Katsumasa Suzuki


Katsumasa Suzuki

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Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2000; New York, 2005
Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Contact Information



Other Qualifications

Charterd Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan, 2006

Practice Areas


Keio University (LL.B., 1998)
Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 2004)
with Linklaters in London (2004-2005)

Major Activities

  • Official Member of Capital Markets Association for Asia (2008-)
  • Member of International Bar Association (2010-)
  • MIGA Globa Finance Study Group (2014-)
  • Vice-chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee in the Security Law Committee of International Bar Association (2016-)

Katsumasa Suzuki:Awards

16 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asia law Leading Lawyers 2016"
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2016"
MHM ranked 10th in the FT Law 25 Asia-Pacific Headquartered Law Firms, and received high commendation for its work in corporate, commercial and finance law
Top rankings received from Chambers Global 2016
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the seventh edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Katsumasa Suzuki:News

Comments from Toru Ishiguro and Katsumasa Suzuki published on ALB August Issue
Comments from Katsumasa Suzuki published in September issue of IFLR 2009
Firm News
Our firm held the MHM seminar and hosted a reception afterward
Firm News
Firm Elects 5 Associates and a Of Counsel to Partnership
Firm News
Our firm held the MHM seminar and hosted a reception afterward

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Katsumasa Suzuki:Seminars

Nov. 9, 2011MHM Seminars
MHM Seminar
Jan. 27, 2009External Seminars
"Recent Japanese FSA's Policy regarding Capital Markets"
Apr. 8, 2008MHM Seminars
MHM Seminar
Oct. 12, 2007External Seminars
Japan’s Emerging M&A Market: Defensive Measures, Judicial Review, and Insider Trading
Feb. 16, 2007MHM Seminars
MHM Seminar

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Katsumasa Suzuki:Publications

Book Article
"Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan"
Magazine Article
"Legal Management (6): Roles and Responsibilities of CFOs in M&A"
"The Financial Instruments and Exchange Law: Capital Markets and Disclosure [3rd ed.]"
"Legal Practice for Handling Corporate Crises and Wrongdoing Cases"
"Legal Management (1): Capital Markets Regulation"

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