Welcome to ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021

    DATE              25 March 2021, Thursday

    TIME                9.00am to 5.00pm, Tokyo Time  (GMT +9)

     FORMAT         Virtual

 

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Overview

2021 will be a year of transition. Countries, customers and businesses will attempt to leave the pandemic behind. They will embrace the new normal. Against this backdrop, what are the key priorities for Japanese legal and business leaders in 2021?

ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021 is a hybrid event (live and online) that brings together the best legal minds in Japan to examine legal and business issues emerging from this new normal. It will cover updates, usable take-aways and real-life examples to help them tackle pressing legal issues facing their companies today. Participants return to their workplace with practical and useful advice.

Target Audience

Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, CEO, Company Secretaries, Country/ General / Corporate / In House / Legal Counsels / Heads and Senior Professionals in charge of:

  • Legal Affairs
  • Company/ Contract Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Legal Risk Management
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Commercial and Enforcement Counsel


* Representatives from law firms and legal service providers are welcome to contact our sponsorship team, Amantha (amantha.chia@thomsonreuters.com) for further information on how to participate in the event.
 

Welcome to ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021
Date:                   25 March 2021, Thursday
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm, Tokyo Time (GMT+9)
Format:               Virtual

 

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Please contact Julian for the latest agenda
DID: +65 6973 8312 
Email: 
julian.chiew@thomsonreuters.com

Issues covered include*:
  • Hot Issues In Anti-Trust: What Should Be On Your Radar For 2021
  • Robust Due-Diligence Strategies For Evolving Third-Party Risks
  • Global Restructuring Issues: A Case Study Involving Multiple Jurisdictions
  • Interview: A Case Study Involving Multiple Jurisdictions. A High-Profile Lawyer Discusses Takeaways From Recent Cross-Border Enforcement
  • Reinventing Legal Work In Disruptive Times: Addressing Risks Via Design And Delivery
  • High Stakes Business Imperatives In 2021 And How The Legal Team Can Support Them
  • Outbound M&A Amidst Economic Uncertainty: Legal Considerations For US And Europe
  • Data Privacy And Breach: Applying The Lessons Learnt In 2020
  • Responding To Whistleblowing With Stronger Compliance
  • Comparing The Local Differences In Privilege During Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations
  • Country Focus - A Practical Analysis Of Important Legal Updates In China
* subject to change.

Welcome to ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021
Date:                   25 March 2021, Thursday
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm, Tokyo Time (GMT+9)
Format:               Virtual

 

REGISTER NOW 

Please return to this page for more updates.
 

Speakers /  Panelists

Yuichiro (Yu) Watanabe, Lead Counsel, Head of Legal at Airbnb Japan

Yuichiro (Yu) Watanabe, Lead Counsel, Head of Legal at Airbnb Japan

Yu is Lead Counsel (formerly Senior Legal Counsel) and Head of the Legal Department at Airbnb Japan. He is the youngest person to have been named “In-House Lawyer of the Year” (at Japan Law Awards 2018 as well as 2020). He recently led ISO 31022:2020 in Japan, a new international legal risk management framework published in May 2020. Yu is a member of the Japan In-House Lawyers Association (JILA) serving as Deputy Secretary General and a Member of the Board.

 

Emi Takeda, Managing Director, Accenture

Emi Takeda, Managing Director, Accenture

Emi is a senior international lawyer with over 20 year experience at top global law firms and as head of legal for Accenture Japan.  In her current role as Managing Director – Legal, and Board Member at Accenture Japan, she manages a team of more than 70 lawyers and contract professionals.  Emi received her LL.B. from the University of Tokyo and graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan. Emi received her LL.M. from Columbia Law School. Emi is a Japanese bengoshi admitted to practice in Japan and she is also admitted in New York.

 

Takayuki Kitajima, General Counsel - Japan, Business Integrity Officer -Japan, Unilever Japan Holdings K.K.

Takayuki Kitajima, General Counsel - Japan, Business Integrity Officer -Japan, Unilever Japan Holdings K.K.

Kitaji has been with Unilever since 2006 and joined Japan Leadership Team in 2012. He has been appointed as Representative Director of Unilever Japan Holdings K.K. in 2012. He was previously in Johnson & Jonson Japan, as Legal director and before that as Deputy General Manager of Japanese trading company. He was in Germany (2 years) and London (4.5 years) for the overseas assignment by Japanese trading company. From 2003-2013, he had lecture of International Trade Legal Practices in Japanese university.

He is also steering committee member of Japan International Corporate Counsels Association and Japan Chief Legal Officer Association which are associations for in-house legal lawyers.

 

Dr. Masamichi (Masa) Yamamoto, Head of Legal Department, Line Corporation

Dr. Masamichi (Masa) Yamamoto, Head of Legal Department, Line Corporation

Dr. Masamichi (Masa) Yamamoto is Head of Legal of LINE Corporation and an adjunct lecturer at Keio University Law School.  Before joining LINE, Masa worked for global law firms and companies and the government, including Ropes & Gray, Milbank, Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and Tokyo Electric Power Company.  Masa received an S.J.D. from the University of Iowa, a J.D. from Vanderbilt University and an LL.B. from Keio University.

 

Shogo Osaka, Managing Director, Legal, North Pacific Region, FedEx Express

Shogo Osaka, Managing Director, Legal, North Pacific Region, FedEx Express

Shogo Osaka is Managing Director, Legal of FedEx Express, covering the North Pacific (NPAC) region consisted of Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and Guam.

From the Asia Pacific Headquarters in Hong Kong, Shogo is heading the team of diverse legal professionals located in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul who support the business and organization in the NPAC region on legal, compliance and employment matters.

Prior to joining FedEx, Shogo worked for Freshfields in the Shanghai and Tokyo offices where he assisted the Japanese and foreign clients' cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and various commercial transactions. In Tokyo he had also been seconded to Japan Bank for International Cooperation, a governmental financial institution, to support the petrochemical project financing, equity participations and export loans.

Shogo is admitted to practice law in Japan and a graduate of the University of Tokyo with the Bachelor of Laws and Master in Laws degrees.

Welcome to ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021
Date:                   25 March 2021, Thursday
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm, Tokyo Time (GMT+9)
Format:               Virtual

 

REGISTER NOW 

To register for this event, please click on the register now button above or contact the following:

Julian at 
DID: +65 6973 8312 
Email: 
julian.chiew@thomsonreuters.com


 

Welcome to ALB Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit 2021
Date:                   25 March 2021, Thursday
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm, Tokyo Time (GMT+9)
Format:               Virtual

 

REGISTER NOW 
The speaking/panel slots at this event are reserved for in-house legal/compliance professionals, while law firms/solutions providers speak on a sponsorship basis.

To Speak At This Event
Take advantage of the unique opportunity to join our speaker faculty and share your experience at the summit!
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