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Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Hajime Tanahashi

Tokyo, Japan Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Domestic
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Hajime Tanahashi remains particularly active on M&A transactions and is also experienced in private equity and corporate governance matters. He wins market endorsements for his "deep understanding of client investment philosophy," and for being "very well known and famous," while a further source adds: "He is still active and is an unbelievably hands-on and reliable lawyer."
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Practice Areas

M&A; private equity; securities; venture capital financing; fund formation; corporate governance; general corporate.

Career

Worked with Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York (1996-97); with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto (1997-98); Director and Member of Industrial Innovation Committee, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (2009-), Comptroller of the University of Tokyo (2020-).

Professional Memberships

Admitted in Japan, 1992; New York, 1997. Daini-Tokyo Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Lecturer at Waseda University (2005 to present). Expert Member of Public-Private Innovation Program Subcommittee, National University Corporation Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (2013-).

Publications

"The Venture Capital Law Review" The Law Reviews 2021 (Editor); "Chambers Global Practice Guides Corporate M&A 2021 - Japan Chapter" Chambers and Partners 2021; "Theory and Practice of Agreements with and among Shareholders – Joint Ventures, Capital Alliances and Start-ups" Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. 2021 (Co-Author); "Japanese Start-Up Financing Documents: Annotated Model Contracts" Commercial Law Review 2020 (Co-Author); "TOBs in Japan - Systems and Demonstrations" Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. 2016 (Co-Author); "Cross-border Stock-for-stock Merger Between a Japanese Listed Company and a UK Private Company" Commercial Law Review 2016 (Co-Author); "Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan" Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. 2015 (Co-Author).

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Graduated from the University of Tokyo (LLB 1990); Harvard Law School (LLM 1996).

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