News : 2011

December 14, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Der Konflikt zwischen westlicher Compliance und japanischer Unternehmenskultur am Beispiel Olympus (Conflict between the Western Compliance System and Japanese Business Culture observed in the Olympus Case)" which appeared in the December 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
November 17, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Power Harassment" which appeared in the November 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
November 3, 2011Events
Mikio Tanaka held a speech on "Rechtstransfer und globaler Wettbewerb zwischen Rechtssystemen (Transfer of Law and Competition Between Legal Systems)" at a legal symposium "Rechtstransfer in Japan und Deutschland (Transfer of Law in Japan and Germany)" commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Japanese-German friendship, co-held by the Deutsch-Japanische Juristenvereinigung (German-Japanese Association of Jurists), Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation), Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service), Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin (Japanese-German Center Berlin), and the Keio University.
October 20, 2011Firm News
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi, Hirosato Nabika, Hiroyasu Horimoto, Takashi Saito and Yuka Sakai have contributed to the World Bank/IFC report "Doing Business 2012: Doing business in a more transparent world."
October 18, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Overtime and the So-Called "3-6 Agreement"" which appeared in the October 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
October 18, 2011Firm News
Masahiro Terada assumed the office of Supervisory Director (Kantoku-yakuin) of FC Residential Investment Corporation as of October 18, 2011. FC Residential Investment Corporation will change its corporate name to Ichigo Real Estate Investment Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2011.
September 16, 2011Firm News
Masako Nakachi, admitted to the New York Bar, has joined the Firm.
September 12, 2011Publications
Yoshitada Ogiso, together with a Malaysian law firm, Azmi & Associates, wrote an article titled "Islamic Financing in Japan - Creation of Japanese Version of Sukuk" which appeared in the September - October issue of @azmilaw Newsletter, published by Azmi & Associates.
September 7, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Rechtliche Folgen von Erdbeben und Atomunfall -Teil IV" (Legal Issues arising out of the Earthquake and the Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Part 4) which appeared in the September 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
September 1, 2011Publications
Izuru Goto and Takashi Saito wrote an article titled "Avoidance of security by way of assignment of receivables (condition type/option type)" and Izuru Goto wrote an article titled "True Sale in securitization transactions" both of which appeared in the September 1, 2011 issue of GinkoHoumu 21 No. 735, published by Economic Legal Research Institute.
September 1, 2011Firm News
Interview with Mikio Tanaka appeared in the September/October 2011 Issue of "Sky", the in-flight magazine of Delta Air Lines.
August 15, 2011Publications
Keisuke Ide, Mika Okada, Katsuko Iizuka, Koji Mizutani and Shuichi Nagaoka wrote an article titled "Q&A on legal issues concerning real-estate after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Series 5): Condominium Unit Ownership " which appeared in the August 15, 2011 issue of NBL No. 959, published by Shoji-Homu.
August 8, 2011Publications
Mika Okada wrote an article titled "Current legal issues concerning pets and residences" which appeared in the August 1, 2011 issue of Houritsu no Hiroba August 2011 Vol. 64 / No. 8, published by Gyosei Corporation.
August 1, 2011Publications
Keisuke Ide, Mika Okada, Katsuko Iizuka, Taketomo Morita, Go Kobayashi and Shuichi Nagaoka wrote an article titled "Q&A on legal issues concerning real-estate after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Series 4): Contract Agreement" which appeared in the August 1, 2011 issue of NBL No. 958, published by Shoji-Homu.
July 29, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Rechtliche Probleme als Folge von Erdbeben und Atomunfall - Teil 3" (Legal Issues arising out of the Earthquake and the Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Part 3) which appeared in the July/August 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
July 28, 2011Events
Yumiko Aoi was a panelist at a webiner "When Enforcement Cultures Collide: Best Practice for Antitrust Compliance and Investigations in Asia" hosted by ABA Section of Antitrust Law International and Compliance and Ethics Committees on July 27, 2011.
July 25, 2011Firm News
Hitoshi Sakai, admitted in 2002, has joined the Firm.
July 15, 2011Publications
Keisuke Ide, Mika Okada, Aya Kinoshita and Koji Mizutani coauthored an article titled "Q&A on legal issues concerning real-estate after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Series 3): Real-estate Purchase and Sale Agreement" which appeared in the July 15, 2011 issue of NBL No. 957, published by Shoji-Homu.
July 12, 2011Events
Yoshiko Koizumi lectured on "Consulting Contracts and Consulting Engineers’ Responsibility" at the AJCE Annual Seminar entitled "Consulting Contracts in Overseas Projects" held on July 12, 2011.
July 5, 2011Publications
Yuichi Maruyama authored an article "Accounting and Tax Issues relating to Reform of Civil Code of Japan (Law of Obligations)," which appreared in the July 10, 2011 issue (No. 1286) of Junkan Keirijoho.
