Kaoru Sato

Kaoru Sato


Mr. Kaoru Sato is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune who has been involved with a various types of banking transactions, such as conventional bank lending, syidicated loan and cross border finance, and structured finance matters, such as securitization of real property and receivables, project finance and PFI (private finance initiatives). He also has an extensive experience with financial transactions such as REIT's debt financing, non-recourse loan and various types of corporate loan.

In addition to his professional experience at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Mr. Sato worked for one year as a full-time secondee to the Japanese securities company (2000-2001) and as a part-time secondee at the government-affiliated financial institution.

Sato Kaoru

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Practice Groups

  • Structured Finance Group
  • Financial Services & Transactions Group


Mar 1993 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Apr 1996 - Apr 1998 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
May 2004 Graduate Study, Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.)
Sep 2004 - Jul 2005 Trained at Allen & Overy, New York


Chambers Global Practice Guide Securitisation 2024 Chambers Global Practice Guides
Jan 2024
A Course for Training a Management Support Advisor Economic Legal Research Institute
Feb 2023
Chambers Global Practice Guide Securitisation 2023 Chambers Global Practice Guides
Jan 2023
Mar 2022
Jan 2021
Jan 2018
A Course for the Understanding of Conflict of Interest Economic Legal Research Institute
Dec 2012
A Course for the Practices of Moratorium Act Economic Legal Research Institute
Mar 2012
Outlines of Financial Products Transaction Law Banking Law Journal 21, No. 622
Jul 2006
The Essence of PFI Practice Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd
Dec 2004



Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1998)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English