Orrick Library Seminar Series: Managing the Discovery of Evidence of Cartel Behavior in Due Diligence and Beyond

Seminar | March.13.2018 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office オリック東京オフィス

日本語: デューデリジェンス時及び買収後に発覚したカルテル行為への戦略的対応

Orrick’s Global Japan Practice is hosting a series of “Orrick Library” seminars to explore legal issues in various fields in Japan as well as the United States, Asia and Europe. The next seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 13 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

This session will focus on what you should do if you discover evidence of cartel behavior, either in connection with due diligence involving a U.S. company, after acquisition, or otherwise. Our 90-minute long seminar will be presented by Howard Ullman, Of Counsel in Orrick’s San Francisco office and will discuss:

  • How U.S. law treats cartels, and why you should care
  • What sort of evidence may suggest cartel behavior
  • What you should do if you discover such evidence during the course of due diligence
  • What you should do if you discover such evidence after an acquisition or otherwise

This seminar will be presented by videoconference. There will be time set aside for questions and answers.

Date: March 13 (Tuesday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Registration from 8:45 am)
Place: Orrick Tokyo Law Office (Map)
Speakers: Howard Ullman, Of Counsel, San Francisco Office
Language: English
Fee: No charge
Registration deadline: March 9 (Friday)

* Tokyo Litigation Partners Yoshihiro Takatori and Shinsuke Yakura will join and offer additional perspectives.

* * Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an accredited MCLE provider in the States of New York and California.  This continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement.

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Life Sciences Sector
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Patents
  • Copyright, Trademark & False Advertising
  • Intellectual Property
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Mass Torts & Product Liability
  • Employment Law & Litigation
  • Japan

Shinsuke Yakura Partner Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Patents

Tokyo

Shinsuke Yakura is the Office Leader of Orrick's Tokyo office and a member of the Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He has broad experience in handling cross-border litigation, arbitration, intellectual property and compliance matters.

His practice focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, medical and pharmaceutical, and other commercial disputes for both domestic and foreign companies. He actively engages in cross-border litigation and arbitration, and draws on his extensive knowledge and experience from various countries.

In regards to intellectual property, Shinsuke has represented numerous companies in patent infringement litigation involving a wide range of technologies related to electric devices and industrial machinery. He has also handled other IP-related issues such as trademark, copyright and right to publicity. He is a qualified patent attorney (Benrishi) in Japan.

Recently, he has been involved in business and legal issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and big data; he also acts as the Asia representative of Orrick’s Global AI Working Group.

Consistently providing strategic advice from a global perspective, he is also actively involved in bribery regulations including FCPA and UKBA, antitrust and competition law, cartel, fraud and compliance investigations.

He also advises in mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other transactional matters.