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December 11,
2015
[Article] "What to Do When Problems Arise? - Dealing with Disputes Involving an Overseas Subsidiary," co-authored in Japanese by Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel has been published in JUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No.1433, December 2015, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
December 01,
2015
[Article]"Vietnam Law: Practice and Strategy - Procedures for Setting Up an Incorporated Medical Institution in Vietnam," authored in Japanese by Natsuko Tomatsu, has been posted on Bizbuddy, The Bank Of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ’s members-only website.
November 30,
2015
[Publication] Corporate Legal Practice for Product Accidents and Corporate Scandals - Learning from Actual Cases and Preparing Security Guidelines, co-authored in Japanese by Takafumi Ochiai (Of Counsel) has been published by Civil Law Institute (edited by Ryo Yamazaki).
November 19,
2015
[Publication] IFLR Project Finance Report 2015, Japan chapter, edited by Takeshi Takahashi, Partner, co-authored in English by Michiaki Hosoi, Partner, and Naoki Kanehisa has been published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
November 06,
2015
[Article] The revised version of "(CDS) Credit Default Swap -Q&As" co-authored by Reiko Yoshida, Partner, as a member of the ISDA Japan Credit Derivatives Committee, Research Working Group, has been displayed on the website of Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC).
October 27,
2015
[Publication] Manual for Dealing with the Medical Accident Investigation System, co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato has been published by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (edited by Nikkei Medical).
October 20,
2015
[Publication] The Foreign Investment Regulation Review - Edition 3, Japan chapter, authored in English by Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, has been published by Law Business Research Ltd.
October 20,
2015
[Article] "Recent Trends in Cartel Enforcement in South Africa," authored in Japanese by Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published in Kousei Torihiki (a monthly magazine on competition/antitrust) No. 780/October 2015, published by Kousei Torihiki Kyoukai/Fair Trade Institute.
October 15,
2015
[Publication] The International Comparative Legal Guide to Copyright 2016, Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, and Reina Kanemura has been published by Global Legal Group.
October 01,
2015
[Article] "How to Restore Business Value at an Early Stage When Dealing with a Corporate Crime or Scandal," co-authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, Tadashi Yuzawa, Of Counsel, Hayato Kimura and Fuminori Kato, has been published in The Lawyers, October 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
September 07,
2015
Chie Kasahara's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Legal-no-mado – Similarities between Logos" (regarding the plagiarism controversy over the Tokyo Olympics emblem) in the Nikkei newspaper, dated September 7, 2015, published by Nikkei Inc.
August 12,
2015
[Article] "Current Status and Outlook of the Investment Corporation System for Listed Infrastructure Funds – Why Singapore’s Business Trusts are Becoming a Hot Topic For Discussion," authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal Vol.26, July-August 2015, published by the Association for Real Estate Securitization.
August 03,
2015
[Article] "Corporate Management Being Encouraged to Change in Compliance with Japan's Corporate Governance Code and Stewardship Code: Objectives of the Stewardship Code and Impact on Corporate Management," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Ruriko Iwase, has been published in The Lawyers, August 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
July 15,
2015
[Article] "Establishment of Geographical Indication Protection System in Japan - Second Part," co-authored in Japanese by Yuko Nihonmatsu (Partner) and Fumiko Oikawa (Partner), has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 43, No. 7, July 2015, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
July 07,
2015
[Article] "Pledging Obligor's 'Business' as Collateral for a Loan - Trends of Asset Based Lending," authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, has been published in The Lawyers, July 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
June 27,
2015
[Publication] "Amendment to Japan's Companies Act and Its Ordinance for Enforcement Enacted in May 2015: a Line-by-line Commentary on the Main Provisions," to which Chie Kasahara, Partner, contributed as an editor and author, has been published by SHINNIPPON-HOKI PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
June 15,
2015
[Article] "Establishment of Geographical Indication Protection System in Japan - First Part," co-authored in Japanese by Yuko Nihonmatsu (Partner) and Fumiko Oikawa (Partner), has been published in KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 43, No. 6, June 2015, published by the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc.
