Experience includes litigation at the state and federal levels, including the New York City Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals. Bar Admissions: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York Member of the District of Columbia Bar […]
Expertise in traditional M&A and private equity transactions. Mr. Bradford is one of the few corporate transactional lawyers with extensive experience structuring and executing distressed transactions. Bar Admissions: Mr. Bradford is admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Court of Appeals of Maryland, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, U.S. District Court for the […]
Expertise in the areas of banking and financial services, public utility regulation, government and public relations, and alternative dispute resolution. Bar Admissions: Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice before U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan and Michigan Court of Appeals.
Education: 1995 Bachelor of Law, University of Tokyo 1996 – 1998 Supreme Court of Japan, Legal Research and Training Institute Legal Experience: 2005 – present Partner, Ashimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd. 1998 – 2004 Associate, Taguchi Sogo Law Office, Tokyo, Japan Bar Admissions: The Japan Bar and the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 1998 Legal Teaching: Asia […]
Education: 1981 – 1982 Harvard Law School Master of Law, American Law 1974 – 1980 Paris University, Faculty of Law Doctor Degree EC Antitrust Law 1973 – 1974 Paris University, Faculty of Law Preparatory Degree for Doctor Degree French Commercial Law 1971 – 1973 Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute, Tokyo Law […]
Education: 9/1976 – 4/1977 George Washington University National Law Center Georgetown University Law Center Consortium Independent Researcher 9/1975 – 8/1976 George Washington University National Law Center M.C.L. in American Practice 4/1971 – 4/1973 The Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute, Tokyo 4/1968 – 3/1971 Tokyo Metropolitan University Research Center for Social Sciences […]
In order to provide proper service and advice to our corporate clients in their day-to-day management, we offer advice in a wide array of matters including ordinary civil disputes, bankruptcies, medical practice cases, and administrative matters. We also provide representation in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution venues. Although the majority of our clients […]
Employment and labor matters are essential for all businesses. It is especially essential for foreign businesses operating in Japan to have optimal advice regarding Japan’s labor rules and regulations. Our office provides advice to Japanese and non-Japanese businesses regarding employment agreements and regulatory compliance as well as handling disciplinary, termination, and other personnel matters. We […]
It is inevitable that there will be various tax implications to doing business between Japanese and non-Japanese companies. With the assistance of our affiliated accountants and tax consultants our office provides optimum tax planning regarding tax laws in Japan and in those countries that have concluded tax treaties with Japan.
Whether in mergers, joint ventures, licensing, distribution relationships or other business activities, companies must keep in mind potential antitrust violations. Our office provides full antitrust reviews of our clients’ plans and we are able to incorporate our experience not only into representing our clients in antitrust matters but in designing ventures and business relationships that […]