Kenta Nishioka

Senior Associate

Kenta Nishioka

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An expert on cross-border M&A, Kenta advises both domestic and international clients on Japan related deals.
He also regularly advises international clients doing business in Japan. He is admitted to practice in Japan, New York and England and Wales.

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Practice Areas

Kenta Nishioka:Awards

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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Kenta Nishioka:News

Firm News
32 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kenta Nishioka:Newsletters

A Lookback on Foreign Investment Regulations in Japan in 2022 DownloadPDF

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Kenta Nishioka:Seminars

Feb. 19, 2020External Seminars
"Building a good business relationship with Japanese companies"
Feb. 13, 2020External Seminars
"European M&A Seminar for Japanese Expats"
Dec. 10, 2019External Seminars
"How to successfully enter the Japanese market"

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Kenta Nishioka:Publications

”Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, 2nd edition”
Magazine Article
"An Overview of the UK's New Investment Regulation (National Security and Investment Act) and its Effect on M&A Practice"
Magazine Article
"Getting the Deal Through - Pensions & Retirement Plans - Japan"

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Kenta Nishioka:Other


  • Keio University (LL.B., 2009)
  • Keio University Law School (J.D., 2012)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2018)
  • with Gleiss Lutz, Germany (2018-2019)
  • with Cuatrecasas, Spain (2019-2020)
  • with Macfarlanes, England(2020-2021)

Major Activities

  • Member, Entertainment Lawyers Network

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2013; New York, 2019; England and Wales, 2021
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
England and Wales Bar Association