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Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Insurance

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What the team is known for

Highly acclaimed for frequently assisting insurance companies with corporate matters, including reorganisations, acquisitions and cross-border alliances. Leading position in the field of insurtech, providing legal services to peer-to-peer insurance start-ups and advising on market entry issues. Clients seek its assistance with FSA regulatory issues and negotiations in connection with regulators for approvals and licensing. Also handles a range of contentious matters.

Strengths

Interviewees laud the team's provision of "cutting-edge information on government regulatory trends," as well as their "ability to assist on cross-border projects and facilitate fluent communication between Japan and foreign teams."

Another source describes the practice as "one of the most reputed firms in this industry."

Work highlights

Assisted Frich with the launch of its peer-to-peer insurance platform.

Notable practitioners

Partner Masakazu Masujima is described by a client as "oneof the most skilful and reliable specialists on not only insurance-related laws and regulations, but also insurtech and other new innovative initiatives." He is widely endorsed by sources, with one interviewee elucidating that his unique position "is based on his service as an officer in the Japanese Financial Services Agency, his experience in a lot of innovative initiatives of financial institutional groups, and his strong knowledge on a wide range of related areas."

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Overview

Our expertise encompasses insurance litigation, regulatory affairs, compliance, reinsurance, captive insurers, group restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and financings. We provide solutions to clients engaged in global insurance markets.

For more details, please visit our website

http://www.mhmjapan.com/en/practices/regulatory-regulated-transactions/insurance.html

Members

Masujima, Masakazu

Yoshida, Kazuo

Insurance Department

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

firm
Department location

Marunouchi Park Building

2-6-1 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-8222

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Japan

Insurance


Masakazu Masujima
Band 1