Kazuaki Nagai

Kazuaki Nagai


Kazuaki Nagai is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and has been principally involved in various finance matters such as M&A Finance, Mezzanine Finance, structured finance including securitization and PFI (private finance initiatives). Mr. Nagai also has experience in various fund matters including PE funds and corporate rehabilitation funds, bankruptcy related matters including business rehabilitation and filing of petition for bankruptcy related proceedings, and M&A matters such as reorganization including business transfer and mergers, and subscription and acquisitions of equities including classified shares, and other corporate financial transactions, and general commercial transactions. Mr. Nagai is further engaged in finance matters in relation to energy and natural resources.

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Structured Finance Group
  • Financial Services & Transactions Group
  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Energy Practice Group
  • Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group
  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group
  • Intellectual Property Law Group
  • Data Privacy & Digital Group


Mar 1990 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Apr 1992 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
May 1997 Columbia University School of Law (LL.M)
Sep 1997 - Jul 1998 Associated with Jenner & Block, Chicago
2004 - 2005 Vice Chairman of Bankruptcy Law Review Committee, Daini Tokyo Bar Association
2006 Vice Chairman of Bankruptcy Law and Civil Law Review Committee, Daini Tokyo Bar Association
2008 - 2012 Manager of Bankruptcy Study Group, Daini Tokyo Bar Association
2012 - 2013 Chairman of the Committee Concerning Review of Issues for Encouragement of Dissemination of ABL (Asset Based Lending), Sponsored by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2015 - 2016 Chairman of the Working Group Concerning Review of Practical Measures of ABL (Asset Based Lending), Etc. Sponsored by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


Feb 2021
Jan 2010
New Corporation Law and Financial Transactions Economic Legal Research Institute
Sep 2005
The Essence of PFI Practice Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd
Dec 2004
Jul 2002
Domain Names Turn Japanese International Internet Law Review
Mar 2001



Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1992)
  • New York (1998)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English