Mergers and Acquisitions

Comprehensive legal services for mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations

Ensuring successful M&A outcomes drawing on our expertise, experience, and creativity

Private equity investments including through buyout funds and venture capital funds are increasingly important in revitalizing, restructuring, and reinvigorating industries

Comprehensive legal services for start-ups through all stages of development

Mergers and Acquisitions:People

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Mergers and Acquisitions:Newsletters

Bill on Amendment to Japanese FDI Regulations
Pre-transaction Notification Requirements under the Japanese FDI Regulations Expanded, and Further Expansion Anticipated

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Mergers and Acquisitions:News

Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
Firm ranked 1st in the Japan Japan Markets Rankings by dealogic
Firm ranked 1st in Japan M&A Advisory Table 2019 by Refinitiv
Firm ranked 1st in the Japan M&A Legal Advisory Review 2019 by Bloomberg
Interview of Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were featured in a M&A Online article about “Revisions to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act and Strengthened Foreign Investment Regulations” published on December 20, 2019

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Mergers and Acquisitions:Seminars

Nov. 25, 2019External Seminars
"Asia Pacific Mergers & Acquisitions Conference: Joint Ventures in Asia"
Nov. 15, 2019External Seminars
"Singapore Investment and Dispute Resolution Forum: Insights into Doing Business in ASEAN Countries"
Nov. 8, 2019External Seminars
"The Global Expansion of Shareholder Activism"
Oct. 29, 2019MHM Seminars
"Recent Trends Concerning the Prior Notification and Screening System under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act - Revisions in May and September, Upcoming Revisions, and Recent Trends in the Prior Notification and Screening System"
Sep. 26, 2019External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference 2019 "Foreign investment regulation in the Asia Pacific region: implications for privately held companies"

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Mergers and Acquisitions:Publications

Magazine Article
"Data Compliance Practices in M&A (Due Diligence)"
Magazine Article
"Practical Impact of the "Fair M&A Guidelines" on M&A Practices"
Magazine Article
"Outlook for Due Diligence on Global Data Protection Based on the Latest GDPR Enforcement Cases (Part 2) - Incorporating Lessons Learned from Enforcement Cases in M&A"
"Revisions to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act - Impacts on the Prior Notification and Screening System Regarding Inward Direct Investment, Etc."
Magazine Article
"Analyzing Public-Private Investment Funds from Legal Aspects"

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