News

2012

  • 2012.11

    Mr. Chen Zhengyu and Mr. Henry Mao, Managing Partners of Jin Mao P.R.C. Lawyers, attended the 110th anniversary ceremony of our office to deliver a congratulatory speech, which was reported in the Shanghai Bar Association.

  • 2012.11

    [Acknowledgment] It is a great honor to report that we held the 110th anniversary speech and party at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on November 15. We would like to extend our gratitude to more than 500 distinguished guests who attended. For further details of the speech delivered by Professor Minoru Nakazato of the University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics will appear in NBL.

  • 2012.11

    From our affiliate law office, Jin Mao PRC Lawyers in Shanghai, China, we welcome two attorneys as trainees, Duan Jieqi and Tang Xiaoyun. The training will be from November 12th to December 7th.

  • 2012.10

    We welcome new attorneys, Kashiwagi Kensuke and Sato Takaki .

  • 2012.10

    The second petty bench of the Supreme Court ruled by the unanimous consent of Judges on October 12th that the creditor of the Splitting Company, whose obligations relating to the claim are not succeeded to the Company Incorporated through Incorporation-type Company Split and who cannot state an objection to the Incorporation-type Company Split, may rescind the Incorporation-type Company Split by the execution of the action paulienne stipulated in Article 424 of the Civil Law.

  • 2012.10

    Ueda Atsushi was appointed as a civil conciliator (part time judge) at the Tokyo District Court (Civil 22nd section).

  • 2012.09

    In accordance with the feed-in tariff program for renewable energy, the Ministry of Economy announced a contract model for specific contract/connection contract which is required for selling renewable electricity to electric power suppliers. Based on this contract model, negotiations of specific/connection contracts with electric power suppliers are expected to be progressed.

  • 2012.09

    On September 13th, in regard to the Fixed Term Building Lease, Article 38 of the Act on Land and Building Leases, the first petty bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the building lessor shall provide the building lessee in advance with a written statement (separated from the contract) to explain that the building lease contract shall be ceased without renewal upon the expiration of the contract, regardless of the background of a contract and personal matters such as lessees’ recognition on details of a contract, and denied the effect of the provisions of the Fixed Term Building Lease for a case that the building lessee knew that a contract was not to be renewed and the said written statement was not delivered.

  • 2012.08

    The Justice Ministry's Legislative Council Corporate Law Subcommittee made the "Draft guidelines regarding the revision of the Corporate Law system." With respect to rules of outside directors, an additional resolution is provided, which underlines a necessity of having a rule that listed companies shall strive to secure one or more independent auditors serves as director, under the rules of the financial instruments exchange, in addition to what prescribed in the draft guidelines.

  • 2012.07

    We renewed the “Recruit” page for examinees of the new bar exam of 2012.

  • 2012.05

    Toji Yoshihiro was delegated as a member of the Committee of Monitoring on Promoting Proper Contracting of the Ministry of the Environment.(He has been delegated since 2007.)

  • 2012.05

    We welcome a new attorney, Kudo Ryohei.

  • 2012.05

    We renewed the page for the postgraduate law faculty students. Please refer to the “Postgraduate Law Faculty Students” in the “Recruit” page for more details.

  • 2012.05

    We started to offer our office visit for examinees of the new bar exam of 2012. Please refer to the “Prospective Legal Apprentices” in the “Recruit” page for more details.

  • 2012.04

    We welcome a new attorney, Yoshimura Hisako for her gaining practical experience under the Act on Treatment of Work Experience for Assistant Judges and Public Prosecutors Temporarily Practicing as Attorneys.

  • 2012.01

    The publication authored by Toji Yoshihiro, "Re-learning of civil law (contract) for personnel in Legal Affairs Section" receives high evaluation in BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL Vol.47.

  • 2012.01

    The publication authored by Toji Yoshihiro, "Manual on civil suit for personnel in Legal Affairs Section"receives high evaluation in BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL Vol.47.