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Foreign Law Joint Enterprise with TMI Associates

Your commercial needs are our focus. We are committed to support your organization with secure, pro-active and business oriented legal advice, based on solid expertise. Now more than ever!

ARQIS
FOREIGN LAW OFFICE

ARQIS Logo

Foreign Law Joint Enterprise with TMI Associates

Your commercial needs are our focus. We are committed to support your organization with secure, pro-active and business oriented legal advice, based on solid expertise. Now more than ever!

ARQIS
FOREIGN LAW OFFICE

ARQIS Logo

Foreign Law Joint Enterprise with
TMI Associates

ARQIS
FOREIGN LAW OFFICE

Your commercial needs are our focus. We are committed to support your organization with secure, pro-active and business oriented legal advice, based on solid expertise. Now more than ever!

About Us

ARQIS

ARQIS Foreign Law Office is a German-Japanese law firm based in Tokyo with more than 20 years of experience in cross-border transactions between German-speaking countries and Japan.

The firm is part of ARQIS Rechtsanwälte with additional offices in Düsseldorf and Munich, where a dedicated Japan Desk in both offices supports our practice in Japan. For further information about ARQIS, please also refer to our German homepage: https://arqis.com/

Joint Enterprise

Arqis Foreign Law Office is operating in a registered joint enterprise with TMI Associates, one of Japan’s top five law firms with more than 500 professionals and 22 offices/local desks in Asia, Europe, Africa as well as North and South America.

This unique combination of German-Japanese professionals allows us to provide comprehensive legal services in all areas relevant for foreign investors in Japan as well as for Japanese investors in Germany.

ARQIS

ARQIS Foreign Law Office is a German-Japanese law firm based in Tokyo with more than 20 years of experience in cross-border transactions between German-speaking countries and Japan. The firm is part of ARQIS Rechtsanwälte with additional offices in Düsseldorf and Munich, where a dedicated Japan Desk in both offices supports our practice in Japan. For further information about ARQIS, please also refer to our German homepage: https://arqis.com/

Our Expertise

We provide business-oriented legal advice based on creative and solid legal solutions for a wide range of clients from various industries, including automotive, machinery and engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical, as well as the renewable energy sector, to name but a few. Our focus on cross-border transactions between German-speaking countries and Japan has allowed us to establish ourselves as a competent and well-known specialist for legal services between both jurisdictions, covering not only the legal aspects of any given transaction, but also the different cultural and industrial background of our clients. This enables us to offer first class advice by teams of legal experts proficient in the laws of their jurisdiction for developing the best possible solutions to the benefit of our clients.

Joint Enterprise

Arqis Foreign Law Office is operating in a registered joint enterprise with TMI Associates, one of Japan’s top five law firms with more than 500 professionals and 22 offices/local desks in Asia, Europe, Africa as well as North and South America. This unique combination of German-Japanese professionals allows us to provide comprehensive legal services in all areas relevant for foreign investors in Japan as well as for Japanese investors in Germany.

Our Expertise

Commercial Law

We are covering a broad range of commercial transactions and advise on domestic and cross-border legal issues across various industry sectors, whether on a project or ongoing basis or for a long-term strategic investment.

Corporate Law

We provide professional advice in all areas of corporate law for private and public companies, partnerships and any other company types. We assist in the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and all kinds of corporate reorganization procedures.

Data Protection Law

It is our task as lawyers to ensure the efficient handling and processing of data and information by our clients in compliance with secure legal protection standards.

Labor Law

Employment issues and labour law affect every business on a day-to-day basis. Knowing the legal requirements as well as the local business customs in Japan and aligning these with a company’s international HR policies is essential for a stable and efficient operation and helps avoiding costly mistakes.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of experienced M&A lawyers advises on a broad range of cross-border transactions, including public and private take-overs, management buy-outs, and corporate divestments, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Restructuring & Insolvency

In times of persistent global economic and financial uncertainties, companies need to address the subject of restructuring and insolvency in a professional and prompt manner and must be prepared to avoid damages and cease opportunities at the same time. To make the right decision at the right moment is essential and needs to be based on a thorough understanding of the legal implications involved.

We provide business-oriented legal advice based on creative and solid legal solutions for a wide range of clients from various industries, including automotive, machinery and engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical, as well as the renewable energy sector, to name but a few.

Our focus on cross-border transactions between German-speaking countries and Japan has allowed us to establish ourselves as a competent and well-known specialist for legal services between both jurisdictions, covering not only the legal aspects of any given transaction, but also the different cultural and industrial background of our clients.

This enables us to offer first class advice by teams of legal experts proficient in the laws of their jurisdiction for developing the best possible solutions to the benefit of our clients.

Commercial Law

We are covering a broad range of commercial transactions and advise on domestic and cross-border legal issues across various industry sectors, whether on a project or ongoing basis or for a long-term strategic investment.

Labor Law

Employment issues and labour law affect every business on a day-to-day basis. Knowing the legal requirements as well as the local business customs in Japan and aligning these with a company’s international HR policies is essential for a stable and efficient operation and helps avoiding costly mistakes.

Corporate Law

We provide professional advice in all areas of corporate law for private and public companies, partnerships and any other company types. We assist in the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and all kinds of corporate reorganization procedures.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of experienced M&A lawyers advises on a broad range of cross-border transactions, including public and private take-overs, management buy-outs, and corporate divestments, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Data Protection Law

It is our task as lawyers to ensure the efficient handling and processing of data and information by our clients in compliance with secure legal protection standards.

Restructuring & Insolvency

In times of persistent global economic and financial uncertainties, companies need to address the subject of restructuring and insolvency in a professional and prompt manner and must be prepared to avoid damages and cease opportunities at the same time. To make the right decision at the right moment is essential and needs to be based on a thorough understanding of the legal implications involved.

Commercial Law

We are covering a broad range of commercial transactions and advise on domestic and cross-border legal issues across various industry sectors, whether on a project or ongoing basis or for a long-term strategic investment.

Corporate Law

We provide professional advice in all areas of corporate law for private and public companies, partnerships and any other company types. We assist in the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and all kinds of corporate reorganization procedures.

Data Protection Law

It is our task as lawyers to ensure the efficient handling and processing of data and information by our clients in compliance with secure legal protection standards.

Labor Law

Employment issues and labour law affect every business on a day-to-day basis. Knowing the legal requirements as well as the local business customs in Japan and aligning these with a company’s international HR policies is essential for a stable and efficient operation and helps avoiding costly mistakes.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of experienced M&A lawyers advises on a broad range of cross-border transactions, including public and private take-overs, management buy-outs, and corporate divestments, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Restructuring & Insolvency

In times of persistent global economic and financial uncertainties, companies need to address the subject of restructuring and insolvency in a professional and prompt manner and must be prepared to avoid damages and cease opportunities at the same time. To make the right decision at the right moment is essential and needs to be based on a thorough understanding of the legal implications involved.

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