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Yosuke Kanegae

Biography

Yosuke Kanegae has been involved principally in the area of Restructuring/Insolvency, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Risk and Crisis Management. He has extensive experience with complicated voluntary liquidation and international restructuring/insolvency cases involved as a legal counsel of debtors, creditors and sponsors. He graduated from Kyoto University in 1999 and with a LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law in 2005. From 2012, he teaches a course on Insolvency Practice in University of Tokyo Faculty of Law as a lecturer.
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association Insolvency law study group, Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals, Business Rehabilitation Research Organization, All Japan Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Network, The East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) member. He came from Rakunan high school in Kyoto.

Education/Professional Experience

1999

Kyoto University (LL.B.)

2000-2015

Ohebashi LPC & Partners

2005

Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.)

2005-2006

Dewey Ballantine LLP, New York, Litigation team

2006

Registered as Certified Fraud Examiner

2006-2007

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) for language training

2012-present

Adjunct Lecturer (insolvency proceedings), The University of Tokyo

2015-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2017-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2019-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Keio University Law School

Seminars

October 27, 2018

Seminars

Annual Review of Major Insolvency Cases from Each Country

August 15, 2018

Seminars

"Sustainable Development: Introducing Private Trustees in Bankruptcy and Developing Security Interests Regime"

September 12, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 6 M&A Seminar
"Viewpoints of M&A Risk Control – Representations and Warranties and M&A in Corporate Restructurings"

June 5, 2016

Seminars

16th Annual III Conference
Academic Committee Meeting Case Study: Elpida Memory Case

November 4, 2014

Seminars

“Lectures on the Guideline for Personal Guarantee Provided by Business Owners”
Hosted by Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan

October 30, 2014

Seminars

“Introduction to International Bankruptcy Based on Past Cases for Legal Affairs and Evaluation Staff -Practices of Internationally Operating Companies in Protecting and Collecting Claims in Case of Financial Uncertainty of Trade Partners”
Hosted by FN Communications

June 19, 2014

Seminars

Sophia Business Law Seminar “Business Rehabilitation Practices”
Hosted by Sophia Law School

May 24, 2014

Seminars

"Changes in Reorganization Techniques and New Developments in Recovery Practice: Issues in Practice and New Theory Regarding Rehabilitation Proceedings – The DIP-style Company Reorganization Proceedings, Secured Reorganization Claims and Cross-Border Bankruptcies" (Panel Discussion)
Hosted by The Japanese Association for Business Recovery

January 16, 2014

Seminars

“How to Cope with Foreign Law Firms when Corporations Make Global Business Advancements – with a Focus on How to Handle Discovery Proceedings in Lawsuits in the U.S. –”
Hosted by The Japan Industrial Management & Accounting Institute

June 1, 2013

Seminars

The 29th Corporate Reorganization and Rehabilitation Study Group
"Corporate Reorganization Cases of Elpida Memory and Spansion Japan"
Hosted by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs,Inc.

November 3, 2012

Seminars

The 4th Annual Symposium of East Asian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring
"Effectiveness and Efficiency of Insolvency Restructuring
'Session3 Cross-border insolvency - a hypothetical case'"
Hosted by The East Asian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring

Publications

December, 2016

Articles

The Basics of the Bankruptcy Practice: Credit Enhancement by Guarantee and Real Guarantee (co-author)

Hogaku Kyoshitsu No.436 (January, 2017)

September, 2016

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Insolvency 2016 Japan - Law & Practice (co-author)

August, 2016

Newsletter

Japan’s new standard in electing sponsors for corporate restructurings (co-author)

NO&T Japan Legal Update No.6 (August, 2016)

July, 2016

Others

New sponsor election process for restructurings (co-author)

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Insolvency & Restructuring-Japan”

March, 2016

Others

Potential introduction of cram-down rules in out-of-court workouts (co-author)

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Insolvency & Restructuring-Japan”

February, 2016

Books

New Horizons - Restructuring and Finance (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

April, 2015

Articles

Case of a Payment Plan Incorporating the Non-Guarantee Debt of a Guarantor under the “Guidelines for Personal Guarantees Provided by Business Owners,” which was Agreed upon by the Parties (co-author)