July 1, 2011Publications
Masaaki Sawano and Kiyoshi Asada wrote an article titled "Verification of Debtor-in-Possession Corporate Reorganization II -The Japan General Estate Co., Ltd. Case (Series 3) Sponsor Selection and Various Issues over Reorganization Plan" which appeared in the July 1, 2011 issue of NBL No. 956, published by Shoji-Homu.
July 1, 2011Publications
Keisuke Ide, Mika Okada and Taketomo Morita wrote an article titled "Q&A on legal issues concerning real-estate after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Series 2): Lease Agreement (2)" which appeared in the July 1, 2011 issue of NBL No. 956, published by Shoji-Homu.
June 30, 2011Firm News
City-Yuwa Partners was awarded the Deals of the Year 2010 by the magazine Asian-MENA Counsel issued by the Pacific Business Press for the work on Global Logistic Properties IPO.
June 30, 2011Firm News
Hideo Ozaki's comments appeared in the MSN Sankei News entitled "Stop the Patent Application on Usurped Technologies - Chinese High Speed Train and IT Strategy".
June 24, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Rechtliche Probleme als Folge von Erdbeben und Atomunfall - Teil 2" (Legal Issues arising out of the Earthquake and the Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Part 2) which appeared in the June 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
Jun 22, 2011Firm News
City-Yuwa Partners won the Debt Market Deal of the Year 2011 for its work led by Izuru Goto and Ken Takii, as well as the Real Estate Deal of the Year 2011 for its work led by Eri Furukawa, at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2011, organized by Asian Legal Business.
June 15, 2011Publications
Masaaki Sawano and Yukihiro Takumi wrote an article titled "Verification of Debtor-in-Possession Corporate Reorganization II -The Japan General Estate Co., Ltd. Case (Series 2) Responsibility for Management and Alternation of Securities" which appeared in the June 15, 2011 issue of NBL No. 955, published by Shoji-Homu.
June 15, 2011Publications
Keisuke Ide, Mika Okada and Hitomi Imada wrote an article titled "Q&A on legal issues concerning real-estate after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Series 1): Lease Agreement (1)" which appeared in the June 15, 2011 issue of NBL No. 955, published by Shoji-Homu.
June 8, 2011Publications
Masaaki Sawano coauthored an article titled "Verification of Debtor-in-Possession Corporate Reorganization II -The Japan General Estate Co., Ltd. Case (Series 1) Corporate Reorganization of the Japan General Estate Co., Ltd." which appeared in the June 1, 2011 issue of NBL No. 954, published by Shoji-Homu.
May 20, 2011Firm News
City-Yuwa Partners received high evaluation in several categories in the sectoral assessment of the Chambers Global 2011 and the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2011 made by Chambers & Partners.
May 10, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Rechtliche Probleme als Folge von Erdbeben und Atomunfall - Teil 1" (Legal Issues arising out of the Earthquake and the Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Part 1) which appeared in the April/May 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
April 15, 2011Events
Mikio Tanaka held a dual-language (German/Japanese) seminar titled "Rechtliche Probleme als Folge des schweren Erdbebens im Nordosten Japans 2011 (Legal problems arising out of the severe earthquake which hit Northeastern Japan in 2011)" at the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
March 25, 2011From City-Yuwa
The members and staff at City-Yuwa Partners made a donation in the amount of JPY 12,352,105 to assist relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastating Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011.
March 15, 2011From City-Yuwa
"Tohoku District - off the Pacific Ocean Earthquake"
March 4, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Viel Geld für überstunden" (Overtime money not to be underestimated) which appeared in the March 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
March 1, 2011Firm News
An article of interview with Yoshiko Koizumi titled "Personal connections in Asia - Cooperation with local top law firms in Asian countries by utilizing our global network" appeared in March 2011 Issue of The Lawyers published by ILS Publications, Inc.
February 22, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Wenn japanische Verbraucher Zähne zeigen" (When Consumers in Japan Show their Fangs) which appeared in the February 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
January 26, 2011Events
Haruyuki Hirata gave lectures on the subject of "Act on Protection of Private Information" at a seminar held by The Life Insurance Association of Japan.
January 14, 2011Events
The Firm was nominated as recommended firm and Yasuyuki Kuribayashi received individual recommendation in the area of Investment Funds by PLC Which Lawyer?.
January 13, 2011Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article on non-compete clauses titled "Kein Job bei der Konkurrenz" on non-compete clauses which appeared in the January 2011 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
January 1, 2011Firm News
Five attorneys newly admitted, Shotaro Aoki, Shigeki Obi, Kotaro Shizuku, Yusuke Shimada, and Kosuke Hasegawa have joined the Firm.
January 1, 2011Firm News
Yumiko Aoi and Hideyuki Tanaka have been promoted to Partners of the Firm.

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