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Latest 10 topics

Jul. 2014[Publications]
Yoshinori Ono and Hiroshi Mori co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2014, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jul. 2014[Publications]
Ryutaro Nakayama wrote a column titled "M&A in Japan for Foreign Investors, Part 1: The Basic Features of Japanese Companies", which is posted on the website of Amidas Partners, Inc.
Jul. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Thomson Reuter's First Half 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Completed Deals (ranked by value).
Jul. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Bloomberg's First Half 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Jul. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Mergermarket's First Half 2014 league table of legal advisers to Japanese M&A for value.
Jul. 2014[News]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as an outside director of Prestige International Inc.
Jul. 2014[News]
Shintaro Uno has been empanelled with the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) as Adjudicator.
Jul. 2014[News]
Hideki Matsushima and Shinnosuke Fukuoka gave lectures at the Kick-off seminar for the reform assistance projects for state-owned enterprises and national banks hosted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency on June 5, 2014.
Jul. 2014[Publications]
Somuku Iimura and Yoko Kasai co-authored the Japan Chapter of the 2014 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jul. 2014[Publications]
Nobuya Matsunami and Eri Sugihara co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

Publications

Jul. 2014[Articles]
Yoshinori Ono and Hiroshi Mori co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2014, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jul. 2014[Articles]
Ryutaro Nakayama wrote a column titled "M&A in Japan for Foreign Investors, Part 1: The Basic Features of Japanese Companies", which is posted on the website of Amidas Partners, Inc.
Jul. 2014[Articles]
Somuku Iimura and Yoko Kasai co-authored the Japan Chapter of the 2014 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jul. 2014[Articles]
Nobuya Matsunami and Eri Sugihara co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jun. 2014[Articles]
Hajime Ueno authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Jun. 2014[Articles]
Daisuke Morimoto and Stephen D. Bohrer co-authored the article "Minority Investments in Japanese Publicly-Traded Companies" in the May 2014 issue of The M&A Lawyer, published by Thomson Reuters.
Jun. 2014[Articles]
Hitomi Iwase, Miwako Kumagai, Tamao Shinbo and Shinichiro Hara co-authored the Japan Chapter of the World Trademark Review Yearbook 2014/2015, published by Globe Business Publishing.
Jun. 2014[Articles]
Shinichi Takahashi, Kenichiro Toda and Saki Sahara co-authored the Japan Chapter of The Insurance and Reinsurance multi-jurisdictional guide 2013/14, published by Practical Law Company.
May. 2014[Articles]
Shinichi Takahashi, Kenichiro Toda and Saki Sahara co-authored the Japan Chapter of the second edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review, published by Law Business Research.
May. 2014[Articles]
Akihiro Hironaka, Yutaro Kawabata and Toshihide Haruyama co-authored the Japan Chapter of the first edition of The Product Regulation and Liability Review, published by Law Business Research.

Seminars

Jun. 2014
Shimpei Nakada and Toshiyuki Yamamoto will be the speakers in a session entitled "Negotiating the Schedule to the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement" at the Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference in Tokyo on July 2, 2014.
Jun. 2014
Hiroshi Maeda, Hideo Horikoshi, Osamu Nomoto, Shiro Muto, Mikiko Soga, and Mihoko Shima delivered lectures on PPP and Project Finance at a workshop entitled "Vietnam: Capacity Building Program for Promoting Private Sector Participation in the Water and Solid Waste Sector" organized by PPIAF of the World Bank Group and JICA in May and June 2014.
May. 2014
Shinnosuke Fukuoka was a panelist in a session entitled "Rome is burning – who has the most cost effective insolvency system?" at the 20th Annual Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference hosted by the International Bar Association (IBA) on May 19, 2014.
May. 2014
Shinnosuke Fukuoka gave a lecture entitled "The trends in 2014 shareholders' meetings and important points to note for auditors" hosted by the Japan Audit & Supervisory Board Member Association on April 22 and 24, 2014.
Apr. 2014
Asa Shinkawa will participate as a panelist in a session entitled "Joint Venture Critical Issues: Governance, Competition, and Exit" at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association's 24th Annual Meeting & Conference in Vancouver.
Apr. 2014
Hiroyuki Tezuka will act as a panelist in a session entitled, "Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Asia," at a conference organized by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on June 6, 2014.
Feb. 2014
Kozo Kawai was a Panelist in a session entitled "Antitrust Roudtable:Investigating, Defending and Settling Multijurisdictional Antitrust and Cartel Cases" at GCR Live 3rd Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum.
Feb. 2014
Takashi Shibuya will give a presentation entitled "Corporate Crisis Risks and Countermeasures in Subsidiaries in Asian Countries" at a seminar held by PRONEXUS Inc. on February 28, 2014.
Dec. 2013
Akio Hoshi will act as a panelist in a session entitled "Mergers and Acquisitions, and Tax Law" at the Enterprise Law Conference on January 11, 2014.
Nov. 2013
Shinnosuke Fukuoka will be a panelist at a session entitled "The Insolvency of SMEs - Best Practices in the Treatment of the Insolvency of SMEs from Countries in the Region" at the 9th Forum on Asian Insolvency Reform (FAIR) hosted by OECD, on December 4, 2013.

