Our October 2018 newsletter was issued to clients. Its title is “New Law to Reform Work Style in Japan” and written by Kenji Kawahigashi and Kotomi Ejiri of our offices.


On October 5, 2018, Kenji Kawahigashi spoke at a Japan Securities Dealers Association’s seminar (for directors and other executives of JSDA member firms). The topic of his lecture was “Compliance Updates – What are directors and other executives of securities firms required to do and not do?”.


Shusuke Kawamoto contributed an article titled “Acquisition of shares of ‘Everybody’s Bitcoin Inc.’ by Rakuten and the current environment surrounding Cryptocurrency Exchange Operators” to M&A Information Square. The link to the article is: Japanese only).


On November 20, 2018, Shusuke Kawamoto will speak (in Japanese) at a seminar of Financial Management Forums, Inc. “Impact of amendment of Civil Code on asset management business and practical points to notice” is the topic.


Kazuma Kato has written a joint news with Simont Braun, a Belgian law firm, titled “FinTech Trends – How Belgium & Japan Resemble & Differ”. The news is available at the following link:Digital finance news – FinTech Belgium and Japan Sept 2018

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Keiwa Sogo Law Offices was established in January 2004 by three partners, i.e., Kozo Toyama, Yoshinori Hosoya and Osamu Higuchi.

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