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Atsushi Akashima

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Atsushi Akashima

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Japan

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Practice
Atsushi Akashima provides advice on general corporate matters, including M&A transactions, compliance matters, and domestic/international contracts. He has worked at a major general trading company and accumulated substantial experience advising wide variety of industries.

He is focusing on:

- Disputes: Representing several Japanese and global companies in commercial litigation, civil preservation and enforcement matters.

- Drafting/negotiation on M&A, organizational restructuring , etc.

- Compliance/Risk Management: Advising on competition law related matters in Japan, Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act, the Subcontractors Act, data protection matters (including the Personal Information Protection Act) and various employment laws and regulations.

- Financial Instruments and Exchange Act /Corporate Law/ General Corporate: Providing legal advice regarding day-to-day corporate matters for both Japanese companies and Japanese subsidiaries of foreign companies.

 

Professional Experience
2007-2009       Yanagida & Nomura
2009-2011       ITOCHU Corporation
2011-2012       Yanagida & Partners
2012-2020       AKATSUKI SOGO LAW OFFICE
2020-Present  DT Legal Japan

Professional Qualification
Tokyo Bar Association (2007)

Education
Sophia University (LL.B., 2001)

Languages
English and Japanese

Atsushi Akashima