In the press

Jun. 2014[Web]
Ing-Chian Sun was interviewed for an article entitled "Nishimura & Asahi Attorney Ing-Chian Sun breaks down boundaries to be registered in Japan as a Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi" on the front page of The Daily NNA (Taiwan Edition) on June 3, 2014.
Jun. 2014[Newspaper]
Ing-Chian Sun is the first Taiwanese lawyer to be registered in Japan as a Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi qualified to practice law in Taiwan, it was reported in the Liberty Times (Taiwan) on May 29, 2014.
Feb. 2014[Newspaper]
So Saito's comments were quoted in an article regarding the Mt. Gox's Travails Show Bitcoin Growing Pains that appeared in The Wall Street Journal on February 18, 2014.
Jan. 2014[Journal]
Stephen D. Bohrer's comments are quoted in an article entitled "JAPAN M&A GOES FROM BLAND TO BOLD", which appeared in the November 2013 issue of FinanceAsia.
Nov. 2013[Others]
"Expert Guides - Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Law 2013」", published by Euromoney, selected Masakazu Iwakura as the leading practitioner in the Mergers and Acquisitions area. His professional biography is contained in the guide.
May. 2013[Newspaper]
Takashi Shibuya's comments were quoted in an article regarding the new Japanese class action legislation that appeared in the Nikkin on March 29, 2013.
Feb. 2013[Newspaper]
Takashi Shibuya's comments are quoted in an article regarding the new Japanese class action legislation that appeared in the Nikkei on February 11, 2013.
Jan. 2013[Journal]
An interview with Hikaru Oguchi regarding our HCMC Office appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of "Heritage Japan," the in-flight magazine of Vietnam Airlines.
Jan. 2012[Web]
Masakazu Iwakura's comments are quoted in an article that appeared in THE FINANCIAL TIMES entitled "Olympus committees show little mercy to top executives" on January 12, 2012.
Nov. 2011[Web]
Yo Ota was interviewed for an article entitled "Olympus: What Next?" that appeared in the blog, Japan Real Time, in The Wall Street Journal online edition on November 8, 2011.

News

Jul. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Thomson Reuter's First Half 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Completed Deals (ranked by value).
Jul. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Bloomberg's First Half 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Jul. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Mergermarket's First Half 2014 league table of legal advisers to Japanese M&A for value.
Jul. 2014[Appointments]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as an outside director of Prestige International Inc.
Jul. 2014[Appointments]
Shintaro Uno has been empanelled with the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) as Adjudicator.
Jul. 2014[Others]
Hideki Matsushima and Shinnosuke Fukuoka gave lectures at the Kick-off seminar for the reform assistance projects for state-owned enterprises and national banks hosted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency on June 5, 2014.
Jul. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi has been selected as one of Japan's Leading Firms, as reported in the "Employer of Choice 2014" in the June 2014 issue of ALB magazine published by Thomson Reuters.
Jul. 2014[Recruitment]
Keita Yasuda joined the firm July 1, 2014.
Jun. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi has been selected as a Tier 1 Japan firm, and Hiroshi Maeda and Nagahide Sato have been selected as Japan's Leading Lawyers in the finance practice area according to Energy and Infrastructure 2014 - The guide to the industry's leading law firms and lawyers, published by Euromoney.
Jun. 2014[Others]
Notice of our plan to relocate our Tokyo Office