Recent News


April 15, 2019Firm News
Hitomi Sakai, admitted in 2003, has joined the Firm as a Counsel. Masashi Komori, admitted in 2017, have joined the Firm as Associates.
April 9, 2019Events
Mikio Tanaka made a speech titled "Japanisches Recht „in a nutshell“" on important features of Japanese law that are most relevant to foreign investors at FORUM JAPAN - Freier Handel und Neue Geschäftschancen (free trade and new business chances) held by Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (Austrian Economic Chamber), in Vienna.
April 5, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Mehr Rechte, weniger Überstunden" on the latest labor law reform in the Spring 2019 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
April 4, 2019From City-Yuwa
Ten lawyers of City-Yuwa Partners were chosen for the Tenth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
April 1, 2019Firm News
Naoyuki Kishimi, admitted in 2007, and Satoshi Uchimura, admitted in 2015, have joined the Firm as Associates.
March 27, 2019Events
Yoko Maeda gave a lecture regarding international arbitration for construction companies and real estate developers organized by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
March 17, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 4: Stützen des Wirtschaftswachstums der Nachkriegszeit (Landscape of Japanese Law | Part 4: Supporting Rapid Economic Growth in the Post-war Period)" in the March 2019 issue of JAPANDIGEST, published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
March 13, 2019Publications
Hiroaki Asahara wrote an article titled "Global Focus: Japan’s Regenerative Medicine Regulatory Pathways: Encouraging Innovation and Patient Access" (PDF) which appeared in UPDATE Magazine (February/March 2019).
March 8, 2019Events
Yoko Maeda served as an Expert for ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Asia.
February 6, 2019From City-Yuwa
A new page with a German-language glossary of Japanese legal terminologies used in modern transactions has been launched. This page will be updated from time to time.
January 30, 2019Events
Izuru Goto gave a lecture entitled "Legal nature of cryptocurrencies from the perspective of civil law" at the January seminar held by Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association.