Corporate and commercial law, corporate governance, crisis management/ corporate compliance/anti-corruption and investigations, establishing a business presence in Japan
M&A, venture capital, private equity.
Capital Markets Finance & Financial Institutions:
Banking, financial regulation, derivatives, asset management and investment funds, structured finance, acquisition finance, project finance/PFI, insurance
Real estate transactions, real estate investment/ securitisation, real estate investment trusts (REITs)
Labour & Employment:
■Employment law and compliance, employment litigation and dispute resolution, business immigration matters
Intellectual Property/Life Sciences/TMT:
■IP infringement litigation/ dispute resolution, IP licensing and transactions, patent prosecution, trademark/design prosecution, copyright and entertainment, health care, pharmaceutical and life sciences, IT and telecommunications law and regulation, franchise.
JFTC investigations/proceedings, leniency and litigation, merger control, distribution issues/Premiums and Representations Act/ Subcontract Act/Unfair Trade Practices Act, Interplay of intellectual property and competition law, competition compliance, international competition practice
Tax planning and structuring, tax litigation and dispute resolution
Energy & Natural Resources
Commercial litigation, international litigation and arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, IP infringement litigation/ dispute resolution, employment litigation and dispute resolution, tax litigation and dispute resolution, financial and securities dispute resolution, franchise litigation and dispute resolution, estate and business succession dispute resolution, other dispute resolution.
Restructuring/Bankruptcy & Insolvency
■International Practice (China, India, Asia, US, EU and Others):
Asia and Emerging Countries, China, India, US, EU, Other Jurisdiction