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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Japan Banking & Finance
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is widely acclaimed by domestic and international clients and peers for its leading banking practice. We handle a wide variety of banking and financing transactions ranging from traditional bank transactions to sophisticated financing arrangements on behalf of private and public sector banking clients inside and outside of Japan. Our legal solutions operate at the cutting edge of the industry.

We advise on corporate and syndicated loans, secured transactions, asset-based lending, factoring, structured finance, project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, DIP finance and other financial transactions, as well as repurchase transactions and securities lending. Based on our extensive experience in a broad range of financial transactions, we proactively represent our clients in all stages of the financing life-cycle, from structuring, thorough examination of relevant legal and regulatory issues, documentation, negotiation and closing.

In addition, we advise our domestic and overseas banking clients on financial regulations and various business laws and regulations for their day-to-day operations, new business expansion and reorganization. We also advise on various legal issues related to financial settlement systems, foreign exchange systems, application of laws of different jurisdictions (i.e., international private law), cross-border transactions and intercompany financing transactions within a global group of companies.



Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance: Domestic - Japan
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune offers a highly sought-after team offering expert advice on high-value financings. The team's broad expertise covers project and debt financing in a range of sectors, including energy and real estate. The law firm is trusted for its expertise in regulatory issues and for its experience working on significant cross-border matters. Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is also highly regarded for the strength of its acquisition finance offering.

Work Highlights

Provided by Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
  • Anderson Mori & Tomotsune represented SMBC, MUFG and Mizuho Bank as the mandated lead arrangers of the senior facility for KKR's acquisition, with Rakuten and Walmart, of a majority of shares in Seiyu.

Notable Practitioners

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Satoshi Inoue
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Satoshi Inoue
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Satoshi Inoue is a market-leading financial services lawyer who is often noted for his expertise in acquisition finance, frequently assisting both borrowers and arrangers in relation to leveraged buyouts.

"He provides accurate advice on any difficult situation and he has a business mind so he can advise not only from a legal perspective but also from a business perspective."

Kunihiko Morishita
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Kunihiko Morishita
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Band 2

Kunihiko Morishita has extensive experience in representing financial institutions and focuses on regulatory issues in connection with securities, trusts and asset management.

"He's flexible and easy to talk to - working with him is a great experience."

Isao Shindo
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Isao Shindo
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Band 2

Isao Shindo is a regulatory specialist and represents domestic and international clientele in all aspects of regulatory issues.

"Isao Shindo speaks English professionally and is able to communicate with foreign clients."

Ranked Lawyers at
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

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Japan

Banking & Finance: Domestic

Satoshi Inoue
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Satoshi Inoue
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Band 1
Banking & Finance: Domestic Firms: Financial Services Regulation

Isao Shindo
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Isao Shindo
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Band 2
Kunihiko Morishita
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Kunihiko Morishita
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Band 2

Members

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