Takayuki Kumagai

Professional Career

APR,2000 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/APR,2000 Mitsui & Yasuda Law Firm /MAR,2003 Established Sato Sogo Law Office/FEB,2009 Established Kumagai & Tanaka Law Office /MAR, 2014 Renamed “Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda”

Practice areasFinance, Security, M&A, Corporate Risk Management and General Corporate Legal Matters

Especially Banking, Securities Transaction/Investment Management, Investment Advisors/Trusts/other Financial Legal matters/ Corporate Reorganizations, Merger & Acquisitions/Independent Committee, Third Party Committee / Corporate Scandals and other risk management/ General Corporate Legal Matters

Banking and Securities Transaction:
Mr. Kumagai is engaged in many financial cases such as loan business and issue of security both in Japan and abroad and has a lot of experiences –from traditional transactions to exotic ones making full use of derivatives, etc.

M&A:
He handles large number of cases such as stock acquisition, mergers and corporate division, setting up a holding company, and going private regardless of industry or listed/unlisted.
In addition, he deals with derivative actions and serves as a member of third party committees on corporate scandals and investigation committees. He is specialized in corporate compliance and risk management and assumes an office of external director and auditor.

TATSUYA TANAKA

Professional Career

OCT,2002 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/OCT,2002 Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law/JUN,2005 Sato Sogo Law Office/FEB,2009 Established Kumagai & Tanaka Law Office /MAR,2014 Renamed “Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda”

Practice areasM&A, Finance, Real Estate, Dispute and Litigation, General Corporate Legal Matters

Especially Corporate Reorganizations, Merger & Acquisitions/TOB/MBO/IPO/ Syndicated Loans and other Banking/Securitization and other Structured Finance/ Corporate Dispute and Litigation / General corporate Legal Matters regarding Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and Companies Act

In relation to M&A, Mr. Tanaka handles a variety of cases of M&A as a legal advisor at M&A departments in the securities company for a long term. e.g. – Mergers of listed companies, corporate division, share exchange, share transfer, MBO, restructuring of corporate groups,etc.

In relation to finance, he handles contract practices in structured finance and syndicated loans from lender’s side, arranger’s side and borrower’s side.

In relation to real estate, he is also engaged in ordinary real estate transaction, lease transaction, structure formulation and contract practices regarding real estate securitization.

In relation to IPO, he has a wide range of practical experiences as a legal adviser of lead managing underwriters and of companies going to be listed. Also, he often serves as a lecturer for seminar about IPO.

HIROAKI TSUDA

Professional Career

OCT,2002 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)/OCT,2002 Asahi Koma Law Offices/OCT,2004 Maruhito Kondo Law Office, Transfer of Registration (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/JUL,2008 Beijing Language and Culture University (as a Chinese expression trainee)/SEP,2008~AUG,2009 The Chinese University of Hong Kong(LL.M.)/JAN,2009 Robertsons Solicitors. Hong Kong/SEP,2009~AUG,2010 Co-effort Law Firm LLP Shanghai/ Guangdong Kingson Law Firm/SEP,2010 Return to Maruhito Kondo Law Office/MAR,2014 Joined Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda

Practice AreaCross-border Legal Services, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Investment in Japan by foreign companies, Intellectual Properties, Dispute and Litigation, and other Corporate Legal Matters

In relation to cross-border legal services, Mr.Tsuda is engaged in overseas expansion -especially into China, Hong Kong, and the other Asian countries, cross-border M&A, cross-border transaction, due diligence of and advising for overseas subsidiaries, dispute resolution with foreign companies, Investment in Japan by foreign companies.

In relation to bankruptcy/restructuring, he often serves as a bankruptcy trustee and handles petitions for bankruptcy (both corporate and individual), cross-border insolvency matters, private arrangement and legal liquidation including corporate reorganization.

Investment in Japan by foreign companies:
In relation to investment in Japan by foreign companies, he provides a wide range of services both in English and Chinese regarding Japanese Laws, transactions with Japanese companies, and variety of legal matters in Japan.

In relation to intellectual properties, he deals with infringement cases, and drafting contracts for protecting intellectual property rights.

SHUNTARO ARAI

Professional Career

JAN,2016 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/JAN,2016 Joined Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda
Practice Area

M&A, Finance, General Corporate Legal Matters, Dispute and Litigation

MASAAKI ISHIHARA

Professional Career

JAN,2017 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/JAN,2017 Joined Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda
Practice Area

General Corporate Legal Matters, Dispute and Litigation

WATARU TAKAHASHI

Professional Career

JAN,2018 Registered as attorney (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association)/JAN,2018 Joined Kumagai, Tanaka & Tsuda
Practice Area

General Corporate Legal Matters, Dispute and Litigation