Yasuzo Takeno


Yasuzo Takeno

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Yasuzo Takeno:Awards

Top Rankings received from asialaw 2023-24
Top Rankings Received from IFLR1000 2023
Fifteen of our lawyers selected as Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers 2023 in Asia Business Law Journal

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Yasuzo Takeno:News

Public Service
MHM sponsored the Sixth Equality Gala hosted by Lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network (LLAN) and assisted with translation for the event
Public Service
Yasuzo Takeno gives a speech at FT Innovative Lawyers Awards for Asia-Pacific on August 6 at 17:30
Public Service
Yasuzo Takeno became the director of Lawyers for LGBT and Allies Network

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Yasuzo Takeno:Newsletters

New Exemptions to Attract Foreign Investment Managers DownloadPDF

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Yasuzo Takeno:Seminars

Sep. 24, 2019External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference Seoul 2019 "Hot topics and regulatory developments for asset managers and investment funds"
May 21, 2019External Seminars
"Accessing Asia – a regulatory overview - 30th Annual Conference on the Globalisation of Investment Funds"
Oct. 11, 2018External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference Rome 2018 "Hot topics and burning regulatory developments for investment funds"

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Yasuzo Takeno:Publications

Magazine Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guide - Investment Funds - Japan Law and Practice"
"Japan Lawyers Guide 2017/18"
Magazine Other
"Asia Lawyers Guide 2015/16"

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Yasuzo Takeno:Other


  • Waseda University (LL.B., 1985)
  • London Office of Hamada & Matsumoto (1989-September 1990)
  • University of Oxford, Worcester College (M.Litt, 1992)
  • Trainee at Freshfields in London (1992)
  • Returned to Hamada & Matsumoto (March 1993)

Major Activities

  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • Member of the FATF Working Group, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2018-)
  • Director, Lawyers for LGBT and Allies Network (2019-)
  • Speaker at FT Innovative Lawyers Awards for Asia-Pacific (August 2020)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1987
Daini Tokyo Bar Association