Hideaki Umetsu

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Hideaki Umetsu

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Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6212-8347
FAX
+81-3-6212-8247

Practice Areas

Hideaki Umetsu:Awards

Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"

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Hideaki Umetsu:News

Public Service
Hideaki Umetsu served as a co-chair of "6th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Unified Asia" organized by International Bar Association
Public Service
Hideaki Umetsu became the member of Expert Group for Drafting Guidebook for Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation Businesses (a project for visualization of climate change adaptation effects in 2017) issued by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Public Service
Hideaki Umetsu became the member of the Task Force for Overseas Expansion Strategy under the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Platform, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Hideaki Umetsu:Seminars

May 13, 2019MHM Seminars
"Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"
Apr. 27, 2019External Seminars
"How International Trade Lawyers Can Add Value For Corporate Clients"
Nov. 27, 2018External Seminars
"Connecting human rights due diligence and business lawyers: overcoming practical challenges"

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Hideaki Umetsu:Publications

Magazine Article
"Business Law: Latest Updates and Practices in Business and Human Rights - Including the Australian Modern Slavery Act and Practices in M&A"
Article
"The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review – Japan Chapter"
Book
"Handbook for Rules Against Bribery of Foreign Public Officials for Companies Expanding Overseas"

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Hideaki Umetsu:Research Reports

Hideaki Umetsu:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2003)
  • seconded to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Deputy Director) (in charge of the Trust Law, the Corporate Law, M&A, etc.) (2006-2007)
  • The University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 2009)
  • with Davis Polk & Wardwell (New York and Tokyo) (2009-2010)

Major Activities

  • Lecturer at Seikei University Faculty of Law (2011-2014)
  • Manager of International Councils, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2012)
  • Bar Association Liaison Officer of Asia Pacific Regional Forum of International Bar Association (2016-)
  • Member of the Task Force for Overseas Expansion Strategy under the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Platform, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (2016-)
  • Member of Expert Group for Drafting Guidebook for Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation Businesses (a project for visualization of climate change adaptation effects in 2017) issued by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2017-)
  • Co-chair of "6th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Unified Asia" organized by International Bar Association(2019-)

Practice Group

  • Corporate Law Practice Group
  • M&A Practice Group
  • China & Asia Practice Group
  • Corporate Finance/Capital Markets Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2004; New York, 2010
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association