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Yusuke Hanada practices in the areas of Japanese and international litigation and arbitration and general corporate law. In particular he has experience with a wide variety of court proceedings such as labor and employment disputes (including labor tribunal proceedings [rodo shinpan]), insolvency matters, product liability litigation, petitions for setting aside arbitral awards, and tort litigation. He also has extensive experience in reviewing and drafting various business contracts and advises clients in a broad variety of corporate law matters. Yusuke works with clients in Japanese and English.

In one of the lawsuits in which he successfully defended a client, the court's decision was published as a precedent in the Harei Times, a widely read Japanese legal journal (1430 Hanrei Times 233).

From 2015 to 2016, utilizing his knowledge and experience in litigation and arbitration, Yusuke coauthored a series of articles entitled "How to Choose Dispute Resolution Procedures — Practical Factors Taken into Account When Choosing Litigation or Arbitration" in a Japanese publication (New Business Law, Nos. 1052, 1054, 1058, 1062, and 1069 (Shoji Homu)).

Yusuke is a member of Keiei Hoso Kaigi (Management Lawyers Council).


UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billion
Jones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).

Newell Brands sells Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. for $395 million
Jones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the $395 million sale of Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. to Seidler Equity Partners and Major League Baseball.

ANSYS acquires OPTIS
Jones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.

GE Digital acquires IQP Corporation
Jones Day advised GE Digital in its acquisition of IQP Corporation, a start-up operating in Israel, Japan, and the U.S. that provides a no-code or low-code IoT app builder, with a visual interface available on mobile, tablet, and PC, includes data apps, and is installable on public cloud, private cloud, and on premise.

Cardinal Health acquires leading patient product portfolio from Medtronic for $6.1 billion
Jones Day advised Cardinal Health on the acquisition of Medtronic's Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses for $6.1 billion in cash.

Cardinal Health acquires Cordis for $1.9 billion
Jones Day advised Cardinal Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's Cordis business, a leading global manufacturer of cardiology and endovascular devices, for $1.9 billion in cash.

TonenGeneral Sekiyu acquires Mitsui & Co.'s 89.93 percent interest in Mitsui Oil for JPY24.9 billion (US$241.3 million)
Jones Day advised TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. in its 89.93 percent interest in the stock of Mitsui Oil Co., Ltd. for JPY24.9 billion (US$241.3 million).

Additional Publications

  • May 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • May 2018Japan Legal Update | Vol. 36
  • April 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • April 2018Japan Legal Update | Vol. 35
  • March 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ホワイトペーパー:カリフォルニア州における雇用規制に関するアップデート(2018年)
  • March 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • March 2018Japan Legal Update | Vol. 34
  • February 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • February 2018Japan Legal Update | Vol. 33
  • January 2018ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • December 2017 / January 2018Japan Legal Update | Vol. 32
  • December 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・コメンタリー:ブラジル労働改革:労使関係の再構築
  • November 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • November 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 31
  • October 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター: European Labour & Employment Update
  • October 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • October 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 30
  • September 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • September 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 29
  • August 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・コメンタリー:第3巡回区控訴裁判所が労働者調整・再訓練予告法(WARN法)上の例外規定の適用範囲を明確化~予告が必要とされない場合
  • August 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • August 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 28
  • July 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • July 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 27
  • July 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・コメンタリー:ドイツの男女間の賃金格差に関する法律:使用者にとって何を意味するのか?
  • June 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • June 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 26
  • June 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・コメンタリー:スペインにおいて使用者は労働時間を毎日記録する義務を負うのか?
  • May 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • May 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol.25
  • April 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • April 2017Japan Legal Update | Vol. 24
  • March 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • March 2017Japan Legal Update Vol. 23 | March 2017
  • February 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • February 2017Japan Legal Update Vol. 22 | February 2017
  • January 2017ジョーンズ・デイ・ホワイトペーパー:カリフォルニア州における雇用規制に関するアップデート
  • November 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • November 2016Japan Legal Update, Vol. 20 | November 2016
  • November 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・アラート:米国独禁法執行当局は、人事担当者向けの独禁法上のガイダンスを公表し、賃金についての合意及び引抜き禁止の合意に対して刑事訴追する意向を表明
  • October 2016Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News
  • October 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • October 2016Japan Legal Update, Vol. 19 | October 2016
  • September 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • September 2016Japan Legal Update, Vol. 18 | September 2016
  • June 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・ホワイトペーパー:カリフォルニア州の雇用に関する規制当局が4つの重要な措置を公表
  • May 2016ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update
  • May 2016Japan Legal Update, Vol. 14 | May 2016
  • November 2015紛争解決手続選択の思考過程―訴訟・仲裁のいずれを選択すべきかの実務上の判断ポイント― (『New Business Law』No.1062)
  • Fall 2015Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News
  • October 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update(日英)
  • October 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day Global Disputes Practice
  • September 2015紛争解決手続選択の思考過程―訴訟・仲裁のいずれを選択すべきかの実務上の判断ポイント― (『New Business Law』No.1058)
  • August 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update(日英)
  • July 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update(日英)
  • July 2015紛争解決手続選択の思考過程―訴訟・仲裁のいずれを選択すべきかの実務上の判断ポイント― (『New Business Law』No.1054)
  • June 2015紛争解決手続選択の思考過程―訴訟・仲裁のいずれを選択すべきかの実務上の判断ポイント― (『New Business Law』No.1052)
  • Spring 2015Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News Spring 2015
  • May 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update(日英)
  • April 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Japan Legal Update(日英)
  • April 2015ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
  • September 2014ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day Global Disputes Practice
  • March 2014ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
  • December 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
  • September 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
  • July 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ホワイトペーパー:汚職行為防止法に関する調査2012 ~メキシコ・南米編~
  • June 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
  • May 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ホワイトペーパー:汚職行為防止法に関する調査2012 ~東南アジア編~
  • March 2013ジョーンズ・デイ・ニュースレター:Jones Day International Insolvency Practice
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