The Turnaround & Credit Management, No.148

April, 2015

Articles

Appropriate Procedures for the Selection of Sponsors in Business Turnarounds Part 4: Information Disclosure to Creditors

NBL No.1047 (April 1, 2015)

August, 2014

Books

Acceleration of Business Restructuring (co-author)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

June, 2014

Books

Practices and Theories Regarding Rehabilitation Plans (New Edition)  (co-author)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

June, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 7 (Final Chapter) "Issues concerning the Disclosure of Information in the Corporate Reorganization Proceedings of Elpida" (co-author)

NBL No.1027 (June 15, 2014)

June, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 6 "Issues concerning the Handling of Overseas Matters in the Elpida Case" (co-author)

NBL No.1026 (June 1, 2014)

May, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 4 "Issues concerning the Selection of the Sponsor and Preparation of the Reorganization Plan in the Corporate Reorganization Proceedings" (co-author)

NBL No.1024 (May 1, 2014)

April, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 3 "Issues concerning Intellectual Property Rights of Elpida Memory" (co-author)

NBL No.1023 (April 15, 2014)

April, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 2 "Issues concerning Secured Reorganization Claims of Elpida Memory" (co-author)

NBL No.1022 (April 1, 2014)

March, 2014

Articles

The Story of Elpida Chapter 1 "The so-called ‘DIP-style’ Company Reorganization Proceedings Used by Elpida Memory - Looking back at the largest-ever reorganization legal proceedings of the manufacturing industry"  (co-author)

NBL No.1021 (March 15, 2014)

December, 2013

Books

120 Q&As on the Practice of Corporate Reorganization (editional board member and co-author)

Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs,Inc.

February, 2013

Articles

Workshop for Expediting Business Restructuring (the second term) - Report 5 "Issues concerning Cross-Border Aspects of the Insolvency Practice (Volume I and II)" (co-author)

NBL No.994 (February 1, 2013), No.995 (February 15, 2013)

February, 2013

Articles

Issues related to Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings (Co-author)

NBL (New Business Law) No.994 (February 1, 2013) NBL (New Business Law) No.995 (February 15, 2013)

July, 2011

Articles

Review of the DIP-style Corporate Reorganization Proceedings of Spansion Japan "(6) Issues concerning Secured Reorganization Claims under Corporate Reorganization Proceedings (Handling of the ABL Loan and Secured Reorganization Creditors’ Committee)" (co-author)

NBL No.956 (July 1, 2011)

June, 2011

Articles

Review of the DIP-style Corporate Reorganization Proceedings of Spansion Japan "(5) Issues concerning Defined Benefit Pension Plans under Corporate Reorganization Proceedings" (co-author)

NBL No.955 (June 15, 2011)

June, 2011

Articles

Collection by Compulsory Execution and Salary Payer’s Obligation to Withholding Tax (Judgment of Supreme Court on March 22, 2011)

Jurist No.1424 (June 15, 2011)

May, 2011

Articles

Review of the DIP-style Corporate Reorganization Proceedings of Spansion Japan "(2) Trustee and Legal Advisor under DIP-style Corporate Reorganization Proceedings"

NBL No.952 (May 1, 2011)

September, 2009

Books

Case Study – Q&A on Liability of Corporate Officers (co-author)

Dai-ichi Hoki Co., Ltd.

November, 2008

Books

Trust and Bankruptcy (co-author)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

December, 2006

Books

Review of Sarbanes-Oxley Act – What should we Japanese learn from the Enron Case? (co-author)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

March, 2004

Books

Practice of Non-Litigation Settlement of Commercial Disputes ( editorial board member and co-author )

Osaka Lawyers Cooperative

March, 2004

Books

Theory, Practice and Documentary Forms under New Corporate Reorganization Proceedings for Trustee Practitioners (co-author)

Minjiho-Kenkyukai Co., Ltd.

July, 2003

Books

The Latest Corporate Reorganization Act -Description of Main Points and Comparison of Provisions- (co-author)

Shinnippon-Hoki Publishing Co., Ltd.

Topics

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

December 11, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018