Large Vicarious Liability Case by an Affiliate Company of a U.S. Headquartered Investment Bank

Hiroshi KimedaAkihiro Hironaka
2008 - 2012
Practice Areas
Civil Litigation

N&A represented a major Japanese trading company in a large vicarious liability lawsuit, claiming JPY 35.2 billion, filed by an affiliate company of a U.S. headquartered investment bank since 2008 from the first instance. In February 2012, N&A succeeded in defending the client and obtained a final judgment dismissing the claimant's claim in its entirety before the Tokyo High Court.

The attorneys who represented the client included Hiroshi Kimeda, Akihiro Hironaka, Jun Katsube, Masamichi Kamijima, Masahiro Toshima, Kazumaro Kobayashi, Satoshi Inami, Hiroaki Matsui and Toshihiro Suzuki.