Kazuo Yoshida


Kazuo Yoshida

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Work Highlights

  • Business alliance between Hitachi Capital and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease; and business alliance between Hitachi, Hitachi Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease and Finance (May 2016)​

Kazuo Yoshida:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
Top rankings received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024
MHM lawyers selected in "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2023"

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Kazuo Yoshida:News

Public Service
Kazuo Yoshida became a member of Study Group on Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing Businesses, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Firm News
Eleven new partners and seven new counsels
Firm News
28 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kazuo Yoshida:Publications

"International Comparative Legal Guide to: Insurance & Reinsurance 2024 - Japan Chapter"
"Chambers Global Practice Guide Insurance & Reinsurance 2024 - Trends and Developments"
"Chambers Global Practice Guide Insurance Litigation 2023 - Trends and Developments"

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Kazuo Yoshida:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2004)
  • The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • assigned to the Insurance Business Division of the Supervisory Bureau, Financial Services Agency as a fixed-term government employee (Deputy Director)
    concurrently became a member of the Compliance Research Office, Banks Division I, General Coordination Division, Financial Services Agency (2012-2014)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2015)

Major Activities

  • Member of the Japanese Society of Insurance Science
  • Member of Japan Association of the Law of Finance
  • Member of Study Group on Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing Businesses, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(2020-2021)

Practice Group

  • Corporate Law Practice Group
  • Financial Regulations/Financial Law Study Group
  • Insurance and Pensions Practice Group
  • Healthcare Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2008; New York, 2017
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association