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December 22,
2017
[Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Legal Issues on AI Implementation," and acted as a panelist at a panel discussion entitled "AI Societal Implementation and Realization of SDGs and Society 5.0," at the event entitled "JEITA Technology Strategy Symposium 2017 - AI Societal Implementation and Realization of SDGs and Society 5.0," on December 22, 2017, hosted by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).
December 21,
2017
[Event] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, served as a panelist at a symposium session entitled "Tech X Law Firm: Collaboration for the Future," at the event entitled "REG/SUM," on December 21, 2017, hosted by Nikkei Inc., sponsored by Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
December 20,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Open API: Practical Solutions for Banks – Including Repercussions for Credit Card and Insurance Companies," on December 20, 2017, hosted by Seminar-Info.
December 14,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Fuminori Kato, gave a presentation entitled "Key Points for Contracts and Management with Venders in Light of Litigation Cases such as Credit Card Information Leaks," at the 6th plenary meeting of the 2017 Legal Research Group on December 14, 2017, hosted by the Japan Consumer Credit Association.
December 13,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Summary of Issues in Dealing with Legal and Compliance Risk for Introduction/Operation of a Global Internal Reporting System— Summary of Issues such as Japanese Version of Plea-Bargaining System, Personal Data Protection Regulations Incorporating GDPR; Regulations and [Administrative] Guidance which must be Addressed and Commentary on Practice Points," on December 13, 2017, hosted by Pronexus Inc.
December 11,
2017
[Seminar] Emi Uchida, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Urgent Response Required! "Contents of Upper Limits of Long-Working Hours and the Impact on Corporate Practices" – Comments by a Lawyer Familiar with HR Affairs in relation to the Expected Legal Reforms to be Established by an Extraordinary Diet Session," on December 11, 2017, hosted by Roumugyousei Co., Ltd.
December 08,
2017
[Seminar] Yutaka Sakai, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled “Amendments to the Civil Code: Focusing on the Amendments to the Law of Obligations,” at the NFCM Group Compliance Workshop on December 8, hosted by New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd.
December 05,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Introduction to Trends in Fintech in Light of Changes in ReTech," at a seminar entitled "ReTech Business Study Group Seminar," on December 5, 2017, hosted by ReTech Business Study Group and Digital Hollywood University Graduate School.
November 27,
2017
[Seminar] Fumiko Oikawa, Partner, and Naoki Kanehisa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Significant Impact of Recent Amendments to the Civil Code on Loan Practice," on November 27, 2017, hosted by Division 2 of the Japan In-House Lawyers Association.
November 24,
2017
[Seminar] Naoki Kanehisa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "UK Economy & Business Seminar," on November 24, 2017, hosted by the British Embassy Tokyo.
November 23,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, acted as a panelist and gave a presentation entitled "Issues for Steady Promotion of Remote Medical Consultations – Analysis of Legal Issues," at an event entitled "Joint Conference on Medical Informatics" on November 23, 2017, hosted by the Japan Association for Medical Informatics.
November 16,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations" on November 16, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
November 12,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, acted as a chief of the subcommittee of the Fintech Association Japan, and gave a presentation entitled "Basics of Financial Institutions' API and Practical Tips on Banking API," on November 12, 2017, at the 17th conference of the Information Network Law Association Japan.
October 26,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Japan's Plea-bargaining System: the Solutions for Companis and the Impacts on an Internal Whistle-blower System," at the seminar entitled "Global Legal Affairs and Compliance Seminar: Re-examination of Response to Bribery Risk based on Changes in the Environment including the Introduction to Japan's Plea-bargaining System," on October 26, 2017, hosted by KPMG Consulting Co., Ltd.
October 25,
2017
[Seminar] Yusuke Miura, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "[Case Study] Things to Keep in Mind, from an Antimonopoly Perspective, about Contact between Competing Firms: Important Points for Creating Contact Rules and Hints for Explaining the Rules in a Way that Creates Agreement," on October 25, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
October 24,
2017
[Seminar] Fumiaki Matsuoka, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled ""The Fourth Practical Seminar on GDPR Response": How Can We Specifically Respond in Processing Agreements Regulated by GDPR?," on October 24, 2017, hosted by the Internet Initiative Japan Inc..
