Cases

Famiee: Partnership certification for LGBT couples using blockchain technology

Professionals
Takeshi NemotoTakayoshi Hojo
Date
2020
Practice Areas
Pro BonoDigital Innovation

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Famiee, a private-sector NPO, on its initiative to issue domestic partnership certificates for LGBT couples in Japan using blockchain technology.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Famiee was led by partner Takeshi Nemoto and counsel Takayoshi Hojo, supported by Natsuki Hosoya.

In line with our firm’s adoption of a policy of proactively promoting diversity and inclusion (“D&I”), we also have a dedicated page on our website (linked below) to introduce our D&I related initiatives:
https://www.nishimura.com/en/firm/diversity.html