News HOMENews 2019201820172016201520142013201220112010 Jan.Feb.Mar.Apr.May.Jun.Jul.Aug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec. 2019.01.01 Awards Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and Nobuaki Mukai have been recommended in "The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019" in the following practice area: Japan: Antitrust and Competition – Independent Local Firms 2019.01.01 Publication Nobuaki Mukai has co-authored "Frontier of Antitrust Law: Practical Issues Confronting Japan" (Shojihomu). 2019.01.01 Awards Tsuyoshi Suzuki has been recognized in the area of "Future Leaders – Partners" by "Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2019" published by Law Business Research. 2019.01.01 Information Takayuki Matsuo and Shinichiro Mori have been promoted to partner in the firm as from January 2019. 2019.01.01 Information Ayano Ise, Ryo Otobe and Naoki Furuta joined the firm as associates from January 2019. 2019.02.01 Seminar Shinichiro Uemura presented a lecture entitled "Seminar on Trade Unions in the Philippines" held by The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc. in Makati, Philippines on February 26, 2019. He addressed measures that management can utilize when dealing with trade unions in the Philippines. 2019.02.01 Information Yuriko Kanematsu has been appointed as a member of the Radio Regulatory Council of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. 2019.02.01 Awards Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and Junya Naito have been ranked in the practice area of "Dispute Resolution: Domestic Japan" in "Chambers Global 2019" by Chambers and Partners. 2019.03.02 Publication Nobuaki Mukai authored the Japan section in "Getting the Deal Through: Vertical Agreements 2019," published by Law Business Research Ltd. 2019.03.03 Publication Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Suguru Shigematsu and Naoko Takekawa have authored the Japan chapter of the recently published Eleventh Edition of "The Dispute Resolution Review" (ed. Damian Taylor) (The Law Reviews). 2019.04.01 Information Kohei Sato joined the firm as associate. 2019.04.02 Information Shinichiro Daimon joined the firm as an attorney through the Ministry of Justice's Work Experience Program for Assistant Judges and Public Prosecutors. 2019.04.03 Seminar Takashi Kobayashi presented a lecture entitled "Utilization of the Antimonopoly Act in Civil Procedures" at a seminar for practitioners held by the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association on April 4, 2019. 2019.04.05 Awards The following Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 10th 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 Law" 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 2019.04.06 Awards Junya Naito has been selected by his peers as The Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year 2020" for his work in Arbitration and Mediation in Tokyo. This is the third time Mr. Naito has been recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year." He was previously recognized in 2013 and 2018. Only one lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as "Lawyer of the Year." 2019.04.07 Information Junya Naito serves as the manager (kanji) of the Conference Regarding Operation of Civil Litigation for the year starting from April 2019. The members of the Conference are composed of judges from the Tokyo District Court and attorneys from the three Bar Associations in Tokyo. 2019.05.01 Awards Momo-o, Matsuo and Namba is ranked as a Recommended Firm in Japan and Junya Naito has once again been ranked as a Dispute Resolution Star in the practice areas of Commercial and Transactions by "Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019" published by Euromoney Institutional Investor. 2019.05.20 Information We are pleased to announce the renewal of our website on May 20, 2019. 2019.06.05 Seminar Junya Naito served as a panelist at the SIAC-JAA Tokyo Conference 2019 entitled “Perils and Precautions in Complex Disputes: Navigating Multiple Contracts, Multiple Parties, and Multiple Proceedings” held in Tokyo, Japan on June 4, 2019. 2019.06.27 Publication Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Rin Moriguchi and Mariko Sumiyoshi authored the Japan section of "Getting the Deal Through: Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2019," published by Law Business Research Ltd. 2019.07.08 Information Nobuaki Mukai was appointed Executive Board Member and Secretary General of the Japan Competition Law Forum. Please feel free to contact us for your request or consultation.