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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 05,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Arifumi Sunada, Makoto Hibi, Keisuke Chiba and Takasuke Mizukami presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets Seminar: Proposed Amendment to the Companies Act and Impact on M&A Practice", on December 5, 2012, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
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 29,
2012
[Seminar] Yoshiki Tsurumaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Asia Market Entry Seminar: Considerations and Guidelines for Moving the Headquarters of a Japanese Company Overseas", on November 29, 2012, in collaboration with Finantec Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office.
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 19,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Competitive Strength of the Singapore REIT System and Implications for J-REITs", on November 19, 2012, hosted by the Association for Real Estate Securitization (ARES).
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.
November 01,
2012
[Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "Practical Implications of an EU cartel Investigation for Japanese business" at a seminar entitled "Cartel Enforcement in the European Union - Why Japanese business should care -" on November 1, 2012, hosted by KEIDANREN.
October 26,
2012
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "The Feed-in Tariff and Solar Power Generation: Opportunities and Risks for Real Estate Companies", on October 26, 2012, hosted by Smart Energy Co., Ltd.
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 17,
2012
[Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai hosted a seminar lecture entitled "Infrastructure Development in Myanmar and Cambodia" on October 17, 2012, in collaboration with Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI), DFDL Myanmar and DFDL Cambodia.
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 27,
2012
[Seminar] Guohui Fan, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "China Market Entry: Practical Tips and Potential Pitfalls", on September 27, 2012, hosted by Keizaikai Club.
September 26,
2012
[Seminar] Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Cross-Border Transactions- Tokyo M&A Roundtable", on September 26, 2012, hosted by mergermarket.
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)
September 20,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Hong Kong IPO Seminar: Dynam Japan Holdings Co. Ltd. Case Study and Listing Experience", on September 20, 2012, in collaboration with Deacons Hong Kong.
September 20,
2012
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Legal Considerations for Solar Energy Businesses in Using the Fixed Feed-in Tariff System for Renewable Energy", on September 20, 2012, hosted by the Chugoku Bank, Ltd.
August 29,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, Keisuke Chiba, Takasuke Mizukami and Yasuhiro Usui, presented a seminar lecture entitled "MBO 2012 Practical Impact of Judicial Decisions - Culture Convenience Club and Other Cases", on August 29, 2012, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
August 29,
2012
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Practical Considerations for Drafting Specific Agreements under the Feed-in Tariff Act", on August 29, 2012, hosted by Japan Knowledge Center.
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
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "How New Legal Frameworks For Monetary Claims Affect the Practice of Finance From the Point of View Financial Planners' Practice", on July 31, 2012, hosted by Kinzai.
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 12,
2012
[Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Japanese Lawyers and EU Law", on July 12, 2012, hosted by EU Law Basic Workshop, Keio Law School.
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 27,
2012
[Seminar] Junko Ogushi, Partner, and Yuri Suzuki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Outline and Current Issues of Japanese Real Estate Investment Trusts", at the 2nd Asian Forum of Legislative Information Affairs held in South Korea on June 27, 2012, co-hosted by the Ministry of Government Legislation, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Korean Public Law Association.
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.
June 20,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, and Ryosei Nishida, presented a seminar lecture entitled "M&A and Capital Markets: Capital Adequacy under Basel III - New Public Notice and Terms of Securities Compliant with Basel III", on June 20, 2012, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
June 15,
2012
[Seminar] Reiko Yoshida, Partner, participated in a panel discussion entitled "What is Needed For Development of the Marine Industry in Japan?" as a facilitator at the symposium entitled "Ship Finance Law Research Symposium 2012 - Development of the Marine Industry in Japan and Ship Finance" on June 15, 2012, hosted by Institute of Maritime Law, Waseda University.
May 23,
2012
[Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Listing Real Estate Funds in Singapore and Concurrently Listed J-REITs and Other Funds in Japan", on May 23, 2012, hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.
May 23,
2012
[Seminar] Ryuichi Nozaki, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Changes to Japanese Regulations Affecting Fund Business" at the 6th Annual Hedge Fund Investments Japan Congress, on May 23, 2012, hosted by International Quality & Productivity Center.
May 22,
2012
[Seminar] Partners Hiroyuki Nezu and Michiaki Hosoi presented a seminar entitled "ABL for Financial Institutions: Important Case Law and Recent Developments", on May 22 and 23, 2012, hosted by the Computer Based Management College.
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 14,
2012
[Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai hosted a seminar lecture entitled "Singapore IPO Seminar" on May 14, 2012, in collaboration with RHT Law Taylor Wessing, OCBC Bank and KPMG LLP (with KPMG AZSA LLC).
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 23,
2012
[Seminar] Shiro Muto, Of Counsel, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Important Points and Practical Issues on Public -Private Partnership Laws in Vietnam", on March 23, 2012, hosted by the Japan Knowledge Center.
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 23,
2012
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, and Takaya Konishi, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "JSLA/Cross-Border Working Group seminar: Comparison of the JSLA Model Syndicated Loan Agreements and English Loan Agreements as well as Loan Agreements Governed by Overseas Law" on February 23, 2012, hosted by Japan Syndication and Loan-trading Association (JSLA).
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.
February 16,
2012
[Seminar] Reiko Yoshida, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Basic and Important Points on Derivatives Transaction Agreements", on February 16, 2012, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
February 10,
2012
[Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai Partners Yutaka Sakai, Reiko Yoshida, and Yasuhiro Shimada, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Measures Toward Business Succession For Ship Owners" on February 10, 2012, in collaboration with TOKIWA UNITED PARTNERS LLP., Anchor Ship Investment Co., Ltd. and the Marshall Island Registry.
February 06,
2012
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, and Takaya Konishi, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "JSLA/Cross-Border Working Group seminar: Comparison of the JSLA Model Syndicated Loan Agreements and English Loan Agreements as well as Loan Agreements Governed by Overseas Law" on February 6, 2012, hosted by Japan Syndication and Loan-trading Association (JSLA).
January 26,
2012
[Seminar] Reiko Yoshida, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Basics to the Latest Legal Information on Freight Derivatives", on January 26, 2012, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
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.