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Latest 10 topics

Jul. 2015[Seminars]
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.
Jul. 2015[Publications]
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[Seminars]
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[News]
Nishimura & Asahi won several awards at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2015
Jun. 2015[News]
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[News]
Impressive reputation according to IFLR1000's 2015 guide to Energy and Infrastructure
Jun. 2015[News]
Recommended by Best Lawyers
Jun. 2015[Seminars]
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[Seminars]
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.
Jun. 2015[Publications]
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.

Publications

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.
May. 2015[Articles]
Michihiro Mori, Toshihide Haruyama and Natsuki Taira co-authored the Japan Chapter and Asia Overview of the fourth edition of "International Insolvency: Group Insolvency and Directors' Duties," published by Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited.
May. 2015[Articles]
Akihiro Hironaka, Yutaro Kawabata and Toshihide Haruyama co-authored the Japan Chapter of the second edition of The Product Regulation and Liability Review, published by Law Business Research.
May. 2015[Articles]
Hajime Ueno and Koh Ueda co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation 2015, published by Global Legal Group.
May. 2015[Articles]
Mitsuhiro Harada and Tatsuya Nakayama co-authored the Japan Chapter of the fifth edition of The Corporate Governance Review, published by Law Business Research.
Apr. 2015[Articles]
Shinichi Takahashi and Takahiro Sato co-authored the Japan Chapter of Practical Law Insurance and Reinsurance Global Guide 2015/16, published by Thomson Reuters.
Apr. 2015[Titles]
Gaku Suzuki, together with YAMADA Business Consulting Co., Ltd., co-authored and edited a book entitled "An industry specific guide to business turnaround in Japan", which was published by the Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.
Apr. 2015[Articles]
Masakazu Iwakura and Tomohiro Takagi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitons 2015, published by Global Legal Group.
Apr. 2015[Articles]
Akihiro Hironaka, Michito Kitamura and Masaki Noda co-authored the Japan Chapter of the third edition of The Tax Disputes & Litigation Review, published by Law Business Research.

Seminars

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.
Mar. 2015
Shinnosuke Fukuoka, Cuiping Zhang and Takashi Nomura gave a lecture titled "Legal practice points for liquidation/Insolvency in China" at a seminar organized by Financial Management Forums, Inc. on February 23, 2015.
Dec. 2014
Asa Shinkawa was a panelist in a session entitled "Strategy, Tactics and Ethics in the Negotiation of Transactions" at the IBA Annual Conference in Tokyo hosted by the International Bar Association (IBA) on October 22, 2014.
Oct. 2014
Shinnosuke Fukuoka was a panelist in a session entitled "License to kill - the effects of insolvency on IP licenses and similar agreements" at the IBA Annual Conference in Tokyo hosted by the International Bar Association (IBA) on October 22, 2014.

In the press

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.
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.

News

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.
May. 2015[Appointments]
Shintaro Uno has been empanelled with the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) as Arbitrator.
May. 2015[Others]
Announcement of "Cool-Biz" implementation
Apr. 2015[Newsletter]
Client Alert: Proposed Stricter Requirements on QII-targeted Business Exemption in Japan (April, 2015)
Apr. 2015[Achievements]
We are pleased to inform you that the following deals in which Nishimura & Asahi acted as counsel, received the following Deals of the Year 2014 awards from Asian-MENA Counsel magazine, published by Pacific Business Press.