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本柳 祐介
本柳 祐介


  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Yusuke is a partner in our finance team, whose areas of expertise include capital raising by corporations, investment funds and other types of asset management, financial regulations, and blockchain- and token-related matters.

Yusuke has a wealth of experience in the areas of capital raising by corporations, the formation of investment funds, and investments in investment funds, in transactions of all sizes, both domestically and internationally. In the field of capital raising, he has an extensive and excellent track record in the issuance of shares by financially distressed listed companies. In regard to fund formation and fund investment, he is constantly involved in numerous transactions, and advises not only on the legal aspects of those transactions, but also on market standards. He also provides advice on a wide range of financial regulations, including those in new fields such as fintech. His advice includes providing guidance on registering or filing notifications required for conducting finance-related business, analyzing new finance-related businesses, and establishing/reviewing the internal compliance rules/systems of his clients. Recently, he has become more involved in blockchain- and token-related matters, including not only those in the finance sector, such as fundraising by issuing crypto assets, listing crypto assets on domestic and foreign exchanges, and other crypto asset-related transactions, but also those in areas outside the finance sector.

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Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)
Waseda University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Deutsche Securities Inc. 
Davis Polk & Wardwell, Tokyo 
Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York