Atsumi & Sakai advises a wide range of international and domestic companies and financial institutions on all aspects of finance and business law. It has for many years been in the forefront in the field of banking and finance, and has been closely involved in a number of groundbreaking finance-related transactions. The firm's general finance practice includes loans, syndicated loans, ship, aircraft & real estate financing, project finance, bank regulatory advice and the structuring of new financial products. The firm also advises on the creation of new banking trust products and structures, and has an expanding Fintech advisory team.
Atsumi & Sakai has an outward-looking approach to its international practice, and has a number of foreign partners and consultants with extensive experience at leading international law firms, so offering its clients the benefit of a combination of Japanese law expertise and real international experience. Also, as the only independent Japanese law firm with a London office, and with its affiliated office in Frankfurt, the firm can provide real-time advice on Japanese law to its clients in Europe.
In addition to advising on Japanese law, Atsumi & Sakai can advise on the laws of the US states of New York and California, the Federal laws of the United States, the laws of Germany, the People’s Republic of China, England and Wales, India, the State of Queensland, Australia, and Australian Federal laws, this enables the firm to provide comprehensive, highly sophisticated drafting, research and other legal services seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions.