Associate Shohei Furukawa

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2007)

Location : Tokyo Office

Major Cases Handled

Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Presentations

Education & Professional Experience

April 2014 - March 2016
Consumer Affairs Agency, fixed term official

2006
Doshisha University Law School (J.D.)

2003
Ritsumeikan University (LL.B.)

Publications Archives

2018
Points to Note in the Consumer Contract Act Amended in 2018 and Measures Required of Corporations
2017.05
Compliance with the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representation
2017.02
What to be Advised of in Legal Consultations based on the Mitsubishi and Nissan Cases: Three Points on Legal Consultations for Management
2016.12
Latest Trends in the Restrictions on Premiums (Vol. 1) - An Overview of Inquiries and Answers Made under the “No Action Letter System” and a Quick Review Thereof
2016.09
New Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.09
The Enforcement is Upcoming! Outline of the Act on Special Measures Concerning Consumer Court Proceedings and Points to Note in the Practice thereon (coauthor) Series 1: Is this a Japanese version of class action? - Overview of the system Series 2: Detailed commentary on “an action for declaratory judgment on common obligations” Series 3: Important aspects of the “simple determination proceedings”
2016.08
Detailed Description: The Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representation
2016.08
BUSINESS LAWYERS website (August 2016 -)
2016.06
Started in April 2016. The Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations – Misrepresentations that We Should be Careful About and Practical Responses Thereto
2016.03
Outline of the Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Effective from April 2016) (Part 2) - With an Explanation of the Cabinet Order, Cabinet Office Ordinance and Guideline
2016.02
[Commentaries by Consumer Affairs Agency Officer] Outline of the Surcharge System to be introduced under the amended Premiums and Representations Act (to be enforced as of April 1, 2016) - with commentary on the matters relating to financial businesses -
2016.02
Practical Commentary - The Surcharge System under the Premiums and Representations Act to be enforced as of April 1st, 2016 - Outline of the Cabinet Order, Cabinet Office Ordinance, and Guideline
2016.02
Outline of the Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Effective from April 2016) (Part 1) - With an Explanation of the Cabinet Order, Cabinet Office Ordinance and Guideline
2015.06
Clause-by-clause Commentaries on the Surcharge System under the November 2014 Amended Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2015.05
An Introduction of the Penalty System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations- To secure more independent and reasonable options for the general consumers - The Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Act No. 118 of 2014)
2015.03
Description of the Penalty System under the Revised Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations - With an Overview of the First Case of Reduction of the Penalty Amount Due to the Implementation of the Voluntary Refund.
2015.02
Feature Article on Compliance with Representations, etc., Required under the Revised Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations: “Description of the Surcharge System under the Revised Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations”
2015.01
[Explanation by Persons Involved] Explanation of the Act Amending the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, which Introduces the Penalty System _ with an Overview of Past Cease and Desist Orders concerning the Financial Industry
2015.01
Penalties have been Decided to be Introduced! Re-examination of Important Points in Making Representations of Goods, etc., for Each Industry—Enactment of the Act Amending the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations and the Outline of the Penalty System
2015.01
[Kasumigaseki Information] Enactment of the Act Amending the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Introduction of the Surcharge System)
2014.12
Enactment of the Act Amending the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Introduction of the Surcharge System)

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2017.02
Lesson 4: Corporate Legal Practices concerning the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations Training course to develop practitioners in the area of competition law
2017.02
Seminar on Regulations on Premiums
2016.12
Risks Involved in Each Phase of Business in Complying with the Antimonopoly Act, the Subcontract Act and the Premiums and Representations Act, and Measures Thereagainst
2016.12.01
Seminar on Practices Concerning the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (2016 Second Half)
2016.09.16
Risk of Surcharge under the Act Amending the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, and Practical Responses Thereto: As Explained by a Drafter of the Act Based on Trends After It Came into Effect
2016.07
Management Risks Caused by Misleading Representations and Measures for Governance Therefor - Practical Know-How as Explained by an Author of the Amended Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.07
Risk of Surcharge under the Amended Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations and Responses Thereto
2016.07
Risks Arising from Misleading Representations in Insurance Advertisements, etc. and Countermeasures Therefor -- Practices Relating to the Insurance Business Act and the Premiums and Representations Act
2016.03
Seminar on the Surcharge System to be Introduced under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.03
Introduction of the Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.03
Introduction of the Surcharge System under the Amended Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.02
Seminar on the Amended Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.02
Seminar on the Surcharge System to be Introduced under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2016.02
Outline of the Surcharge System under the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
2014.12
Seminar on the Act Amending Part of the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations

Languages

Japanese and English

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