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WEBINAR: The COVID-19 Crisis – Hints from a Legal Perspective

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April 16, 2020 @ 12:00 am

Dear members,

Since we cannot hold any physical events at this time, the BLCCJ hereby invites you to our FIRST WEBINAR:

“The COVID-19 Crisis – Hints from a Legal Perspective”


This webinar will address the legal challenges faced by SMEs in Japan during the COVID-19 crisis. Issues such as the possible reduction of labor costs, negotiating with creditors, landlords or opposing parties to a contract will be discussed. This seminar will also briefly touch on what assistance is being offered by the government to SMEs that are facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. The former half of the seminar will be comprised of a presentation by the speaker and the latter half will be opened up for questions from the audience.


As a speaker we have invited Mr. Takuo Misaki, Attorney-at-Law, Law Office of Fujita and Misaki.


Event details:
Thursday 16 April
 (30 minutes presentation in ENGLISH, 30 minutes Q&A)
Free of charge
Limited to 30 participants, first come first serve.


If you are interested, please send an email to and we will confirm your registration.


-This webinar will be conducted via ZOOM. You will receive an email with a ZOOM meeting ID and password in the morning of the event.
-Participants can send their questions beforehand to


The views expressed in the webinar are not meant as legal advice to your specific issue which will require detailed review of the facts involved.This webinar is meant to provide generic information that may help you understand and consider the overall legal landscape involved in handling Covid-19.


We hope that we can welcome a full house for this first webinar!


The BLCCJ office