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Latest 10 topics

Feb. 2016[Seminars]
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.
Feb. 2016[Publications]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate Law Regarding TPP (2): General Issues Regarding TPP - Analytical Framework, Relationships with Other International Economic Laws, and Domestic Implementation", which appears in NBL No.1066 (January, 2016).
Feb. 2016[In the press]
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.
Jan. 2016[Publications]
Hiroshi Kimeda and Toshihiro Suzuki co-authored an article entitled "Amendments to the Insider Trading Regulations on the Comprehensive Exemptions of "Agreements and Plans Prior to Obtaining Non-public Information"", which appeared in Kinyu homu jijo No.2034 (Jan 25, 2016).
Jan. 2016[News]
Nishimura & Asahi has been selected as one of the top 100 law firms in the world according to "GCR100" in Global Competition Review, published by Law Business Research Limited.
Jan. 2016[Seminars]
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.
Jan. 2016[Newsletter]
Client Alert (New Update with Details): Proposed Stricter Requirements on QII-targeted Business Exemption in Japan - Draft Detailed Regulations Published by the Financial Services Agency (January, 2016)
Jan. 2016[Publications]
Taku Sonoura authored an article entitled "Timely reports on tax law precedents - Whether it is legal to impose a fixed property tax by analogical application of the latter part of Article 343, Paragraph 2 of the Local Tax Act", which appeared in Jurist No. 1487 (December 2015).
Jan. 2016[News]
35 new associates joined Nishimura & Asahi.
Jan. 2016[News]
The NIKKEI "Most successful lawyers in 2015"

Publications

Feb. 2016[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate Law Regarding TPP (2): General Issues Regarding TPP - Analytical Framework, Relationships with Other International Economic Laws, and Domestic Implementation", which appears in NBL No.1066 (January, 2016).
Jan. 2016[Articles]
Hiroshi Kimeda and Toshihiro Suzuki co-authored an article entitled "Amendments to the Insider Trading Regulations on the Comprehensive Exemptions of "Agreements and Plans Prior to Obtaining Non-public Information"", which appeared in Kinyu homu jijo No.2034 (Jan 25, 2016).
Jan. 2016[Articles]
Taku Sonoura authored an article entitled "Timely reports on tax law precedents - Whether it is legal to impose a fixed property tax by analogical application of the latter part of Article 343, Paragraph 2 of the Local Tax Act", which appeared in Jurist No. 1487 (December 2015).
Jan. 2016[Articles]
Tomohiro Murakami authored the Japan Chapter of "Retention of Title in and out of Insolvency" published by Global Law Business.
Dec. 2015[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (1): Overview of TPP and legal practices relating to International Economic Law", which appears in NBL No.1063 (December 1, 2015).
Dec. 2015[Articles]
Masakazu Iwakura and Akihisa Yamamoto co-authored the Japan Chapter of Practical Law Public Mergers and Acquisitions Global Guide 2015/16, published by Thomson Reuters.
Dec. 2015[Articles]
Hajime Ueno and Yuri Sugano co-authored an article entitled "Pensions and Insolvency", which appeared in the November 2015 edition of INSOL International - An International Survey, published by INSOL International.
Nov. 2015[Articles]
Hideaki Ozawa and Shogo Umeda co-authored the Japan Chapter of Practical Law Environment Global Guide 2015/16, published by Thomson Reuters.
Nov. 2015[Articles]
Nagahide Sato and Sadayuki Matsudaira co-authored the Japan Chapter of Getting the Deal Through - Electricity Regulation 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Nov. 2015[Articles]
Hitomi Iwase, Tamao Shinbo and Shinichiro Hara co-authored the Japan Chapter of the World Trademark Review Yearbook 2016/2017, published by Globe Business Publishing.

Seminars

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.
Dec. 2015
Shintaro Uno will conduct a seminar entitled "A Clause-by-Clause Commentary on the FIDIC Redbook 1999," which will be hosted by OCAJI and Nishimura & Asahi.
Dec. 2015
Gaku Suzuki and Cuiping Zhang gave a lecture at N&A entitled "Investing in Japan" for EMBA students of the National University of Singapore.
Dec. 2015
Ryutaro Nakayama was a speaker in a session entitled "Recent Development in Merger Regulation" at the Asia Competition Association 2015 Annual Conference held in Wuhan on November 28, 2015.
Dec. 2015
Hiroyasu Konno, Yoshiaki Otsuki and Chie Nakahara gave lectures on "Mining Contracts/Mining Service Contracts", "Local Employment and Training" and "Dispute Resolution Mechanisms" respectively, relating to coal mining projects in Mozambique, as part of the "Training Program of Mozambique's Mineral & Natural Resources Initiative" hosted by JICA on November 19, 2015.
Dec. 2015
Shintaro Uno will be a Speaker in a session entitled "Regional Overview/Where to Arbitrate/Updates in Regions - Indonesia, Korea, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China" at the Indonesia & SE Asia: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit, organized by Wolters Kluwer on 10 December 2015 in Jakarta.
Nov. 2015
Naokuni Kuwagata gave a presentation in a session entitled "The New Food Labeling System in Japan and Corporate Legal Liability - The Distribution of Food with Functional Claims and their Labeling Regulations" at the Financial Management Forums, Inc. on November 10, 2015.
Nov. 2015
Atsushi Mizushima served as a moderator in a session entitled "Fuel to Space: Investment in Aerospace Startups" at SPACETIDE 2015 on October 26, 2015.
Nov. 2015
Norihiro Ubukata was a National Reporter in a session entitled "Roundtables on global trends: hot topics in taxation" at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association in Vienna.

In the press

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.
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.