News

2016

  • 2016.12

    We welcomed new attorneys, Nakamura Saeko and Sasaki Tomoo.

  • 2016.12

    Sato Shuji participates in Study Group of Financial Taxation System and Numbering System (Chairperson: Morinobu Shigeki, Professor of Chuo Law School), which releases a report entitled “ Utilization of Social Security/Taxation Number (My Number) System and IRA in Japan.”

  • 2016.10

    We welcomed new attorneys, Ito Nanako and Mori Shunsuke.

  • 2016.10

    Toji Yoshihiro was appointed to a visiting professorship of the University of Tokyo.

  • 2016.07

    We welcomed new attorneys, Matsubara Takahiro and Iida Hiroshi.

  • 2016.07

    Beppu Fumiya has been abroad to study at University of California, Berkeley from July.

  • 2016.06

    Hayashi Nobumitsu, who served as a Special Advisor at Iwata Godo, assumes office as COO, Senior Managing Director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

  • 2016.06

    Ueda Atsushi, Tanaka Takashi and Oura Takashi represented a bank in a case at the Tokyo High Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision made on April 28, 2016 (the decision retaining the conclusion of the Saitama District Court's decision made on October 2, 2015 and rejecting the assertion of the credit guarantee corporation which provided credit guarantee to the bank that, in the case where the main debtor is an anti-social force, the guarantee agreement should be exempted on grounds of invalidity due to miscomprehension and a breach of duty to investigate) appears in the Kinyu Shoji Hanrei No. 1493.

  • 2016.05

    Ueda Atsushi, Tanaka Takashi and Oura Takashi represented a bank in a case at the Tokyo High Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision made on April 14, 2016 (the decision negating the bank's breach of duty to investigate, as a trial remanded from the Supreme Court by its judicial decision on January 12, 2016 holding that, in the case where a financial institution made a loan guaranteed by a credit guarantee corporation to a debtor who afterwards turned out to be an anti-social force, (i) the credit guarantee corporation's contention of invalidity of the guarantee agreement on the grounds of miscomprehension cannot be admitted, and (ii) when the financial institution is recognized to commit a breach of duty to investigate whether the main debtor is an anti-social force or not, the credit guarantee corporation's guarantee obligation will be exempted due to the financial institution's breach of the guarantee agreement) appears in the Kinyu Shoji Hanrei Vol. 1491

  • 2016.04

    Tokumaru Daisuke resumed his work at Iwata Godo upon completion of his service at the Litigation Bureau of the Ministry of Justice.

  • 2016.04

    We welcomed new attorneys, Suzuki Yuichi, Kokawa Tomoya and Suzuka Shogo.

  • 2016.04

    Motomura Takeshi, Okushi Kenichi, Eiguchi Manabu and others represented a financial institution in a case at the Tottori District Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision made on March 11, 2016 (claim for damages brought by a depositor against a bar association and a financial institution resulting from disclosure of the depositor’s bank account information by the financial institution to the bar association following an inquiry made by the bar association to the financial institution in accordance with Article 23-2 of the Attorney Act) appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2040.

  • 2016.01

    Kashiwagi Kensuke, Eiguchi Manabu and Ito Hiroki were appointed as partners of our office.

  • 2016.01

    Toji Yoshihiro, Okushi Kenichi, Aoki Shinji, Kudo Ryohei and others represented a defendant financial institution in a case judged on March 5, 2015, at Tokyo High Court, where dismissal of all the claims was admitted, and judged in prior instance on September 9, 2014, at Tokyo District Court (the case decided that neither a breach of principle of suitability or a breach of accountability is recognized even if explanation about the relevant market valuation was not provided to a customer while the customer had no knowledge about market valuation calculated by financial engineering method) and a commentary article on the case appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2032.