June 09,
2015
[Article] "Vietnamese Law Isn’t Really So Scary ~ Official Thought Experiment: Viet Nam - Facing Global Competition with the ASEAN’s Accelerated Economic Integration; Key Element for Development is Prompt Conformation to the Amended Competition Law and Practice," authored in Japanese by Shingo Noguchi, has been posted on Bizbuddy, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ's members-only website.
May 31,
2015
[Publication] Daniel Hounslow,Consultant, edited the Japan chapter of "International Compliance", a survey of compliance regimes in 32 jurisdictions published by in English C.H. Beck, Hart, Nomos (editor Dr. Konstantin von Busekist). Specific practice area summaries were provided by Chie Kasahara,Partner, Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, Tatsuo Yamashima , Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner, and Fumiyuki Hara, Of Counsel.
May 22,
2015
[Publication] The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2015, Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Atsushi Iritani, Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner,and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by Global Competition Review.
May 22,
2015
[Publication] Data Protection and Privacy, 2nd edition 2014, Japan chapter, authored in English by Chie Kasahara, Partner, has been published by Thomson Reuters.
May 11,
2015
[Article] "Implementation of the Medical Accident Investigation System and its Impact on Clinical Practice," authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato has been published in Nikkei Medical No.570, May 2015, published by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
May 08,
2015
[Article] "Key Points on the Use of International Commercial Arbitration in China," co-authored in Japanese by Guohui Fan, Partner and Zhe Wu has been published in The Lawyers, May 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
May 07,
2015
[Article]"Handling of Companies and Institutional Investors under the Japanese Stewardship Code and Corporate Governance Code," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Ruriko Iwase, has been published in SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU No.1413, May 2015, published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
April 13,
2015
[Article] "Lawyer’s Role in Global Cooperation and International Affairs - Japan and Vietnam Connected by 'Laws',” authored in Japanese by Wataru Kamihigashi, has been published in Hogaku Seminar (a monthly magazine on law), No. 724/May 2015 edition, published by Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.
April 02,
2015
[Interview] Mitsunobu Sato was interviewed by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., and the interview has been published on its website Nikkei Medical Online on April 2, 2015 in an article titled "Confusion in the Medical Professions Caused by the Definition of ‘Unexpected Death’ Inevitable" (Interview Series: Consideration of Issues Concerning the Medical Accident Investigation System).
April 01,
2015
[Article] "Difficulties in Listing Renewable Energy Funds on an Infrastructure Fund Market Which Will Be Established by Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) – Feasible Approach Is Cross Listing on a Foreign Stock Exchange in Addition to TSE by Using Foreign Investment Vehicles,” authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in Property Management, April 2015, published by SOGO UNICOM Co., Ltd.
March 27,
2015
[Publication] "IFLR Merger Control & Antitrust Regimes Survey 2015," Japan chapter, co-authored in English by Saori Hanada, Partner, and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by International Financial Law Review.
March 27,
2015
[Article] "New Rules Regarding Insurance Solicitation and Sales," authored in Japanese by Hirofumi Hosoda, has been published in Toki no Horei, No. 1974/March 2015, published by Choyokai Co., Ltd.
March 18,
2015
[Publication] "Chambers Legal Practice Guides - Cartels 2015," Japan Chapter, co-authored by Setsuko Yufu, Partner, Atsushi Iritani, Partner, Saori Hanada, Partner, and Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published by Chambers & Partners Publishing.
March 15,
2015
[Article] "Monthly Domestic Letter," authored in Japanese by Tatsuo Yamashima, Partner, has been published in Kousei Torihiki (a monthly magazine on competition/antitrust) No. 773/March 2015, published by Kousei Torihiki Kyoukai/Fair Trade Institute.
March 13,
2015
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, and Chie Shinsha presented a seminar lecture entitled "International IP Disputes Practice and Things to Remember: Specifically Focused on Patent Litigation in the United States and Illegal Acquisition of Domain Names," on March 13, 2015, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
March 01,
2015
[Article] "Basics of Cooling-off (Right to Cancel a Purchase Contract) and Things to Remember," authored in Japanese by Takumi Fukuda, Partner, has been published in JA Kinyu Houmu (a financial law journal) No. 530/March 2015, published by Economic Legal Research Institute.
January 30,
2015
[Publication] "2014 Amendment of the FIEA: a Line-by-line Commentary," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato, has been published by SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd.