News

2018

  • 2018.12

    We welcomed a new special advisor, Inagaki Mitsutaka, the former Commissioner of the National Tax Agency.

  • 2018.12

    We welcomed new attorneys, Matsuhashi Sho and Kukimoto Sayaka.

  • 2018.10

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article entitled "Lenient Data Management by Google, a Major IT Company, is Revealed - Possibility of Information Leakage of up to 500,000 People -" on the page 2 of the morning edition of the Nikkei dated October 10, 2018.

  • 2018.09

    Matsuda Akira is listed by Global Data Review in "40 under 40 2018," which represents the best lawyers under the age of 40 in the area of data protection.

  • 2018.08

    Matsuda Akira's comment is introduced in Global Data Review.

    Matsuda Akira's comment concerning adequacy finding which allows for transfer of personal data between EU countries and Japan is available in Pre-Launch Edition (dated July 27) of Global Data Review, a popular publication in the area of data protection.

  • 2018.07

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article entitled "Agreement on Prohibition on Soliciting Employees may Violate the Antimonopoly Act" on the page 11 of the morning edition of the Nikkei dated July 30, 2018.

  • 2018.07

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article titled "EU is More Strict on US IT Majors: Google was Imposed a Record EU Antitrust Fine" on the second page of the morning edition dated July 19, 2018.

  • 2018.07

    Uenishi Takuya has been abroad to study at University of California, Berkeley from July.

  • 2018.07

    We welcomed a new attorney, Hirai Hiroto.

  • 2018.05

    We welcomed a new attorney, Ikeda Minako.

  • 2018.04

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article on Nikkei.com.

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article titled "EU Sew Up Antitrust Loopholes to Catch IT Majors after 4 Years of Struggle" posted on Nikkei.com dated April 26, 2018.

  • 2018.04

    Matsuda Akira participated in a meeting for discussing a Japanese company's expansion into Saudi Arabia that was held at a law office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, of which scene was featured in a TV program of "Ikegami Akira no news Soudattanoka" (TV Asahi) aired on March 31, 2018.

  • 2018.04

    We welcomed new attorneys, Yamada Yuta and Okubo Naoki.

  • 2018.03

    Iwata Godo joined First Law International, a global network of law firms.

  • 2018.03

    Fujiwara Hiroki's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    A comment of Fujiwara Hiroki, as an expert lawyer in labor law, was introduced in the article titled "Treatment of Freelance Workers, How to Prevent 'Abuse of Superior Bargaining Position'" in the morning edition of the Nikkei dated March 19, 2018.

  • 2018.02

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article entitled "International Collaboration Enhanced for Cartel Investigation" in the morning edition of the Nikkei on February 19, 2018.

  • 2018.01

    Matsuda Akira's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    Matsuda Akira's comment on effects of "EU's Digital Single Market" strategy and law enforcement outlook was introduced in the article titled "EU Commission Fines Qualcomn - Stop! - Winner Takes All" in the morning edition of the Nikkei dated January 26, 2018.

  • 2018.01

    Matsuda Akira authored an article entitled "Latest Trend in Legal Practices for Antitrust and Competition Laws in ASEAN -Third Case of International Cartel Made Public in Singapore: Highest Penalty Ever," which is available on the website: Lexology.

  • 2018.01

    Sato Shuji, Aoki Shinji and Muto Yuuki were appointed as partners of our office.