• Makiko KawamuraKeitaro Uzawa and Hidehiro Go have been appointed by the IBFD to contribute articles on developments in international tax laws concerning business in Japan and companies that are interested in doing business in Japan on a regular basis
  • (Recognition) Chambers Global 2018 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Recognition) Chambers Global 2018 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International) in Japan. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Articles/publications) “Overseas Legal News 2018” supervised by Masahiko Ishida, Attorney at Law was published in the Business Legal Magazine (Business Houmu), March 2018 (co-authored by the following Attorneys at Law: Makiko Kawamura; Keiji Nasuda; Tomomi Fujikouge; Keitaro Uzawa; Koji Ohtani; Ryutaro Takeda; Shotaro Maruyama and Edward Mears).
  • (Recognition) Chambers Global 2018 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International), Employment and Tax in Japan. For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Recognition) Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J. Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida, Employment (Registered Foreign Lawyers): Lawrence Carter, Employment (Bengoshi): Keiji Nasuda, Tax (Bengoshi): Makiko Kawamura). For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Recognition) Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate and M&A, Labour and Employment, Real Estate and Construction, and Tax in Japan. For details, see the website of Asia Pacific Legal 500.
  • (Articles/publications) " M&A and F-4 registration in the US " co-authored by Masahiko Ishida and Shotaro Maruyama, was published in JunkanKeiri Jouhou No.1489, 10 September 2017 issued by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC..
  • (Seminar/lecture) Makiko Kawamura, Attorney at Law made a presentation on Legal Considerations of Doing Business in Japan at the “Doing Business Globally, Spotlight: Japan" hosted by PwC Israel on 4 May 2017
  • (Newsletter) “Note on the Consumption Tax Exemption for Virtual Currency” co-authored by Makiko Kawamura and Keitaro Uzawa was published in Asia-Pacific Tax Bulletin, 2017 (Volume 23), No.3 (1 May 2017).
  • (Recognition) Chambers Global 2017 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Recognition) Chambers Global 2017 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International) in Japan. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Articles/publications) "Practical guidance for contract drafting in English" co-authored by Masahiko Ishida and Ryutaro Takeda, was published in the Business Legal Magazine (Business Houmu), June 2017
  • (Recognition) Chambers Asia 2017 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida, Employment (International): Lawrence Carter, and Employment (Domestic): Keiji Nasuda). For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Recognition) Chambers Asia 2017 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International) in Japan. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Recognition) Chambers Asia 2017 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Employment (Domestic) in Japan. For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Articles/publications) “Overseas Legal News 2017” supervised by Masahiko Ishida, Attorney at Law was published in the Business Legal Magazine (Business Houmu), March 2017 (co-authored by the following Attorneys at Law: Makiko Kawamura; Keiji Nasuda; Tomomi Fujikouge; Keitaro Uzawa; Koji Ohtani, Shotaro Maruyama and Edward Mears).
  • (Articles/publications) "Legal Implications of Brexit on Japanese Business" co-authored by Masahiko Ishida and Shotaro Maruyama, was published in the Business Legal Magazine (Business Houmu), October 2016
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Global 2016 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller and Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida. For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Global 2016 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International) in Japan.  For details, see Chambers’ website
  • (Seminar/lecture)  Masahiko Ishida gave a lecture on listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at the “Seminar on Initial Public Offerings of Equities of Japanese Companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange” co-hosted by KPMG AZSA LLC and TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD. on 30 March 2016.

  • (Recognition)  Chambers Asia 2016 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida, Employment (International): Lawrence Carter, and Employment (Domestic): Keiji Nasuda).  For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Asia 2016 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate/M&A (International) in Japan.  For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Asia 2016 recognized us as a leading law firm in the area of Employment (Domestic) in Japan.  For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Articles/publications)  “2016 Overseas Legal News” supervised by Masahiko Ishida, Attorney at Law was published in the Business Legal Magazine (Business Houmu), March 2016 (co-authored by the following Attorneys at Law: Makiko Kawamura; Keiji Nasuda; Keitaro Uzawa and Shuzo Maruyama (currently working at our Chicago Office)).
  • (Articles/publications)  “Trend of US Venture Investment Schemes and Potential Use of Japanese Companies Featuring Convertible Note and SAFE” co-authored by Attorneys at Law, Masahiko Ishida and Keitaro Uzawa, was published in JunkanKeiri Jouhou No.1423, 10 September 2015 issued by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC.
  • (Recognition)  Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2015  identified Makiko Kawamura, Attorney at Law as a leading legal practitioner in the area of Tax & Accounting in Japan.  For details, see the website of Asia Pacific Legal 500.
  • (Recognition)  ALB 2014 Japan Tax & Accounting Awards named us as Tax Law Firm of The Year.  For details, see ALB’s website.
  • (Seminar/lecture)  Masahiko Ishida, Attorney at Law gave a lecture on listing on the NYSE MKT at the “Seminar on Listing on the NYSE MKT for Emerging Companies” hosted by TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD. on 15 July 2015.
  • (Newsletter)  “Japanese Government Takes a More Severe Policy against ‘Black Companies’” co-authored by Lawrence Carter, Registered Foreign Lawyer and Keiji Nasuda, Attorney at Law was published in the International Labor & Law Committee Newsletter of American Bar Association, June 2015.  For details, see American Bar Association’s website.
  • (Seminar/lecture)  Masahiko Ishida, Attorney at Law (Tokyo Office) and Sammy Fang (Hong Kong Office) gave a lecture on overseas corruption prevention laws and companies’ risk management at “Risk Management Strategy Forum 2015 for Global/Overseas Operations” held on 19 May 2015.
  • (Newsletter)  “Reforms to Japan’s Defined Contribution Pension System Submitted to the Japanese Diet” co-authored by Lawrence Carter, Registered Foreign Lawyer and Keiji Nasuda, Attorney at Law was published in the International Labor & Law Committee Newsletter of American Bar Association, May 2015.  For details, see American Bar Association’s website.
  • (Newsletter)  An article entitled “Japanese companies should take anti-bribery laws more seriously” authored by Makiko Kawamura, Attorney at Law was published in the Nikkei Asian Review, 23 April 2015.
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Asia 2015 identified our lawyers as leading legal practitioners in several different areas of business law in Japan (Corporate/M&A (International): Lance J Miller, Corporate/M&A (Domestic): Masahiko Ishida, and Employment: Lawrence Carter).  For details, see Chambers’ website.
  • (Newsletter)  “Amendments to Japan’s Labor Standards Act” co-authored by Lawrence Carter, Registered Foreign Lawyer and Keiji Nasuda, Attorney at Law was published in the International Labor & Law Committee Newsletter of American Bar Association, April 2015.  For details, see American Bar Association’s website.
  • (Newsletter)  “‘Maternity Harassment’ Recognized by Supreme Court” co-authored by Lawrence Carter, Registered Foreign Lawyer and Keiji Nasuda, Attorney at Law was published in the International Labor & Law Committee Newsletter of American Bar Association, April 2015.  For details, see American Bar Association’s website.
  • (Recognition)  Chambers Asia 2015 named us as a leading law firm in the area of Employment in Japan.  For details, see Chambers’ website.