
2012
[Article] "Japan Tax Update: Tax Reform 2011 Effected After Significant Delay; Corporate Tax Rate Cut and Taxation Basis Increased", authored by Yoshihito Ueno,Of Counsel, has been published in Daily Tax Report, January 20, 2012, published by Bloomberg BNA.
January 19,
2012
[Publication] "Handbook of Court Decisions Dealing with Sexual Harassment and Power Harassment in the Workplace", co-authored by Akiko Monden, Partner, has been published by SHIN NIPPON-HOKI PUBLISHING CO.,LTD.
January 16,
2012
[Publication] "Getting the Deal Through - Environment 2012", Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Akiko Monden, Partner, Sachiko Sugawara and Rieko Sasaki, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
January 16,
2012
[Publication] "Getting the Deal Through - Right of Publicity 2012", Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.