Kunihiko Morishita

Kunihiko Morishita


Kunihiko Morishita works primarily in the fields of domestic and international banking, securities and asset management. He has been named as a leading lawyer by several publications including the International Financial Law Review and Chambers’ “The World’s Leading Lawyers”, and is a member of the Financial Law Board, an influential advisory body regarding financial law matters sponsored by the Bank of Japan. Mr. Morishita has extensive experience in representing financial institutions, including investment management companies, before the Financial Services Agency and other Japanese regulatory authorities. He regularly advises a number of multinational financial institutions, located within and outside of Japan, in relation to regulatory issues in the fields of securities, trusts, insurance and asset management.

Morishita Kunihiko

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Financial Services & Transactions Group


Mar 1981 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Mar 1993 The University of Tokyo (LL.M.)


Trends and Developments Chambers and Partners - Global Practice Guide (Investment Funds 2019 / Japan)
Mar 2019
The Legal Nature of Insurance Contracts (Japan Chapter) The Legal Nature of Insurance Contracts
Nov 2013


Nov 6, 2020
Asia Roadshow ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry)
Dec 9, 2019
Cryptocurrencies and their place in the Alternative Investment Fund Market AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association)
Mar 15, 2018
Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2013


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1986)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English