October 20,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Put into Practice from Tomorrow! Establishment and Operation of Internal Reporting System and Point of Contact," on October 20, 2017, hosted by Bengo4.com, Inc. and Security Protection Network Co., Ltd..
October 20,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Impact of Amendment to the Civil Code on IT Related Businesses, Agreements and Practical Considerations – System Development, Operation and Maintenance, Cloud and Computing, Consulting Agreements, etc., from Both Legal and Business Points of View," on October 20, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
October 19,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Virtual Currency, How Bit Coin Works, Current Situation, and Measures to Prevent Damage," and acted as a panelist at a panel discussion entitled "Cyber Crime and Cyber Attacks are Not Just Someone Else's Problem," at an event entitled "Symposium on Cyber Crime Prevention in Yokohama 2017," on October 19, 2017, hosted by the Kanagawa Prefectural Police and the City of Yokohama, co-hosted by the Not-for-Profit Organization of Information Security Forum.
October 13,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Social Risks (Flaming and Reputational Damage): Practical Legal Tips for Companies Learning from Case Studies," on October 13, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
October 12,
2017
[International Conference] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, gave a presentation at a session entitled "Banks and financial technology: will banks become back offices for FinTech companies?," at the International Bar Association's 2017 Annual Conference on October 12, 2017 held in Sydney.
October 10,
2017
[Presentation] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Report on System Issues Related to Telemedicine and Telecare," on October 10, 2017, at the 4th healthcare working group, hosted by the Regulatory Reform Promotion Council of the Cabinet Office.
October 10,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a lecture entitled "Developments in ICO Regulations in Other Countries," on October 10, 2017, at the regular meeting on virtual currency, hosted by the Japan Blockchain Association.
October 05,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Recent Trends in Banking API: Analysis of Trends toward Introduction, in Light of the Trends at FSA, the Japanese Bankers Association, the FISC, the Fintech Association of Japan, and Others.," at the second Fintech study group meeting, on October 5, 2017, hosted by the Second Assosiation of Regional Banks.
October 04,
2017
[Seminar] Ian S. Scott, Partner presented a seminar entitled "Legal Issues on International Sporting Events," on June 15, 2017, hosted by Hitotshubashi University School of Law.
October 04,
2017
[Seminar] Simon Bezzina, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Flexibility vs. Certainty in EPC and supply contracts – Focusing on contracts in the Nuclear Industry," September 5, 2017, hosted by the Japan branch of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.
September 27,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a lecture entitled "FinTech and Security: Efforts by the FinTech Association Japan and Status of Discussions on API by the Japanese Bankers Association and the Center for Financial Industry Information Systems," at an event entitled "Security Week 2017" on September 27, 2017, hosted by NANO OPT Media, Inc.
September 26,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "AI Business: Basics of Intellectual Property and Legal Key Points," on September 26, 2017, hosted by JOHOKIKO Co., Ltd.
September 22,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Practical Tips and Strategic Points on Drafting and Negotiating International Agreements for IT Business: Litigation Cases Related to IT Agreements," on September 22, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
September 22,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Latest Legal Compliance for Open API Introduction required of Financial Institutions, including Repercussions from the Amended Banking Act to Credit Card APIs," on September 22, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
September 20,
2017
[Event] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave presentations at several workshops noted below at an international Fintech event for startups entitled "FIN/SUM WEEK 2017," on September 20, 2017, co-hosted by Nikkei Inc., the Financial Services Agency, and the Fintech Association of Japan, sponsored by Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd..
September 20,
2017
[International conference] Kumpei Ohashi, Partner, gave a presentation at a session entitled "Cooperation in White Collar Crime Cases: Legal and Practical Challenges Encountered by Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys," on September 20, 2017, at LAWASIA's 30th Conference in Tokyo.
September 19,
2017
[Seminar] Yusuke Miura, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "A Practical Guide to Antitrust Law Compliance," on September 19, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
September 10,
2017
[Event] Junko Ogushi, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Overview of Real Estate and Regulations in Japan," at an event entitled "Japan Real Estate Market Outlook," on September 9 and 10, 2017, hosted by PropertyGuru.
