Exploring cutting edge legal issues from Japan to the world. An interview with Yusuke Takamiya
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Yusuke TAKAMIYA is Partner at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, one of the biggest and top-ranked law firms in Japan. Yusuke is currently serving as the International Competition Network’s Non-Governmental Advisor to the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”), and the former researcher at the Competition Research Center of the JFTC. Yusuke graduated from University of Tokyo […] The post Exploring cutting edge legal issues from Japan to the world. An interview with Yusuke Takamiya appeared first on Asia Law Portal - A forum for discussion of news, information & opportunity in the Asia-Pacific lega ..read more
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Is your next Director of Operations or COO already in your BD department?
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1y ago
An interview with Isaac Uchiyama, EY Law Japan’s Head of Business Development and Operations, on how he seamlessly went from being a BD professional to also overseeing the operations What led you to a career in professional services business development? I was born in Japan but grew up in the US. After finishing college in […] The post Is your next Director of Operations or COO already in your BD department? appeared first on Asia Law Portal - A forum for discussion of news, information & opportunity in the Asia-Pacific legal markets ..read more
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Helping Japan Inc. expand into Thailand. An interview with Emi Rowse (Igusa)
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1y ago
Emi Rowse (Igusa) is a Partner with Kudun & Partners, a Thai law firm, where she heads the Japan practice.  In her role she assists Japanese corporations enter the Thai market.  A specialist in corporate litigation and arbitration matters, Rowse is a HK qualified lawyer who has lived and worked as a foreign lawyer in […] The post Helping Japan Inc. expand into Thailand. An interview with Emi Rowse (Igusa) appeared first on Asia Law Portal - A forum for discussion of news, information & opportunity in the Asia-Pacific legal markets ..read more
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Flexible legal services for businesses in Japan: An interview with Catherine O’Connell
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1y ago
A former in-house counsel in Japan, Catherine O’Connell is originally from New Zealand. In 2018, she founded her own law firm focused on providing flexible legal services to businesses in Japan.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, O’Connell details the inspiration that led her to found her own firm, her practice focus, what impact […] The post Flexible legal services for businesses in Japan: An interview with Catherine O’Connell appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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How pro bono lawyers are helping make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics a reality
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1y ago
In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Shoichi Sugiyama explains how pro bono lawyers from the Tokyo 2020 pro bono lawyers services project are helping make the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics a reality The post How pro bono lawyers are helping make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics a reality appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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New legal tech company CodeLex aims to streamline the practice of law
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1y ago
Legal technology company CodeLex is a developer of legaltech projects as part of the Irbis Ventures (formerly ‘M Lab’​) ecosystem. Incorporated in Mongolia and Singapore, and with a core team based in Ulaanbaatar, Singapore and Tokyo, CodeLex projects aim to streamline and add value to the practice of law and delivery of legal services.  In […] The post New legal tech company CodeLex aims to streamline the practice of law appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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A Year of Big Changes: Latest Employment Trends in Singapore and Japan
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by Helen Colquhoun
1y ago
2018 saw the biggest changes in the employment law regimes of both Singapore and Japan. Both jurisdictions have recently gone through a fundamental change to the key legislation concerning employees’ rights. This includes a wider coverage of employees who are entitled to statutory benefits, and the introduction of overtime pay to compensate for additional hours […] The post A Year of Big Changes: Latest Employment Trends in Singapore and Japan appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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The 2019 US landscape for Japan’s corporate investors: An interview with Frank Aquila, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
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“Japanese companies have embarked on the biggest overseas acquisition spree in more than 20 years, echoing the deal boom of the 1980s,” as Lina Saigol detailed in the Financial News yesterday.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Frank Aquila, Partner with Sullivan & Cromwell, explains what opportunities and challenges await Japan’s corporate investors in the […] The post The 2019 US landscape for Japan’s corporate investors: An interview with Frank Aquila, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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Tokyo – A City Guide for Lawyers and Legal Professionals
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by Mamta Rathore
1y ago
Tokyo, the capital of Japan is one of the largest, busiest and most populated metropolises in the world. This vibrant city is also called city of cities. You may think of it as several cities interlinked through an excellent public transport system. It also is a major commercial and financial hub of Japan. Though Tokyo […] The post Tokyo – A City Guide for Lawyers and Legal Professionals appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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Energy Security and Climate Change in East Asia-Trilateral Cooperation towards a Sustainable Future
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by Xu Qian
1y ago
China, Japan and South Korea are undergoing rapid and comprehensive transformations in developing the intelligent and sustainable use of energy and other natural resources. These changes are driven by new strategies towards energy security and climate change mitigation. Given that future China-Japan-South Korea energy cooperation will become even more important (because the focus of the […] The post Energy Security and Climate Change in East Asia-Trilateral Cooperation towards a Sustainable Future appeared first on Asia Law Portal ..read more
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