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Takumi Fukuda   (Partner)

Admitted Japan (2002) and New York (2009)
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Education The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2001)
Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 2008)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Background Nishimura & Asahi (2002-2013)
Listed Company Compliance Dept., Tokyo Stock Exchange Regulation (Currently Japan Exchange Regulation) (2008-2009)
Member Japan Venture Capital Association
Practice Areas Financial Law
Languages Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards


  • Private Equity Fund 2nd Edition, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA INC. (2019)
  • Private Equity Fund, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA INC. (2017)
  • A Brief Summary of the Companies Act, Vol. 6: Drafting and Amending Company By-laws, SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd.(2016)[Co-author]
  • "Basics of Cooling-off (Right to Cancel a Purchase Contract) and Things to Remember," JA Kinyu Houmu No. 530, Economic Legal Research Institute (2015)
  • Intellectual Property Law: An Outline (Version 5), Koubundou (2013) [Co-author]
  • A Practical Look at Investment Limited Partnership Agreements, SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd. (2011) [Co-author]
  • "First Major Revision in Six Years in line with Recent Amendments to the System: Using the LPS Model Agreement and Taxation Points to Note," SHUNKAN KEIRIJOUHOU, No. 1288, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, Inc. (2011) [Co-author]
  • Setting up and Operating a New Holding Company – Dealing with Japan-Style ESOP, SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd. (2011) [Co-author]
  • Commentary on the New Trust Act, Koubundou (2007) [Co-author]
  • Practical Advice in Relation to the New Companies Act, SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd. (2006) [Co-author]
  • Corpus Juris Finance Update, SHOJIHOMU Co., Ltd. (2006) [Co-author]
  • Chapter VIII of The Report of the Institute of Intellectual Property on Practical Issues in Relation to the Introduction of a Trust System for Intellectual Property Assets entitled "A Guide to Drafting an Intellectual Property Trust Services Manual," Institute of Intellectual Property (2004) [Co-author]
  • "Amended Investment Limited Partnership Act: An Introduction to the Investment Scheme Options," SHUNKAN KINYUHOMUJIJYO, No. 1667, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, Inc. (2003) [Co-author]
  • "Amendment of the Investment Limited Partnership Act," SHUNKAN SHOJIHOMU, No. 1667, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, Inc. (2003) [Co-author]


  • "Recent Developments on Private Equity Fund," hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai, April 19, 2017
  • "The 2015 Amendment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and its Impact on Funds," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, February 17, 2016
  • "Recent Amendments to Laws Related to Private Equity Funds and Business Practice Trends," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, December 8, 2015
  • "Private Equity Funds Practice and Recent Amendments to the Related Laws," hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications, January 14, 2015
  • "Recent Amendments to Laws Related to Private Equity Funds and Their Impact on Business Practice," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, November 12, 2014
  • "Recent Amendments to Laws Related to Private Equity Funds and Practical Tips for Preparing and Reviewing Agreements," hosted by Seminar-info, Japan, September 19, 2014
  • "Revision of the Model Investment Limited Partnership Agreement," hosted by Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan, May 24, 2011
  • "Fund Agreements and the Opportunities Presented by Draft and Release of a new Model Investment Limited Partnership Agreement," hosted by Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, April 18 & May 13, 2011
  • "Basics of Finance: Provisions of the Model Investment Limited Partnership Agreement, Negotiation Points, and the Current State of Practice," hosted by Stock Research,Inc., February 3, 2011