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杉山 泰成
杉山 泰成


  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Yasunari Sugiyama handles various types of finance transactions including the cross-border or domestic asset finance transaction covering Asia, European and North and South American jurisdictions. Recently, he has been working for the development of legal services in the agri-food practice areas.

Yasunari Sugiyama is a partner in the firm's Asset Finance Group and Agri-Food Practice Group. In the finance area, his major and unique areas include financing of movables (lease, installment purchase and secured loan), supports for overseas expansion by financial institutions, acquisition finance and domestic and cross-border real estate transactions. In particular, he has extensive experience in proposing and implementing business plans and schemes available for each target jurisdiction taking into consideration the specific civil and commercial laws and financial regulations regarding the movables and real estates in Asian, European and North and South American countries and their entity-based and geographical applicability and coverage in terms of the overseas expansion of Japanese financial institutions. Further, in the agri-food area, he aims to provide legal services for the purposes of the introduction of smart agriculture, business expansion and diversification of financing sources, development and scaling of new business such as solar-sharing and onland aquaculture business, in each case while organizing the various laws and regulations applicable to each process of value chains of the agricultural, forestry and fishery business.

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Columbia University (LL.M.)
Waseda University (BA in Political Science)

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Norton Rose, London 
Latham & Watkins, New York