News : 2019

August 1, 2019Publications
Yoshiko Koizumi’s interview was published on August 2019 issue of Lawyer Monthly Magazine.
July 24, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 7: Yoshitsune und das Mitleid mit dem Schwächeren (Landscape of Japanese Law | Part 7: Yoshitsune and Sympathy for the Weak)" on unreserved underdog charm, one aspect of Japanese populism.
July 15, 2019Publications
Hitomi Sakai’s article titled "Timeshare-Exit Strategy for Offshore Assets" (PDF) was published in the Tax Accountant Newsletter dated July 25, 2019 (vol. 1635).
July 12, 2019Firm News
Chambers High Net Worth 2019 has ranked Hitomi Sakai as a leading individual in the area of Private Wealth Law-Japan.
July 8, 2019Publications
Izuru Goto, Yasuyuki Kuribayashi and Takashi Saito co-authored an article entitled "Virtual currencies: regulators make their move" in IFLR (International Financial Law Review) The influencer edition (June/July 2019 issue).
July 1, 2019Publications
Shigeaki Itoh and Hitomi Sakai co-authored an article titled "Private client in Japan: overview" in Practical Law published by Thomson Reuters.
June 27, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 6: Der Aufstieg der Samurai-Klasse und Zivilgerichte (Landscape of Japanese Law | Part 6: Rising Samurai-Class and the Civil Court)" on the historical background of the establishment of the first civil court in Japanese history in JAPANDIGEST, published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
June 26, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Vertriebsrechtssystem in Japan" on the distribution law system in Japan in the Summer 2019 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
June 18, 2019Events
Noriyuki Katayama was a speaker on "The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement" at the ISDA Master Agreement Conference (Fukuracia Marunouchi OAZO).
June 16, 2019Publications
Mika Okada wrote an article entitled, "Heightened Expectations for National Universities as the Source of Knowledge for Innovation" in the June 2019 issue of les Nouvelles, published by The Licensing Executives Society International.
May 27, 2019Events
Mika Okada was a moderator for a workshop entitled, "Tech transfer from University" at LESI 2019 Annual Conference Yokohama Japan.
May 24, 2019Events
Mikio Tanaka gave lecture on Japanese Corporate Act at the Summer School of the University of Augsburg, Faculty of Law.
May 24, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Das japanische Rechtswesen | Teil 5: Äranamen in Japan (Landscape of Japanese Law | Part 5: Era Name in Japan)" in JAPANDIGEST, published by the Doitsu News Digest GmbH.
May 23, 2019From City-Yuwa
Toshifumi Minami was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star.
May 21, 2019Publications
Teruhisa Ishii wrote an article titled "Outline of and the Key Points in Dealing with the Subcontract Law and Related Laws" for the July 2019 issue (Vol.19 No.7) of Business Homu, published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. (in Japanese).
May 20, 2019Publications
Ryoko Takeda wrote an article entitled "The consequence of mistakes relating to unexpected withholding tax burden on tax assessment, etc.: Focusing on the Decision of the Supreme Court dated September 25, 2018" published by Japan Tax Research Institute (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation).
May 20, 2019Firm News
Aditya R. Poojari, admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa in India, has joined the Firm.
May 13, 2019Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a speaker in the seminar entitled "Development and Specific Methods of Use of International Arbitration and Mediation in Japan and America", jointly organized by Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association and The State Bar of California.
May 9, 2019Events
Changsok Song gave a lecture entitled "Responses to Work Style Reform Act" at the law seminar (labor law) held by Korean Business Association in Japan.
April 25, 2019Events
Noriko Higashizawa and Ryoko Takeda made a presentation entitled "Protection of Personal Information in Japan In Relation to Adequacy Decision by the European Commission" at the Global Market Roundtable of IPMPC (International Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Privacy Consortium).
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 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.
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.
January 21, 2019Publications
Masahiro Terada wrote an article titled "Analysis on a Report compiled by the Third-party Panel concerning the improper loan scandal of Suruga Bank and practical advice for other companies to prevent similar scandals" which appeared in the Business Homu (March, 2019).
January 1, 2019Firm News
Ten attorneys newly admitted, Keiji Aratake, Satoko Fukui, Ryonggwi Kim, Naoto Kudo, Masashi Miyajima, Kiyoshi Nakayama, Satoshi Ohba, Seiya Onozawa, Shiho Saito and Junya Yamashita have joined the Firm.
January 1, 2019Firm News
Miya Miyama, Yusuke Sugihara, Takashi Saito, and Hiroaki Matsunaga have been promoted to Partners of the Firm.
January 1, 2019Firm News
Daigo Nomura and Yo Tamura have been promoted to counsel of the Firm.
January 1, 2019Firm News
Rodell A. Molina, admitted to New York and Philippines and Certified Public Accountant in Philippines, has joined the Firm.

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