Masanori Sato

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TEL
+81-3-5223-7726
FAX
+81-3-5223-7626

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Masanori Sato:Awards

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™
Awards
Top Rankings Received from Chambers Global 2022
Awards
Top Rankings Received from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022

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Masanori Sato:News

Public Service
MHM advised on financing for a biotech venture company utilizing a value securitization scheme
Public Service
Masanori Sato became a professor at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics
Public Service
Masanori Sato became the member of Study Group on Providing Welfare Facilities Using Private Investment Funds (organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government)

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Masanori Sato:Legal Topics

Masanori Sato:Newsletters

Recent Developments in Public-Private Partnerships in Japan DownloadPDF
Concession of National Airports in Japan DownloadPDF

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Masanori Sato:Seminars

Jul. 4, 2017External Seminars
"Comparative Analysis of the Legal Framework and Market Practice for Infrastructure/PPP in Australia/UK and in Japan"

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Masanori Sato:Publications

Book
"6000 Legal Measures for Financial Institutions Vol. IV - Loans and Collection"
Magazine Article
"(Editorial) Benefits and Limitations of Enterprise Mortgages (Part 2) – From the Perspective of Finance Transactions"
Magazine Article
"(Editorial) Benefits and Limitations of Enterprise Mortgages (Part 1) – From the Perspective of Finance Transactions"

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Masanori Sato:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1988)
  • University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 1993)
  • with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (1993-1994)
  • with Linklaters, London (1994-1995)

Major Activities

  • Director of Securitization Forum of Japan (July 2007-)
  • Member of the Study Group on the Listed Infrastructure Market, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (2012-2013)
  • Member of Study Group on Providing Welfare Facilities Using Private Investment Funds (organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) (2016-2017)
  • Financial Law Board 
  • Board Member of Japan Association of the Law of Finance
  • Board Member of the Financial Lawyer Forum
  • Member of the Japan Branch Council of the International Project Finance Association
  • Professor at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics (April 2019-March 2022)
  • Member of the Trading Legislation Study Group, The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency (December 2019-March 2021)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1990; New York, 1994
Daini Tokyo Bar Association