Venture Capital/Start-ups

Comprehensive legal services for start-ups through all stages of development

Start-up Ventures in Japan

The market for start-up companies has continued to develop in Japan, with a more entrepreneur-friendly legal and regulatory environment emerging over the last decade. As a result, a large number of start-ups have been established and listed on stock exchanges, contributing to growth in the Japanese economy.

Comprehensive Legal Services

We offer the entire range of legal services typically required by start-ups, such as providing initial support at the capitalization stage, helping a company structure its expanding business, and capital markets support at listing. Through these stages of growth, we often assist clients with industry-specific regulations, compliance requirements, and intellectual property issues.

Venture Capital/Start-ups:People

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Venture Capital/Start-ups:Seminars

Apr. 26, 2018External Seminars
"Cryptocurrency Conference Law and Regulation"
Apr. 25, 2018External Seminars
"ADBI-JFSA-OECD Roundtable on Insurance and Retirement Saving in Asia"
Oct. 10, 2017External Seminars
"IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017 「Foreign Direct Investment – Recent trends and limitations in Asia Pacific」"
Sep. 28, 2016External Seminars
"Rakuten FinTech Conference 2016"
Sep. 22, 2016External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference Washington D.C. 2016 "Company financing: trends in debt and equity funding"

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Venture Capital/Start-ups:Publications

"The Financial Technology Law Review Edition 1 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Trends in InsurTech and Regulations and Customary Practices that Need Reforms"
Magazine Article
"Re-examination of Legal and Tax Treatment of Paid-in Stock Options Based on ASBJ PITF No.36 Accounting Treatment"
Book Article
"Japan Buy-out Annual Survey - First half of 2017 -"
"Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence - M&A - Japan Chapter"

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