Archive for May, 2010

Report on Shanghai

By Takahisa Fukumoto*

The eyes of the world are once again on Shanghai, after last month’s opening of the 2010 Expo.

Mr. Uetani and I paid a visit to the city last year, despite the end-of-year hustle and bustle, from the 18th to the 20th of December. Please allow me to report on our trip.

My first ever visit to Shanghai was in 2003, when I spent two weeks training at our Chinese affiliate, Jiahua Law Office. Ever since then I have been back regularly – about once a year. However, last year, due to my commitments at the Bar Association, among other things, I was unable to do much travelling, so this was my first Shanghai trip in two years. Read the rest of this entry >