Masanori Sato

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Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-5223-7726
FAX
+81-3-5223-7626

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Masanori Sato:Awards

Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Awards
Top Ranking Received in " Who's Who Legal: Real Estate 2019"

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Masanori Sato:News

Public Service
Masanori Sato became a professor at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics
Public Service
Masanori Sato became the member of Study Group on Providing Welfare Facilities Using Private Investment Funds (organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
Public Service
Masanori Sato became the Board Member of Japan Association of the Law of Finance

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Masanori Sato:Legal Topics

Masanori Sato:Newsletters

Recent Developments in Public-Private Partnerships in Japan DownloadPDF
Concession of National Airports in Japan DownloadPDF

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Masanori Sato:Seminars

Jul. 4, 2017External Seminars
"Comparative Analysis of the Legal Framework and Market Practice for Infrastructure/PPP in Australia/UK and in Japan"

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Masanori Sato:Publications

Book
"Infrastructure Investments by the Private Sector"
Magazine Article
"Customer information and FinTech businesses – Open API-based payment services, blockchains and the protection of personal information"
Magazine Article
"Financial receivables and "anti-assignment clauses" under Japanese law – Can "declarations of trust" bring a solution?"

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Masanori Sato:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1988)
  • University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 1993)
  • with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (1993-1994)
  • with Linklaters, London (1994-1995)

Major Activities

  • Financial Law Board (1998-)
  • Board Member of Japan Association of the Law of Finance (2015-)

  • Member of Study Group on Providing Welfare Facilities Using Private Investment Funds (organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) (2016-2017)
  • Member of the Japan Branch Council of the International Project Finance Association (2017-)
  • Professor at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics (2019-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1990; New York, 1994
Daini Tokyo Bar Association