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Latest 10 topics

Apr. 2014[News]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as a lecturer of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA).
Apr. 2014[Publications]
Takashi Shibuya and Takako Misaki co-authored an article entitled "Investigation Conducted by Lawyers of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission", published in Liberty & Justice (Volume 65, No. 4 (April 2014)).
Apr. 2014[News]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as a lecturer of the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA).
Apr. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Thomson Reuter's First Quarter 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Apr. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Bloomberg's First Quarter 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Apr. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Mergermarket's First Quarter 2014 league table of legal advisers to Japanese M&A for value.
Apr. 2014[News]
Nishimura & Asahi won the award for "Asia Pacific Solar Deal of the Year" for its work on the "Eurus Rokkasho Solar Park," in the Project Finance Magazine 2013 Deals of the Year Awards, published by Euromoney.
Apr. 2014[News]
In a patent infringement litigation at the Tokyo District Court, a judicial settlement, under which, inter alia, the defendants must pay 160 million yen in total as a settlement amount to the client (the patentee), was reached on March 28, 2014. Mitsuru Shishido, Hiroshi Suga, and Takuhiro Fukazu represented the patentee in the case.
Apr. 2014[Publications]
Masakazu Iwakura and Tomohiro Takagi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitons 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Apr. 2014[News]
Yuki Oi has been appointed as a lecturer of the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics.

Publications

Apr. 2014[Articles]
Takashi Shibuya and Takako Misaki co-authored an article entitled "Investigation Conducted by Lawyers of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission", published in Liberty & Justice (Volume 65, No. 4 (April 2014)).
Apr. 2014[Articles]
Masakazu Iwakura and Tomohiro Takagi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitons 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Mar. 2014[Articles]
Tsuyoshi Ito and Michito Kitamura co-authored the Japan Chapter of the fourth edition of The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review, published by Law Business Research.
Mar. 2014[Articles]
Hideaki Ozawa and Ryoji Moroi co-authored the Japan Chapter of the The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate 2014, published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Mar. 2014[Articles]
Kozo Kawai, Madoka Shimada and Kazuho Nakajima co-authored the Japan Law & Practice of the Chambers Legal Practice Guides - Merger Control 2014, published by Chamberes and Partners.
Feb. 2014[Articles]
Doing Business In Hong Kong has been updated.
Jan. 2014[Articles]
Hideaki Ozawa and Emi Kunitomo co-authored the Japan Chapter of The Environment multi-jurisdictional guide 2013/14, published by Practical Law Company.
Jan. 2014[Articles]
Katsuyuki Yamaguchi and Shinji Dohi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties multi-jurisdictional guide 2013/14 published by Practical Law Company.
Jan. 2014[Articles]
Sumito Nakano authored an article entitled "Abolition of the Hearing Procedure under the Antimonopoly Act of Japan," which appeared in the website of the American Bar Association Section of International Law.
Jan. 2014[Articles]
Hiroshi Suga, Hitomi Iwase and Hiroyuki Kikuchi co-authored the Japan Chapter of the Intellectual Property Law Guide 2013/14, published by LexisNexis.

Seminars

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.
Nov. 2013
Hiroyuki Tezuka will chair a session titled "Potential Pitfalls in International Arbitration" at a seminar titled "Bridging Cultures in International Arbitration" organized by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA), on November 14, 2013.
Oct. 2013
Takashi Shibuya gave a presentation entitled "Establishment of bribery prevention procedures to detect the risks regarding bribery of foreign public officials, taking into due consideration the FCPA and other relevant laws and guidelines" at a seminar held by PRONEXUS Inc. on October 17, 2013.
Oct. 2013
Takashi Shibuya gave a presentation entitled "The Meaning of Compliance" at a seminar held by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Tsuiki Air Base and the Inspector General's Office of the Ministry of Defense at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Tsuiki Air Base on October 2, 2013.
Oct. 2013
Kaku Hirao gave a presentation entitled "How to deal with corporate misconducts: Issues and tips for handling an internal investigation" at a seminar held by Financial Management Forums, Inc. on October 9, 2013.
Oct. 2013
Jirapong Sriwat will give a lecture and will be a panelist at a seminar entitled "Legal & Financial Due Diligence Strategies for Successful Acquisitions, JVs & Strategic Alliances" organized by Asia Business Connect, on November 29, 2013.
Oct. 2013
Kazuyoshi Furusumi will give a lecture in a session entitled "Legal knowledge required to establish a business overseas" at the course for business managers establishing a business overseas on November 6, 2013.

In the press

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.
Aug. 2011[Web]
Hikaru Oguchi (HCMC Office Partner)'s comments are quoted in an article that appears on the website of Viet Nam News entitled "VN seeks further Japanese investment."
Jul. 2011[Web]
Yo Ota's comments are quoted in an article that appeared in mergermarket issued by The Mergermarket Group, entitled "Change to Japan law on companies' own stakes could increase pace of consolidation - sources" on July 19, 2011.

News

Apr. 2014[Appointments]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as a lecturer of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA).
Apr. 2014[Appointments]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as a lecturer of the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA).
Apr. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Thomson Reuter's First Quarter 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Apr. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Bloomberg's First Quarter 2014 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Announced Deals (ranked by value).
Apr. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Mergermarket's First Quarter 2014 league table of legal advisers to Japanese M&A for value.
Apr. 2014[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi won the award for "Asia Pacific Solar Deal of the Year" for its work on the "Eurus Rokkasho Solar Park," in the Project Finance Magazine 2013 Deals of the Year Awards, published by Euromoney.
Apr. 2014[Case]
In a patent infringement litigation at the Tokyo District Court, a judicial settlement, under which, inter alia, the defendants must pay 160 million yen in total as a settlement amount to the client (the patentee), was reached on March 28, 2014. Mitsuru Shishido, Hiroshi Suga, and Takuhiro Fukazu represented the patentee in the case.
Apr. 2014[Appointments]
Yuki Oi has been appointed as a lecturer of the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics.
Mar. 2014[Achievements]
Impressive reputation according to Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2014
Mar. 2014[Achievements]
Impressive reputation according to Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014