Banking

Comprehensive services for constantly evolving financing transactions in a global economy

Legal services in a full range of financing transactions

We advise financial institutions and investors, including some of the world’s largest commercial and investment banks and multinational corporations.

Our market leading Banking Practice Group supports our clients in Japanese and cross-border transactions by providing a full range of legal services, from structuring transactions to negotiating and drafting necessary documentation in areas including corporate loans, structured finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, mezzanine finance, intellectual property finance, and derivatives.

Cutting-edge Transactions

We are often called upon to provide services in connection with new financing structures. Our strong team of lawyers is highly regarded for its experience and ability to find solutions to complex and novel issues. We focus on understanding our clients' business objectives and finding the most effective and cost efficient solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

As a leader in the banking practice, we are also active in the development of relevant laws and regulations and the establishment of proper market practices, through participation in various committees, councils, forums, and societies comprised of regulators, market participants, and other relevant parties.

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Banking:News

Awards
Hiroki Aoyama received High Evaluation From asialaw Client Service Excellence 2021
Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Global 2021
Public Service
MHM advised on financing for a biotech venture company utilizing a value securitization scheme
Awards
Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

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Banking:Seminars

Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Dec. 20, 2018External Seminars
"The new era of supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Nov. 8, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jun. 18, 2018External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
May 23, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"

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Banking:Publications

Article
"International Comparative Legal Guide to: Project Finance 2021 - Japan Chapter"
Article
"International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance Laws and Regulations 2021 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Legal Issues and Practice of Cryptocurrency"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Case Denying True Sale of Receivables and Impact on Securitization Practice"
Book Article
"Changing Rules - Business Laws as a Strategic Weapon"

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