Japanese law firm Miura & Partners (M&P) is set to open an office in the city of Nagoya, which will be the firm’s fifth since it was established in 2019. The firm currently has three offices in Tokyo and one in Hiroshima.
The Japanese are widely believed to be averse to conflict, preferring to avoid formal dispute resolution processes and resolve disputes through negotiation.
Anyone who thought shareholder activism would never take root in Japan had a rude awakening at Toshiba’s extraordinary general meeting last month.
In April 2022, the Tokyo Stock Exchange (the “TSE”) will change its current existing market segments to “Standard”, “Prime” and “Growth” markets.
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The Anti-Monopoly Act (“AMA”), Japan’s competition law, went through a major change which came into effect at the end of 2020.
Morrison & Foerster has brought on board litigation expert Takahiro Nonaka as a partner in Tokyo from DLA Piper.
White & Case has advised Japan’s Panasonic Corporation on the purchase of the remaining 80 percent of U.S. supply-chain software company Blue Yonder for $5.6 billion.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has counselled human resources firm Visional Inc. on its 66.88-billion-yen ($618 million) IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mother’s market.
Japanese law firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) has added four senior foreign counsel to its partnership, shortly after the launch of its foreign joint law enterprise.