News : 2016

December 10, 2016Publications
Mika Okada, Hirosato Nabika and Sotaro Matsuo co-authored an article entitled "Non-Disclosure Agreement in M&A from the Viewpoint of the Seller" which appeared in the December 10, 2016 issue (No.1465) of Junkan Keirijoho, published by Chuokeizai-sha, Inc.
November 9, 2016Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Sandbagging: Hintergründe und Handhabung" on the so-called sandbagging clauses in M&A transactions, which appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
November 4, 2016Events
Yoko Maeda gave a presentation entitled "Compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and Regulations of various countries and Construction of internal control system including overseas subsidiaries" (The seminar sponsored by Corporate Management Forums, Inc.).
October 25, 2016Firm News
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi, Hirosato Nabika, Takashi Saito, Yuka Sakai and Naoki Matsuo have contributed to the World Bank Group’s annual report "Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All."
October 21, 2016Events
Yoko Maeda was a panelist in an "American Bar Association Tokyo Conference 2016".
October 17, 2016Firm News
Akira Nagasaki has been appointed as a member of the Committee of Bar Examiners (Environmental Law).
October 17, 2016Firm News
Ryoko Takeda has been appointed as a member of the Committee of Bar Examiners (in charge of the Administrative Acts of the Bar Examination and the Preliminary Qualifying Bar Examination).
October 11, 2016Events
Mikio Tanaka made a presentation at the session "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Russia" at the symposium "Frontline of Russian Law Practice" jointly held by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations and the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, and co-hosted by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) and Lawyers Network for Foreigners (LNF).
September 20, 2016Events
Mikio Tanaka joined a panel discussion entitled "Lost in translation 3- The Impact of National Culture on Negotiating Tactics and Styles" at the annual meeting of the International Bar Association in Washington D.C.
September 15, 2016Events
Yoko Maeda was a panelist in a "YSIAC Advocacy Roadshow".
September 13, 2016Firm News
"The Research Report on Copyright Systems and Trends in Related Policies, etc. in Foreign Countries (March 2016)", which is a compilation of the results of research conducted by City-Yuwa Partners as a research project commissioned by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, was published on the website of the Agency for Cultural Affairs.
August 23, 2016Events
Yoshiko Koizumi gave a special lecture on "Risk Management on Cross-Border Activities by Japanese Companies – Anti-Corruption Measures" at a seminar hosted by Japan Morocco Association.
August 10, 2016Publications
Yoko Maeda authored an article entitled, "Recent Trend of International Corporate Color Crime Investigation in the U.S. and the U.K," which appears in The Lawyers (August 2016).
July 14, 2016Firm News
Miya Miyama has joined the Firm as a Counsel.
July 8, 2016Events
Noriyuki Katayama gave a lecture on "Issues to Consider for Crisis Management and Response" at a seminar hosted by Business Research Institute.
June 28, 2016Events
Masamichi Sakamoto made the speech at "Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference".
May 20, 2016Publications
Ryoko Takeda wrote an article titled "Scope of duty to bear civil liability by certified public tax accountants in their service" published by Japan Tax Research Institute (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation).
May 13, 2016Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Besonderheiten des japanischen Immobilienrechts" on the basic features of the Japanese real estate law as compared with the German real estate law, which appeared in the May/June 2016 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
April 14, 2016Publications
Yoko Maeda was a panelist in a session entitled "Bribery & Corruption in Dispute Resolution Proceedings" at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) 26th Annual Meeting & Conference in Kuala Lumpur.
April 1, 2016Firm News
Nasa Ishii, admitted in 2012, has joined the Firm.
March 31, 2016Publications
Takashi Ohtake wrote an article titled "The Exercise of Authority to Ask for Explanation (Article 149 of Civil Procedure Code) at an Appeal Court Hearing", published by JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF THE LAW OF CIVIL PROCEDURE.
March 25, 2016Firm News
The Grand panel of IP High Court found patent infringement under the doctrine of equivalents in the patent infringement case filed by Chugai Pharmaceuticals against generic manufacturers. The Tokyo District Court found infringement under the doctrine of equivalents December, 2014 and the IP High Court affirmed the lower court decision. The doctrine of equivalents was invoked for the first time in Japan in this case in the pharmaceutical art. City-Yuwa Partners represents Chugai Pharmaceuticals.
March 23, 2016From City-Yuwa
The Firm published CY Newsletter Vol. 7 entitled "The Tokyo District Court found unenforceable a venue clause with a Delaware court as the exclusive court of jurisdiction -Interlocutory Judgment of the Tokyo District Court, February 15th, 2016".
March 7, 2016Firm News
Haruyuki Hirata gave lectures on the Act on Protection of Private Information at a seminar held by The Life Insurance Association of Japan.
March 4, 2016From City-Yuwa
Noriyuki Katayama is appointed as a member of the Committee of Bar Examiners and is in charge of the commercial and corporate law portion of the Preliminary Qualifying Bar Examination.
March 1, 2016Firm News
Shuhei Ishigami, admitted in 2014, has joined the Firm.
March 1, 2016Firm News
Takashi Suzuki, who served as Director-General, Industrial Policy Bureau of METI, Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office, and Chairman and CEO, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, among others, has joined the Firm as an of-counsel.
February 26, 2016From City-Yuwa
Eight lawyers of City-Yuwa Partners were chosen as the Best Lawyers in Japan by Best Lawyers.
February 24, 2016Firm News

Six lawyers of City-Yuwa Partners were chosen as Leading Lawyers in Japan by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016.

January 14, 2016Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Third-Party Committee", which appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
January 1, 2016Firm News
Seven attorneys newly admitted, Haruna Ishikawa, Yuma Kaneko, Yusuke Kita, Ryo Sakamoto, Yuichi Tanaka, Misato Dohi, and Naoki Matsuo have joined the Firm.
January 1, 2016Firm News
Kazunori Furukawa have been promoted to Partners of the Firm.
January 1, 2016Firm News
Changsok Song, admitted in 2012, has joined the Firm.

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