Finance, Securities and Insurance

Banking and Other Financial Transactions

"World Law Group 2021 Global Venture Capital Guide" (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto / Naoki Matsuo / Kiyoshi Nakayama
World Law Group [January 2021]
"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2020]
"Segregation requirement on crypto-assets" (in Japanese)
Izuru Goto
NBL No. 1177 / Shojihomu Co., Ltd. [2020]
"Legal opinions (loan financing) Q&A: Japan"
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Country Q&A, Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [2019]
"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2019]
Expert comment in "Debate over bank account maintenance fees, where the BOJ's position is also questioned" (in Japanese)
Teruhisa Ishii
Financial Affairs No. 3330 / Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc. [2019]
"Virtual currencies: regulators make their move"
Izuru Goto / Yasuyuki Kuribayashi / Takashi Saito
IFLR (International Financial Law Review) The influencer edition June/July 2019 / Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. [2019]
"Manual for Drafting Syndicated Loan Agreements New Edition-Practical Know-how in Domestic and Overseas Joint Financing -Third edition" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2018]
"Future civil practice and legal theory"
Izuru Goto (co-author)
Minjihokenkyukai [2018]
"Framework and practice of the virtual currency law"
Izuru Goto (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2018]
"Cryptocurrency and Trust"
Izuru Goto
Trust Forum Vol. 10 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2018]
"Legal analysis on Bitcoin transactions - detailed discussion -"
Izuru Goto / Masumi Watanabe
April 2018 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2018]
"Legal analysis on Bitcoin transactions - comprehensive discussions -"
Izuru Goto / Masumi Watanabe
February 2018 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2017]
"Basic structure of cryptocurrencies"
Izuru Goto / Masumi Watanabe
January 2018 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2017]
"Certain issues in practical use of trust notes"
Izuru Goto / Gen Takizawa
Trust Forum Vol. 8 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Handbook for New Types of Trusts"
Izuru Goto / Taketomo Morita (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Analysis on Transactions between Trustee Assets and Trust Assets"
Izuru Goto
Trust Forum Vol. 7 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"The Submission to the Diet of Legislation to Amend Financial Instruments and Exchange Act related to the Fair Disclosure Rule"
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi / Takashi Saito
CY Japan Legal Update [2017]
"The Amendment to the Banking Law and other related laws relating to fintech and virtual currency will come into force within one year from June 3, 2016"
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi / Takashi Saito
CY Japan Legal Update [2016]
"International Securities Law Handbook, Fourth Edition"
Noriyuki Katayama / Gen Takizawa (co-author)
Wolters Kluwer Law &Business [2015]
"Impact of Bankruptcy Proceedings on Ship Finance Transactions" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (edited and co-authored)
"Aspects of Ship Finance Law -Festschrift Dedicated to Ryuji Hori on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday" / Seibundo Publishing, Co., Ltd. [2014]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]
"Collection of ship finance loan claim: Recent laws and practices in Japan"
Reiko Yoshida
Euromoney Yearbooks - Shipping Finance Review 2013/14 / Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC [2013]
"Revisions to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc." (in Japanese)
Noriyuki Katayama
No. 726 of Kigyo Jitsumu / Nippon Jitsugyo Publishing [2013]
"Civil Code Reform (Law of Obligations) from the Perspective of Business Recovery and Finance Practice"
Izuru Goto
Shojihomu Co., Ltd. [2013]
"Structuring and Taxation of J-Sukuk (Islamic Bond)" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
Vol. 60 of TAXATION BUSINESS REVIEW / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2012]
"Das Moratoriumgesetz (SME Finance Facilitation Act)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [May 2012]
"Non-petition Clause and Limited Recourse Clause in Securitization Transactions"
Izuru Goto
Jurist No. 1441 (May, 2012) / Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. [2012]
"Avoidance of security by way of assignment of receivables (condition type / option type)" (in Japanese)
Izuru Goto / Takashi Saito
No. 735 of GinkoHoumu 21 / Economic Legal Research Institute [2011]
"International Securities Law Handbook, Third Edition"
Noriyuki Katayama (co-author)
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business [2010]
"Deregulation and Protection of Beneficiaries under the Reformed Trust Law" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
December 2005 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2005]
Shogai Bengoshi Gyomu Data File "Credit Risk Trading" (in Japanese)
Noriyuki Katayama
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2000]

