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Yo Ota

Tokyo, Japan Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: DomesticTax: Bengoshi
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Corporate/M&A: Domestic - Japan

Band 3

Yo Ota receives praise from a market source for his corporate law expertise. He is well placed to advise on acquisitions, business alliances and corporate governance matters. One interviewee attests: "I'm impressed with his creative advice. He leads numerous difficult projects for us and it is indispensable for us to have his direct involvement."
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Tax: Bengoshi - Japan

Band 2

Yo Ota is active on transactional work, as well as representing clients in disputes with the National Tax Agency over assessments and audits. He is praised by market sources for his "realistic and innovative advice based on the latest trends," while another observes that "he proposes the optimal litigation strategy and tactics through discussions with the parties concerned."
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Practice Areas

M&A, Corporate & Commercial Transactions, Capital Markets, Tax Counseling, Tax Disputes, International Taxation, Personal Data Protection, Cyber Law, Civil & Commercial Disputes, Administrative Disputes, Specialized Disputes, Telecommunications/Media, Corporate Crisis Management, Compliance.

Career

Partner, Nishimura & Asahi; Outside Director, Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. (2016-); Outside Corporate Auditor, Ricoh Company Ltd. (2017-).

Professional Memberships

Admitted: Japan (1993); New York (2001).

Publications

"Getting the Deal Through - Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2021 (Japan Chapter)" (Law Business Research, 2021).

Personal

Graduate: the University of Tokyo (LLB,1991); Harvard Law School (LLM, 2000).

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