Nishimura & Asahi has advised Japanese insurance company Sompo Holdings on its $500 million investment in Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies.
Withers has continued growing its real estate practice in Tokyo with the hire of partner Toshi Tsuchiya and his team from Orrick.Tsuchiya advises on real estate investment, as well as acquisitions…
Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has recruited Michihiro Nishi as a corporate partner in its Tokyo office from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was a counsel.
Japanese firm Nishimura & Asahi has broken ground as the first of the country’s Big Four to open a branch in Europe.
Big Four Japanese law firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) has established a presence in Hong Kong after opening an associate office - Nakamura & Associates – in that city.
Covington & Burling has represented Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma on its $3 billion acquisition of U.S. drugmaker Audentes Therapeutics, which was advised by Fenwick & West.
U.S. law firm Greenberg Traurig has added partner Eiji Kobayashi to its corporate practice in Tokyo from Paul Hastings, where he headed the corporate, M&A and securities practice for Japan.