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Atsumi & Sakai has been involved in public-private partnership (PPP) and private finance initiative (PFI) businesses for more than 20 years and has one of Japan’s top-tier PPP/PFI practices, led by a partner recognized by independent commentators as being a leading practitioner in the field.
We support the public sector, private business operators, financial institutions, and other organizations in relation to conventional PFI, concessions, and PPP businesses, including design, build and operate (DBO) model, across a wide range of fields, such as airports, water and sewage, public parks, urban development, MICE, hospitals, schools, mixed-use facilities, water treatment plants, waste disposal, and power generation.
We also continuously advise Japanese government-affiliated development assistance organizations, public-private funds, private business operators, financial institutions, and other such bodies in relation to offshore infrastructure export support projects, such as real estate development, logistics infrastructure, water and sewage, hospitals and power generation. We have partnerships with overseas law firms and lawyers that specialize in the field of infrastructure, with whom we will work together, as necessary, including initial assessment on whether or not to proceed with arbitration or litigation.
Based on years of accumulated experience, our team can appropriately and promptly provide the following legal services:
When advising foreign clients, our firm can field a team of expert Japanese lawyers and foreign lawyers who have relevant experience and bi-cultural sensitivity. Our team can do business and draft documents in Japanese, English, German, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, and Marathi, and provides services around the clock through our global affiliated offices.