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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Awards
35 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw Profiles "asia law Leading Lawyers 2021"
Awards
Top Rankings in "asialaw Profiles 2021"
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who′s Who Legal: Japan 2020"
Awards
High evaluation received from "Who’s Who Legal: Global 2020"
Awards
9 lawyers were selected as Japan's top 100 lawyers in Asia Business Law Journal

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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
"The Lending and Secured Finance Review 6th Edition - Japan Chapter"
Book
"Cryptoassets Law"
Magazine Article
"Legal Issues for Inclusion of Fallback Clause for LIBOR-based Bonds"
Article
"Getting The Deal Through - Loans & Secured Financing - in Japan"
Magazine Article
"Transition from LIBOR – Commentary on Sample Fallback Clauses for Bilateral Loans Issued by the Japanese Bankers Association"

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