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Atsushi Yamada

Atsushi Yamada

TEL:
81-3-6775-1134
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81-3-6775-2134

Atsushi Yamada is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune focusing on competition/antitrust law. His practice covers all aspects of competition/antitrust law including assisting clients in investigations by competition authorities (cartels/dominance/unfair trade practices), representation in courts/tribunals challenging decisions made by competition authorities, follow-on civil litigation, and merger filings. He also provides advice relating to structuring new businesses and compliance programs. His clients include both multinational and Japanese companies in various industries, such as information technology, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, construction, transportation, financial institutions and trading houses.
Prior to joining Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, he has worked at the Tokyo office of a US law firm and a local Japanese firm after serving as a judge at the Tokyo District Court as well as other courts. With such background, he has extensive experience in litigation and general corporate matters. He is also well experienced in providing labor and employment law advice to both Japanese and non-Japanese companies.

Yamada Atsushi

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Competition Law Group
  • Corporate Crisis Management Practice Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group
  • Technology & Information Practice Group
  • Life Sciences and Health Care Practice Group

Background

Mar 1994 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Apr 1998 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
May 2003 Cornell Law School (LL.M.)

Publications

Getting the Deal Through - Dominance 2019 (Japan chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Dominance 2019
Apr 2019
Private antitrust litigation in Japan: overview Thomson Reuters Practical Law(online)
Apr 2019
Getting the Deal Through - Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2019 (Japan chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2019
Dec 2018
Getting the Deal Through - Dominance 2018 (Japan chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Dominance 2018
Apr 2018
The Asia Pacific Antitrust Review 2017 - Japan: Cartels The Asia Pacific Antitrust Review 2017
Apr 2017
Getting the Deal Through - Dominance 2017 (Japan chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Dominance 2017
Apr 2017
Nov 2016
Getting the Deal Through - Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2016 (Japan chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2016
Nov 2016
Nov 2015
Jan 2015
Jan 2015
A Brief Overview of Criminal Cartel Enforcement in Japan International Section Seasonal Meeting - Hanoi Viietnam
Oct 2013

Lectures

Big Data and AI HKU-Lingnan-Florida Platform Competition Conference
Jun 24, 2019
Nov 3, 2018
Legal issues and challenges in the digital economy IBA(International Bar Association)
Oct 2018
Legal Issues on Evidence in Competition Law Cases JFTC/UNCTAD Workshop for African Competition Agencies
Jul 2015
Features in Competition Case - from a view point of a judge Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Jan 2015
Antitrust in Innovation Markets 2014 International Conference on Antitrust Law Enforcement
Sep 2014
Sanctions on Individuals ICN Cartel Workshop
Oct 2013
Problems on Enforcement Procedures of Antimonopoly Law 2nd Annual Anti-Monopoly & Competition Law Summit
May 2010

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2005)
  • New York (2013)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Tokyo Bar Association
  • Japan Competition Law Forum
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English