September 05,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Study Session on the Proposed Amendments to the Banking Act to Respond to FinTech," on September 5, 2017, hosted by the Information Technology Federation of Japan.
September 04,
2017
[Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "Recent Trends of Real Estate Laws in Vietnam and Practical Issues of Local Real Estate Business," on September 4, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
August 30,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Key Points for Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System in Japan and Other Countries – Session 2: Other Countries," on August 30, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
August 24,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Practical Notes on Transactions Related to Legal Regulations & Regulatory Cases in Japan, EU and the USA Related to Online Platformers and Site Managers and Major ISPs – Practice of Laws, Regulatory Cases, Judicial Precedents, Guidelines, etc., in Each Country, from the Viewpoint of not Only Online Platformers but Also Companies that Deal with Major ISPs, and an Explanation of Future Practical Responses," on August 24, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
August 23,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Key Points for Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System in Japan and Other Countries – Session 1: Japan," on August 23, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
August 09,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Japan's Plea-bargaining System: Impact and Countermeasures for Companies," on August 9, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
August 04,
2017
[Annual Conference] Saori Hanada, Partner, served as a panelist for a panel entitled "Cartel Enforcement and Leniency: the New Frontier," at the Confederation of Indian Industry's annual conference on competition law and practice on August 4, 2017 held in Mumbai, India.
August 04,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Practice of Drafting English Agreements and Notes on Negotiation Strategies in IT Business – Based on Conflict and Regulatory Cases of Japan, EU and US, including Effectiveness of MFN and Non-dispute Clauses, Explaining and Describing Model Clauses on Points of Strategic Drafting from the Viewpoints of ISPs/ Vendors and Users/ Customers," on August 4, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
August 03,
2017
[Seminar] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Developments on InsTech and the Insurance Business Act," at the 35th regular meeting of the Insurance Sound Promotion Organization on July 11, 2017.
August 02,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Latest Legal Compliance for Open API Introduction required of Financial Institutions, including Repercussions from the Amended Banking Act to Credit Card APIs," on August 2, 2017, hosted by Seminar-Info.
July 27,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled ""Environmental Risk Management" and How to Avoid Reputational Damage for Manufacturers," on July 27, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
July 24,
2017
[Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "Real Estate in Vietnam and Practical Tips: Real Estate Risk Management Related to Investment, Setting Up, and Growing a Business," on July 24, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
July 20,
2017
[Seminar] Ashish Jejurukar, Partner, and Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Doing Business in India - Key Consideration and Solutions," on July 20, 2017, hosted by Yokohama India Centre.
July 20,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, and Frank Becker, admitted in Germany (Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer and not practicing law in Japan), presented a seminar entitled "Global Compliance in a Data Protection Era: Recent Developments on the EU General Data Protection Regulation," on July 20, 2017, hosted by D-Quest, Inc., organized by LexisNexis Japan.
July 14,
2017
[Seminar] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, prsented a seminar entitled "Cutting Edge FinTech: Enforcement of the Revision of the Banking Act and Other Acts of 2016 (Relaxation of Banking Regulations and so-called "Virtual Currency Act"), Revision of the Banking Act of 2017 (Open API and Electronic Payments Service Providers, etc.,) and Other Latest Information," on July 14, 2017, hosted by Westlaw Japan K.K..
July 13,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Internal Whistle-blower System and Global Compliance for Overseas Subsidiary Control: Key Points for Introducing and Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System Looking at Legislation in Other Countries and Particularities Including the EU General Data Protection Regulation," on July 13, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
July 12,
2017
[Workshop] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, served as a panelist at a session entitled "AI Development and the Impact on Business and Civil Life: a Lawyer's Perspective," at a summer joint workshop held on July 12, 2017, hosted by the Tokyo Bar Association.
July 11,
2017
[Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai and the Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI) jointly hosted a seminar, "Doing Business in India - Key Consideration and Solutions," on July 11, 2017.
July 02,
2017
[Seminar] Setsuko Yufu, Partner, acted as Co-Chair at the post graduate workshop at the EUSA AP (European Union Studies Association Asia Pacific) Tokyo Conference 2017 held at Aoyama Gakuin University on July 2, 2017.
