Yohsuke Higashi

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Yohsuke Higashi

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JapaneseEnglish

Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6266-8599
FAX
+81-3-6266-8499

Practice Areas

Yohsuke Higashi:Awards

Awards
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 2023
Awards
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)

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Yohsuke Higashi:News

Public Service
Yohsuke Higashi becomes Corporate M&A Law Committee Liaison Officer of International Bar Association (IBA) Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Public Service
Yohsuke Higashi became a member of Study Group on Challenges for and Case Studies in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Media
Interview of Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were featured in a M&A Online article about “Revisions to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act and Strengthened Foreign Investment Regulations” published on December 20, 2019

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Yohsuke Higashi:Newsletters

A Lookback on Foreign Investment Regulations in Japan in 2023 DownloadPDF
A Lookback on Foreign Investment Regulations in Japan in 2022 DownloadPDF
MOF Released Draft Rules and Regulations to Implement New Japanese FDI Regulations DownloadPDF

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Yohsuke Higashi:Seminars

Apr. 28, 2023MHM Open Seminars
(Live-Streaming Webinar in English) “MHM Seminar: Expansion of designated businesses in Japanese FDI regulations and the latest trend of FDI screening inviting METI Officials”
Oct. 29, 2019MHM Seminars
"Recent Trends Concerning the Prior Notification and Screening System under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act - Revisions in May and September, Upcoming Revisions, and Recent Trends in the Prior Notification and Screening System"
Feb. 21, 2019External Seminars
"Dujat & AKD Brexit Seminar"

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Yohsuke Higashi:Publications

Magazine Article
”The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide 2023 - Japan Chapter”
Book
”Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, 2nd edition”
Magazine Article
”Chambers Global Practice Guides Private Equity 2022 - Japan Chapter”

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Yohsuke Higashi:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2004)
  • The Unviersity of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • The University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 2012)
  • with Davis Polk & Wardwell (Tokyo and New York) (2012-2013)

Major Activities

  • Member of Study Group on Challenges for and Case Studies in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2022-2023)
  • Corporate M&A Law Committee Liaison Officer of International Bar Association (IBA) Asia Pacific Regional Forum (2023-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2007; New York, 2013
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association