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

2019/12/10ARTICLE “Response to the Amendment to the Civil Code”
2019/11/25ARTICLE “Explanation of Matters to Reconsider Regarding Sale and Purchase Agreement Terms and Conditions in Response to the Amendment to the Civil Code”
2019/11/01BOOK “Yuhikaku Hanrei Roppo Professional (The Statute and Precedent Professional) (2020 Version)”
2019/10/24BOOK “The Revised Civil Code for Beginners: Sale and Purchase Agreements – Preventing Omissions with Explanatory Diagrams and Check Lists”
2019/10/01BOOK “Practices in Contract Review Associated with the Amendments to the Law of Obligations – Classified According to the Type of Contract”

Related Seminars and Lectures

2020/02/12EXTERNAL “Amendment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information: ‘The Every-Three-Yea Review’ and Effects on the Practice of Data Utilization”
2020/01/31EXTERNAL “Considering Digital Business-Related Incidents and Corporate Losses from the Legal Perspective: Systems and Measures Necessary for Managers to Achieve Accountability – Explaining and Raising Issues on ‘Unexpected’ Incidents and Corporate Losses in Digital Business from the Legal Perspective”
2020/02/03EXTERNAL “Practical Operation of the California Consumer Privacy Act”
2020/01/27EXTERNAL “Establishment of Compliance Programs for Managing Foreign Subsidiaries and the Introduction of the Whistleblowing System – the Japanese Plea-Bargaining System and the Whistleblowing Compliance Management System”
2020/01/22Hosted / Co-hosted TMI Associates’ special joint seminar with Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC: “Corruption Frequently Occurring in Chinese Subsidiaries – Reasons and Handling Thereof”