Ryoko Takeda

  • Special Counsel
  • Admitted, 1998, Japan
  • Languages: Japanese, English
  • Practice Areas
  • Professional Background / Education
  • Publications / Presentations
  • Professional Activities / Accolades

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

Nishimura & Asahi (formerly, Nishimura & Partners)
2014 to Present
City-Yuwa Partners


The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Legal Training and Research Institute
University of London (University College of London) (LL.M.)

Publications / Presentations

  • "Corporate legal strategies for tax compliance" (co-author, Minjiho Kenkyukai, 2018) (in Japanese)
  • "Substantial additional tax imposed by employees’ illegal acts: Based on the views concerning corporate governance on tax matter" (Zeimu Jirei Kenkyu (taxation case study) Vol. 163, Japan Tax Research Institute, 2018) (in Japanese)
  • "Legal Issues related to Tax Procedure over the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) based on the Common Reporting Standard (CRS): mainly legal liability caused by errors in financial institutions and right protection of individual persons" (Zeimu Jirei Kenkyu (taxation case study) Vol. 157, Japan Tax Research Institute, 2017) (in Japanese)
  • "Scope of duty to bear civil liability by certified public tax accountants in their service" (Zeimu Jirei Kenkyu (taxation case study) Vol. 151, Japan Tax Research Institute , 2016) (in Japanese)
  • "Japan: The insurance concept in the Insurance Act and the Insurance Business Act" (co-author, in "Research Handbook On International Insurance Law And Regulation", Edward Elgar Publishing, supported by Lloyd's, 2012)
  • "The Insurance and Reinsurance multi-jurisdictional guide 2012 (Japan Chapter)" (co-author, in "Practical Law", Practical Law Company, 2012)
  • "Principles of European Insurance Contract Law (PEICL) " (co-author, The General Insurance Institute of Japan, 2011) (in Japanese)
  • "Jurisdiction Update: Japan - Insurance" (co-author, Thomson Reuters Accelus, 2011)

Professional Activities / Accolades

Councilor of International Civil and Commercial Law Centre Foundation (2017-)
A working group member of the Training Committee of Specific Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist of the Japan Federation of Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialists Associations (2017-)
A member of the Committee of Bar Examiners (in charge of the Administrative Acts of the Bar Examination and the Preliminary Qualifying Bar Examination) (2016-)
Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Member of Taxation Committee (2016-)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) (2016-)
Japan Tax Research Institute (JTRI), research scholar of tax law case study section (2015-)
Japan Federation of Bar Associations, LAC (Center concerning to Access to Justice & Legal Procedures) Committee (2010-)
Member of the Japanese Society of Insurance Science (2008-)


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