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SEKIGUCHI Akimasa

SEKIGUCHI Akimasa

Title
Associate
Telephone Number
+81-3-3214-2681
E-mail address
akimasa.sekiguchi@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

February 1992
Born in Tokyo, Japan
March 2010
Graduated from Keio Senior High School
March 2014
Received his LL.B. from Keio University
December 2015
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (68th) ・Registered as a Japanese attorney
December 2015
Joined Ushijima & Partners
May 2019
Joined Iwata Godo

Engaged Cases

・Litigation, dispute resolution (dispute between corporations in general in addition to system development litigations, claim management and collection, various execution/preservation cases, etc.)
・Providing legal advice on the Companies Act
・Various M&A transactions
・Response to general meeting of shareholders (including response to shareholders’ proposals and to the case of contesting management rights, in addition to ordinary general meeting of shareholders)
・Response to the revision of the law of obligations (various consultation and revision of a template, etc.)
・Response to other legal consultations from corporations (general corporate duties).

Message

In my former career, I was mainly engaged in resolution of disputes including those regarding system development and management right.
Leveraging this expertise together with continuous update and analysis on the latest environment of a wide range of fields, such as economics and politics, I will exert my best endeavor to offer accurate and helpful legal services to our clients.

List of Main Publications

・“6,000 Lectures on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, 2022)
・“Q&As for Deeper Understanding on Inheritance of Digital Estate” (co-author, Kinzai, 2021)
・“COVID-19 and Emergency Legal Responses thereto by Companies” (co-author, SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., 2020)
・“Q&A: Complexity and Business Practice of the Anti-Monopoly Act and Intellectual Property Rights” (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.)
・“Matters that the Parties should Prepare for the Purpose of Inheritance of Digital Estate, what Financial Institutions can Do therefor” (May 2020 issue of KINZAI Financial Plan)
・“The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cybersecurity 2020(co-author, Global Legal Group 2019)

Publications

  • 2022.03
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary on the 15th Meeting of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act Subcommittee of the Intellectual Property Committee of METI's Industrial Structure Council, with discussion of burden of proof in the unfair acquisition of trade secrets, is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2022.02
  • 2021.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "Consumer Affairs Agency Ordered BICCAMERA INC. and BICSHUHAN INC. to Take Measures pursuant to the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2021.06
    Publications

    Eiguchi Manabu and Kudo Ryohei contributed to as editors and authors, and Saito Hiroki, Sekiguchi Akimasa, Ebihara Shunsuke and Adachi Makoto authored, the publication entitled "Q&A: Complexity and Business Practice of the Anti-Monopoly Act and Intellectual Property Rights; Guidance for Achieving Compliance by Understanding from Basics to Applications,” which was introduced in “Introduction of New Publications” of June 2021 issue of Chizaikanri.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki  SEKIGUCHI Akimasa  EBIHARA Shunsuke  ADACHI Makoto 
    The author and editor:
    EIGUCHI Manabu  KUDO Ryohei 
  • 2021.02
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Formulates "Examples of Implementations (Supplement) for Implementation Guide for a Hybrid-Type Virtual General Meeting of Shareholders" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2021.02
    Publications

    Tomita Yusuke and Sekiguchi Akimasa co-authored an article titled "Q&As for Deeper Understanding on Inheritance of Digital Estate" which is published from Kabushiki Kaisha Kinzai.

  • 2020.12
    Publications

    With Eiguchi Manabu and Kudo Ryohei as the editors & authors, Saito Hiroki, Sekiguchi Akimasa, Ebihara Shunsuke, and Adachi Makoto co-authord "Q&A on Intersection and Practice of the Antimonopoly Act and the Intellectual Property Rights - Guidance for Achieving Compliance by Understanding from Fundamentals to Applications – " which is introduced in “The Latest Books to be Kept on Hand in the practice of the Antimonopoly Act” of February 2021 issue of Business Law Journal.

  • 2020.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "The Japan Patent Office Releases its Revised Interview Guidelines for Trademark Examination" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2020.08
    Publications

    Eiguchi Manabu and Kudo Ryohei contributed to as editors and authors, and Saito Hiroki, Sekiguchi Akimasa, Ebihara Shunsuke and Adachi Makoto authored, the publication entitled “Q&A: Complexity and Business Practice of the Anti-Monopoly Act and Intellectual Property Rights; Guidance for Achieving Compliance by Understanding from Basics to Applications,” which was published by Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.

  • 2020.07
    Publications

    Tago Shinya, Eiguchi Manabu, Sekiguchi Akimasa, and Matsuhashi Sho co-authored "COVID-19 and Emergency Legal Responses thereto by Companies" which is published by SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd.

  • 2020.05
    Publications

    Tomita Yusuke and Sekiguchi Akimasa co-authored the article titled "Matters that the Parties should Prepare for the Purpose of Inheritance of Digital Estate, what Financial Institutions can Do therefor" which appears in May 2020 issue of KINZAI Financial Plan.

  • 2020.04
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "MHLW updated Q&A concerning new coronavirus (for company employees) on April 6 " is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2019.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "Tokyo Kabukon published a proposal ' an interactive-style shareholders meeting in the future, putting the utilization of virtual meeting into view as well -' " is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 
  • 2019.07
    Publications

    Sekiguchi Akimasa's commentary titled "Application of 'Contract Guidance on Utilization of AI and Data' formulated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SEKIGUCHI Akimasa 

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