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Yutaka Shimoo

Yutaka Shimoo

TEL:
81-3-6775-1787 (Tokyo)  
81-6-6485-5723 (Osaka)
FAX:
81-3-6775-2787 (Tokyo)  
81-6-6485-5701 (Osaka)

Yutaka Shimoo is a partner who principally focuses on tax, wealth management and dispute resolution, and also broadly handles corporate legal affairs including corporate affairs, labor and employment, and crisis management.
With regard to tax and wealth management, Yutaka provides advice from both legal and tax perspectives, drawing on his extensive work experience as a lawyer and his experience as an officer with the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. His strength in these areas lies in capabilities on the fields where legal matter and tax matter are intersected each other, such as global incentives and capital policies, and wide experience on cross-border transactions. Recently, Yutaka has also actively worked on tax issues related to digital assets such as cryptocurrencies and NFTs.
In addition, Yutaka has extensive litigation experience representing financial institutions and business corporations in the dispute resolution field, and also handles many disputes related to inheritance and business succession.

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Practice Groups

  • Dispute Resolution Group
  • Tax Law Group
  • Corporate Crisis Management Practice Group

Background

Mar 2004 Kyoto University (LL.B.)
2005 - 2006 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Oct 2006 - Feb 2020 Midosuji Legal Profession Corporation(Partner since Jan 2017)
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014 Review Officer (International Examination), Review Division (Large Enterprise Examination Department) of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau
May 2016 - May 2019 Member of Osaka City Administrative Appeal Committee(Tax Affairs 1st Working Group)

Publications

Tax Controversy 2024 (Japan Chapter) LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through
Aug 2023
The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2022- Japan:Tax The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2022
Oct 2022
Tax Controversy 2023 (Japan Chapter) LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through
Aug 2022
Startup Law CHUOKEIZAI-SHA
Mar 2022
The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021- Japan:Tax The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021
Oct 2021
The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021- Japan:Tax The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021
Oct 2021
Tax Controversy 2022 (Japan Chapter) LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through
Oct 2021
Aug 2021
Fintech 2022 - Japan LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through : Fintech
Aug 2021
Tax Controversy 2021 (Japan Chapter) LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through
Oct 2020
The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide- Japan:Tax The Legal 500: Tax Country Comparative Guide
Oct 2020
Legal Mindset Required and Common Knowledge in Tax Litigation Tax & Accounting Weekly Web Magazine, “Profession Journal” No.298~
Dec 2018
Circular Transactions from Legal, Accounting and Tax Perspectives and Tasks in Practice Tax & Accounting Weekly Web Magazine, “Profession Journal” No.227~
Jul 2017

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2006)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Osaka Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English