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Atsumi & Sakai Announces Establishment of New York Office
Atsumi & Sakai, March 2021

Award-winning Japanese law firm Atsumi & Sakai is pleased to announce the establishment of an office in New York (Formal name: Atsumi & Sakai New York LLP), which will enable the firm to provide more convenient legal services in North and South America. The New York office will be led by Bonnie L...

Atsumi & Sakai is Announces Award Recipients at Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019
Atsumi & Sakai, July 2019

Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019 Atsumi & Sakai is pleased announce its receipt of the following awards at the recent Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019: • Hiroo Atsumi: Managing Partner of the Year • Atsumi & Sakai: Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year

Former Japanese Financial Regulatory Chief Nobuchika Mori Joins Atsumi & Sakai as an Adviser
Atsumi & Sakai, December 2018

Atsumi & Sakai, the member firm for Japan, welcomes Mr. Nobuchika Mori, former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (the “JFSA”), as an adviser to the Firm. Mr...

Atsumi & Sakai and Tricor K.K. Launch a One-Stop Japan FDI Legal and Business Support Service
Atsumi & Sakai, October 2016

Although the Japanese government's "Invest Japan" program is seeking to make Japan a leading target for global FDI through the simplification and relaxation of onerous regulations and procedures, there are still many legal and practical matters inhibiting foreign investment into Japan; these range from a legal system unfamiliar to foreign investors, to inherent language difficulties, cultural diff

Asialaw Leading Lawyers in 2012
Atsumi & Sakai, November 2012

5 of Atsumi & Sakai lawyers are named as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers in 2012" in each of the following areas. Hiroo Atsumi, Partner - Structured Finance Bonnie L. Dixon, Partner - Structured Finance Masayoshi Takashina, Partner - Aviation Tetsuji Tsujikawa, Partner - Investment Funds and Real Estate Daniel C...

Acquisition International Legal Award 2012
Atsumi & Sakai, November 2012

Atsumi & Sakai has been named "Japanese International Transactions Law Firm of the Year" by Acquisition International in its 2012 Legal Award...

Atsumi & Sakai Partner Hires
Atsumi & Sakai, April 2012

Atsumi & Sakai continues its strategic expansion with the hiring of new partners. New hires include Mr. Tatsuo Tezuka, Mr. Guohui Fan, and Mr. Ian S. Scott. Mr. Tatsuo Tezuka: (Admitted in Japan, 1993) Mr. Tezuka joins Atsumi & Sakai from Tokyo law firm Nishimura & Asahi, where he was a partner...

Best Lawyers has listed our lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year" and "Best Lawyers" in 2012.
Atsumi & Sakai, April 2012

Atsumi & Sakai are proud to announce 3 of our lawyers have been awarded Best Lawyer 2012. Hiroo Atsumi, Partner, has been listed by "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Asset Finance, and by "Best Lawyers" in the area of Banking and Finance Law as well as Structured Finance. Bonnie L...

Establishment of Disaster Practice Team
Atsumi & Sakai, May 2011

In response to the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear emergencies in Northeastern Japan, Atsumi & Sakai has established a team of lawyers to handle our clients' needs arising from the disasters...

Atsumi & Partners Continues To Expand: Merger And Name Change
Atsumi & Sakai, November 2010

Atsumi & Sakai (formerly Atsumi & Partners) is pleased to announce that a team of 8 lawyers previously with TMI Associates and led by Mr. Yutaka Sakai has joined the firm; 7 of the team joined as partners and, as a result, the firm has been renamed “Atsumi & Sakai”. Mr...

IFLR Top Tier Firm, Japan
Atsumi & Partners, October 2009

Atsumi & Partners has been named as a "Top Tier" firm in Japan for securitisation and structured finance in the IFLR 1000, 2010. Client comments about the firm quoted include "it's safe to say they are a top choice", "second to none", "quickly sort out potential legal issues", "I will only use Atsumi & Partners as Japanese counsel for my work". The IFLR guide can be accessed at: http://www...

Most Responsive Firm in Japan
Atsumi & Partners, September 2009

Following a survey of over 15,000 in-house counsel across Asia and the Middle East, Asian-Counsel magazine has named Atsumi & Partners as "Most Responsive Firm, Japan -2009"; we are extremely gratified to receive this recognition from our clients and business partners and feel it shows the benefits of our unique combination of Japanese expertise and international experience...



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