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Latest 10 topics

Aug. 2015[Publications]
Akihiro Shiba authored an article titled "What Tokyo's Mt Gox Ruling Means for Bitcoin in Japan," which was posted on the CoinDesk website.
Aug. 2015[News]
Madoka Shimada, Nobuhiro Tanaka and Atsushi Oshima co-authored two articles, both of which appear in the Japan Antitrust Special Issue of e-Competitions Antitrust Case Law Bulletin.
Aug. 2015[Seminars]
Shintaro Uno will be a speaker in a session entitled "Risk Allocation Trends and Approaches" at the "Focus on Asia" Construction Law Conference 2015 organized by the Society of Construction Law (Singapore), which will be held in Singapore on September 2, 2015.
Aug. 2015[Publications]
Kozo Kawai, Ryutaro Nakayama, Madoka Shimada and Takahiro Azuma co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review, published by Law Business Research.
Aug. 2015[Publications]
Hiroko Shibata, Yujin Suga, Kozo Kuromatsu, Bonso Morimoto and Fumihiko Sawada co-authored the Japan Chapter of Getting the Deal Through - Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits 2015, published by Law Business Research.
Aug. 2015[Seminars]
Keita Yamamoto gave lectures titled "The latest reform of the Insurance Business Act – The effect on the insurance sales practices of banks" at seminars organized by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. on June 10, 25 and 29 and July 6 and 10, 2015.
Jul. 2015[Seminars]
Shintaro Uno will be a speaker in a session entitled "Arbitration Law, General Provisions" at the International Seminar on "Arbitration Law Reform" organized by BANI Arbitration Center, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 12, 2015.
Jul. 2015[News]
Information about our new Tokyo Office
Jul. 2015[In the press]
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.
Jul. 2015[Publications]
Kojiro Fujii and Tomoyuki Numata authored an article entitled "Analysis of latest US civil action cases pertaining to extraterritorial application of US antitrust law", which appears in NBL No. 1054 (July 15, 2015).

Publications

Aug. 2015[Articles]
Akihiro Shiba authored an article titled "What Tokyo's Mt Gox Ruling Means for Bitcoin in Japan," which was posted on the CoinDesk website.
Aug. 2015[Articles]
Kozo Kawai, Ryutaro Nakayama, Madoka Shimada and Takahiro Azuma co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review, published by Law Business Research.
Aug. 2015[Articles]
Hiroko Shibata, Yujin Suga, Kozo Kuromatsu, Bonso Morimoto and Fumihiko Sawada co-authored the Japan Chapter of Getting the Deal Through - Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits 2015, published by Law Business Research.
Jul. 2015[Articles]
Kojiro Fujii and Tomoyuki Numata authored an article entitled "Analysis of latest US civil action cases pertaining to extraterritorial application of US antitrust law", which appears in NBL No. 1054 (July 15, 2015).
Jul. 2015[Titles]
Masakazu Iwakura, together with Professor Mark J. Ramseyer (Harvard Law School "HLS"), co-authored and edited a book entitled "Casebook Mergers & Acquisitions" in June 2015, which was published by leading legal publisher, Shoji-Homu, Tokyo.
Jul. 2015[Articles]
Hajime Ueno authored an article entitled "General update on the Japanese securitisation market", in The Securitisation & Structured Finance Handbook 2015/16, published by Capital Markets Intelligence.
Jul. 2015[Articles]
Yoshinori Ono and Hiroshi Mori co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2015, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2015[Articles]
Somuku Iimura and Yoko Kasai co-authored the Japan Chapter of the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising, published by Global Legal Group.
Jul. 2015[Articles]
Nobuya Matsunami and Eri Sugihara co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance 2015, published by Global Legal Group.
Jun. 2015[Articles]
Shinichi Takahashi and Takahiro Sato co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review, published by Law Business Research.

