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December

  • December 27 2013

    Information

    Norito Ohori is promoted to partner in the firm as from January 1, 2014.

  • December 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Takayuki Matsuo authored the article "Beijing Law School Report—Part 3: Framework of Chinese Law (Vol. 2)" in the December issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

November

  • November 2013

    Publications

    Makoto Matsuo authored the article "Personal Opinion—Japan Legal Services Discussion (XX): Policy Consistency of the Japanese Class Action System" in the November issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

  • November 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Takayuki Matsuo authored the article "Beijing Law School Report—Part 2: Framework of Chinese Law (Vol. 1)" in the November issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

  • November 2013

    Publications

    Shuichi Namba and Shinichiro Uemura published an article, "The Practice of International Inheritance Law, Part 6: Legal Issues and Tax Matters/Case Study--Issues Surrounding Inheritance when Japanese possess Assets in Vancouver" in the November issue of "International Taxation."

October

  • October 2013

    Publications

    Nobuaki Mukai authored the article "Antitrust Case Report--Information Exchange and Horizontal Restraints (JFTC, July 29, 2013)" in the November issue of "Jurist."

  • October 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Takayuki Matsuo authored the article "Beijing Law School Report--Part 1: Studying Chinese Law in English in China" in the October issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

  • October 2013

    Publications

    Shuichi Namba and Shinichiro Uemura published an article, "The Practice of International Inheritance Law, Part 5: Legal Issues and Tax Matters/Case Study--Issues Surrounding Inheritance when Japanese possess Assets in Hawaii" in the October issue of "International Taxation."

September

  • September 2013

    Publications

    Shuichi Namba and Shinichiro Uemura published an article, "The Practice of International Inheritance Law, Part 4: International Inheritance Tax and General Theories--Issues surrounding Inheritance when Foreigners Die in Japan with Assets in Japan" in the September issue of "International Taxation."

  • September 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Norito Ohori authored the article "Comparison of Major Conditions of Contracts for Overseas Plant Construction—Part 5: Risks of Defect Liability" in the September issue of "Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law."

  • September 2013

    Publications

    Makoto Matsuo authored the article "Personal Opinion--Japan Legal Services Discussion (XIX): Thinking about Abolishing The Legal Training and Research Institute System" in the September issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

August

  • August 2013

    Publications

    Shuichi Namba and Shinichiro Uemura published an article, "The Practice of International Inheritance Law, Part 3: International Inheritance Tax and General Theories--Issues surrounding Inheritance when Japanese Die Overseas with Overseas Assets" in the August issue of "International Taxation."

  • August 2013

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo and Namba is cited as a Recommended Domestic Firm in Japan and Junya Naito has been ranked as a Local Disputes Star (2013) in the practice areas of General Commercial and Arbitration by "Benchmark Asia-Pacific 2013: The Definitive Guide to the Leading Dispute Firms and Lawyers in the Region," published by Euromoney Legal Media Group.

  • August 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Norito Ohori authored the article "Comparison of Major Conditions of Contracts for Overseas Plant Construction—Part 4: Risks of Construction Delay" in the August issue of "Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law."

  • August 2013

    Publications

    Junya Naito and Tsuyoshi Suzuki have authored the Japan chapter of the recently published book entitled "The International Arbitration Review, 4th Edition" (Law Business Research Ltd. 2013).

July

  • July 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Norito Ohori authored the article "Comparison of Major Conditions of Contracts for Overseas Plant Construction—Part 3: Risks of Compensation for Damages during Construction" in the July issue of "Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law."

June

  • June 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Norito Ohori authored the article "Comparison of Major Conditions of Contracts for Overseas Plant Construction—Part 2: Risks of Construction Interruption, Termination, etc. due to Force Majeure" in the June issue of "Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law."

  • June 12 2013

    Seminar

    Nobuaki Mukai will serve as a Panelist in a program entitled "International Licensing Issues in the US, India, and Japan" on June 19, 2013 jointly hosted by the Intellectual Property Committee and the International Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law.
    http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/marketing/
    20130619_at13619.authcheckdam.pdf

  • June 5 2013

    Publications

    Shuichi Namba and Shinichiro Uemura published an article, "Part 1: Legal Issues and General Theories of International Inheritance Law," in the June issue of "International Taxation," which is the first article in a new series entitled, "The Practice of International Inheritance Law."

  • June 2013

    Publications

    Makoto Matsuo authored the article "Thinking about China, Part 7: Can Government-led Capitalism be just as Effective on the Defensive?" in the June issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

May

  • May 2013

    Publications

    Nobuo Sugimoto and Takayuki Matsuo authored an article in "Update: Analysis of and Developments in Financial and Business Law Precedents," a supplementary volume to the Japanese journal "Financial and Business Law Precedents."

  • May 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Norito Ohori authored the article "Comparison of Major Conditions of Contracts for Overseas Plant Construction—Part 1: Damage Risks for Construction Deliverables" in the May issue of "Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law."

  • May 2013

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba has been nominated as a Finalist for "IP Law Firm of the Year" by ALB Japan Law Awards 2013 of Thomson Reuters.

  • May 2013

    Seminar

    Masao Torikai, Nobuaki Mukai and Barnes & Thornburg LLP will jointly present the seminar "American Business Seminar: The Latest Trends in the Midwest—Antitrust and Labor Union Law" on May 20 in Nagoya and May 22 in Tokyo.

    May 20/Nagoya:

    May 22/Tokyo:
    http://www.lexisnexis.co.jp/seminar/index.html#seminar20130522

April

  • April 2013

    Awards

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

  • April 2013

    Awards

    Junya Naito was named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Tokyo Arbitration and Mediation "Lawyer of the Year."

  • April 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Makoto Matsuo authored the article "Thinking about China, Part 6: Can Migrant Workers form the Nucleus of a Riot?" in the April issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

March

  • March 21 2013

    Publications

    Masao Torikai, Kakuji Mitani and Suguru Shigematsu authored the article "2013 Shareholders Meeting Topics: Auction of Shares held by Missing Shareholders/Standardization of Units of Shares" in the May issue of the Japanese journal "Business Legal Affairs."

  • March 2013

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba has been nominated in the practice areas of "Corporate and M&A" and "Antitrust and competition law" in "The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013." Makoto Matsuo and Shuichi Namba received high evaluation in the Corporate and M&A category and Nobuaki Mukai and Koji Ohe are recommended as experienced lawyers in the area of Antitrust and competition law.

  • March 2013

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and Junya Naito have been nominated in the practice areas of "Dispute Resolution: Domestic Firms: Japan" by " Chambers Global 2013" of Chambers & Partners.

  • March 2013

    Awards

    Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and its attorneys have been nominated in the following practice areas by "Chambers Asia Pacific 2013" of Chambers & Partners.
            "Competition/Antitrust: Japan"
            Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba Makoto Matsuo Nobuaki Mukai
            "Dispute Resolution: Domestic: Japan"
            Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba Junya Naito

February

  • February 2013

    Media

    Motomu Wake was featured in an article entitled "The Rookies" in the February issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

  • February 2013

    Publications

    In a recurring feature series, Makoto Matsuo authored the article "Thinking about China, Part 5: Religious and Ethnic Issues in China" in the February issue of the Japanese journal "The Lawyers."

  • February 2013

    Media

    An article featuring a "Round-table discussion among those with experience in arbitration on 'Qualities required of trusted international commercial arbitrators: focusing on skills and supervisory capabilities necessary for conducting arbitral proceedings,'" in which Junya Naito participated, appeared in the January 2013 edition of the JCA Journal.

January