Senior Associate

Kota Ito

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Practice Areas

Kota Ito:News

Firm News
Kota Ito joins Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kota Ito:Publications

Magazine Article
"Regulation Forefront: Securities - Trends in Securities Monitoring and Changes in Monitoring Methods"
Magazine Article
"Currently Required Measures for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (vol. 3): Securities Industry"

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Kota Ito:Other


  • Waseda University (LL.B., 2009)
  • Chuo Law School (J.D., 2011)
  • Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law (2013-2016)
  • Special Inspector for the Securities Business Monitoring Division, the Executive Bureau of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) (2016-2018)
    (Concurrently served in Banking Business Division I of the Supervision Bureau, in the Planning and Management Division of the Inspection Bureau, in the Risk Analysis Division of the Strategy Development and Management Bureau and the AML/CFT Policy Office, Financial Services Agency)
  • seconded to Development Bank of Japan Inc. (2021-)

Practice Group

  • Structured Finance Practice Group
  • Energy & Infrastructure Practice Group
  • Financial Regulations/Financial Law Study Group
  • Fintech Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2012
Daini Tokyo Bar Association