June 28,
2017
[Seminar] Yusuke Miura, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "[Case Study] Things to Keep in Mind, from an Antimonopoly Perspective, about Contact between Competing Firms: Important Points for Creating Contact Rules and Hints for Explaining the Rules in a Way that Creates Agreement," on June 28, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
June 21,
2017
Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Key Points for Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System in Japan and Other Countries – Session 2: Other Countries," on June 21, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
June 14,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Legal Practices in Japan, the EU and the US that Platform and Site Operators Should Understand: Efforts Towards EU's "Digital Single Market," Deletion Criteria on Search Results of Arrest History and Guidelines for Buying and Selling Big Data, and an Explanation of the Latest Practical Responses for Curation Site Problems," on June 14, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
June 07,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a lecture entitled "FinTech and Security: Efforts by the FinTech Association Japan and Status of Discussions on API by the Japanese Bankers Association and the Center for Financial Industry Information Systems," at an event entitled "Interop Tokyo 2017" on June 7, 2017, hosted by the Interop executive committee.
June 06,
2017
[Lecuture] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "Japan's Plea-bargaining System: Basics for Certified Public Accountants," at a workshop hosted by the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants on June 6, 2017.
June 02,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a keynote speech entitled “Latest Developments in the Creation of a Fintech Regulatory System and Discussions at the FinTech Association Japan,” at a seminar entitled “3rd FinTech Bottom-up Seminar,” on June 2, 2017, hosted by NTT DOCOMO, INC.
May 27,
2017
[Presentation] Chie Kasahara, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Google's Right to be Forgotten – Commentary on the Supreme Court's Ruling," at the 14th symposium entitled "Entertainment and Human Rights," on May 27, 2017, hosted by the Entertainment Lawyers Network.
May 22,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Practical Key Points on Open Bank API Based on the Proposed Amendments to the Banking Act," on May 22, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
May 20,
2017
[Presentation] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a presentation entitled "Fintech and Deregulations," in a lecture by Takafumi Okita, a specially appointed professor, entitled "Introduction to FinTech Innovation," on May 20, 2017, at SBI Graduate School.
May 18,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, gave a keynote lecture entitled "Recent Developments on the Secondary Market in Fintech and Data Utilization in the Field of Healthcare," and participated in the panel discussion, on May 18, 2017, hosted by the Healthcare IoT Consortium.
May 16,
2017
[Seminar] Ryosei Nishida, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "A Summary of Legal Issues on the Open Platform for Ship IoT," on May 16, 2017, hosted by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai.
May 12,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, and Kenichi Tanizaki, Of Counsel, presented a seminar entitled "Practical Key Points on Open Bank API Based on the Proposed Amendments to the Banking Act," on May 12, 2017, hosted by Seminar-Info.
May 11,
2017
Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Key Points for Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System in Japan and Other Countries – Session 1: Japan," on May 11, 2017, hosted by the Business Research Institute.
April 27,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, and Yuri Suzuki, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Legal Key Points on Financial Institutions' Use and Commercialization of Artificial Intelligence," on April 27, 2017, hosted by Seminar-Info.
April 19,
2017
[Seminar] Takumi Fukuda, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Recent Developments on Private Equity Fund," on April 19, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
April 18,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "How to Deal with Changes in the Internal Whistle-blower System Caused by Changes in Foreign and Domestic Legal Systems - the Internal Whistle-blower System: Changes and Responses (Part 2)," on April 18, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
April 14,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Study Session on the Proposed Amendments to the Banking Act to Respond to FinTech," on April 14, 2017, hosted by the Japan Association of New Economy.
April 08,
2017
[International Conference] Yuri Suzuki, Partner, gave a presentation at a session entitled "Fintech: Key Legal Challenges Fintech Companies Are Facing in Different Jurisdictions," at an international conference entitled "Inter-Pacific Bar Association 27th Annual Meeting and Conference in Auckland," on April 8, 2017, hosted by IPBA.
