Recent News


September 30, 2019Firm News
Yusuke Shimada was appointed as a committee member of Investigation Committee for Power Data established based on Grid Data Bank Lab. LLP which was planned by approximately 40 companies desiring to use the data with nine power companies including TEPCO Power Grid, Inc. The committee has been formed as a result of the discussion at the Electricity and Gas Basic Policy Subcommittee of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
September 30, 2019Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Verschärfung der Datenschutzregelungen in Japan" (PDF) on the increased data privacy rules in Japan in the Autumn 2019 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
September 21, 2019Events
Cholmin Kim was a panel chair and moderator for the Japan Lawyers Panel at the 27th International Korean Lawyer Conference sponsored by the International Association of Korean Lawyers.
September 19, 2019Events
Hitomi Sakai participated as a panelist at the Webinar entitled "Navigating United States - Japanese Private Client Planning" organized by STEP Mid-Atlantic.
September 12, 2019Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a panelist in the seminar entitled "6th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit", jointly organized by LEGALPLUS and Wolters Kluwer.
September 1, 2019Publications
Hiroaki Asahara wrote an article entitled. "Working Style Innovation for Physicians, Remembrance of Heisei Era (First Part)" for the September 1, 2019 Issue of Byouin Rashinban.
August 30, 2019Events
Mikio Tanaka made a presentation on "Einführung in das japanische Datenschutzgesetz - Geschichte von GSpI und Vergleich mit DSGVO - (History and Overview of the Personal Data Protection Law in Japan and Comparison with the GDPR)" at Frankfurt am Main Bar Association.
August 1, 2019Publications
Yoshiko Koizumi’s interview was published on August 2019 issue of Lawyer Monthly Magazine.
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).