Takeshi Komatsu


Takeshi Komatsu

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Contact Information

+81-3-5223-7785 (Tokyo)
+65-6593-9753 (Singapore)
+81-3-5223-7685 (Tokyo)
+65-6593-9751 (Singapore)

Practice Areas

Takeshi Komatsu:Awards

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™
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan

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Takeshi Komatsu:News

Comments by Takeshi Komatsu were featured in a Financial Times article titled "Lockdown accelerates push into digital workflows for professional services" published on May 11, 2020
Public Service
Firm's lawyers prepare an English version of the report on the proposed revisions to the Myanmar Companies Act
Comments from Takeshi Komatsu published in Asian Legal Business

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Takeshi Komatsu:Newsletters

MHM COVID-19 Updates in Asia (April 2020) DownloadPDF

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Takeshi Komatsu:Seminars

May 31, 2023MHM Seminars
Winds of change: Notable developments in employment laws and competition laws/M&A in Malaysia
Jul. 23, 2019MHM Seminars
"Managing Private M&A Deals in Singapore"
Nov. 17, 2015External Seminars
"ABA 2015 Asia Forum – Beijing "615 million people, a U.S. $2.3 trillion economy and 10 legal systems: The Opportunities and Challenges of Investing into ASEAN""

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Takeshi Komatsu:Publications

Magazine Article
"Emergence of Generative AI and Policies Concerning AI Governance in Singapore and Japan - Comparisons with Other Main Territories"
"M&A Rules in Emerging Asian Countries - Fourth edition"
"Practical Issues of the Corporation Act New Series 9: Corporate Reorganization (3rd ed.)"

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Takeshi Komatsu:Research Reports

Takeshi Komatsu:Other


  • Kyoto University (LL.B., 1999)
  • University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 2005)
  • with Alston & Bird, Atlanta (2005-2006)
  • seconded to the Ministry of Justice, serving under the Counselor of Civil Affairs Bureau, as a fixed-term government employee (in charge of the Companies Act ) (2006-2009)

Major Activities

  • Member of the Corporate Legislation Study Group, The 21st Century Public Policy Institute, Nippon Keidanren (2011)
  • Member of the Working Group for Myanmar’s Capital Market Development of the Policy Research Institute of the Japanese Ministry of Finance (2012-)
  • Member, Research Committee Commissioned by the Ministry of Justice for "Investigative Report on the Legislative System in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (2013)
  • Study on Legal System and Procedures for Promoting Business Environment: Final Report (JICA Report) (2013-2014)
  • Vice-chair, Cross Boarder Investment Committee, The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (2014-2018)
  • Completed SMU Academy Course - Module 3: Data Ethics and AI Governance Frameworks (2021)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2000; New York, 2006
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, 2012

Other Qualifications

Foreign Practitioner Certificate in Singapore, 2016