Professionals

Chika Igarashi is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi specializing in the fields of (i) Banking and Financial Regulations. Chika also has extensive experience in advising a wide range of corporations on (ii) the countermeasures for AML/CFT (anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism) and foreign economic sanctions, including OFAC regulations; (iii) data privacy; (iv) global compliance and governance, including the establishment and implementation of whistleblowing and internal control systems; and (v) dispute resolution and crisis management involving cross-border aspects for corporate clients. She also advises corporations doing business in (vi) Africa and the Middle East.

Recent activities

9/2021

The Financial Action Task Force’s Fourth Mutual Evaluation Report of Japan: A Review and Way Forward

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12/2020

Thai Regulation on Foreign Companies (2/2) - Basic regulations on banking, money lending, finance leasing, and real estate business

Newsletter

9/2020

Thai Regulation on Foreign Companies (1/2) Business Operation under the Foreign Business Act

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Education

2006
Boston University School of Law (LL.M.)
1993
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2022 -
Outside Director, Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
2021 -
Member of the Subcommittee on Large-volume Introduction of Renewable Energy and Next-Generation Electricity Network, Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2016 - 2020
Outside Director, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
2015 -
Member of the Committee of Experts (Tokyo District Court)
2006
United Nations Headquarters in New York

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