International Trade

We are experienced in advising clients regarding their international business and operations as they relate to investment treaties, World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, and other trade laws

We have assisted companies in overcoming potential trade barriers by undertaking actions pursuant to relevant economic partnership agreements, free trade agreements, investment treaties, WTO agreements, and other trade laws.

We are experienced in advising clients in the context of negotiations with governmental agencies and investigations relating to international trade arrangements, such as investigations arising from the imposition of anti-dumping duties or countervailing duties.

With our expertise and practical experience on international trade issues, and our relationships with relevant government agencies and professionals in related fields, we are able to provide efficient and effective advice and support for clients on a broad range of international trade issues.

International Trade:People

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International Trade:News

Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Comments by Yusuke Hatakeyama, attorney-at-law, were featured in an Bloomberg BNA article titled "CPTPP Commission Tackles Dispute Settlement at First Meeting (1)" published on January 17, 2019
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"

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International Trade:Seminars

Jul. 27, 2019External Seminars
『Recent Developments in EU’s FTA on Origin Certification and the Japan-EU FTA』
Apr. 27, 2019External Seminars
"How International Trade Lawyers Can Add Value For Corporate Clients"
Mar. 16, 2019External Seminars
"5th General Assembly of The Japanese Association of International Business Law~New trends in rules of origin: Comparison of CPTPP and Japan-EU FTA~"
Nov. 29, 2018External Seminars
"Preparation for the Mega-FTAs: Points of attention on Rules of Origin of CPTPP and Japan-EU FTA"
Nov. 21, 2018External Seminars
"Joint seminar of the French National Bar Council & Inter-Pacific Bar Association 100 Lawyers in Japan"

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International Trade:Publications

Magazine Article
"[NAFTA] Binational Panel Review for Countervailing Duty in the Matter of Supercalendered Paper from Canada"
Magazine Article
"New Trends in Rules of Origin: CPTPP (TPP 11 Agreement) and the FTA Between Japan and the European Union"
Magazine Article
"TPP and TPP11: Comparison and Consideration of Contents"
Panel Discussion
"Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and ASEAN Member States"
Panel Discussion
"Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement"

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