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Akimoto Kawamura   (Partner)

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Akimoto Kawamura
Admitted Japan (1991) and New York (1997)
Bar Association Daini Tokyo Bar Association
Education The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1989)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 1996)
Background Hamada & Matsumoto (Currently Mori Hamada & Matsumoto) (1991-1999)
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago Office(1996-1998)
Baker & McKenzie (1999-2012)
Secondment with the Legal Division, Credit Suisse First Boston (Tokyo Office) (Currently Credit Suisse) (2001-2002)
General Manager, Legal Division/Japan General Counsel, Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc. (2012-January 2018)
Practice Areas Financial Service Regulations, Corporate M&A
Languages Japanese and English
 

Recommendations and Awards

Publications

  • Practical Handbook of M&A, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC. (2010) [Co-author and co-editor]
  • Q & A Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, Sanseido Publishing Co., Ltd. (2008) [Co-author and co-editor]
  • “Practical Questions about Regulations for Takeover Bids and Substantial Shareholding Reporting System in Relation to M&A,” Finance Law Journal No.1825, Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc. (2008)

Web articles

  • "Japan: financial instruments businesses," IFLR Fintech Leaders 2019 (July 2019)

Seminars

  • "Legal and Practical Aspects of M&A for Listed and Listing Companies – Legal Points to Keep in Mind and Co-operation with Outside Counsel From the Point of View of a Client," hosted by Financial Management Forums, Inc. (2019)
  • Lecturer at a session on Legal Issues at a seminar entitled ”Basics of International Securities,” hosted by the Japan Securities Dealers Association (2002-2009)
  • and seminars on Financial Regulations, M&A, Takeover Bids, Substantial Shareholding Reporting System and Internal Investigation