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Capital Markets

"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2019]
"Certain issues in practical use of trust notes"
Izuru Goto / Gen Takizawa
Trust Forum Vol. 8 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Handbook for New Types of Trusts"
Izuru Goto / Taketomo Morita (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"International Securities Law Handbook, Fourth Edition"
Noriyuki Katayama / Gen Takizawa (co-author)
Wolters Kluwer Law &Business [2015]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]
"The Latest Trend of the Expanding REIT Markets"
Yuichi Maruyamae / Yukinori Sasaki/ Akira Yasukawa (co-author)
November 2014 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]
"Structuring and Taxation of J-Sukuk (Islamic Bond)" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
Vol. 60 of TAXATION BUSINESS REVIEW / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2012]
"Growth Strategies for Companies Aiming for an IPO: A Handbook for Companies to Progress by Listing Stocks" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Jiyukokuminsha [2009]
"Examples and Review of M&A Clauses Concerning Bonds with Stock Options" (in Japanese)
Yukihiro Fujimoto (co-author)
No. 1152 of Junkan Keirijoho / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2007]
"Major Amendments Concerning Bonds with Stock Options" (in Japanese)
Yukihiro Fujimoto (co-author)
No. 1127 of Junkan Keirijoho / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2006]
Structuring and Practice of "Equity Commitment Line" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
No. 1101 of Keiri jyoho / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2005]
"Schemes and Issues Concerning Stock Options Corresponding to Future M&A" (in Japanese)
Yukihiro Fujimoto (co-author)
No. 958 of Business Research / Business Research Institute [2004]
"New Securities taxation System and Stock System" (in Japanese)
Yukihiro Fujimoto (co-author)
Okura Zaimu Kyokai [2003]
"Stock Option and share issuance practice under the new law" (in Japanese)
Yukihiro Fujimoto (co-author)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2002]

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Structured Finance, Acquisition Finance and Securitization

"Certain issues in practical use of trust notes"
Izuru Goto / Gen Takizawa
Trust Forum Vol. 8 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Handbook for New Types of Trusts"
Izuru Goto / Taketomo Morita (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Analysis on Transactions between Trustee Assets and Trust Assets"
Izuru Goto
Trust Forum Vol. 7 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]
"The effect of a clause to require a creditor's prior consent, etc., before a debtor's filing of a petition for commencement of bankruptcy proceedings"
Izuru Goto
100 Selected Insolvency Cases Fifth Edition (Special Edition of Jurist No. 216) / Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. [2013]
"Civil Code Reform (Law of Obligations) from the Perspective of Business Recovery and Finance Practice"
Izuru Goto
Shojihomu Co., Ltd. [2013]
"Structuring and Taxation of J-Sukuk (Islamic Bond)" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
Vol. 60 of TAXATION BUSINESS REVIEW / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2012]
"Non-petition Clause and Limited Recourse Clause in Securitization Transactions"
Izuru Goto
Jurist No. 1441 (May, 2012) / Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. [2012]
"Islamic Financing in Japan - Creation of Japanese Version of Sukuk"(PDF)
Yoshitada Ogiso, Azmi & Associates (co-author)
September - October 2011 issue of @azmilaw Newsletter / Azmi&Associates [2011]
"True Sale in securitization transactions" (in Japanese)
Izuru Goto
No. 735 of GinkoHoumu 21 / Economic Legal Research Institute [2011]
"Scheme of Security Trust and Business Trust Which Will Become Available under the New Trust Law" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
April 2007 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2007]
"A Variety of Uses of Trusts under Bill of New Trust Law" (in Japanese)
Yoshitada Ogiso
July 2006 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2006]

