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Partner

Tomohiko Iwasaki

Biography

Tomohiko Iwasaki is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on corporate transactions, including international and domestic M&A transactions. He also has a thorough knowledge of the Corporations Act, as he worked at the Ministry of Justice of Japan and was a member of the team that drafted the Corporations Act Bill.
He graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1995 and with an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2002. He worked at Schulte Roth & Zabel in New York as a visiting attorney from 2002 to 2003, and worked at the Ministry of Justice of Japan from 2003 to 2005. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 1997.

Education/Professional Experience

1995

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1997-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2002

Harvard Law School (LL.M.)

2002-2003

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York

2003-2005

The Ministry of Justice

2007-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

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]" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

June, 2019

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Corporate Governance 2019 Japan - Law & Practice (co-author)

March, 2018

Books

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

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

October, 2016

Books

"Theory and Practice of Takeover Bid 3rd Edition" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

January, 2016

Books

"Advanced Corporate Law" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

October, 2015

Books

"Merger Handbook [3rd Edition]" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

October, 2015

Books

"Company Split Handbook [2nd Edition]" (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

April, 2015

Books

Share Exchanges and Share Transfers Handbook (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

September, 2013

Books

"Theory and Practice of Takeover Bid 2nd Edition"

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

May, 2010

Others

Restructuring in Japan

Financier Worldwide Issue 89, May 2010

January, 2007

Articles

Takeover regulations amended again

The IFLR Guide to Japan 2007 (Supplement to International Financial Law Review, January 2007)

Topics

December 5, 2019

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

April 4, 2019

Awards

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

February 15, 2019

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2019

November 30, 2018

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

April 6, 2018

Awards

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

February 19, 2018

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2018

December 11, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018

March 17, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2017

March 3, 2017

Awards

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

January 17, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017