Takuya Hatakeyama

For Takuya Hatakeyama's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Halal 'good business,' says head of Japan advisory group

Jul 14, 2015

Halal 'good business,' says head of Japan advisory group

Learning more about Islamic customs is just good business for Tomohiro Sakuma. “It would be ridiculous to miss out on a chance to do business” with Muslim countries because of a lack of familiarity with Islam, the 50-year-old head of the Halal Japan Business ...

Japan law firms rush to set up in Asia

Jul 8, 2013

Japan law firms rush to set up in Asia

Japanese law firms are scrambling to open offices throughout Asia as they chase corporate clients exploring opportunities in the region. When Toridoll Corp., which operates the Marugame Seimen udon restaurants, including in the U.S. and Russia, inked a deal last year with a Chinese ...