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Asset Management, Funds, Investment Trusts, J-REIT and Private Placement REIT

"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2019]
"Handbook for New Types of Trusts"
Izuru Goto / Taketomo Morita (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Fiduciary duty in case of solicitation and sales of investment trusts – based on the draft of the "Principles concerning the Operation of Fiduciary Duty" (kokyaku hon-i no gyoumu unei ni kansuru gensoku) released by Financial Services Agency"
Takashi Saito
Trust Forum Vol. 7 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]
"Structure of Renewable Energy Fund Following the Amended Enforcement Order Under the Act on Investment Trusts and Investment Corporations"
Izuru Goto / Yuichi Maruyama / Yukinori Sasaki
Junkan Keirijouhou (No. 1394) / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]
"The Latest Trend of the Expanding REIT Markets"
Yuichi Maruyamae / Yukinori Sasaki/ Akira Yasukawa (co-author)
November 2014 issue of Business Homu / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]
"Collective Investment Schemes under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act: 100 Q&A" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2009]
"Legal and Tax Practices for Trusts" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Zaikei Shoho Sha [2008]
"Accountability in Promotion of Investment Trusts" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida
Junkan Keirijoho No. 1003 / Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2003]

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Derivative Transactions

"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2019]
"Certain issues in practical use of trust notes"
Izuru Goto / Gen Takizawa
Trust Forum Vol. 8 / Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"Handbook for New Types of Trusts"
Izuru Goto / Taketomo Morita (co-author)
Nihon Kajo Shuppan [2017]
"(CDS) Credit Default Swap - Q&As (revised version)" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida (co-author)
Japan Securities Clearing Corporation [2015]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]
"Overview of Freight Derivatives and Recent Practice" (in Japanese)
Reiko Yoshida
Banking Law Journal (Kinyu home jijyo) No. 1941 / Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs [2012]
Speaker at the ”Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference” (by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.)/ The session of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement”(in Japanese)
Noriyuki Katayama
[August 2008] [April 2012]
Speaker at the ”Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference” (by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.)/ The session of the 2003 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions
Noriyuki Katayama
[July 2006]
"Credit Derivatives: A U.S. Practice Perspective"(in Japanese)
Noriyuki Katayama (co-author)
Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol. 25 No. 7 / The Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. [1997]

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Insurance

""W&I Insurance" as an effective risk-hedging means for M&A transactions concerning renewable energy generation business" (in Japanese)
Takashi Saito (co-author)
Environmental Business 2021 Spring / Japan Business Publishing Co., Ltd. [2021]
"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2020]
"Establishing a financial institution in Japan"
Masamichi Sakamoto / Kentaro Sawata
Practical Law / Thomson Reuters [September 2019]
"Necessity of the insurer's consent and the actual payment in insurance claims based on special policy for legal expense insurance" (case law report) (in Japanese)
Ryoko Takeda
Study of Non-Life Insurance Vol. 80, No. 3 / The General Insurance Institute of Japan [2018]
"Japan: The insurance concept in the Insurance Act and the Insurance Business Act"
Ryoko Takeda (co-author)
"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)"
Ryoko Takeda (co-author)
"Practical Law" / Practical Law Company [2012]
"Principles of European Insurance Contract Law (PEICL)" (in Japanese)
Ryoko Takeda (co-author)
The General Insurance Institute of Japan [2011]
"Jurisdiction Update: Japan - Insurance"
Ryoko Takeda (co-author)
Thomson Reuters Accelus [2011]

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Dispute Resolution in Financial Transaction and ADR

"International Securities Law Handbook, Fourth Edition"
Noriyuki Katayama / Gen Takizawa (co-author)
Wolters Kluwer Law &Business [2015]
"Companies Act Reform 2014: Can the new amendment to the Companies Act of Japan strengthen the corporate governance systems of Japanese listed companies? " (PDF)
Masamichi Sakamoto (co-author)
Japan Lawyers Guide 2014/15 / LexisNexis Japan [September 2014]

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