- February 1985
- Born in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
- March 2003
- Graduated from LaSalle High School
- March 2008
- Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
- March 2010
- Received his J.D. from the University of Tokyo School of Law
- December 2011
- Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (New 64th)
- December 2011
- Registered as a Japanese attorney
- January 2012
- Joined Nishimura & Asahi Law Firm
- March 2013
- Joined Iwata Godo
- May 2017
- Received his LL.M. from University of California, Berkeley
- Seconded to Jenner&Block LLP in Chicago
- December 2018
- Admitted to the State Bar of California
- April 2019
- Seconded to the Services Trade Division of the International Trade Division of the Economic Affairs Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Fumiya Beppu has given legal review and advice on M&A transactions, shareholders' meetings, dispute resolutions (lawsuits/arbitrations/mediations) and other general corporate legal services (corporate governance, contract document preparations for domestic and international commercial transactions, business regulations and issues relating to labor law)
I will strive to gain credibility from clients by dealing each case faithfully.
List of Main Publications
-“The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review” (Japan Chapter) (Law Business Research 2015)
-“Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments” (Japan Chapter) (Law Business Research, 2014)
-“Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period” (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing, 2018)
-“Q&A: Handbook for Outside Directors/ Outside Company Auditors”(co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd., 2015)
-“IPO and Strategic Legal Affairs - Taking into Account the Viewpoint of Accountant” (co-author, Shoji Homu, 2015)
-“Q&A Concerning Internet Banking” (co-author) (Kinzai, 2014)
-“Manual for People in Charge of Legal Work on How to Respond to Civil Suits (second edition)”
(co-author, Shoji Homu, 2014)
- Shin Shoji Hanrei Binran (co-author, Shoji Homu, 2016.1-)
-“Special Edition: Q&A Concerning Revision of Companies Act and Practical Business”
(co-author, Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2002, 2014)
2018.12Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Japan Audit & Supervisory Board Members Association Publishes the Report titled 'How to Prevent Corporate Scandals and Initiatives Made by Auditors, etc.: Based on Analysis of Recent Corporate Scandals and Results of Questionnaire’” is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2018.09Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Case Where the Plaintiff's Claim for Damage is Upheld as a Post regarding the Plaintiff on the Defendant's HP is Determined as an Act of Unfair Competition" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
A book authored by our lawyers entitled "Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period" is published by Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.
- KASHIWAGI Kensuke EIGUCHI Manabu ITO Hiroki AOKI Shinji MUTOU Yuuki ITO Nanako FUJIWARA Hiroki MATSUDA Akira TOKUMARU Daisuke MATSUBARA Takahiro MARUYAMA Shinji KAKUNO Shu TOMITA Yusuke KUDO Ryohei BEPPU Fumiya MORI Shunsuke KARASAWA Akira SAITO Hiroki HAZAMA Hiroyoshi YAMADA Kohei HORITA Koji SUZUKI Tomohiro NAKAMURA Saeko SASAKI Tomoo YU Zhiming Landry GUESDON
Tago Shinya, Landry Guesdon and Beppu Fumiya authored articles entitled "Distribution country questions: Japan" “Product liability country questions: Japanand and Product regulation, safety and recall country questions: Japan” which appear in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law.
2016.03Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Osho Food Service Corporation Publishes Summary of Results of Board Effectiveness Evaluation as of March 11, 2016" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Matsuda Akira and Beppu Fumiya authored an article in English on regulations on anti-bribery and anti-corruption in Japan entitled “The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Fourth Edition” published as a series of the Law Reviews by Law Business Research Limited, England.
2015.12Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Tokyo District Court Dismisses the Plaintiff's Claim Seeking an Injunction of Duplication and Assignment of Defendant's Publication Similar in the Contents of Puns for English Words" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Tago Shinya, Landry Guesdon and Beppu Fumiya ;participated in writing answers to questions in English regarding three themes, namely Distribution, Product liability and Product regulation (safety and recall), which are available in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law at http://global.practicallaw.com/resources/international-transaction-guides/international-sales-marketing#tab2_tabsdefault
2015.09Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Trend of Corporate Governance Reports" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2015.06Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "TDK Issues Press Release on Analysis/ Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Board of Directors" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2015.05Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Report on 'Study Group to Promote Dialogue Between Companies and Investors for Sustainable Growth'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2014.12Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Financial Services Agency Held a Forum for Distinguished Citizens to Discuss Development of Corporate Governance Code (No. 7)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Toji Yoshihiro, Izumi Atsushi, Usui Kouji, Okushi Kenichi, Kashiwagi Kensuke, Eiguchi Manabu, Ito Hiroki, Matsuda Takao, Aoki Shinji, Kato Mayumi, Mutou Yuuki, Onimaru Nozomi, Fukasawa Atsushi, Arata Ryusuke, Tomita Yusuke, Sato Takaki, Sakamoto Masafumi, Kudo Ryohei, Beppu Fumiya and Karasawa Akira co-authored an article entitled "Special Feature: The Companies Act as Amended and Questions and Answers of Relevant Business Practices – Revisions Concerning Merger and Acquisition" which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2002.
2014.09Shoji Homu Portal
Beppu Fumiya's commentary titled "Ministry of Justice Publicly Announces 'Draft Proposal on Outline Regarding Civil Code Reform (Law of Obligations)' (Approved on August 26)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
16 lawyers at our office including Motomura Takeshi and Okushi Kenichi contributed to the publication entitled "Q&A concerning Internet banking" published by Kinzai.
Beppu Fumiya has been seconded to the Services Trade Division of the International Trade Division of the Economic Affairs Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a fixed-term public official as of April 1.
Uenishi Takuya has been abroad to study at University of California, Berkeley from July.
Beppu Fumiya has been abroad to study at University of California, Berkeley from July.
We welcome a new attorney, Beppu Fumiya.