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Partner

Taku Umezawa

Biography

Mr. Umezawa joined the firm in 1999. He provides legal advice and services on laws and regulations relevant to banking institutions, securities companies, insurance companies, asset management companies, J-REIT and other financial institutions, as well as on legal compliance issues, corporate governance and M&As for financial institutions. When he worked as a government official at the Financial Services Agency, he was engaged in drafting the Bank Inspection Manual, Trust Bank Inspection Manual and Insurance Inspection Manual.

Education/Professional Experience

1997

The University of Tokyo (B.A.)

1999-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2004

University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)

2004-2005

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York

February 2005-March 2006

Financial Inspector, Inspection Bureau, Financial Services Agency

April 2006-March 2007

Special Financial Inspector, Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission, Financial Services Agency, Inspection Bureau

2010-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

April 5, 2017

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2017 Part 1 Personal Information and Data Protection Seminar "Latest Practical Trends on the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information in Europe and Japan and the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) in the EU"

June 1, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 4 FinTech Seminar
"A World with FinTech - The Possibility of Collaboration between Financial Institutions and FinTech Companies"

Publications

August, 2019

Books

"Advanced Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, 3rd Edition"

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

August, 2016

Newsletter

FinTech developments in Japan and reform of the Banking Act

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

February, 2014

Books

"Advanced Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, 2nd Edition"

Shojihomu Co., Ltd.

September, 2011

Articles

The Financial Services Agency's Completely Revised Insurance Inspection Manual and Tasks Ahead for Insurance Companies

Japan's Insurance Market 2011

October, 2009

Articles

Reforming firewall regulations - The key for Japan's financial and capital markets?

Global Banking & Financial Policy Review 2009/2010 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

October, 2007

Articles

Bank regulation: Impetus for change

IFLR The 2007 Global report (Supplement to International Financial Law Review, October 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