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Practice Areas

Banking, Asset Management/Funds, Acquisition Finance, Project Finance, Cross-border Transactions (General), China, Hong Kong.


Partner Nishimura & Asahi; Sidley Austin, Chicago (1997-1998); Lecturer, Keio Law School (2007-2013); Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University School of Law (2008-).

Professional Memberships

Admitted: Japan (1992); New York (1998).


"International Survey of Investment Adviser Regulation - Third Edition - (Japan Chapter)" (Kluwer Law International, 2012); "The Private Equity Review - Third Edition - (Investing/Fundraising, Japan Chapter)" (Law Business Research, 2014); "Hedge Funds: A Practical Global Handbook to the Law and Regulation Second Edition (Japan Chapter)" (Global Law Business Ltd, 2019).


Graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB,1990), New York University School of Law (LLM,1997).