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  • July 2017

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and its attorneys have been recognized in the following practice areas by "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017" published by Law Business Research:
    "Arbitration" Junya Naito
    "Competition" Nobuaki Mukai
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  • June 2017

    Seminar

    Shinichiro Uemura will present a lecture on Philippine law for new Japanese employees assigned to the Philippines held by The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc. on June 29, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Manila, Philippines.  

  • June 2017

    Information

    Yue Hu joined the firm as foreign attorney on June 26, 2017.  

  • June 2017

    Seminar

    Nobuaki Mukai presented a lecture entitled "Cooperative Enforcement and Antagonistic Enforcement under the new Kachokin System: Practical Points including how to Effectively Claim the Attorney-Client Privilege" at the 248th monthly seminar held by the Japan Competition Law Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan on June 14, 2017.  

  • June 2017

    Publications

    Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Rin Moriguchi and Mariko Sumiyoshi authored the Japan section of "Getting the Deal Through: Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2017," published by Law Business Research Ltd.  

  • May 2017

    Seminar

    Nobuaki Mukai served as a featured lecturer at the Spring seminar for practitioners in Antitrust Law held by the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association on May 25, 2017.

  • May 2017

    Information

    Sho Tanaka joined the firm as associate on May 22, 2017.

  • May 2017

    Seminar

    Nobuaki Mukai presented a lecture entitled "Legal Compliance under the new Antitrust Law—the Prospective Amendment and its aim of Globalization and what constitutes an appropriate claim under the Attorney-Client Privilege" at The Japan Industrial Management & Accounting Institute on May 12, 2017.

  • May 2017

    Publication

    Junya Naito and Tsuyoshi Suzuki have co-authored "Arbitrator's Non-Disclosure of Conflict of Interest and Setting Aside of the Arbitration Award - Decision of the Osaka High Court dated June 28, 2016" in NBL No.1097(2017.5.1), Page 39.

  • April 2017

    Information

    Nobuaki Mukai has served as an appointed member of the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC)'s Study Group on the Antimonopoly Act since February 2016. The Study Group has publicly released its Report on a prospective JFTC discretionary surcharge (or, fining) system. See http://www.jftc.go.jp/en/pressreleases/yearly-2017/April/170425.html

  • April 2017

    Information

    Tsuyoshi Suzuki has been newly appointed for inclusion on The Japan Sports Arbitration Agency ("JSAA") candidate list of sports arbitrators and mediators.

  • March 2017

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and Junya Naito have been ranked in the practice area of "Dispute Resolution: Domestic – Japan" in "Chambers Global 2017" by Chambers and Partners.

  • March 2017

    Awards

    Junya Naito was named the Best Lawyers 2018 Tokyo Arbitration and Mediation "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as "Lawyer of the Year."

  • March 2017

    Awards

    The following Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the Eighth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan, the highly regarded peer-review legal publication:
    "Antitrust/Competition Law" Nobuaki Mukai
    "Arbitration and Mediation" Junya Naito
    "Corporate and M&A" Makoto Matsuo, Shuichi Namba and Junya Naito
    "Insolvency and Reorganization Law" Shigeaki Momo-o
    "Litigation" Junya Naito
    "Private Equity, Private Funds and Venture Capital Law" Shuichi Namba

  • January 2017

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and its attorneys have been nominated in the following practice areas by "Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017" of Chambers & Partners:
    Competition/Antitrust (Japan): Makoto Matsuo and Nobuaki Mukai
    Dispute Resolution (Japan): Junya Naito

  • January 2017

    Information

    Atsushi Yamaguchi (Of Counsel to Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba; Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo; and Professor of Waseda Law School) will be appointed as Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan as of January 27, 2017.

  • January 2017

    Information

    Ryo Sakata joined the firm as associate on January 2017.

  • December 2016

    Awards

    Tsuyoshi Suzuki has been recognized in the area of "Future Leaders – Partners" by " Who's Who Legal Arbitration " published by Law Business Research.

  • December 2016

    Seminar

    Tsuyoshi Suzuki served as a judge at the 15th Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition on December 3 and 4 at Sophia University in Tokyo.

  • November 2016

    Awards

    Shigeaki Momo-o has been recognized in the elite "Leading Individuals: Bengoshi" list by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 in the category of Japan: Restructuring and Insolvency.
    For more details, see: http://www.legal500.com/c/japan/restructuring-and-insolvency/independent-local-firms

    In addition, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 has ranked Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba as a leading Independent Local Firm in the category of Japan: Antitrust and Competition Law.
    For more details, see: http://www.legal500.com/c/japan/antitrust-and-competition-law/independent-local-firms

    The following three Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba attorneys were featured in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 editorial on Japan: Antitrust and Competition Law.
    Nobuaki Mukai
    Rin Moriguchi
    Takashi Kobayashi

  • November 2016

    Information
  • November 2016

    Information

    Shinichiro Mori has been elected by the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA) as Country Representative of Japan.
    For more details, see: AFIA Press Release  

  • October 2016

    Seminar

    Tsuyoshi Suzuki served as a speaker at The Third Annual Japan-Korea International Arbitration Forum held in Busan, South Korea on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The Japan-Korea International Arbitration Forum is an international meeting held for purposes of discussing topics and issues in international arbitration among scholars and lawyers in Japan and South Korea who possess practical experience in the field.  

  • October 2016

    Seminar

    In conjunction with hosting the 2016 Interlaw Annual Global Meeting from Wednesday, October 26, 2016 to Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba will host an off-site seminar on "Global Compliance" on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Sapia Tower in Marunouchi. Over 100 delegates from around the world are scheduled to attend the seminar. MMN is the sole Japan member of Interlaw. Interlaw is a top-ranked international law firm network comprised of independent law firms working collaboratively on a "Best Client" basis. See http://interlaw.org/

  • October 2016

    Seminar

    Junya Naito will serve as a featured panelist at the 2016 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law held at the Hilton Tokyo on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Mr. Naito's panel will discuss "Asia's Twenty-First Century Approach to Resolving International Disputes."

  • October 2016

    Information

    Naoki Takaishi joined the firm as associate on October 2016.

  • October 2016

    Information

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba is pleased to host the 2016 Interlaw Annual Global Meeting from Wednesday, October 26, 2016 to Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. The theme of the meeting is "Global Compliance" and over 100 delegates are scheduled to attend from around the world. MMN is the sole Japan member of Interlaw. Interlaw is a top-ranked international law firm network comprised of independent law firms working collaboratively on a "Best Client" basis. See http://interlaw.org/