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Etsuko Hara

Etsuko Hara

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81-3-6775-1088
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81-3-6775-2088

Etsuko Hara is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune with broad experience in the area of antitrust, including international cartel cases, multi-jurisdictional merger filings as well as distribution arrangements, franchising, and strategic alliances. She handles various inbound and outbound cross border transactions, especially in the form of direct investment, joint ventures, and distribution, license and franchise agreements.

Practice Areas

Background

1998 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Oct 2001 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan/Admitted as a lawyer in Japan(Daini Tokyo Bar Association)/Joined our office
May 2006 graduate study, Columbia University School of Law (LL.M)
Sep 2006 - Mar 2007 Associated with Allen & Overy, Brussels, Belgium
Apr 2007 Returned to our office
Apr 2007 Admitted as a lawyer in New York
Jan 2011 Became a partner of our firm
Apr 2012 - Mar 2016 Acted as a member of the Japanese law translation council
Apr 2013 - Sep 2018 Worked as an adjunct professor of Hitotsubashi University (School of law)
Apr 2019 - Work as an associate professor, The University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics

Publications

Jul 2019
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2019 Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2019
Jul 2018
Japan: Merger Control The Asia Pacific Antitrust Review 2018
Mar 2018
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2018 Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2018
Sep 2017
Sep 2015
Aug 2015
Mar 2015
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2015 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2015
Aug 2014
Mar 2014
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2014 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2014
Sep 2013
Japan: CartelsJapan: Merger Control The Asia Pacific Antitrust Review 2013
Feb 2013
Dec 2012
Japan's new caselaw on dominant position bargaining The 2012 Guide to Competition and Antitrust
Oct 2012
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2013 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2013
Sep 2012
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2012 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2012
Oct 2011
The importance of consultation The 2011 guide to Competition & antitrust
Oct 2011
The Franchisor's Guide to International Franchising (Japan Chapter) The Franchisor's Guide to International Franchising
Jun 2011
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2011 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2011
Sep 2010
Japan: The best approach The 2010 guide to Mergers and Acquisitions
Jun 2010
Oct 2009
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2010 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2010
Oct 2009
Sep 2009
May 2009
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2009 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2009
Oct 2008
Oct 2008
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2008 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2008
Oct 2007
Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2007 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2007
Oct 2006
Securities World 2005 Securities World 2005
May 2005

Lectures

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2001)
  • New York (2007)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English