Bankruptcy of defendant while proceedings are pending

One of the parties, namely the defendant, may file for bankruptcy during the proceedings. For example, when a lawsuit is filed to recover debt, the defendant, being the debtor, might file for bankruptcy. If the defendant goes bankrupt during the proceedings, the progression of the proceedings will differ depending on what is being disputed in […]

Kenji KurodaPartner, Kuroda Law Offices

Points to note regarding non-disclosure agreements

There are many situations in which companies should consider concluding a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), such as when various transactions and information sharing therefor at the preparatory stage is planned. The following describes some basic things that must be kept in mind when preparing and considering an NDA. Scope of confidential information NDAs usually demarcate the […]

Kenji KurodaPartner, Kuroda Law Offices

Friendship Agreement, Signing Ceremony and Symposium between the Osaka Bar and the New York State Bar

Signing Ceremony of the Friendship Agreement between the NYSBA International Section and the OBA and symposium commemorating the signing of the friendship agreement. “How did and will the judiciary overcome the Covid-19 crisis?” -The role of IT in the civil judicial system during emergencies- Read more here

Kazuhiko NishiharaPartner, Honmachi International Law Office, P.C.

Ayuko Nemento and Makoto Ohsugi of Sonderhoff & Einsel participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

Makoto OhsugiPartner, Sonderhoff & Einsel

Ayuko Nemento and Makoto Ohsugi of Sonderhoff & Einsel participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

Ayuko NementoPartner, Sonderhoff & Einsel

Yodoyabashi & Yamagami LPC joins IR as the exclusive Tax (Law) Member in Japan

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Hiroyuki Kimura of Yodoyabashi & Yamagami LPC. Hiroyuki has joined IR as our exclusive Tax (Law) member in Japan. Yodoyabashi & Yamagami LPC is highly acclaimed and trusted by diverse clients from various industries for its renowned professionals leading each major area […]

Hiroyuki KimuraPartner, Yodoyabashi & Yamagami LPC

Workplace Harassment Comes in Many Forms: How Can You Help Your Company Prevent and Deal with Harassment in the Workplace

The #MeToo movement has spread like wildfire in the US, and thanks to social media, the hashtag has brought increased awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace.  The #MeToo movement has also gained footing in Japan, with increased media coverage as a few male politicians and officials have found themselves in the spotlight for alleged […]

Grant TanabePartner, Sonderhoff & Einsel

Sonderhoff & Einsel joins IR as the exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) Member in Japan

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Grant Tanabe of Sonderhoff & Einsel. Grant has joined IR as our exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) Member in Japan. Grant Tanabe’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions, including strategic transactions and relationships such as joint ventures, cross-border M&A, and private […]

Grant TanabePartner, Sonderhoff & Einsel

Sonderhoff & Einsel joins IR as the exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) Member in Japan

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Ayuko Nemento of Sonderhoff & Einsel. Ayuko has joined IR as our exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) Member in Japan. Ayuko Nemoto’s practise focuses on domestic and international corporate alliances (M&A, JV), venture support businesses and other corporate issues. Ms. Nemoto also […]

Ayuko NementoPartner, Sonderhoff & Einsel