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Latest 10 topics

Jul. 2016[News]
Naoko Omukai has been appointed as a committee member of the Industrial Structure Council of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (Trademark System Subcommittee of the Intellectual Property Committee).
Jul. 2016[News]
Cuiping Zhang was appointed an expert of the Advisory Committee of the International Strategic Investment Research Center, University of International Business and Economics in China.
Jul. 2016[Publications]
Kaku Hirao authored a book entitled "The Japanese version of a system for criminal matters introduced by the revised Code of Criminal Procedure" published by SEIBUNSHA Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2016[Publications]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (7): Investment (3) - Investor-State Dispute Settlement (the first volume)", which appears in NBL No. 1076 (June 15, 2016).
Jul. 2016[Publications]
Yoshinori Ono and Hiroshi Mori co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2016, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2016[Publications]
Somuku Iimura and Yoko Kasai co-authored the Japan Chapter of the 2016 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2016[News]
James Emerson became a foreign law partner*
Jul. 2016[Publications]
Akihiro Hironaka, Yutaro Kawabata and Yui Takahata co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Product Regulation and Liability Review, published by Law Business Research.
Jun. 2016[Publications]
Mitsuhiro Harada and Tatsuya Nakayama co-authored the Japan Chapter of the sixth edition of The Corporate Governance Review, published by Law Business Research.
Jun. 2016[News]
Nishimura & Asahi won several awards at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2016

Publications

Jul. 2016[Titles]
Kaku Hirao authored a book entitled "The Japanese version of a system for criminal matters introduced by the revised Code of Criminal Procedure" published by SEIBUNSHA Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2016[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (7): Investment (3) - Investor-State Dispute Settlement (the first volume)", which appears in NBL No. 1076 (June 15, 2016).
Jul. 2016[Articles]
Yoshinori Ono and Hiroshi Mori co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2016, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2016[Articles]
Somuku Iimura and Yoko Kasai co-authored the Japan Chapter of the 2016 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2016[Articles]
Akihiro Hironaka, Yutaro Kawabata and Yui Takahata co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Product Regulation and Liability Review, published by Law Business Research.
Jun. 2016[Articles]
Mitsuhiro Harada and Tatsuya Nakayama co-authored the Japan Chapter of the sixth edition of The Corporate Governance Review, published by Law Business Research.
Jun. 2016[Articles]
Akihiro Hironaka authored the Japan Chapter of GAR Know how - Litigation 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Jun. 2016[Articles]
Nobuya Matsunami and Kaoru Tatsumi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance 2016, published by Global Legal Group.
Jun. 2016[Articles]
Hajime Ueno and Koh Ueda co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation 2016, published by Global Legal Group.
Jun. 2016[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (6): Investment (2) - Substantive Provisions of liberalization and Protection of Investment (the second volume)", which appears in NBL No.1074 (May 15, 2016).

Seminars

Jun. 2016
Atsushi Mizushima participated as a Speaker in a session entitled "Discover Japan as Cultural Power and its Prospects" at The Culture Factor@Tokyo 2016 in May 20, 2016.
Jun. 2016
Atsushi Mizushima will participate as a Panelist in the Innovation Leaders Summit Kick-Off The Conference in July 4, 2016.
Jun. 2016
Hiroyasu Konno and Yoshiaki Otsuki will conduct a lecture titled "Contract for oil and gas exploration and development" at a seminar organized by Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation on June 17 and July 1, 2016.
May. 2016
Shimpei Nakada and Toshiyuki Yamamoto will speak in a session entitled “Negotiating the Schedule to the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement” at the Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference in Tokyo on June 28, 2016.
May. 2016
Hiroyasu Konno gave a presentation entitled, "A Challenge for a Well-Functioning LNG Market" in the Oil and Natural Gas Forum and Business Dialogue of ASEAN +3, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on March 30, 2016.
Apr. 2016
Hiroyasu Konno and Yoshiaki Otsuki will conduct a lecture titled "Outline of a Production Sharing Agreement, Concession and Service Agreement for Oil and Natural Gas, and LNG’s Sale and Purchase Agreement" at a seminar organized by the Japan Petroleum Development Association on June 2, 2016.
Feb. 2016
Madoka Shimada gave presentations in a session entitled "Pre-Workshop Panel: What Japanese Counsel Should Know About Cartel Enforcement in Other Jurisdictions" and in a session entitled "DEMONSTRATION Search Warrants and Dawn Raids in Various Jurisdictions" at the 11th ABA/IBA International Cartel Workshop on February 3, 2016.
Feb. 2016
Keita Yamamoto gave a lecture entitled "Bancassurance seminar - The latest issues regarding the recent amendment of the Insurance Business Act" at a seminar organized by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance, Inc. on January 22, 2016.
Feb. 2016
Jirapong Sriwat will conduct a case study entitled "Project investment feasibility studies - Solar Projects" as a guest speaker at the seminar, "Project Investment & Feasibility Studies 2016" organized by Asia Business Connect, on February 17, 2016.
Jan. 2016
Ing-Chian Sun gave a presentation entitled "Analysis of the Liberalization and Internationalization of Taiwan’s Legal Service Industry - The practice of the Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi system in Japan and case studies between Japan and Taiwan" at the seminar held by the Ministry of Justice (Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University School of Law.

In the press

Jun. 2016[Web]
Kozo Kawai's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Japanese antitrust agency walks the line in a changing M&A landscape", which appeared on the MLex website on May 27, 2016.
Feb. 2016[Newspaper]
Kojiro Fujii was interviewed for an article entitled "Predatory pricing: important factors are degree and duration", which appeared on page 18 of The Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun on February 12, 2016.
Feb. 2016[Journal]
Kojiro Fujii's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Strong Opposition From the US Internet Industry to the Interim Proposal Published by the Prime Minister's IT Strategy Office", appearing in NIKKEI Business on January 25, 2016.
Sep. 2015[Newspaper]
Kojiro Fujii's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Hot topics in recent international agreements: Investor-State Dispute Settlement" in the Nikkei on August 24, 2015.
Jul. 2015[Newspaper]
Cuiping Zhang was interviewed for an article entitled "Promoting the appointment of Chinese executives - On-site solutions for Japanese company's wishing to withdraw from China", which appeared on page 18 (Business Q&A) of the NIKKEI Business Daily on July 21, 2015.
Apr. 2015[Web]
An interview of Masakazu Iwakura appeared in an article titled "The Deal Spotlight: Japan Post to acquire Australia's Toll Holdings" which featured on the mergermarket website on March 30, 2015.
Mar. 2015[Newspaper]
Cuiping Zhang's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Improvement of the investment environment in China enhances the trust of foreign companies" in the People's Daily on March 20, 2015.
Jan. 2015[Web]
Kojiro Fujii was interviewed for an article entitled "Changing the global rules - The challenges faced by a young lawyer" and an article entitled "Are Japanese companies too willing to be accustomed to local rules? The importance of actively establishing appropriate rules" on Toyo-Keizai online on January 22 and 25, 2015.
Jan. 2015[TV]
China Central Television (CCTV) Channel 4 did a report on Cuiping Zhang based on an interview of her published by the People's Daily Overseas Edition, Japan Monthly and NIHON SHINKAKYOU Newspaper on November 25, 2014.
Dec. 2014[Web]
Takashi Shibuya's comments are quoted in an article entitled "Japan Is Pressed to Step Up Foreign Bribery Prosecutions", which appeared on the Bloomberg Businessweek website on October 30, 2014.