April 05,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "How to Deal with Changes in the Internal Whistle-blower System Caused by Changes in Foreign and Domestic Legal Systems - the Internal Whistle-blower System: Changes and Responses (Part 1)," on April 5, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
March 31,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Business Creation Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Legal Key Points: Basics and Practical Legal Issues with Latest Information," on March 31, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
March 24,
2017
[Seminar] Atsumi & Sakai hosted a seminar entitled "The Relationship between Japan's Amended Personal Information Protection Act, the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Brexit in a Global Context" on March 24, 2017, in collaboration with Taylor Wessing Hamburg and Taylor Wessing London.
March 24,
2017
[Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, presented a seminar entitled “Law Reinforcement Issues in the Face of Continuing ICT Promotion in Health, Healthcare, and Caregiving Field,”at the 61st Breakfast Meeting on March 24, 2017, hosted by the Health and Global Policy Institute.
March 16,
2017
Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Legal Considerations on Businesses Utilizing Artificial Intelligence: Practical Tips on Handling Artificial Intelligence Creations, Intellectual Property Strategies, Legal Issues for Gathering and Utilizing Big Data," on March 16, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
March 14,
2017
[International Symposium] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, served as panelists at an international symposium entitled "International Forum Toward AI Network Society," on March 14, 2017, hosted by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC).
March 08,
2017
[Seminar] Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, and Fumiaki Matsuoka presented a seminar entitled "2017 Tax Reform Proposals: Amendments to the Anti-Tax Haven Regime and Litigation Cases – the Impact on Corporations with Subsidiaries in Singapore and England, etc," on March 8, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
March 08,
2017
[Seminar] Mitsunobu Sato presented a seminar entitled "Japan's Disclosure Regulations under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act / Progress of Corporate Governance Reform in Japan - Overview of the Corporate Governance Code and the Stewardship Code–," on March 8, 2017, hosted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions.
February 28,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Internal Whistle-blower System and Global Compliance for Overseas Subsidiary Control: Key Points for Introducing and Operating an Internal Whistle-blower System Looking at Legislation in Other Countries and Particularities Including the EU General Data Protection Regulation," on February 28, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
February 22,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Preparation and Key Points for the Internal Whistle-blower System, the Amended Personal Information Protection Act of Japan, and Introduction to Japan's Plea-bargaining System in 2018," on February 22, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
February 21,
2017
[Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, and Takafumi Ochiai, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Developments in InsTech and the Use of AI: Trends in Finance and Industry Related to AI and Some Potential Risks," on February 21, 2017, hosted by Seminar-Info.
February 15,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Countermeasures for Manufacturers against Legal Risks: Environmental Risk Management and How to Avoid Reputational Damage," on February 15, 2017, hosted by LexisNexis Japan.
February 09,
2017
[Seminar] Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "Japan's Plea-bargaining System (2016 Amended Code of Criminal Procedure): the Impact on Corporate Activities and Solutions – Will it Change Risk Management?," at the fourth workshop for corporate members on February 9, 2017, hosted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACEF Japan).
February 09,
2017
[Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi presented a seminar entitled "[Field Report] Recent Legal Trends Affecting Real Estate and Other Investments in Vietnam: Real Estate Related Legal Risks Associated with Setting Up and Growing a Business in Vietnam," on February 9, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
February 02,
2017
[Seminar] Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, presented a seminar entitled ""Corporate Gadflies" – and What Those in Legal and General Affairs for Listed or Listing Companies Need to Know About Them and How to Handle Them, from the Front Lines of Individual Investor Activism," on February 2, 2017, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
January 26,
2017
[Seminar] Hiroyuki Sanabe, Partner, presented a lecture entitled "Artificial Intelligence, Social Change and the Legal Issues it Poses: A look at What the Future Might Hold and Some Potential Risks," on January 26, 2017, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
January 19,
2017
[Seminar] "Advertising Issues from an IP Law and Compliance Perspective, for In-house Legal Professionals: Outline of the "Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Presentations" and Other Advertising Laws and Regulations and Relevance to Risk Management": Chie Kasahara (Partner)
January 11,
2017
[Seminar] Junko Ogushi, Partner, presented a seminar entitled "Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Rail Project," on January 11, 2017, hosted by Japan Conference on Overseas Development of Eco-Cities (J-CODE) in collaboration with Singapore RHTLaw Taylor Wessing.