Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Our firm specializes in business law and has the capacity to provide legal advice on any legal area as well as any legal issue that may come up within a company. Our firm strives to provide our corporate clients the best results in response to their legal needs by providing a broad spectrum of services, ranging from assisting start-ups with contract drafting/review and advising and solving legal issues at the incorporation stage, to representing larger companies in deal negotiations, strategic M&As, as well as litigation and dispute resolution when in a pinch. For clients that are on a retainer and have developed a continuing relationship with our firm, we strive to have a deep relationship with the company’s business circumstances and strive to provide realistic and appropriate solutions.

Litigation, Dispute Resolution
・Initial response to dispute resolution, strategic planning, negotiation
・General corporate disputes (contract violations, dealing with non-performance of contracts, recovering debts, responding to legal violations, demanding compensation of damages)
・Disputes regarding corporate control (shareholder disputes, management disputes)
・IP litigation (patent litigation, trademark litigation, copyright litigation)
・IT litigation (litigation related to system developments; takedown litigation)
・Real estate litigation
・Employment litigation
・Administrative actions
・Other specialized litigation (insurance, securities)
・Alternative Dispute Resolution
Fund Formation and Management
・Establishing a corporate restructuring scheme, estimating corporate restructuring procedures and drafting necessary documents
・Legal investigation when planning to purchase ro sell a business or restructure an organization (legal due diligence)
・Contract drafting and negotiations of M&A or corporate reorganization
AI, IoT, IT, IP
・Contract drafting and review (license agreements, joint R&D agreements, technology transactions)
・Creating and reviewing policies regarding these subjects
・Applying for and prosecuting trademarks
Venture Companies
・Legal feasibility research
・Incorporation
・General corporate (Shareholder meetings, Board of director meetings, etc)
・Creation of Bylaws; general policies
・Venture finance (investment instruments)
・Issuance of stock options
・IPOs
Risk Management
・Responding to accounting issues; divulgence of personal information, confidential information
・Responding to securities and environmental regulation violations
・Responding to anti-social forces
・Responding to labeling violations and accidents relating to products and comestibles; responding to violations of pharmaceutical regulations
・Corporate crimes such as bribery and Special Breach of Trust
・Risk management and dealing with incidents in employment law such as overworking
Fund Formation and Management
・Fund formation and structuring
・Obtaining securities registrations
・Internal management of securities transactions, contract drafting, M&A
Fund Formation and Management
・Fund formation and structuring
・Obtaining securities registrations
・Internal management of securities transactions, contract drafting, M&A
Public Affairs
・Feasibility research regarding new business models
・Assisting with negotiations with government and industry associations, assisting with drafting new legislation
・Regulatory “sandbox” and “grey zone” areas・Support for creating new, specialized business policies for new types of businesses
Corporate Revivals
・Voluntary liquidation
・Corporate revival ADR procedures
・Civil revival procedures, corporate reorganization procedures, legal revival procedures
Litigation, Dispute Resolution
・Initial response to dispute resolution, strategic planning, negotiation
・General corporate disputes (contract violations, dealing with non-performance of contracts, recovering debts, responding to legal violations, demanding compensation of damages)
・Disputes regarding corporate control (shareholder disputes, management disputes)
・IP litigation (patent litigation, trademark litigation, copyright litigation)
・IT litigation (litigation related to system developments; takedown litigation)
・Real estate litigation
・Employment litigation
・Administrative actions
・Other specialized litigation (insurance, securities)
・Alternative Dispute Resolution
Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, ICOs
・Feasibility research relating to blockchain business
・Cryptocurrency exchange business registrations
・Financing transactions that involve cryptocurrency, such as ICOs, IEOs, STOs
・General creation and review of corporate policies
Fin Tec
・Feasibility research relating to fintech business
・Notification issues relating to prepaid payment instruments and registrations of prepaid payment instruments for third-party businesses
・Registrations for capital transfers
・Creation and review of policies
Space
・Legal-side feasibility research and investigations of new space business
・General legal advice relating to international, Japanese and US space law
Public Affair
・Feasibility research regarding new business models
・Assisting with negotiations with government and industry associations, assisting with drafting new legislation
・Regulatory “sandbox” and “grey zone” areas・Support for creating new, specialized business policies for new types of businesses
International
・Feasibility of entering other Asian markets
・Creation and review of English contracts
・Negotiations with overseas companies
・General US legal advice (California and Hawaii)