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Asia-Pacific 2022
Japan Capital Markets: International
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Shearman & Sterling's attorneys have represented clients in some of their most sophisticated and innovative capital-raising transactions for over 100 years. The lawyers advise clients on all types of securities transactions, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance issues, including: public and private securities offerings; structured products and hybrid securities.

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Capital Markets: International: US Law - Japan
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Shearman & Sterling is valued for its knowledge of US securities regulations. Skilled at assisting with SEC registration and deregistration, as well as filings related to business combinations. The team is especially well known for its work on compliance and disclosure matters, including F-4 filings and investor relations issues. Also advises issuers and selling shareholders on debt and equity offerings, with experience advising Japanese businesses on listing in the US. Notable clients include multinational manufacturers and financial institutions. Its key clients include Toyota Motor Corporation, Advantest Corporation, and Ant Capital Partners.

Work Highlights

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  • Shearman & Sterling advised Toyota Motor Corporation on the USD2.75 billion global offering of the first US dollar sustainability bonds.

Notable Practitioners

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Masahisa Ikeda
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Masahisa Ikeda
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Masahisa Ikeda has considerable experience representing Japanese corporations in a broad range of corporate matters, including capital markets deals and other securities law matters. An interviewee comments: "He has a wealth of experience and gives us appropriate advice on securities-related matters and other issues. In particular, he can give me in-depth advice on the degree of legal risk and he’s a really reliable lawyer."

Toshiro Mochizuki
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Toshiro Mochizuki
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Toshiro Mochizuki focuses on assisting Japanese corporations with global offerings and complex US securities law matters, including SEC registrations. He is described by market sources as "an extremely good lawyer," who "provides flexible and appropriate services."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Capital Markets: International: US Law

Masahisa Ikeda
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Masahisa Ikeda
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Toshiro Mochizuki
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Toshiro Mochizuki
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Band 4

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