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Akira Ehira

Tokyo, Japan Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives
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Capital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives - Japan

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Akira Ehira 's practice includes capital relief transactions, securitised lending and various types of derivatives transactions. An impressed client appreciates that he "has excellent knowledge of regulatory compliance in overseas finance in particular."
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Practice Areas

Structured finance, derivatives and banking. Financial regulations and compliance, especially communication strategies with regulators. Providing one-stop comprehensive advice from both transactional and regulatory perspectives.

Career

Joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto in 2002, becoming Partner in 2011. Worked with The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Ltd. (1996-1998). Seconded to Allen & Overy LLP (Securitisation and Structured Finance & Derivatives) (2007-2008); Financial Services Agency of Japan (Financial Inspector) (2012).

Professional Memberships

Admitted in Japan, 2002; New York, 2008. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), 2013.

Publications

"Cryptoassets Law" (Chuokeizai-sha, Inc., 2020); "Global Compliance of the Financial Institution" (Economic Legal Research Institute, 2020); "The Legal 500: Banking & Finance 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide" (The In-House Lawyer, 2019); "JFSA's Supervisory Approaches to Compliance Risk Management" (Kinyu Zaisei Jijyo No.3290, 2019); "Chambers Global Practice Guides Securitisation 2018 – Japan Trends & Developments"; "Group Management of the Bank" (KINZAI, 2016); "Security Trust and Parallel Debt - How to Create Security in Japan for a Group of Creditors" (The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010); and "U.S. Corporate Law" (Yuhikaku, 2009).

Personal

Graduated from the University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1996); Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 2007). Selected as one of Japan's the Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.

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