Corporate Law General Corporate Legal Practice

We assist clients with various legal issues that arise in operating business on a daily basis including providing legal advice and creating legal documentation such as contracts.  For these services, we utilize the most recent legal know-how and pay attention to the latest socioeconomic and industry trends.  We can provide services in accordance with clients’ needs, including legal analysis of particular legal issues and laws, presenting approaches to resolve problems, pointing out problems inherent in new business plans and ways of resolving them, proposing strategies for better business results and so on.  Also, for our consultation with clients, we are prepared with a system in which we can promptly respond using a comprehensive range of perspectives, with the attorneys in charge responding instantly by phone or e-mail.  Depending on the nature of the consultation or the circumstances, we urgently bring together specialized teams to handle the matter at hand.

We also handle all types of legal services related to the daily operation of business, such as providing consultation on various laws and regulations, preparing for and reviewing documentation for various registrations, notification to and registration with the public agencies, bureaus and the like, various procedures related to setting up corporations, legal entities and businesses, keeping articles of incorporation and other internal regulations up to date, preparing various types of minutes, instructing on management of shareholders’ meetings and board of directors’ meetings, establishing and operating internal control systems, preparing and reviewing various types of contracts (basic sales agreements, service agreements, agency agreements, license agreements, joint venture agreements and other agreements) and so on.

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Related Articles and Publications

2019/09/11BOOK “Legal Affairs Associated with Starting Businesses – The Case Method for Designing a New Business”
2019/06/25ARTICLE “Inefficiency in Companies’ Information Disclosure – Support for Measures to Integrate the Disclosures of Business Reports and Securities Reports (2018.12.28)”
2019/05/25ARTICLE “The Contents of and Practical Points to Note in Securities Reports, etc. Relating to the Amendments to the Cabinet Office Ordinance on the Disclosure of Corporate Affairs, etc.”
2019/05/25ARTICLE “The Lifting of the Ban on Information Services on the Main Bodies of Banks and the Information Banks”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “[Explanation of Current Issues] How Accounting and Finance Departments Should Plan to Respond to Amendments to the Civil Law that Relate to their Obligations One Year prior to Enforcement”

Related Seminars and Lectures

2019/10/07EXTERNAL “Basics of the Amendment to the Civil Code – Points to Note in Reviewing Contracts under the Amendment to the Civil Code”
2019/09/17EXTERNAL “Professional Practice related to the California Consumer Privacy Act”
2019/09/05EXTERNAL “[Serial Seminar] Practice in Preparing Agreements for Business Corporations – Including an Explanation of the Revised Civil Code (Total of 2 Sessions) First Session: Introduction; Non-Disclosure Agreements; Sale-and-Purchase Agreements and Master Transaction Agreements”
2019/07/22Hosted / Co-hosted TMI Associates’ special joint seminar with LexisNexis Japan Co., Ltd.: “Overcoming Challenges with a Small Number of People – Lecture regarding the Improvement of Overall Legal Function (Total of 8 Sessions)”
2019/09/03EXTERNAL “Practical Responses to China’s Cybersecurity Law”