News

2015

  • 2015.12

    Toji Yoshihiro has been ranked eighth in the area of the corporate legal affairs in the ranking of the best performing lawyers in 2015 (lawyers' ranking selected by companies) derived from the 11th "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey" conducted by Nikkei Inc.

  • 2015.12

    We welcomed new attorneys, Horita Koji and Suzuki Tomohiro.

  • 2015.11

    Matsuda Akira has been seconded to Drew & Napier LLC in Singapore since November 2015.

  • 2015.11

    We welcomed a new attorney, Hamasaki Yuki.

  • 2015.11

    Ueda Atsushi, Tanaka Takashi and Oura Takashi represented a bank in a case at the Saitama District Court and its commentary article on the judicial decision made on October 2, 2015 (the decision rejected an assertion of the invalidity of declaration of intention on the ground of miscomprehension made by Japan Federation of Credit Guarantee Corporations, who provided the bank with credit guarantee, for the case that the main debtor was an entity associated with antisocial forces) appeared in the Financial and Business Law Precedents Vol. 1478.

  • 2015.09

    We welcomed Hosomizo Kiyoshi, former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency, and Hayashi Nobumitsu, former Commissioner of the National Tax Agency, as our special advisors.

  • 2015.09

    We welcomed a new attorney, Matsuda Akira.

  • 2015.07

    Mutou Yuuki has been seconded to Examination Division I of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau as a fixed-term government employee as of July 10.

  • 2015.07

    Sato Takaki has been abroad to study at Columbia University from July.

  • 2015.06

    Tsuda Hiroki, who was a Special Advisor at Iwata Godo, assumes office as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Japan Exchange Group, Inc.

  • 2015.04

    Motomura Takeshi assumed position as a lecturer in the area of civil affairs at the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court.

  • 2015.04

    We welcomed new attorneys, Fujiwara Hiroki and Kiyose Shingo.

  • 2015.04

    Oura Takashi resumed his work at Iwata Godo upon returning from a secondment to the Inspection Bureau of Financial Service Agency.

  • 2015.02

    Sato Takaki and Motomura Takeshi represented the defendant in a case at the Tokyo District Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision for dismissal of claim on December 16, 2014 (Eligibility for Malpractice regarding Refusal of Application for Opening Savings Account [negative opinion]) appeared in Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2011, p.108.

  • 2015.01

    We welcomed a new attorney, Aoyama Masahiro.

  • 2015.01

    Usui kouji, Oka Kaori, Okushi Kenichi, and Domon Takashi were appointed as partners of our office.

  • 2015.01

    Yoshihara Tomomichi, Okushi Kenichi, and Oura Takashi represented the officer of the defendant in a case at the Tokyo High Court and its commentary article on the judicial decision for dismissal of claim made by the Tokyo District Court on February 22, 2013 (Case where the officer of a company which submitted securities registration statement containing fake statement was considered that he had paid “reasonable care” described in Article 21.2.1 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act) appeared in Hanrei Times Vol. 1406.

  • 2015.01

    Yoshihara Tomomichi, Okushi Kenichi, and Oura Takashi represented board members in a case at the Tokyo District Court and its commentary article on the judicial decision made on February 22 2013 (with respect to claim for damages under Financial Instruments and Exchange Act against board members of an issuing company that made a misstatement in securities report, the decision granted exemption from obligation for a part of board members as they exerted “due care” in Article 21, Paragraph 2, Item 1 of the said Act) appeared in Kinyu Homu Jijo Vol. 1976.