Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

FinTech Legal Department

Japan
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What the team is known for Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu is a decorated and elite full-service law firm. It is a frequent legal adviser to Japanese megabanks and insurance multinationals. Such incumbents instruct Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu on mandates involving blockchain, e-payments, crowdfunding and cryptocurrency questions. The firm is widely respected by peers for its potent banking and finance team. The FinTech practice group consists of specialists from various fields such as IT, corporate, M&A and financial regulation.

Notable practitioners

Taku Umezawa co-heads the firm's FinTech group and advises clients on various matters such as financial regulations, FinTech and M&A. One impressed client comments: "He is always responsive in any cases and provides us with practical advice," adding that "he is always kind and listens to my concerns."