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IZUMI Atsushi

IZUMI Atsushi

Title
Partner
Languages
Japanese (native)/English

Career Summary

January 1981
Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
March 1999
Graduated from Kaisei Senior High School
March 2004
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
October 2005
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (58th)
October 2005
Registered as a Japanese attorney and has worked with Anderson Mori and Tomotsune
August 2007
Joined Tokyo Hatchobori Law Office
April 2009
Joined Iwata Godo
May 2013
Received his LL.M. from University of Southern California Gould School of Law
2013-2014
Joined Steptoe & Johnson LLP (Washington, DC)
2014
Admitted to the New York State Bar Association
2015
Became a part-time lecturer at Seikei University Law School

Engaged Cases

- M&As in general, including corporate acquisition and company split (legal due diligence, contract drafting and review and legal advice on other matters)
- Legal advice relating to the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and stock exchanges’ rules and regulations
- Legal advice relating to corporate governance, internal control system and compliance with laws and regulations
- Support to preparation and operation of shareholders’ general meetings
- Advice on risk management, and handling of corporate scandals
- Antitrust laws (including support related to leniency application, business combination), the Subcontract Act, and the Unfair Competition Prevention Act
- Lawsuits, dispute settlement

Message

I will strive to be able to provide accurate and prompt legal services improving practical skills by handling a wide range of cases.

List of Main Publications

≪English≫
・“The International Comparative Legal Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2015 Edition – Japan” (co-author, Global Legal Group, 2015)
≪Japanese≫
・“Compliance with Amended Civil Code: Key Points to Prepare Contract Documents” (co-author, Shojihomu, 2018)
・“5000 Lectures on Legal Measures of Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, 2018)
・“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)
・“Commercial Judicial Precedent which Adds Color to the Period” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2015)
・“Special Edition: Q&A Concerning Revised Company Law and Practical Business” (Kinyu Homu Jijo No. 2002) (co-author)
・“Shin Shoji Hanrei Binran” in Shoji Homu (from July 2010 to May 2012) (in serial, co-author)
・“Review of the Revised Act on Special Measures for Strengthening Financial Functions: Further financing facilitation fueled by public fund injection” (Financial Compliance, May 2010) (co-author)

Publications

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2015.09

    Toji Yoshihiro, Murakami Masaya, Izumi Atsushi, Okushi Kenichi and Sato Shuji, along with Professor Yukimi Ozeki and Visiting Professor Masahiro Murakami of Seikei University, delivered a series of omnibus lectures on the theme of “Corporate Legal Affairs” (15 rounds in total) at Seikei University Law School.

  • 2015.04

    Izumi Atsushi, Domon Takashi, Sato Takaki, David Walsh and Motomura Takeshi delivered a lecture entitled "Strategic Measures to Deal with International Cartel Investigations - in Preparation for Contingencies in the United States/Europe-" at Ark Hills Club on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, co-hosted by Steptoe & Johnson LLP, a major law firm based in the United States and Europe, and Iwata Godo. We are sincerely grateful of the many guests who attended.

    Speaker: MOTOMURA Takeshi  IZUMI Atsushi 

News

  • 2014.07

    Izumi Atsushi resumed his work at Iwata Godo upon completion of his study abroad and training at a law firm in the United States.

  • 2014.01

    Suzuki Masato, Murakami Masaya and Izumi Atsushi were appointed as partners of our office.