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The International Comparative Legal Guide - Sanctions 2024: Japan

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The International Comparative Legal Guide - Sanctions 2024: Japan

Kazuho Nakajima, Yumiko Inaoka and Hanako Ohwada co-authored the Japan chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Sanctions 2024, published by Global Legal Group.


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He has extensive experience handling cases involving complex legal issues, such as mergers and acquisitions by a public-private investment fund in the context of a business turnaround, a high-value dispute between a securities company and a stock exchange, adoption of anti-takeover defense measures for the first time in Japan, expansion of foreign businesses into the Middle East involving geopolitical risks, and commercial arbitration involving sizable claims regarding M&A price adjustment clauses. Recently, he been advising on risk assessments for transactions, contract drafting, voluntary self-disclosure to government authorities, responses to enforcement actions by the authorities, and establishment of internal control systems with respect to economic security regulations. In particular, he engages in numerous transactions involving economic sanctions, export controls and other economic security regulations regarding conflicts between the US and China over technology competition and human rights issues in Myanmar, Iran and Russia.