News : 2004

December 17, 2004
Kayono Kameya, admitted in 1998, and Kazunori Furukawa, admitted in 2004, have joined the Firm.
December 1, 2004
Keisuke Ide authored an article titled "The relationship between the owner and the tenant upon termination of the Master Lease Agreement" which was published in Real Estate Forum magazine 21.
November 1, 2004
City-Yuwa Partners announced the addition of two lawyers to the firm. Noriko Higashizawa has joined the firm from Dorsey & Witney Tokyo/Kyo Sogo Law Offices as a corporate/intellectual property partner. Aya Yasui, formerly a corporate associate at Dorsey & Witney Tokyo/Kyo Sogo Law Offices, also has joined the firm.
November 1, 2004
Mikio Tanaka was appointed as Secretary-General of the Russo-Japanese Legal Association, which was launched in November 2004.
November 1, 2004
Masaaki Sawano authored "Chapter 1: Bankruptcy Procedures" in the book "Commentary on New Bankruptcy Act" (Japan Federation of Bar Associations' Journal) published by Shoji-Homu.
October 14, 2004
Four attorneys newly admitted, Yusuke Aso, Cholmin Kim, Sotaro Matsuo and Reiko Manabe, have joined the Firm.
October 4, 2004
Izuru Goto gave a lecture regarding "Business securitization" at a seminar organized by Management Information Research (Keiei jyoho kenkyukai).
October 1, 2004
Tomohiro Tanamura has been made a partner of City-Yuwa Partners. Mr. Tanamura, formerly a senior associate with the firm, previously worked at the Ministry of Science and Technology for 9 years.
Yuichi Maruyama, a former finance associate at Mitsui Yasuda Wani & Maeda, also have joined the firm following the move of Eri Furukawa, a former partner at Mitsui Yasuda Wani & Maeda, to City-Yuwa Partners.
September 1, 2004
Mikio Tanaka, formerly with White & Case Tokyo/Kandabashi Law Offices, has joined City-Yuwa Partners as a corporate partner. His fifteen-year career includes seven years practicing at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt Germany.
August 9, 2004
Masahiro Terada has joined the Firm as an associate following his graduation from the LL.M. program at Duke University School of Law and training with various firms within the United States.
August 1, 2004
City-Yuwa Partners has welcomed a new finance partner, Eri Furukawa, formerly with in the finance team at Mitsui Yasuda Wani & Maeda.
July 22, 2004
Keisuke Ide authored an article titled "Disputes regarding Renovation and Deposit" which was published in July 21, 2004 issue of the Real Estate Forum Magazine.
July 21, 2004
Shinya Okauchi wrote an article "Analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment of June 29, 2004 on a clause prohibiting the reduction of the rent" which appeared in the July 15, 2004 issue of "Judgments on Financial and Commercial Court Cases (Kinyu Shoji Hanrei)" published by the Economic Legal Research Institute.
June 17, 2004
Izuru Goto gave a lecture titled "New Bankruptcy Law and securitization; Effect of amendment of Bankruptcy Law against structuring of securitization and treatment of insolvent originator" at the seminar organized by Shoji Homu.
April 1, 2004
Michio Masaki, admitted in 1989, formerly with Special Investigation Department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, has joined the Firm as an Of-Counsel.
March 15, 2004
In March 18, 2004 issue of the extra edition No. 1186 of Judgments on Financial and Commercial Court Cases (Kinyu Shoji Hanrei) published by the Economic Legal Research Institute Shinya Okauchi, Hideyuki Tanaka contributed to the feature article "The Latest Security Law".
March 10, 2004
Izuru Goto gave a lecture titled "Effect of amendment of the law concerning assignment of receivables against securitization market" at a seminar organized by FN Holding Co., Ltd.
March 2, 2004
Shinya Okauchi gave a lecture titled "Problems of Master Lease and Schedule and Securitization of Real Estates" at a seminar organized by FN Holding Co., Ltd.
March 1, 2004
City-Yuwa Partners announced the addition of a corporate/intellectual property partner, Kensuke Isobe, formerly with Yanagida & Nomura, to the firm.
March 1, 2004
Keisuke Ide wrote an article titled "The Supreme Court Judgment on the right to amend the amount of the rent", which appeared in the February 2004 monthly Real Estate Forum 21 (The Real Estate Transaction Modernization Center Foundation).
March 1, 2004
Izuru Goto and Yasuyuki Kuribayashi co-authored an article titled "Corporate Bonds/Stock Options: Legal Development adopting the Practice" which appeared in the extra February 2004 edition "Corporate Law Practice under the New Company Law" of the Business Homu, published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc.
March 1, 2004
From September 2003 issue of "Business Home" published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. Ken Takii, Katsuko Iizuka and Tomohiro Tanamura, have contributed to the article series titled "Q&A: What to do - IP Law".
January 1, 2004
Ken Takii, formerly a senior associate with the firm, has been made a partner of City-Yuwa Partners.

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