Recent News


September 13, 2022Publications
Noriko Higashizawa, Akira Nagasaki and Kosuke Hasegawa co-authored an article titled "The new style of working in Japan - 'Work Style Reform' and teleworking" (PDF) in Legal 500: The In-House Lawyer Summer 2022.
September 5, 2022Publications
Hitomi Sakai’s article titled "Legal practice for high net worth clients and inheritance tax in foreign countries. (Legal practice for high net worth clients (General) No.2)" was published in International Taxation (September, 2022).
August 31, 2022Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a speaker in the event entitled "IPBA Arbitration Day 2022: International Arbitration in the Endemic Age" hosted by the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).
August 26, 2022From City-Yuwa
City-Yuwa Partners and our lawyers are recommended in IFLR1000's 32nd edition.
August 9, 2022Publications
Noriko Higashizawa, Aya Kinoshita and Yuki Takahashi co-authored an article titled "Guide to Whistleblowing (Japan Chapter)" (PDF) in International Employment Lawyer.
July 27, 2022Publications
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi and Takashi Saito wrote an article entitled "Changes ahead for electronic payment instruments in Japan" (PDF) which appeared in IFLR Asia Fintech Special Focus 2022.
July 25, 2022Publications
Masamichi Sakamoto and Kentaro Sawata co-authored article "Getting the Deal Through - Private Banking & Wealth Management 2023 (Japan Chapter)" (PDF) for Getting the Deal Through - Private Banking & Wealth Management 2023, published by Law Business Research in July 2022.
July 20, 2022Events
Yoko Maeda served as a keynote speaker and panelist during the seminar entitled “Activating Commercial Mediation for Amicable Commercial Dispute Resolution Based on Actual Cases – the Role of Mediators in Reaching a Satisfactory Settlement” jointly organized by Japan International Mediation Center (JIMC) and Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA).
July 15, 2022Firm News
Hitomi Sakai has been recognized as "Ranked Individual" in Private Wealth Law-Japan by Chambers HNW Guide 2022.
July 14, 2022Publications
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi, Akira Nagasaki and Naoyuki Kishimi wrote an article entitled "Japan Anti-Corruption Guide 2022" which appeared in WLG Guides - 2022 Anti-Corruption Guide posted on the website of World Law Group.
July 9, 2022Events
Mika Okada acted as a moderator for a joint workshop for Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration WG and Healthcare WG at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Licensing Executives Society Japan, "Unraveling the stories of academia and industry and exploring new co-creation possibilities - focus on the healthcare field".
July 1, 2022Firm News
Sayako Tsukamoto has been promoted to Partners of the Firm.
June 23, 2022Firm News
Yoko Maeda has been recognized as a "Future Star" for International Arbitration by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific & China 2022 Edition -the guide to the region’s leading dispute resolution law firms and lawyers published by Euromoney Institutional Investor (Jersey) Ltd (June 2022).
June 23, 2022Firm News
Christopher T. Rathbone, admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, has joined the Firm.
June 22, 2022Events
Yoko Maeda participated as a speaker in the webinar entitled, "The 7th ICC Asia-Pacific Conference on International Arbitration - Ready, Set, Debate!", hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).