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Partner

Kensuke Suzuki

Kensuke Suzuki

Admitted to bar

2000, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

Contact

Contact this Lawyer

TEL : +81-3-6889-7226
FAX : +81-3-6889-8226

Practice Areas

General Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Private Equity/Venture Capital, Financial Regulations/Financial Compliance, Asset Management/Fund, Pharmaceutical and Health Care

Biography

Kensuke Suzuki is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He represents both domestic and international clients, with a special focus on cross-border transaction, with respect to financial regulation (including securities, asset management and investment fund regulation), fund formation and management, M&A and corporate transactions, and pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare business.

He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1999) and Stanford Law School (LL.M., 2006). He was admitted to the Japan Bar in 2000 and worked as visiting attorney at Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago) from 2006 to 2007. He also worked at the Financial Services Agency of Japan from 2007 to 2009, where he worked on various Japanese financial regulation reforms. He is fluent in Japanese and English.

Other biography: Who’s Who Legal (Law Business Research Ltd)

Education/Professional Experience

1999

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

2000-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2006

Stanford Law School (LL.M.)

2006-2007

Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago

2007-2009

Planning and Coordination Bureau, Financial Markets Division, Financial Services Agency

2012-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2014-2015

Special Advisor, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Seminars

September 13, 2017

NO&T Seminars

Part 6 "Noteworthy Points on Health Care Agreements"

May 31, 2017

NO&T Seminars

[NO&T Webinar]
Update on Japanese Pharma Regulations

October 6, 2016

NO&T Seminars

Part 2 "Start from the Basics! Medical Equipment Business and the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Act"

October 19, 2015

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 4 Pharmaceutical and Health Care Seminar
"Overcoming Regulations through Legal Practice - How to Respond to and Utilize for Business the Latest Trends and Regulations Business"

April 13, 2015

NO&T Seminars

Life Sciences Industry Joint Seminar
Notes on M&As and Other Transactions in the Life Sciences Industry

October 23, 2014

Seminars

Telemedicine by satellite: improving health care and creating legal and ethical issues

May 30, 2014

NO&T Seminars

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Seminar 2014

October 8, 2013

Seminars

Recent developments in insider trading regulations (Kensuke Suzuki)
Introduction to corporate governance, risk management and compliance in Japan (Akihisa Shiozaki)

May 9, 2013

Seminars

Crisis Management: How to deal with organized crime in Japan & related corporate fraud cases

Publications

July, 2019

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2019) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Global Guide

April, 2019

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Life Sciences 2019 Japan - Law & Practice (co-author)

March, 2018

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2018) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Global Guide

April, 2017

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2017) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Global Guide

March, 2016

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2016) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Multi-jurisdictional Guide

September, 2015

Others

Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century (co-author)

In the website of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

June, 2015

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2015) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Multi-jurisdictional Guide

April, 2015

Articles

The Life Sciences Law Review - Edition 4 Chapter 19 JAPAN (Co-author)

March, 2015

Articles

The Life Sciences Law Review - Edition 3 Chapter 18 JAPAN (Co-author)

April, 2014

Articles

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Japan: overview (2014) (Co-author)

Life Sciences Multi-jurisdictional Guide

April, 2014

Articles

Pharmaceutical IP and competition law in Japan: overview (Co-author)

Life Sciences Multi-jurisdictional Guide

April, 2014

Articles

The Life Sciences Law Review - Edition 2 Chapter 17 JAPAN (Co-author)

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)

October, 2013

Articles

New resolution regime for Japanese financial institutions and the introduction of tipper liability (Co-author)

Global Banking & Financial Policy Review 2013/2014 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

June, 2013

Articles

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

April, 2013

Articles

The Life Sciences Law Review - Edition 1 Chapter 15 JAPAN (Co-author)

March, 2013

Articles

PLC Life Sciences multi-jurisdictional guide Life sciences in Japan: overview (Co-author)

October, 2012

Articles

New measures seek to improve access to Japanese markets for foreign issuers and funds (Co-author)

Global Banking & Financial Policy Review 2012/13 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

April, 2012

Articles

Foreign investment regulations: Invitation to invest (Co-author)

The 2012 Guide to Japan 10th Edition A Supplement to International Financial Law Review, April 2012

March, 2012

Articles

PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2012 Japan (Co-author)

April, 2011

Articles

PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2011 Japan (Co-author)

January, 2010

Articles

PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2009/10 Japan (Co-author)

Topics

September 27, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in Who's Who Legal: Japan 2019

April 4, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

November 30, 2018

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

November 26, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018

April 6, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2019 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

December 11, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018

October 26, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017

March 3, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2018 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

February 29, 2016

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2017 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

May 28, 2015

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2016 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"