Shigeki Okatani


Shigeki Okatani

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Shigeki Okatani:Awards

Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
35 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2020"
Shigeki Okatani ranks in the top tier in Expert Guides: The World’s Leading Practitioners Chosen by Their Peers 2019

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Shigeki Okatani:News

Firm News
Six new partners and three of counsels

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Shigeki Okatani:Legal Topics

Shigeki Okatani:Newsletters

New Act to Promote Offshore Wind Power in Japan’s Territorial Waters DownloadPDF
New bill to promote offshore wind power DownloadPDF
Electricity System Reform proceeds to 2nd stage

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Shigeki Okatani:Seminars

Jul. 4, 2017External Seminars
"Comparative Analysis of the Legal Framework and Market Practice for Infrastructure/PPP in Australia/UK and in Japan"

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Shigeki Okatani:Publications

"Infrastructure Investments by the Private Sector"
"Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Investment Risks (1): What Kind of Risks are There?"
"The Public-Private Partnership Law Review 3rd Edition – Japan Chapter"

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Shigeki Okatani:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2002)
  • Seconded to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan (2005-2006)
  • University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M., 2009)
  • With Clayton Utz, Brisbane, Australia (2009-2010)
  • Seconded to IB Products Group, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (2010-2011)

Major Activities

  • Member of Subcommittee of Financial Instrument and Exchange Law, Securitization Forum of Japan (2006-2007)
  • Member of Subcommittee of Trust Law and Trust Business Law, Securitization Forum of Japan (2006-2007)
  •  Member of Committee of Accounting and Tax, Securitization Forum of Japan (2006-2008)
  •  Member of Working Group of Financial Regulation, Securitization Forum of Japan (2007-2008)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2003; New York, 2011
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association