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LAWYERS

Landry GUESDON

Landry GUESDON

Title
Foreign Lawyer
License
Registered Foreign Lawyer
Languages
French/English/Japanese/German/Italian/Spanish/ Portuguese (read)
E-mail address
lguesdon@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

1983
LLB Paris University, France
1985
LLM Paris University, France
1983-1986
BA in Law, University of Kent, UK
1987-1996
"Clifford Chance Europe LLP, Paris ""Japan Desk"""
1991
Admitted to the Paris Bar
1996-1997
Clifford Chance Viet Nam (JV with VILAF)
1997-2001
Nakagawa & Takashina Law Office, Tokyo
1998
Admitted to the Dai Ni Tokyo Bar Association as 'Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi'
2001-2013
Clifford Chance, Tokyo
October 2013
Joined Iwata Godo

Engaged Cases

Extensive experience particularly in the fields of cross-border M&A and joint ventures, corporate/commercial, antitrust and labor law.

List of Main Publications

・Business Crime and Investigations in Japan: Overview(Practical Law)(co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2022)
・The International Comparative Legal Guide : Corporate Investigations 2022(co-author, Global Legal Group, 2021)
・Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2021(Japan Chapter)(co-author, Global Legal Insights 2021年)
・The International Comparative Legal Guide : Pharmaceutical Advertising 2021(co-author, Global Legal Group, 2021)
・The International Comparative Legal Guide : Corporate Investigations 2021(co-author, Global Legal Group, 2021)
・Product liability 2021 (Japan Chapter) (co-author Thomson Reuters 2021)
・Cartel leniency in Japan: overview(Practical Law) (co-author, Thomson Reuters , 2020)
・Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing, 2018)
・Employment & Labor: International (Japan Chapter) Lexology Navigator - Globe Business Publishing Ltd. (2016-2017)
・Employment & Employee Benefits Guide - Japan Country Q&A (Practical Law / Thomson Reuters (from November 2016)
・The International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance (2014 Japan Chapter), Global Legal Group Ltd.
・Antitrust - The Private Competition Enforcement Review (2015 Japan Chapter), Law Business Research Ltd.
・Distribution and promotion of drugs (2015 Japan chapter), The European Lawyer, 2nd edition
・Distribution: Japan - key legal and commercial issues that arise when appointing a distributor; ・Product liability: Japan - Japan specific issues raised by product liability claims; Product regulation, safety and recall Japan (Practical Law / Thomson Reut
・Contributed to the Business France Guides “Doing Business in Japan”, “Successful Acquisitions in Japan” and “Commercial contracts in Japan” (French Ministry of Finance)
・Contributions to specialist magazines (Global Business Magazine, International Securitization & Finance Report, Fusions & Acquisitions, Echanges Internationaux (ICC), "CLi inBrief", Le MOCI, Cahiers Juridiques et Fiscaux (CFCE)

Publications

News

  • 2022.02

    Landry Guesdon's comment appears in "Unions push for more flexible working in Japan ahead of labour negotiations" in the February 24 issue of International Employment Lawyer.

  • 2021.12

    The Nikkei morning edition of December 1 carried an article "ITOCHU Launches a Tire in England with Traceable Raw Materials".

    The Nikkei published the article on the commercialization of "Project Tree" of ITOCHU Corporation (for which Landry Guesdon of IWATA GODO serves as an advisor) on page 14 of its morning edition of December 1. "Project Tree" is the first blockchain-based natural rubber traceability and sustainability project in the world and utilizes the value chain of ITOCHU's subsidiary PT. Aneka Bumi Pratama, a major Indonesian natural rubber processing company, and European Tyre Enterprise Limited, a major tire wholesaler and retailer.

  • 2021.04

    Landry Guesdon's interview appeared in an article titled "Big In Japan: How To Make It In The World's Third Largest Market" on Forbes dated April 15, 2021.

  • 2017.03

    Matsuda Akira and Landry Guesdon authored an English article entitled "Overview of the Revised Personal Information Protection Act of Japan and Its Main Impact on Foreign Groups," which was delivered to our clients as March 2017 extra issue of Iwata Godo News Mail.

  • 2017.01

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Landry Guesdon co-authored an article in English entitled "Employment and employee benefits in Japan" regarding such themes as employment system, employee benefits and employee personal data protection, which is available in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law.

  • 2013.10

    We welcomed a new foreign attorney, Landry Guesdon(Primary qualification: French law)