News : 2020

September 24, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Ausgestempelt: Japan nimmt langsam Abschied vom hanko" (PDF) on legal nature of seals in Japan and on the Act on Electronic Signatures and Certification in the Autumn 2020 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
September 23, 2020Firm News
Takuya Fujimori has joined the Firm as an Associate.
September 11, 2020Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a speaker in the webinar entitled, "IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group (APAG) Arbitration in Practice Webinar Series", organized by IBA (International Bar Association).
September 11, 2020Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a facilitator in the webinar entitled, "SIAC North East Asia Academy 2020", organized by SIAC (Singapore International Arbitration Centre). (From September 10 to 11, 2020)
September 10, 2020Events
Yoko Maeda will participate as a panelist in the webinar entitled, "Post Covid-19: The New Normal for International Dispute Resolution", organized by JCAA (The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association) and JIMC (Japan International Mediation Center). (October 2, 2020)
September 1, 2020Publications
Izuru Goto wrote an article entitled, "Segregation requirement on crypto-assets" on NBL No. 1177.
September 1, 2020Firm News
Arata Nomoto is appointed as a Vice Chair of American Bar Association's Section of International Law, Cross-Border Real Estate Committee for FY2020-2021.
August 26, 2020Events
Arata Nomoto participated as a panelist in the webinar entitled "Impact of COVID-19 on Hospitality's Future: Practical Industry Considerations for Attorneys" sponsored by American Bar Association, Section of International Law.
July 22, 2020Firm News
Yoshiko Koizumi, Izuru Goto, and Mikio Tanaka have been recognized by the Asian Business Journal as Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers 2020.
July 14, 2020Events
Yoko Maeda participated at a speaker in the webinar entitled, "Closing the gate before the horse has bolted", organized by HK45.
July 13, 2020Firm News
Chambers High Net Worth 2020 has ranked Hitomi Sakai as a leading individual in the area of Private Wealth Law-Japan.
July 6, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Notstandsgesetzgebung in Japan: Wesentliche Inhalte und verfassungsrechtliche Grenzen" (PDF) on the major legal contents of the State of Emergency in Japan and its Constitutional limits in the Summer 2020 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
July 1, 2020Publications
Shigeaki Itoh and Hitomi Sakai co-authored an article titled "Private client in Japan: overview" in Practical Law published by Thomson Reuters.
June 30, 2020Publications
Yuko Toyoda co-authored a book titled, "Practical Commentary on the Amendment of the Companies Act" published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
June 5, 2020From City-Yuwa
We could not receive e-mails and our website could not be accessed from June 4, 2020 around 22:45 due to a power failure in our web server administrator’s building.
Dates and times when system malfunction occurred: Thursday, June 4, 2020 around 22:45 ~ Friday, June 5, 2020 around 23:00.
If you have sent any e-mail to our e-mail address (@city-yuwa.com), there is a possibility that such e-mail was undeliverable or has not reached us even if it was not undeliverable. If you sent us any e-mail during such period and did not receive a reply, we would appreciate it if you could re-send us your e-mail. We apologize for the inconvenience.
May 20, 2020Publications
Ryoko Takeda wrote an article titled, "Scope of Duty of Confidentiality of Tax Accountants to the Request for Information by Bar Association and Response to Collecting Information by Tax Authorities: Focusing on the Decisions of Osaka High Court Judgement dated August 28, 2014 and Kyoto District Court Judgement dated September 27, 2017, and Amendment of the Act on General Rules for National Taxes in Fiscal Year 2019" published by Japan Tax Research Institute (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation).
May 18, 2020Firm News
Yoko Maeda has been recognized as a "Future Star" by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 - The definitive guide to the world's leading litigation firms and lawyers published by Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, London, UK.
May 6, 2020Publications
Hitomi Sakai’s article titled "A taxing estate" was published in the STEP Journal (May, 2020).
April 30, 2020Publications
Hiroaki Matsunaga authored the Japan chapter of "The Legal 500: Cartels Country Comparative Guide 2nd Edition." (PDF)
April 14, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 10: Sakamoto Ryōma - Japans multitalentierter Held (Landscape of Japanese Law Part 10: Japan’s Multi-talented Hero, Sakamoto Ryōma)" who significantly contributed to the Meiji Restauration in JAPANDIGEST published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
April 9, 2020From City-Yuwa
Fifteen lawyers of City-Yuwa Partners were chosen for the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
April 3, 2020From City-Yuwa
COVID-19 Notice:
In response to ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, we limit our work at our office located at Marunouchi, Tokyo for the time being. Since our attorneys are working remotely, please contact us via e-mail. With respect to meetings, we would like to request for non-face-to-face meeting. For delivery of any documents to us, please send them to us via e-mail if at all possible.
April 1, 2020Firm News
Shigeaki Itoh assumed the office of the President of Kanto Federation of Bar Associations for fiscal year 2020.
April 1, 2020Firm News
Fumiya Hirakoba, admitted in 2020, and Kentaro Moriya, admitted in 2016, have joined the Firm as Associates.
March 31, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Was Unternehmen zum Coronavirus wissen sollten" (PDF) on practical guide to the spreading SARS-Cov-2 virus (Based on the information as of February 14, 2020) in the Spring 2020 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
February 28, 2020From City-Yuwa
Measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
February 19, 2020Firm News
Mikio Tanaka has been recommended as the “Cross Border Transactions Lawyer of the Year in Japan” by Corporate International.
January 28, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 9: Gerichte und Gerichtsprozesse in der Edo-Zeit (Landscape of Japanese Law | Part 9: Judicial Proceeding and a Court House of Edo Period)" in JAPANDIGEST published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
January 17, 2020From City-Yuwa
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 has recommended City-Yuwa Partners in the 9 areas, and further recommended our 4 lawyers.
January 17, 2020Firm News
Yoko Maeda has been appointed an Arbitrator in KCAB INTERNATIONAL’s Panel of International Arbitrators.
January 10, 2020Publications
"Legal and Tax Practice for International Inheritance (The Second Edition)", co-authored by Hitomi Sakai was published by Zeimu Kenkyukai.
January 1, 2020Firm News
Six attorneys newly admitted, Takahito Okuda, Takanari Sasai, Ayaka Sato, Shun Takahashi, Daisuke Midorikawa and Hirosuke Yoshizawa have joined the Firm.
January 1, 2020Firm News
Daigo Nomura, Rie Hosaka, Eiichiro Hino, Junichi Ueno, Go Kobayashi and Katsuki Matsuura have been promoted to Partners of the Firm.
January 1, 2020Firm News
Taketomo Morita, Naoyuki Kishimi, Aya Kinoshita, Koji Mizutani, Yuka Sakai and Sayaka Eguro have been promoted to counsel of the Firm.
January 1, 2020Firm News
Kanako Inokuchi has joined the Firm as a Partner.

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