Banking

Comprehensive services for constantly evolving financing transactions in a global economy

Legal services in a full range of financing transactions

We advise financial institutions and investors, including some of the world’s largest commercial and investment banks and multinational corporations.

Our market leading Banking Practice Group supports our clients in Japanese and cross-border transactions by providing a full range of legal services, from structuring transactions to negotiating and drafting necessary documentation in areas including corporate loans, structured finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, mezzanine finance, intellectual property finance, and derivatives.

Cutting-edge Transactions

We are often called upon to provide services in connection with new financing structures. Our strong team of lawyers is highly regarded for its experience and ability to find solutions to complex and novel issues. We focus on understanding our clients' business objectives and finding the most effective and cost efficient solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

As a leader in the banking practice, we are also active in the development of relevant laws and regulations and the establishment of proper market practices, through participation in various committees, councils, forums, and societies comprised of regulators, market participants, and other relevant parties.

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Banking:News

Awards
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Awards
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE 2020
Awards
36 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asia law Leading Lawyers 2020"
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2020: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (24th edition) "
Awards
Satoko Kuwabara Recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2019

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Banking:Seminars

Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Dec. 20, 2018External Seminars
"The new era of supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Nov. 8, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jun. 18, 2018External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
May 23, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"

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Banking:Publications

Book
"Infrastructure Investments by the Private Sector"
Article
"Getting the Deal Through - Loans & Secured Financing 2020 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Revisions to Relax Regulations on Transactions Between Investment Properties for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate Trust Beneficiary Rights"
Article
"The Lending and Secured Finance Review Fifth Edition - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Real Estate 2019 - Japan Chapter"

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