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Akihiro Wani

Tokyo, Japan Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Domestic Firms: Financial Services RegulationCapital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives
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Banking & Finance: Domestic Firms: Financial Services Regulation - Japan

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Akihiro Wani is head of Morrison & Foerster's banking and finance group and is renowned for his expertise in regulatory issues. One commentator notes that "I truly respect Mr Wani; he has been greatly contributing to the development of Japanese derivatives markets and relevant financial laws and regulations for a long time."
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Capital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives - Japan

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Akihiro Wani has extensive experience in handling an array of legislative and transactional matters in the securities and derivatives arenas. He is regarded by many sources as "a legend in the market."
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Akihiro has over 30 years of experience in the capital markets arena and is widely renowned as an expert in the financial sector. Throughout his extensive career, he has acted for major domestic financial institutions on financial regulations and cutting-edge derivatives transactions, including advising on the first public offering of credit-linked securities in Japan and the establishment of new commodity funds. Akihiro has also advised clients on the establishment of head/branch offices of type I financial instrument business operators, investment management companies, life insurance companies, and other financial institutions, as well as a wide variety of matters involving cross-border banking, securities, insurance, and general corporate transactions.

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Akihiro is admitted to practice in Japan (Bengoshi) and is a qualified lawyer in New York.

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Akihiro Wani

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