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中島 和穂
中島 和穂


  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Kazuho Nakajima is a partner who advises on both corporate and international trade matters with a focus on transactions relating to economic security regulations such as economic sanctions and export controls.

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.

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Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Representative of Dubai Representative Office 
Legal Div., Mitsui & Co.,Ltd. 
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York