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Atsumi & Sakai

Daniel C. Hounslow

Daniel C. Hounslow

Consultant

Expertise

  • Corporate
  • Investment Funds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG in Asia Group
Member
WSG Main Group
Member
Automotive Group
Member
Banking & Finance Group
Member
Energy Group
Member
Gaming/ Gambling Group
Member
Life Sciences Group
Member
Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Member
Private Equity Group
Member
Real Estate Group
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Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group
Member
Trade and Investment Group
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WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
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Profile
Mr. Hounslow is not registered in Japan as a gaikokuho-jimu-bengoshi and neither practices law nor acts as an intermediary of legal matters on any laws in Japan; he does not practice law, or advise on English or any other law in the UK or elsewhere.

Neither Atsumi & Sakai LPC nor Atsumi & Sakai Europe Limited is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for England and Wales.

Bar Admissions

Solicitor in England and Wales (1988) and Hong Kong (1993)
Cayman Islands Attorney (2000)
Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi in Japan (2000, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK (LL.M. ,1985)
Kingston University, London, UK (BA (Hons.) Law, 1984)
Areas of Practice

Corporate | Investment Funds | Mergers & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Seminars

*Moderator on "Due Diligence in Japan" at the IFLR/IPBA Asia M&A Conference 2005

Professional Activities and Experience

Clifford Chance (Tokyo, Japan) (2000-2006)
Nishimura & Partners (1999-2000)
Norton Rose (London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta)(1986-1998)
Articles

COVID-19: Employment Law in Japan - Some Key Questions
Atsumi & Sakai, May 2020

The sudden onset of the Covid-19 emergency has caused significant disruption across swathes of the Japanese economy and raised novel and urgent questions for employers as they seek to handle the challenges they face, whilst balancing the protection of their business and their obligations to their workers. This memorandum briefly addresses a number of key employment law issues and questions...

COVID 19: Force Majeure in Japan - Some Key Questions
Atsumi & Sakai, May 2020

The sudden onset of the Covid-19 emergency has caused significant disruption across swathes of the Japanese economy and raised novel and urgent questions for businesses as they seek to handle the challenges they face, whilst balancing the protection of their businesses and their obligations to their customers, suppliers, and banks, etc. This memorandum briefly addresses a number of key issues and questions relating to force majeure under Japanese law...

Extraterritorial Application of Japan’s Privacy Laws Expanded
Atsumi & Sakai, January 2017

Summary Amendments to Japan’s Act on Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”) (“Amendments”) were passed by the Diet on 3rd September 2015; some provisions, mainly those establishing and governing the Personal Information Protection Commission (“Commission”), are in force, and it has now been announced that the remaining provisions will be implemented on 30th May 2017 (“Implementation Date”), though regulations and guidelines setting out

Additional Articles

*"Practical Considerations for Private Equity Investments"(Co-author) July 2007 edition of Japan Review Asialaw
*"Modernizing Japanese Corporate Law - Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law" June 2003 (co-author)
*"Doing Business in Japan" - Asian Venture Capital Journal (co-author)
*Japan chapter of "Norton Rose on Cross-border Security" (co-author)


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