Potential class members in the U.S. sudden acceleration litigation against Toyota Motor Corp. have filed objections to a proposed $1.6 billion settlement.
A significant amount of yen is flowing into Southeast Asia as Japanese companies seek growth outside the country. The lawyers aren't far behind.
The Boston-based firm is bringing aboard a seven-lawyer group from White & Case.
The new office, which will open July 1, will be the Japanese firm's third domestic branch.
The Japanese law firm said it will open Yangon and Bangkok offices in May and July, respectively.
Kenji Taneda was previously a special counsel with Sullivan & Cromwell.
The national security review is the biggest single hurdle to many Chinese investments in the U.S., but many in China think the process is unfair.