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February 22, 2021Events
Yoko Maeda will participate 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 11, 2021)
February 18, 2021From City-Yuwa
City-Yuwa Partners have 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.
January 1, 2021Firm News
Seven attorneys newly admitted, Mimoe Furihata, Ryo Ida, Yuta Kakura, Ken Kishimoto, Ryota Morimura, Misako Oishi and Takako Okamura have joined the Firm.
January 1, 2021Firm News
Taketomo Morita, Koji Mizutani, Yoshitaka Hagiwara, Shuichi Nagaoka and Yasuhiro Okuhara have been promoted to Partners of the Firm.
January 1, 2021Firm News
Yusuke Shimada have been promoted to counsel of the Firm.
January 1, 2021Firm News
Reiko Yoshida has joined the Firm as a Partner.
December 28, 2020Publications
Mikio Tanaka wrote an article titled "Der neue rechtliche Rahmen der Beschäftigung älterer Personen" (PDF) on the new legal framework of employment of elderly people in the Winter 2020 issue of JAPANMARKT, published by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan.
November 25, 2020Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a moderator in the webinar entitled, “2020 Arbitration Webinar Series in Japan-The Third Webinar: Data Protection and Cyber Security in ICC Arbitration”, organized by ICC JAPAN (International Chamber of Commerce JAPAN).
November 24, 2020Events
Kanako Inokuchi participated as a speaker on “The effect on the world of sports resulting from Covid-19 and related legal topics” held by the Basic Act on Sport Research Committee of Japan Sports Law Association.