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Takeshi Nagase

Takeshi Nagase

TEL:
81-3-6775-1200
FAX:
81-3-6775-2200

Takeshi handles finance and corporate transactions, and has significant experience advising on a variety of matters, including public and private M&As, joint ventures and fintech advisory matters. His clients range from prominent financial institutions to virtual currency start-ups. Between 2013 and 2014 Takeshi, was seconded to the Disclosure Department of the Financial Services Agency of Japan, where he was part of a team that revised the laws and guidelines governing disclosure by listed companies, and prepared the Japanese Stewardship Code. Additionally, he has experience, on secondment, at the legal department of major Japanese securities firm from 2015 to 2017, where he handled a broad range of finance and corporate transactions. As a result of the exposure gained on these secondments, Takeshi is often sought for his advice on finance-related matters, with particular focus on the regulator’s point of view.


Recently, Takeshi has also been advising on virtual currency laws, including registration requirements applicable to virtual currency exchange service providers, regulations for initial coin offerings, and the like.

Nagase Takeshi

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Capital Markets Group
  • Financial Services & Transactions Group
  • Intellectual Property Law Group
  • Competition Law Group
  • Energy Practice Group
  • Corporate Crisis Management Practice Group
  • Technology & Information Practice Group

Background

Mar 2005 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
2008 - 2009 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Aug 2014 - May 2015 Graduate study, University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., Wharton Business and Law Certificate)

Publications

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2022(Japan Chapter) Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2022
Oct 2021
The International Comparative Legal Guide - Fintech 2021 (Japan Chapter) The International Comparative Legal Guide - Fintech 2021
Jun 2021
The Legal 500: Blockchain Country Comparative Guide (Japan chapter) The Legal 500: Blockchain Country Comparative Guide
Nov 2020
The Legal 500: Fintech Country Comparative Guide (Japan chapter) The Legal 500: Fintech Country Comparative Guide
Nov 2020
Global Legal Insights - Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2021 (Japan Chapter) Global Legal Insights - Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2021
Oct 2020
The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide Japan: Blockchain The Legal 500: Blockchain Country Comparative Guide
Nov 2019
Nov 2019
The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide Japan: Fintech The Legal 500: Fintech Country Comparative Guide
Nov 2018
Mar 2011

Lectures

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2009)
  • New York (2016)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English