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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Insurance

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What the team is known for

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune houses leading experts with a wealth of experience in assisting renowned insurance companies with credit-raisings and cross-border acquisitions. Also skilled at advising on compliance with regulations implemented by the FSA and other governmental agencies, as well as assisting with inspections. Well regarded for its work advising on the establishment of subsidiaries, branch offices and joint ventures and other insurance-related transactions. Maintains a stellar clientele which includes life and general insurance firms as well as reinsurance companies. Continues to be active on outbound investments by Japanese insurance firms seeking to expand their holdings, both in the USA and across the Asia-Pacific region.

Strengths

Market sources praise the high level of expertise the legal team of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune offers, explaining: "The lawyers are highly specialised and they always respond quickly and directly to my questions."

A further source praises the firm's client-centric approach, saying: "They are very flexible and always take care of the client's concern."

Notable practitioners

Tomoki Debari heads the insurance team and receives plaudits from market observers for his sophisticated transactional practice assisting major insurers with outbound strategic investments. Market sources enthuse: "He is well versed in all business laws and regulations, as well as insurance-related laws and regulations," while others add that "the opinion and advice of Mr Debari are very powerful and effective, he has the flexibility to solve our problems."

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Overview

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune advises various international and Japan-based participants of the Japanese insurance market, including insurance companies, insurance agencies and insurance brokers, with respect to their Japanese legal issues. AMT is expert in all aspects of the Insurance Business Act and other insurance-related laws and ordinances, as well as other applicable laws in Japan.

AMT is able to provide practical advice to our clients, particularly with respect to areas such as the procurement of various licenses and approvals required for insurance business, developing insurance products, amendment of basic documents such as policy conditions, drafting and revising internal regulations, enhancement of compliance systems, enhancement of insurance solicitation management systems, handling of complaints, responding to misconduct and responding to inspections by the relevant financial regulatory authorities.

AMT is a one-stop legal services provider, covering matters relating to insurance business that extends to other practice areas including M&A and other organizational restructurings, formation of business alliances, bankruptcy, insolvency, taxation, and litigation and dispute resolution, with the support of specialized lawyers in the relevant practice areas of our firm.

Insurance

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

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Location

Otemachi Park Building, 1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku,

1-1-1 Otemachi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-8136

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Tomoki Debari
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