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4/13/2018

Michael Mroczek published the article “ICC award gives rare glimpse into $7bn San Onofre dispute” which was published in the Arbitration News - Publication of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, Vol.23, No.1, February 2018.

2/20/2018

Masako Banno, the deputy secretary-general of the Center for Lawyers' Gender Diversity of Tokyo Bar Association, moderated a workshop titled "What is Unconscious Bias?", which was hosted by the bar association.

2/2/2018

Michael Mroczek gave a speech about “How to Insure Permissibility of Advocates & Arbitrators chosen for Arbitration in Japan” at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

2/1/2018

Masanori Awazawa and Hiroki Maruichi published the book "5000 Legal Lectures for Financial Institutions- Type Ⅳ Securities" as Co-authors. Tokyo, Kinzai 2018.

1/24/2018

Masako Banno gave a lecture titled "Legal Advice for SME Expanding Business Overseas in Asian Region" at Tokyo SME University.

12/16/2017

Michael Mroczek gave a talk about “The Termination of Agency Contracts and Distributorship Contracts in Switzerland" at the Japanese Council on International Trade Law.

9/13/2017-12/13/2017

Masako Banno taught Japanese Securities Law as a lecturer at Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy.

12/11/2017

Masako Banno gave a lecture titled “Female Corporate Executives Leading Changes in Japan” at a seminar about businesswomen’s empowerment and the aging society, held by Women Executives’ Committee of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce.

11/18/2017

Okuno & Partners joined ABL (Alliance of Business Lawyers) to strengthen its outbound international practice, with Masako Banno as a primary contact.

10/25/2017

Masanori Awazawa’s article “Minji shikkōhō no kaisei to kinyū jitsumu – chūkan shian wo fumaete” (Revision of the Civil Execution Act and Financial Practices in accordance with the Intermediate Draft) was published in Kinyū Hōmu Jijō No. 2076

9/29/2017

Michael Mroczek spoke about the Selection of Arbitrators at the YJAA-AFIA joint conference in Tokyo.

9/22/2017

Masako Banno gave a lecture titled “Recent Examples of Legal Troubles in Asian Business” at Asian Business Seminar held by Asia Management Strategy Research Institute of Initiative for Development of Entrepreneurship in Asia.

9/18/2017

Masako Banno served as an MC at the welcome reception of LAWASIA Conference Tokyo 2017.

9/7/2017

Michael Mroczek moderated the conference on “Swiss Arbitration for Japanese Corporations – Advantages of Choosing Switzerland as the Seat for Arbitration and the Swiss Rules” at the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo. The Japanese Vice-Minister of Justice, Mr. Takashi Yamashita gave the keynote speech.

8/28/2017

Michael Mroczek gave a lecture at the Executive M.B.L. – HSG program held at Waseda University in Tokyo (“Law and Business in Japan”).

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