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Latest 10 topics

May. 2016[News]
Notice of Relocation of Our Bangkok Office
Apr. 2016[Publications]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (4): Trade Facilitation, Export and Import Licenses", which appears in NBL No.1071 (April 1, 2016).
Apr. 2016[News]
We are pleased to inform you that the following deal in which Nishimura & Asahi acted as counsel, received the following Deals of the Year 2015 awards from Asian-MENA Counsel magazine, published by Pacific Business Press.
Apr. 2016[News]
Impressive reputation according to Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016
Apr. 2016[Seminars]
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.
Apr. 2016[Publications]
Kazumochi Kometani authored an article entitled "Litigation Strategy for International Economic Law and Dispute Settlement Procedures: Based upon Experiences of China-Rare Earth case, etc. (2)", which appears in JCA Journal of March 2016.
Apr. 2016[Publications]
Asa Shinkawa and Masaki Noda co-authored the Japan Chapter (Transactions) of Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Mar. 2016[Publications]
The 29 lawyers of the firm's crisis management team co-authored a book entitled "Corpus Juris Crisis Management" published by Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016[Publications]
Makoto Igarashi and Yoshiharu Kawamata co-authored the Japan Chapter (Fund Formation) of Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Mar. 2016[Publications]
Masakazu Iwakura and Tomohiro Takagi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitons 2016, published by Global Legal Group.

Publications

Apr. 2016[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani and Kojiro Fujii co-authored an article entitled "Government and Corporate legal practices regarding TPP (4): Trade Facilitation, Export and Import Licenses", which appears in NBL No.1071 (April 1, 2016).
Apr. 2016[Articles]
Kazumochi Kometani authored an article entitled "Litigation Strategy for International Economic Law and Dispute Settlement Procedures: Based upon Experiences of China-Rare Earth case, etc. (2)", which appears in JCA Journal of March 2016.
Apr. 2016[Articles]
Asa Shinkawa and Masaki Noda co-authored the Japan Chapter (Transactions) of Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Mar. 2016[Titles]
The 29 lawyers of the firm's crisis management team co-authored a book entitled "Corpus Juris Crisis Management" published by Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016[Articles]
Makoto Igarashi and Yoshiharu Kawamata co-authored the Japan Chapter (Fund Formation) of Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity 2016, published by Law Business Research.
Mar. 2016[Articles]
Masakazu Iwakura and Tomohiro Takagi co-authored the Japan Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitons 2016, published by Global Legal Group.
Mar. 2016[Titles]
Takuhiro Fukazu and Koji Sugimura co-authored a book entitled "Practical Commentary on the Employee Invention System as Reformed in 2015” published by Shojihomu Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016[Articles]
Katsuyuki Yamaguchi and Shinji Dohi co-authored the Japan Chapter of Practical Law Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties Global Guide 2015/16 published by Thomson Reuters.
Mar. 2016[Articles]
Hajime Ueno and Takashi Suzuki co-authored the Japan Chapter of Practical Law Finance Global Guide 2016/17 published by Thomson Reuters.
Mar. 2016[Articles]
Tsuyoshi Ito, Michito Kitamura and Hidenori Shibata co-authored the Japan Chapter of the sixth edition of The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review, published by Law Business Research.

Seminars

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.
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.

In the press

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.
Dec. 2014[Journal]
Ing-Chian Sun was interviewed for a column entitled "Distinguished Women" for the January 2015 edition of Voice.