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Yutaro Fujimoto

Yutaro Fujimoto

Admitted to bar

2008, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

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Practice Areas

Natural Resources and Energy, Project Finance, General Corporate

Biography

Yutaro Fujimoto has a breadth of experience in providing legal advice on a wide range of energy matters, including both conventional and renewable power plant projects and their finance transactions; electricity and gas transactions; start-ups and M&A in the field of energy; designing legal structures for energy transactions; energy-related dispute resolution; and compliance with energy-related regulations and regimes.

He previously worked as the first Legal Deputy Director in the Policy Planning Division of the Electricity and Gas Market Surveillance Commission, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in order to support its launch. Through such work, he has gained thorough and in-depth knowledge of energy regulations, policies, markets, and systems.

Education/Professional Experience

2007

Kyoto University (LL.B.)

2008-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2014

University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)

2014-2015

Isuzu North America Corporation

2015-2016

Policy Planning Division (Legal), Electricity Market Surveillance Commission, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

2016-2017

Policy Planning Division (Legal), Electricity and Gas Market Surveillance Commission, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

2021-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

June 11, 2019

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2019 Part 3 Environment and Energy Seminar "Cutting-Edge Legal and Insurance Practice regarding Project Finance-based Offshore Wind Power Generation Projects"

December 7, 2017

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2017 Part 8 Environment and Energy Seminar
"New Electricity Market and System and Compliance Requirements for Operators of Electricity Utilities"

August 2, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 5 Environment and Energy Seminar
"Necessary Laws and Regulations for Existing Retailers and New Retailers involved in the Full Liberalization of the Gas Retail Business"

February 1, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 8 Environment and Energy Seminar "Key Success Points of the Electricity Retail Business - The Necessary Legal Actions and Derivatives for Risk Hedging"

Publications

July, 2020

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Alternative Energy & Power 2020 Japan - Law & Practice (Co-author)

August, 2017

Articles

Energy Market Reform and Surveillance Commission in Japan (co-author)

The ICER Chronicle Edition 7 (August 2017)

December, 2012

Articles

Japanese FIT

International Financial Law Review, December 2012/January 2013 International Briefings: Japan