PROFESSIONALS

Yohsuke HIGUCHI


Practice Area


Education

University College London, University of London (LL.M. in Competition Law, 2015)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2004-2005)
Kyoto University (Bachelor of Economics, 2001)

Admission

Japan (2005)

Experience

TMI Associates (Associate; 2005-2009, 2011-2017; Partner, 2018-Present)
Simmons & Simmons, London (2015-2016)
Japan Fair Trade Commission (2009-2011)

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
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Articles & Publications

2019/04/10ARTICLE “A Guide to Understanding the Antimonopoly Act by Multiplication, No.4 ‘Vol.12: The Antimonopoly Act and Civil Actions’”
2019/04/01ARTICLE “Interview with a Business Lawyer: Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.1) – On-Site Inspections Come Without Warning – Initial Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission”
2018/12/21ARTICLE “Latest Trends in Application of European Competition Law to Online Sales and Transactions, as Shown in the Judgment for the Coty Case”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “A Guide to the Antimonopoly Act for the Improvement of Compliance (3): Vol.9 ‘How to Manage and Respond to Risks in Relation to Cartels’”
2017/11/21ARTICLE “Brexit and the Impact on EU Competition Law”

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “Selected Precedents on Anti-Monopoly Act Effective for Legal Practice”(Group Boycott), the Jurist Extra Edition, 2014.07

Seminars & Lectures

2019/02/04EXTERNAL “The Basic Course on the Anti-Monopoly Act: Vol. 1
2019/01/24EXTERNAL “Preparations and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission – Learning from the Trends in Recent Changes of Related Systems”
2018/03/26EXTERNAL “What Makes Japanese Corporations Engage in Cartels? – Truly Effective Competition Programmes for Japanese Corporations”
2018/02/13Hosted / Co-hosted TMI Associates’ special joint seminar with Simmons & Simmons LLP: “The Latest Trends in European Competition Law”
2018/01/19EXTERNAL “Course for Nurturing Practitioners of the Subcontract Act: Companies’ Professional Practices Regarding the Subcontract Act’”
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Articles & Publications

2019/04/10 ARTICLE “A Guide to Understanding the Antimonopoly Act by Multiplication, No.4 ‘Vol.12: The Antimonopoly Act and Civil Actions’”
2019/04/01 ARTICLE “Interview with a Business Lawyer: Preparations for and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission (Vol.1) – On-Site Inspections Come Without Warning – Initial Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission”
2018/12/21 ARTICLE “Latest Trends in Application of European Competition Law to Online Sales and Transactions, as Shown in the Judgment for the Coty Case”
2017/11/21 ARTICLE “A Guide to the Antimonopoly Act for the Improvement of Compliance (3): Vol.9 ‘How to Manage and Respond to Risks in Relation to Cartels’”
2017/11/21 ARTICLE “Brexit and the Impact on EU Competition Law”
ARTICLE “BREXIT – the UK’s Exit from the EU”
2016/01/25 BOOK “Legal Consultation on Copyrights Part II”
2015/11/03 ARTICLE “Japanese Antitrust Issues in 2015 – The 2015 Changes to the JFTC’s Procedures and Outstanding Issues Relating to the Rights of Defence”
2013/02 BOOK “Legal Advice on Software Business”
2011/07/31 BOOK “Legal Consultation for Companies Regarding the Earthquake Disaster and Recovery from the Disaster -Based on the Experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake-”
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi wrote a column for the February 19, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi wrote a column for the February 18, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.
ARTICLE Attorneys Tetsuro Toriumi and Yohsuke Higuchi’s article was published in the February 14, 2008 edition of the Nikkei Business Daily.

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “Selected Precedents on Anti-Monopoly Act Effective for Legal Practice”(Group Boycott), the Jurist Extra Edition, 2014.07
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Seminars & Lectures

2019/02/04EXTERNAL “The Basic Course on the Anti-Monopoly Act: Vol. 1
2019/01/24EXTERNAL “Preparations and Responses to On-Site Inspections Conducted by the Fair Trade Commission – Learning from the Trends in Recent Changes of Related Systems”
2018/03/26EXTERNAL “What Makes Japanese Corporations Engage in Cartels? – Truly Effective Competition Programmes for Japanese Corporations”
2018/02/13Hosted / Co-hosted TMI Associates’ special joint seminar with Simmons & Simmons LLP: “The Latest Trends in European Competition Law”
2018/01/19EXTERNAL “Course for Nurturing Practitioners of the Subcontract Act: Companies’ Professional Practices Regarding the Subcontract Act’”
2017/03/23EXTERNAL “Lecture on Competition Laws in Asian Countries: Competition Laws in South-East Asian Countries (3) Taiwan and Indonesia”
2016/10/07EXTERNAL “Practice Regarding Responses to International Cartel Investigations and Effective Compliance Program”
2016/05/03EXTERNAL “[Additional Session] What Makes Japanese Corporations Engage in Cartels? – Truly Effective Competition Programmes for Japanese Corporations”
2016/02/24EXTERNAL “What Makes Japanese Corporations Engage in Cartels? – Truly Effective Competition Programmes for Japanese Corporations”
2013/12/17EXTERNAL “Training Course for Practitioners on Competition Law: ‘Practical Measures by Corporations on Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors’”
2013/09/19EXTERNAL “Introduction to Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors of 2013; 1. Its legislative intent and purpose, applicable scope, and four obligations of main subcontracting entrepreneurs, 2. Prohibited acts (compliance matters) and procedures for main subcontracting entrepreneurs.”
2013/04/10EXTERNAL “Introduction to Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors of 2013; 1. Its legislative intent and purpose, applicable scope, and four obligations of main subcontracting entrepreneurs, 2. Prohibited acts (compliance matters) and procedures for main subcontracting entrepreneurs.” in Nagoya and on April 12, 2013, in Tokyo.
2012/10/19MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 52nd Monthly Seminar “What does the Japan Fair Trade Commission do? – Along with the Recent Trends in Building Criminal Cases”
2012/09/28EXTERNAL A seminar was held by Attorney Yohsuke Higuchi on September 28.
2012/04/26EXTERNAL Attorney Yohsuke Higuchi held a seminar on April 18 and April 26, 2012.