Recent News


November 25, 2018Publications
Ryoko Takeda wrote an article titled "Necessity of the insurer's consent and the actual payment in insurance claims based on special policy for legal expense insurance" (case law report) published by The General Insurance Institute of Japan (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation).
November 21, 2018Publications
Koji Mizutani wrote an article titled "Special Series: Problem-solving for sharing economy, case study No.1, space sharing" which appeared in the Business Homu (January, 2019).
November 20, 2018Firm News
The delegates of the French National Bar Council (Le Conseil National des Barreaux) visited our Firm.
November 15, 2018Publications
"Utilization of trusts and legal issues in electric power industry" whose co-authors include Izuru Goto and Yusuke Shimada was published by Minjihokenkyukai.
November 9, 2018Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Die historische Beziehung des deutschen und japanischen Rechtswesens (The Historical Relationship between the German and Japanese Legal Systems)" as the first article of the new series called "Einblick in das japanische Recht (Introduction to the Japanese Law)" in the October 2018 issue of JAPANDIGEST, published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
November 8, 2018Events
Mika Okada held a seminar titled "Contract Practice and Company Law that Startups Exectives Should Know" at Kawasaki ZENTECH Accelerator (incubation business for technology-based ventures) hosted by the City of Kawasaki.
November 2, 2018Firm News
Kazuo Itazaki was interviewed about the Anti-Monopoly Act for MLex and the article commented on was posted on MLex.
November 2, 2018Events
Kazuo Itazaki was a panelist at a seminar entitled "Matters Requiring Special Attention in M&A and Business Alliances with Competitors – Procedure for the Process in Light of the Basics of Merger Control Rules and Anti-Trust Law Risks" hosted by Japan CSR Promotion Association.
November 1, 2018Firm News
Akira Nagasaki was appointed as a member of the Board of Examiners for the National Bar Examination (Environmental Law).
November 1, 2018Firm News
Satoshi Kitaoka, admitted in 2015, has joined the Firm.
October 31, 2018Publications
"Framework and practice of the virtual currency law" whose co-authors include Izuru Goto was published by Nihon Kajo Shuppan.
October 13, 2018Firm News
Kazuo Itazaki became a member of Japan Association of Economic Law.
October 10, 2018Publications
"Q&A The Basic Knowledge of International Commercial Arbitration for Legal Departments", authored by Yoko Maeda, Hiroyuki Ishimori and Shigeki Obi, edited by City-Yuwa Partners was published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc.
October 9, 2018Publications
Izuru Goto wrote an article titled "Cryptocurrency and Trust" in the Trust Forum Vol. 10 (October 2018).
October 8, 2018Events
Mikio Tanaka joined a panel at the session titled "Lost in Translation" at the annual conference of the International Bar Association (IBA) held in Rome, organized by the Senior Lawyers’ Committee of the IBA.
September 27, 2018Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Wettbewerbsverbot in Japan" on the permissibility of a non-compete clause under Japanese law in the Autumn 2018 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
September 21, 2018Publications
Kazuo Itazaki wrote an article titled "Practice note; Summary of Subcontract Act and Anti-Monopoly Act Violations Resulting from Reforms and Corporate Responses" which appeared in the Business Homu (November, 2018).
September 17, 2018Events
Mikio Tanaka delivered a key note speech on "Some Practical Problems in Enforcing Foreign Judicial Judgments in Japan – in comparison with arbitration" at the inauguration ceremony of the Sakhalin Branch of the Far Eastern Arm of the Russian Arbitration Center, held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the Russian Federation.
September 15, 2018Firm News
Teruhisa Ishii has joined the Firm as a Partner.