Takashi Akahane

Takashi Akahane

Takashi Akahane is a partner, whose practice includes Project Finance, Private Finance Initiatives and various financial transactions. Mr. Akahane also advises various Japanese ministries, municipalities, and multinationals regarding PPP (public private partnership) and social and economic infrastructure projects.

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group
  • Energy Practice Group


Mar 1987 Tokyo University (LL.B.)
Jun 1994 Georgetown University (LL.M.)
Sep 1994 - May 1995 Trained at a law firm in the United States


Aug 2014
Oct 2013
Jan 2013
The Practical Meaning of the Azumino Supreme Court decision The Financial and Business Law Precedents No.1380
Dec 2011
Sep 2011
New amendments to the PFI Act Chiho-zaimu, No.687
Sep 2011
An Overview of the Public Service Reform Bill Kikan Servicer, No.9, Loan Servicers Association of Japan
May 2006
New Corporation Law and Financial Transactions Economic Legal Research Institute
Sep 2005
The Essence of PFI Practice Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd
Dec 2004
Jan 2004
Legal Issues and Practice of PFI (23) Ginko Homu 21, No. 627
Jan 2004
University-launched Ventures and Financing Utilizing Intellectual Properties Active Review No. 3, Advanced Technology Business Center, RCAST, Tokyo University
May 2003
May 2003
Jul 2002
Law in Transition Telecommunications, Autumn
Sep 1998


Feb 9, 2015
Essential points of PFI Act and Concession the Ministry of Justice, ICCLC (International Civil and Commercial Law Centre Foundation), National Development and Reform Commission PRC
Mar 8, 2013
Panelist re Infrastructure Finance Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Japan Branch
Feb 21, 2013


Oct 11, 2013
Oct 31, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Sep 14, 2010

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1989)
  • New York (1995)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Japan Society of Monetary Economics
  • Japan Association of the Law of Finance


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English