Ryo Kotoura is a partner of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune working primarily in the field of Japan-India related matters. With his experience working at an Indian law firm, he regularly advises on domestic clients advancing to South Asian Countries (India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. In particular, India) (establishment and operation of local subsidiaries, branch and liaison offices), joint ventures and acquisition of local companies (including those acquired through tender offer), research of regulations and support for filings, support for conclusion of distributorship agreements and agency agreements, employment management, management of intellectual property rights, litigation, as well as on other legal issues that Japanese companies often face in South Asian Countries (in particular, India).
He has abundant experience of advising Japanese companies disputing with the companies in South Asian countries (in particular, India) by international arbitration in a third country, those litigation in those countries etc.
He also advises domestic clients in Japan on M&A, corporate restructuring and internal compliance matters. He has abundant experience of internal investigation and outside investigation through a third-party committe
- Corporate Transaction Group
- Dispute Resolution Group
- Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group
- Corporate Crisis Management Practice Group
|Mar 2002||Kyoto University (LL.B.)|
|2002 - 2003||The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan|
|Sep 2007 - May 2008||Associated with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co, Mumbai, India|
|May 2009||Graduate study, Columbia Law School (LL.M)|
- Japan (2003)
- New York (2010)
Professional and Academic Associations
- Daini Tokyo Bar Association
- Japanese (first language)