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Atsumi & Sakai

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 3JapanAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Atsumi & Sakai is very active in domestic and international cartels, covering dawn raids, leniency applications and criminal and civil litigation. Frequently instructed by domestic clients in the automotive, manufacturing, shipping and financial services sectors on highly contentious matters. Also provides compliance training outside of formal investigations, as well as advice on vertical restraint issues under Japanese law. Regularly works in conjunction with international counsel and advises on the Japanese law aspects of multi-jurisdictional mandates. Capable of advising domestic corporations on the competition law aspects of their transactional activity.

Strengths

A source describes the team as "very experienced and hard-working," further commenting on its performance as "excellent."

Notable practitioners

Setsuko Yufu advises on contentious behavioural work, such as cartels and unfair trade practices, as well as advising Japanese companies on compliance matters.

Tatsuo Yamashima is known for his expertise in handling cartel cases. He also provides a full-service offering, with a focus on behavioural mandates.

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Competition/Antitrust

Atsumi & Sakai

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Location

Fukoku Seimei Building

2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Japan

100-0011

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Japan

Competition/Antitrust


Setsuko Yufu
Band 3
Tatsuo Yamashima
Band 4