Seminars

Aug. 2015
Shintaro Uno will be a speaker in a session entitled "Risk Allocation Trends and Approaches" at the "Focus on Asia" Construction Law Conference 2015 organized by the Society of Construction Law (Singapore), which will be held in Singapore on September 2, 2015.
Aug. 2015
Keita Yamamoto gave lectures titled "The latest reform of the Insurance Business Act – The effect on the insurance sales practices of banks" at seminars organized by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. on June 10, 25 and 29 and July 6 and 10, 2015.
Jul. 2015
Shintaro Uno will be a speaker in a session entitled "Arbitration Law, General Provisions" at the International Seminar on "Arbitration Law Reform" organized by BANI Arbitration Center, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 12, 2015.
Jul. 2015
Takuya Oshida, Hiroyasu Konno and Yoshiaki Otsuki gave a lecture titled "Oil and Gas Contracts" at a seminar organized by Japan Petroleum Development Association on June 30, 2015.
Jun. 2015
Takuya Oshida, Hiroyasu Konno and Yoshiaki Otsuki gave 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 11 and 19, 2015.
Jun. 2015
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 June 22, 2015.
Jun. 2015
Shintaro Uno, together with Shourav Lahiri of Lahiri LLC, will conduct a two-day seminar entitled, "Clause-by-clause Commentary on the FIDIC Redbook 1999" which will be jointly hosted by OCAJI and Nishimura & Asahi on July 21 and 22, 2015.
May. 2015
Michito Kitamura participated as a panelist in a panel discussion entitled "Tax Transparency of Entities and Evolving Case Law and Planning Trends" at the Asia-Pacific Regional Tax Conference 2015 in Singapore, hosted by the International Fiscal Association (IFA), on April 17, 2015.
Apr. 2015
Yoshihide Matsushita made presentations titled "The latest situation in the Middle East" and "Features of the Abu Dhabi commercial agency law - A comparison of commercial agency methods of Middle Eastern countries" at the Investment legal seminars (the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi Emirate) on March 24, 2015.
Mar. 2015
Kojiro Fujii participated as a panelist in the Symposium on International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy and Environment at the session "Subsidy Issues in Renewable Energy Trade", which was held on March 3, 2015.

In the press

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.
Dec. 2014[Journal]
Ing-Chian Sun was interviewed for a column entitled "Distinguished Women" for the January 2015 edition of Voice.
Dec. 2014[Journal]
Cuiping Zhang was interviewed for an article entitled "The World's Leading Lawyer Cuiping Zhang" in the People's Daily Overseas Edition Japan Monthly on November 25, 2014, which also appeared in the NIHON SHINKAKYOU Newspaper and the websites below.
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.

News

Aug. 2015[Others]
Madoka Shimada, Nobuhiro Tanaka and Atsushi Oshima co-authored two articles, both of which appear in the Japan Antitrust Special Issue of e-Competitions Antitrust Case Law Bulletin.
Jul. 2015[Others]
Information about our new Tokyo Office
Jul. 2015[Appointments]
Nishimura & Asahi has been appointed as legal counsel for China Enterprises Association in Japan and All-China Federation of Enterprises Association in Japan.
Jul. 2015[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi tops Thomson Reuter's First Half 2015 M&A Legal Advisory League Tables for Japan Completed Deals (ranked by value).
Jun. 2015[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi won several awards at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2015
Jun. 2015[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi won the award for "Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year" and "M&A Deal of the Year" for its work on the "Facilities for KKR & Co's Acquisition of Goodpack" at the SE Asia Law Awards 2015, hosted by ALB (Asian Legal Business), which was held at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore on May 28, 2015.
Jun. 2015[Achievements]
Impressive reputation according to IFLR1000's 2015 guide to Energy and Infrastructure
Jun. 2015[Achievements]
Recommended by Best Lawyers
Jun. 2015[Achievements]
Nishimura & Asahi won the award for "Deal of the Year" for its work on the "Suntory Holdings' $16 billion acquisition of Beam" at the Japan Achievement Awards 2014/2015, hosted by FinanceAsia, which was held at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on May 28, 2015.
May. 2015[Appointments]
Go Hashimoto has been appointed as a faculty member of the CySec program of Tokyo Denki University.