Yohsuke Higashi


Yohsuke Higashi

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Yohsuke Higashi:News

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
Comments by Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were published in the Nikkei Online edition in an article
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Twelve new partners and seven new of counsels

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Yohsuke Higashi:Newsletters

MOF Released Draft Rules and Regulations to Implement New Japanese FDI Regulations DownloadPDF
Bill on Amendment to Japanese FDI Regulations DownloadPDF
Pre-transaction Notification Requirements under the Japanese FDI Regulations Expanded, and Further Expansion Anticipated DownloadPDF

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Yohsuke Higashi:Seminars

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"
Jan. 10, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2014External Seminars
"Enterprise Law Conference"

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Yohsuke Higashi:Publications

"The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Current Risk Control and Future Approaches: Practical Q&A on M&A Agreements during the COVID-19 Pandemic"
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Private Equity 2020 - Japan Chapter"

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Yohsuke Higashi:Other


  • 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

  • Lecturer, The University of Tokyo, School of Law (2010-2011)

Bar Admissions

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