Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use ("Term of Use") prior to using this website(*). By accessing the content of this website you will be deemed to have consented to these Terms of Use.

The contents of these Terms of Use are subject to change without prior notice. Please confirm the latest information each time you access this website.

*With respect to our New York Affiliate office (Atsumi & Sakai New York LLP), please read the New York Affiliate Office Terms of Use as it applies to that office instead.


Purpose of Use

This website is for general informational purposes only with respect to the services and activities, etc. of Atsumi & Sakai ("our Firm"). (For details, please see Legal Notices). Please use this website only for its intended purpose as described above, such as acquiring information, in accordance with these Terms of Use.




All copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the content of this website including all information, software, images, documents, video, audio, pictures, logos and other content (collectively, the “Content”) belong to Atsumi & Sakai or the Content's contributors. Please refrain from using the Content (including reprint, reproduction, public transmission, translation, adaptation, alteration, etc. of the Content) without permission, except as permitted under the Copyright Act or other laws of Japan. If you wish to use the Content, please contact our Firm in advance.



Link Policy

If you would like to link to this website, please obtain the prior consent of our Firm.



Prohibited Acts

The following acts are strictly prohibited with respect to using this website.

  1. Acts that hinder or may hinder the use of this website.
  2. Hacking this website or accessing areas of this website not intended to be accessed by the general public.
  3. Sending or inserting computer viruses or other harmful programs.
  4. Using this website or information on this website for commercial purposes.
  5. Slandering our Firm or a third party or damaging the reputation or trust thereof.
  6. Acts that infringe on A&S's or a third party's intellectual property rights such as copyrights or the privacy of others, or any act that is against A&S's Privacy Policy.
  7. Any acts that are against the law or public order and morals.
  8. Engaging in other actions deemed to be improper by A&S.



  1. We do not provide any legal advice through this website or the Content. The Content cannot be relied upon as legal advice.
  2. Although A&S carefully checks the Content, we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the Content nor its suitability for your purpose of use.
  3. Accordingly, our Firm and attorneys, etc. belonging to our Firm (meaning Atsumi & Sakai LPC, attorneys belonging to our Firm or any other constituent members of our Firm) disclaim liability for any damage arising through or in connection with this website, access to this website, or use of the Content.
  4. The Content is subject to change or deletion without prior notice. Our Firm disclaims liability for any damage arising through such changes and deletions.


Links to Third Parties

This website may contain links to other websites. Websites linked to this website are not under the control of our Firm and our Firm does not guarantee any content of such sites. Our Firm disclaims liability for any damage arising through the use of any site linked to this website.



Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The laws of Japan shall govern the use of this website and the interpretation and application of these Terms of Use unless otherwise specified(*). Any dispute arising in relation to this website shall be submitted to the jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court in the first instance unless otherwise specified.

*With respect to our New York Affiliate office, please read New York Affiliate Office Terms of Use.