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August 26, 2013

STW & Partners are pleased to announce that Mr. Masanori Tsujikawa has joined the firm as of August 26, 2013.  Mr. Tsujikawa worked at one of the world's leading law firms and is well versed in the competition laws of Japan, the U.S. and the EU.  He also has broad experience in the field of M&A and Corporate Law. 
We firmly believe that, by welcoming Mr. Tsujikawa to the firm, STW & Partners will be able to provide even higher levels of legal service to our clients.

Message from Mr. Tsujikawa:
I am pleased to inform you that I have just joined STW & Partners. 
I started my career as an attorney at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in 2006, where I was involved in a broad range of legal services including dispute prevention, dispute resolution and communication with authorities mainly in the field of Antitrust Law, M&A, Corporate Law and Financial Instruments and Exchange Law.  I have studied and worked in the United States and Europe for two years focusing on competition and antitrust law practice and experienced cutting-edge legal practice including communication with competition authorities.
Making use of my experience, I look forward to benefitting our clients while also developing my expertise in both domestic and international matters.

August 7, 2013

STW & Partners was awarded "Best Cross Border Law Firm of the Year 2013 - Japan" in the ICFM 2013 Law Awards by the InterContinental Finance Magazine, and Hajime Watanabe was named as a leading lawyer in "2013 ICFM 500 Leading Lawyer".
The web site of InterContinental Finance Magazine

August 5, 2013

Hajime Watanabe was selected as one of the most highly acclaimed legal experts in Japan for Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2013.
The web site of Asialaw Leading Lawyers

May 30, 2013

STW & Partners has been ranked in the top group in Japan: domestic firms-litigation for the edition of IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2013, and Wataru Sueyoshi and Hajime Watanabe have also been ranked in the top group as individuals-domestic firms-litigation.
The web site of IAM Patent 1000

March 5, 2013

STW & Partners has been ranked in the top group in Intellectual Property: Japan in Chambers Asia Guide 2013 and Wataru Sueyoshi, Hajime Watanabe and Tomohisa Tabuchi have also been ranked in the top group as individuals in the Intellectual Property: Japan.
The web site of Chambers and Parnters

February 7, 2013

STW & Partners holds several seminars a year for clients.

We hosted the 8th seminar on February 7, 2013 at Tokyo Station Conference. In the first session, Go Anan gave a talk on the latest topics closely related to corporate legal affairs including the law revision, court precedents, and other trends regarding the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, the Antimonopoly Act, and the Civil Code. In the second session, Hajime Watanabe made a presentation on the outline of the U.S. antitrust laws and enforcement of the U.S. antitrust laws against the companies in breach.

Details of our 9th seminar will be announced as soon as it is fixed.

January, 2013

Wataru Sueyoshi was selected as "other recommended experts" in the World's Leading Trademark Professionals: Japan of Worlds Trademark Review 1000, 2013.
The web site of WTR 1000