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Partner

Masaki Konishi

Biography

Masaki Konishi is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on capital markets and securitization, banking and other finance transactions.

He graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1995 and with an LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 2001. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 1997. He worked at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York from 2001 to 2002 and Linklaters in London from 2002 to 2003 as a visiting attorney.

Education/Professional Experience

1995

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1997-

Tsunematsu Yanase & Sekine (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2001

Columbia Law School (LL.M.)

2001-2002

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York

2002-2003

Linklaters, London

2006-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Publications

December, 2018

Others

Bond offerings under Japanese securities law

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Capital Markets-Japan”

August, 2018

Others

Insider trading rule under Financial Instruments and Exchange Act

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Capital Markets-Japan”

April, 2018

Others

Finalisation of fair disclosure rule under securities law

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Capital Markets-Japan”

November, 2017

Others

Fair disclosure rule under securities law

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Capital Markets-Japan”

January, 2016

Books

Advanced Corporate Law (Co-authors)

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

February, 2014

Books

Advanced Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, 2nd Edition

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

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)

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)

May, 2010

Articles

Revision to Regulation of "Secondary Distribution of Securities" (Co-author)

FinanceAsia Japan Report 2010 (Supplement to FinanceAsia, May 2010) Japan: The awards issue

April, 2007

Articles

Japan's new Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (Co-author)

FinanceAsia Japan Report 2007 (Supplement to FinanceAsia, April 2007)

July, 2006

Articles

Japan's new Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (Co-author)

The Asialaw Japan Review, Volume 2 Issue 1, July 2006

May, 2006

Articles

Recent reforms to disclosure rules (Co-author)

Asiamoney Fixed Income & Debt Capital Markets 2006, May 2006

April, 2005

Articles

Disclosure reforms to restore investor trust (Co-author)

The IFLR Guide to Japan 2005 (Supplement to International Financial Law Review, Janyary 2005)

Topics

April 4, 2019

Awards

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

April 6, 2018

Awards

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

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"

October 17, 2014

Awards

High evaluation from Best Lawyers in the Fifth Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

April 17, 2013

Awards

High evaluation from "Best Lawyers 2013"

March 28, 2012

Awards

High evaluation from "Best Lawyers 2012"

November 1, 2011

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in the IFLR 1000

November 2, 2010

Awards

High Evaluation in the IFLR 1000