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Partner

Motohiro Yanagawa

Biography

Motohiro Yanagawa is a partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on financing transactions and corporate law, especially asset-based finance, project finance, structured finance, banking and international and domestic funds.

He graduated with an LL.B. from Waseda University in 1996 and with an LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 2002. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 1998 and worked at Sidley Austin LLP in New York from 2002 to 2003.

Education/Professional Experience

1996

Waseda University (LL.B.)

1998-

Tsunematsu Yanase & Sekine (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2002

Columbia Law School (LL.M.)

2002-2003

Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP (currently Sidley Austin LLP), New York

2005-2006

Development Bank of Japan Inc.

2009-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

May 28, 2009

Seminars

Impact of the Credit Crisis on Real Estate Securitizations in Japan

Publications

January, 2020

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Securitisation 2020 Japan - Trends & Developments (Co-author)

March, 2019

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Structured Finance & Securitisation 2019 Japan (co-author)

March, 2019

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Securitisation 2019 Japan - Trends & Developments (co-author)

December, 2018

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guides Structured Finance & Derivatives 2019 Japan - Law & Practice (co-author)

April, 2018

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Structured Finance & Securitisation 2018 Japan (co-author)

March, 2017

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Structured Finance & Securitisation 2017 Japan (co-author)

March, 2016

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Structured Finance & Securitisation 2016 Japan (co-author)

March, 2015

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Structured Finance & Securitisation 2015 Japan (co-author)

August, 2011

Articles

The Possibility of Using Securitization to Assist in the Reconstruction of Japan After The Great East Japan Earthquake (Co-author)

Shojihoumu, No.1939

January, 2007

Articles

A New Law on Business Trust

The Asialaw Japan Review, Volume 2 Issue 3, January 2007

January, 2007

Articles

Spotlight on business trusts

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

Topics

January 17, 2020

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

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"