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Partner

Yuko Tamai

Yuko Tamai

Admitted to bar

1994, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

Contact

Contact this Lawyer

FAX : +81-3-6889-8153

Practice Areas

General Corporate, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Risk and Crisis Management/Compliance, Europe

Biography

Yuko Tamai is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. She represents foreign and domestic clients on various types of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and licensing transactions. She has extensive experience in handling large-scale alliance deals, public acquisitions and carve-out transactions. She also provides strategic advice on shareholder activism and unsolicited acquisition proposals as well as corporate governance, internal control issues and crisis management.

She served as a member of the Study Group for Japanese Companies’ Cross-border M&A at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) from 2017 to 2018, and a member of the Fair M&A Study Group at METI from 2018 to 2019. She has been a corporate auditor of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) since 2015, and a member of the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (CPAAOB) since 2019.

Education/Professional Experience

1989

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1994-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2000

Harvard Law School (LL.M.)

2000-2001

Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.

2003-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

June 12, 2018

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2018 Part 3 Governance and Overseas M&A Seminar "Latest Trends in Corporate Governance and Overseas M&A - the Revised CG Code, Overseas M&A Study Group, Subsidiary Management"

September 18, 2015

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 3 M&A Seminar "Aggressive and Conservative M&As"

Publications

September, 2019

Books

"Merger Handbook [4th Edition]" (Editor-in-Chief)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

March, 2018

Books

"Forefront of M&A Risk Management" (Co-author)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

January, 2016

Books

"Advanced Corporate Law" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

October, 2015

Books

"Merger Handbook [3rd Edition]" (Editor-in-Chief)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

Topics

September 17, 2021

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in asialaw Profiles 2022 and asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022

August 25, 2021

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IFLR1000 31st edition

August 3, 2021

Awards

NO&T lawyers recognized in Asia Business Law Journal's The A List: Japan's Top 100 Lawyers 2021

May 4, 2021

Awards

NO&T lawyers recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021

April 15, 2021

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2022 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

February 18, 2021

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2021

January 13, 2021

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

December 21, 2020

Awards

Nikkei's "Best Performing Lawyers 2020"

December 15, 2020

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021

October 1, 2020

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IFLR1000 30th edition