Practice areas Cross-border transactions, Inbound business startup, Joint ventures, Licensing and distribution, Franchising, Intellectual Property, Anti-counterfeiting, Banking & Finance (transaction / regulation), Insolvency, Business restructuring, General Corporate, Litigation
Qualified 2008
Bar Association Tokyo Bar Association
Education LL.B., Keio University Faculty of law
Qualification New York Bar
Attorney as a facilitator of business overseas for SME business, Japan Federation of Bar Association
Committee (banking & finance session) AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) : member
IR Global: advisor(practice area: company formations, country: Japan)
Languages Japanese, English
 
2007
Legal Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Japan
2008
Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices
2013
-2014
Duane Morris & Selvam LLP(Singapore)
2014
New York University LL.M. (Global Business Law)
2014
National University of Singapore LL.M. (Corporate and Financial Service Law)
2014
Murao Tatsuo Law Office (Hong Kong)
2015
Standard Chartered Bank Japan
2017
Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices
Casebook: Standards for Dismissal [Revised edition] (2009, co-author)
Case seminar Tortious Act / Default Occupational Injury (2009, co-author)
Legal System and Practices about Overtime Payments (2011, co-author)
Handbook of Choosing Alternatives in Insolvency Procedures (2012, co-author)
Legal Practice for Brand Management (2013, co-author)
Doing Business 2017, Equal Opportunity for All (2017, contributor)
Doing Business 2018, Reforming to Create Jobs (2018, contributor)
English contract writing: rights and obligations (2019, co-author)
Points to note in drafting/reviewing a Service Contract in Japan (2019, co-author)
Points to note in drafting/reviewing a Non-Disclosure Agreement in Japan (2019, co-author)
Points to note in drafting/reviewing a M&A contract in Japan (2019, co-author)
English contract writing: arbitration clause (2019, co-author)
Change in contract drafting brought by the reform of the Civil Code – Assignment Clause (2019, co-author)
Change in contract drafting brought by the reform of the Civil Code – Termination Clause (2019, co-author)
New Understanding of Warranty against Defects after the reform of the Civil Code (2019, co-author)
Change in contract drafting brought by the reform of the Civil Code – Warranty against Defects (2019, co-author)
Points to note in drafting/reviewing English contract: Service Agreement (2019, co-author)
English contract drafting: entire agreement clause (2019, co-author)
Points to note, Retreat from China business -how to downsize the operation- (2020, co-author)
The spread of COVID-19, The Chinese court’s opinion on how COVID-19 affects an ongoing transaction in China (2020, co-author)
Points to note, Retreat from China business -how to transfer company shares- (2020, co-author)
Points to note, Retreat from China business -how to liquidate a company- (2020, co-author)
Points to note, Retreat from China business -bankruptcy procedure- (2020, co-author)

Tax/custom issues in loyalty payment from a subsidiary in China to its parent corporation in Japan (2015)

International trade & trade finance (2016)

Civil Code Reform ~Law of Obligations~ (From August 2016 to January 2017)

Utility and legal issues in trust scheme in business succession (2017, co-speaker)

What is a Crypto-Currency? (September 2017)

How a lawyer can contribute to a bank as a compliance officer (Finance Law Studying Group of Toyo Bar Association, November 2017)

January 2018 “Legal and tax issues in trust scheme in business succession” (2017, co-presenter, Tokyo Bar Association )

“IP Protection in China” (monthly seminar of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, in cooperation with REIZ Law Firm from Guangdong China, June 2018)

Cross-border data protection ~Compliance with GDPR~ (August 2018)

“Hidden Risks in Cross-Border Business -how to find a good business partner-” (co-speaker with Andre Wong from Hidden Facts, May 2019)

“What kind of support legal, tax and accounting professionals can provide for globalization of a corporate business" (panelist, JICPA Chiba, July 2019)

“Uniqueness of Japan & Import Strategy to Japan“ (online seminar, IR Global, August 2020)

“Legal and Tax of Trust & Utilization of Trust as tactics for business succession“ (the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, December 2020)