Keita Nakano


Keita Nakano

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Keita Nakano has extensive experience in investment fund matters in connection with structuring, formation, fund-raising and ongoing maintenance. He has been involved in a number of public offerings and private placements of securities of investment trusts/corporations/partnerships for traditional investment funds as well as alternative investment funds, such as buy-out, venture capital, real estate, hedge, credit, and infrastructure funds.

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Keita Nakano:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™

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Keita Nakano:News

Firm News
Eleven new partners and twelve new counsels
Firm News
22 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Keita Nakano:Newsletters

Initiatives Promote Japan as Leading Asset Management Center: Japan Published Asset Management Task Force Report DownloadPDF
New Exemptions to Attract Foreign Investment Managers DownloadPDF

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Keita Nakano:Publications

"Japan Business Expansion by Non-Japanese Asset Managers"
Magazine Article
"An Overview of Japan’s Financial Instruments Business Regime"
Magazine Article
"(Editorial) Scheme Design and Structure for Granting Incentives in Venture Capital Funds (VC)/Private Equity Funds (PE) - In Association with the Revisions to the Registration Regulations, Etc. for Limited Partnerships (LPS)"

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Keita Nakano:Other


  • Kyoto University (LL.B., 2011)
  • The University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., Wharton Business and Law Certificate, 2018)
  • with Slaughter and May, London (2018-2019)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2012; New York, 2019
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association