Recent News


April 1, 2021Firm News
Ryo Suzuki, admitted in 2005, and Naosuke Fujita, admitted in 2009, has joined the Firm as a Counsel. Katsuya Fujita, admitted in 2015, and Kenta Fujieda, admitted in 2017, has joined the Firm Associates.
March 19, 2021Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Der neue rechtliche Rahmen der Beschäftigung älterer Personen" (PDF) on protection of secrets of the client – the first introduction of the attorney-client privilege in Japan in a limited form in the Spring 2021 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
March 15, 2021Publications
Takashi Saito co-authored an article entitled ""W&I Insurance" as an effective risk-hedging means for M&A transactions concerning renewable energy generation business" for the issue of "Environmental Business" 2021 Spring.
March 11, 2021Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a panelist in the Panel Discussion entitled, "ADR in Japan: On the Cusp of Statutory, Technological and Cultural Change", jointly hosted by FTI Consulting, etc.
March 9, 2021Publications
An article entitled, "Tax havens' economic substantive law and its impact on ocean-going shipping" (PDF) written by Reiko Yoshida was published in Monthly Magazine March 2021 Issue of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Singapore.
March 8, 2021Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a speaker in the Panel Discussion entitled, "Gender diversity in international arbitration: Trends and developments in Japan and Asia Pacific", hosted by Arbitral Women.
February 18, 2021From City-Yuwa
City-Yuwa Partners has received high evaluation in the following categories in Chambers Global 2021 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021, published by Chambers & Partners.
February 16, 2021Publications
Yuko Toyoda co-authored a book titled, "Before and After the Amendment of the Companies Act" published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
February 16, 2021Publications
Yuko Toyoda co-supervised a book titled, "Practical Commentary on the Amendment of the Companies Act, 2nd Edition" published by Koubundou Publishers Inc.
February 4, 2021Events
Mikio Tanaka made a presentation on "Kurzer Überblick über COVID-19 in Japan und über den gesetzlichen Rahmen zur Begrenzung wirtschaftlicher Aktivitäten und wie sie sich auf das Management von Anwaltskanzleien ausgewirkt haben (Brief overview of COVID-19 in Japan and the legal framework of limiting economic activities and how they have affected the management of law firms)"(PDF) at the webinar "The Impact of COVID-19 on Law Firms and Legal Practice" jointly held by Japan Federation of Bar Associations and the German Federal Bar / Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer.
February 3, 2021Publications
"Q&A Legal affairs by industry 'School'" was published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. with Koji Mizutani as a co-author.
January 28, 2021Publications
Masamichi Sakamoto, Naoki Matsuo and Kiyoshi Nakayama co-authored an article "World Law Group 2021 Global Venture Capital Guide" (PDF).
January 27, 2021Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a panelist in the Panel Discussion of New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Annual Meeting entitled, "Cross-border Litigation. When we need the most from our allies around the world: Best Practices and Recommendations".
January 25, 2021Publications
Hiroaki Matsunaga wrote an article titled "Antitrust Case News – Commission's decision revoking the administrative surcharge which was imposed twice on the same bidding case" which appeared in February 2021 issue of Jurist (No. 1554).
January 18, 2021From City-Yuwa
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 has recommended City-Yuwa Partners in the 8 areas, and further recommended our 6 lawyers.