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Partner (Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP) (New York Office)

Keiko Shimizu

Admitted to bar

2016, Legal Consultant, New York, U.S.A.
1998, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

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Practice Areas

Financial Regulations/Financial Compliance, Asset Management/Fund, General Corporate, Risk and Crisis Management/Compliance, Corporate Governance, North America and Latin America

Biography

Keiko Shimizu is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. One of the focuses of her practice is securities and financial services regulations, and she advises asset management companies, securities brokers, banks and other financial institutions on corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters. She also advises clients on the formation, marketing and operation of various collective investment vehicles such as investment trusts, hedge funds, private equity funds and fund of funds. She also handles a variety of corporate transactions and general corporate affairs, and she advises clients on data protection matters (including compliance with Personal Data Protection Act of Japan).

She earned an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1996 and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 2003. She was admitted to practice in Japan in 1998 and worked at the New York office of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as a visiting attorney in 2003.

Education/Professional Experience

1996

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1998-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2003

Columbia Law School (LL.M.)

2003

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York

2006-2014

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu Tokyo Office

2015-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP

Seminars

May 31, 2007

Seminars

Practical Analysis of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan

Publications

March, 2017

Books

The Private Equity Review - Edition 6 Part1 (Fundaraising) Chapter10 JAPAN and Part2 (Investing) Chapter14 JAPAN (co-author)

Law Business Research Ltd

March, 2014

Others

HFM Week compliance database: Trading Disclosures - Japan

HFMCompliance Database

February, 2014

Books

Advanced Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, 2nd Edition

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

February, 2014

Articles

Increasing regulatory oversight on fund managers, and reform of investment trust regulations (co-author)

The Global Asset Management & Servicing Review 2014/15 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

June, 2013

Articles

Global Legal Insights - Banking Regulation First Edition Japan (Co-author)

April, 2007

Articles

Japan's new Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (Co-author)

FinanceAsia Japan Report 2007 (Supplement to FinanceAsia, April 2007)

July, 2006

Articles

Japan's new Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (Co-author)

The Asialaw Japan Review, Volume 2 Issue 1, July 2006

Topics

February 13, 2015

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

October 17, 2014

Awards

High evaluation from Best Lawyers in the Fifth Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

February 20, 2014

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014