Kana Manabe


Kana Manabe

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Contact Information

+65-6593-9762 (Singapore)
+95-1-8 255137 (Yangon)
+65-6593-9751 (Singapore)
+95-1-8 255143 (Yangon)

Practice Areas

Kana Manabe:Awards

High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Top rankings received from " Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2019"
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Kana Manabe:News

Firm News
Representing Hitachi Ltd in an international arbitration conducted under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (‘SIAC’)
Firm News
The Union Attorney General's Office (UAGO) and the JICA Legal and Judicial Development Assistance Project hosted a workshop at which two of the firm's lawyers gave a lecture
Firm News
Kana Manabe and Yoshie Midorikawa registered as foreign lawyers before Singapore International Commercial Court

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Kana Manabe:Newsletters

Asian Legal Insights Myanmar DownloadPDF
Recent lifting of the ban on the trading of shares by foreigners on the YSX, the recent activities of the Anti-Corruption Commission and the release of the report by the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar DownloadPDF
1.Recent Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) reforms 2.Enactment of the intellectual property laws 3.Implementation of the Condominium Law 4.Publication of the Payment of Wages Rules 5. Issue of Notification on trading of particular goods by foreign companies DownloadPDF

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Kana Manabe:Seminars

Oct. 18, 2019MHM Seminars
"The Changing Landscape of International Dispute Resolution ~ the Impact of Third Party Funding"
Dec. 3, 2009External Seminars
"Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Bankruptcy in Japan"
Nov. 11, 2009MHM Seminars
MHM Seminar

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Kana Manabe:Publications

"The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review – Japan Chapter"
"The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review – Japan Chapter"
"Handbook for Rules Against Bribery of Foreign Public Officials for Companies Expanding Overseas"

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Kana Manabe:Research Reports

Kana Manabe:Other


  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1999)
  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Law (LL.M., 2001)
  • University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 2006)
  • With Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles (2006-2007)
  • Legal Adviser for the Legal and Judicial Cooperation Project in the Kingdom of Cambodia, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (2007-2008)
  • Registered as a foreign lawyer at Singapore International Commercial Court (2015)

Major Activities

  • Study on Legal System and Procedures for Promoting Business Environment: Final Report (JICA Report) (2013-2014)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2002; New York, 2007
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
registered as Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, 2014