News HOMENews 20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010 Jan.Feb.Mar.Apr.May.Jun.Jul.Aug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec. 2020.07.01 Information NewShin Setoyama joined the firm as associate on July 1, 2020. 2020.06.24 Publication Shinichiro Uemura updated an article titled "Relevant laws and regulations related to Covid-19 in the Philippines (As of June 22, 2020)." 2020.06.22 Publication In a recurring feature series, Nobuaki Mukai authored the article, "The Key Evidence of Antitrust Violation #7: Tsuchiya Kigyo Case," in the August 2020 (Vol. 20, No. 8) issue of Business Law. 2020.06.19 Publication Hirotoshi Kakumoto have co-authored the book, "Practice Manual for Petition of Corporate Bankruptcy (2nd Edition)", issue of Seirin Shoin. 2020.05.20 Publication In a recurring feature series, Nobuaki Mukai authored the article, "The Key Evidence of Antitrust Violation #6: Tama Area (Western Tokyo) Bid-rigging Case," in the June 2020 (Vol. 20, No. 6) issue of Business Law. 2020.05.11 Awards The following Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan, the highly regarded peer-review legal publication by Best Lawyers: "Antitrust/Competition Law" Nobuaki Mukai "Arbitration and Mediation" Junya Naito "Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions 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 2020.05.11 Awards Momo-o, Matsuo and Namba is ranked as a Recommended Firm in Japan and Junya Naito has once again been ranked as a Litigation Star in the practice areas of Commercial and Transactions; Dispute Resolution; and International Arbitration by "Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020" published by Euromoney Institutional Investor. 2020.05.07 Publication Junya Naito, Kakuji Mitani and Hiroki Kikkawa authored an article entitled "Practical Guidance for General Shareholders Meetings Based on Experiences at General Shareholders Meetings held in March 2020: Various Issues Related to the Holding of General Shareholders Meetings under the Declaration of a State of Emergency." This article appeared in the April 25, 2020 issue (No. 2229) of Junkan Shoji Homu and is now available in Japanese on "Zaitaku SHOJIHOMU," a portal site of Shoji Homu. 2020.04.07 Information 【Important】 Effective April 8, 2020, our office will be closed during the pendency of the declared state of emergency. All attorneys and staff members are working from home until the situation improves. Please contact us by email as we are unable to respond to telephone calls to our firm’s phone number. If you know the cell phone number of your attorney contact, please call him or her directly. Communications should be made by email or cell phone. Physical mail will continue to be received. However, please be aware that we may not be able to confirm physical mail in a timely fashion. Again, we suggest you contact us by email or cell phone. Thank you very much for your understanding. 2020.03.24 Publication In a recurring feature series, Nobuaki Mukai authored the article, "The Key Evidence of Antitrust Violation #5: LCD Module Case for Nintendo DS Products," in the May 2020 (Vol. 20, No. 5) issue of Business Law. 2020.03.11 Publication Tsuyoshi Suzuki and Naoko Takekawa have authored the Japan chapter of the recently published Twelfth Edition of "The Dispute Resolution Review" (ed. Damian Taylor) (The Law Reviews). 2020.03.04 Publication In a recurring feature series, Nobuaki Mukai authored the article, "The Key Evidence of Antitrust Violation #4: Modifier Case," in the April 2020 (Vol. 20, No. 4) issue of Business Law. 2020.02.25 Information Naoki Nihonmatsu joined the firm as associate on February 25, 2020. 2020.02.14 Awards Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and Junya Naito have been ranked in the practice area of "Dispute Resolution: Domestic Japan" in "Chambers Global 2020" by Chambers and Partners. 2020.01.27 Seminar Junya Naito, Tsuyoshi Suzuki and Shinichiro Mori will be featured speakers at a seminar in Tokyo entitled “International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation: Key Issues for Resolving International Commercial Disputes” co-hosted by MMN and Sidley Austin LLP on February 13, 2020. If you would like to attend this seminar, please fill out and send us the application form contained in the link above by email. Please note that there is limited capacity and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. We may have to decline your application when capacity is reached. Send via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2020.01.23 Publication In a recurring feature series, Nobuaki Mukai authored the article, "The Key Evidence of Antitrust Violation #3: Seed Supplier Case," in the March 2020 (Vol. 20, No. 3) issue of Business Law. 2020.01.06 Information Naoki Aso, Kentaro Sano and Suzuka Takehara joined the firm as associates from January 2020. 2020.01.06 Information Hirotoshi Kakumoto has been promoted to partner in the firm as from January 2020. Please feel free to contact us for your request or consultation.