Professionals

Takahiko Date is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi in the M&A/corporate group. He has advised on mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, cross-border/domestic acquisitions and divestitures, going private/management buyout transactions, joint ventures, and numerous other kinds of transactions and commercial arrangements, including large-scale strategic alliance and acquisition transactions by listed companies. He also regularly provides domestic and foreign clients with regulatory, labor, intellectual property and other general corporate advice.

Recent activities

1/2022

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022: Outstanding Results for Nishimura & Asahi

Awards

12/2021

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022: Top rankings for Nishimura & Asahi

Awards

5/2021

Asian Law Firm of the Year at the Asia Legal Awards 2021

Awards

Education

2006
New York University School of Law (LL.M., Dean's Graduate Award)
2000
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2020 - 2021
Outside Director, Sight Visit Inc.
2017 -
Lecturer, Waseda Law School (Corporate Reorganization and M&A)
2009
Legal Division., Citigroup Japan Holdings Corp. (former Nikko Citi Holdings Inc.)
2006 - 2007
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York