Takenari Shimizu



With: Komatsu, Koma & Nishikawa; Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan, LLP (currently Winston & Strawn). Co-Author: "Practice and Theory of Joint Venture Agreements," Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, 2017; "International Franchising [Second Edition]," Juris Publishing, 2016; "Precedents and Decision Framework on Termination of Long-Term Corporate Contracts," Hanrei Times, 2015; "Theory and Practice of Business Alliance Contracts," Hanrei Times, 2012; "Choice of Legal Structure of Joint Ventures," Hanrei Times, 2010; "Latest Precedents & Practice for M&A," Hanrei Times, 2009; "Compass for M&A Laws and Precedents," Seirin Shoin, 2007; "Legal Counseling on Franchising Contracts," Seirin Shoin, 2004; "Practice and Issues of the Financial Products Marketing Law," Ginko-Homu 21, 2001; and "Practicing Franchising Contracts," Shin Nihon Hoki Shuppan, 2000. Author: "Long-Term Corporate Contracts: Termination Procedures and Conflict Prevention," Business Law Journal, 2016; "Rex Holdings Damage Claim Case: Judgment of Tokyo District Court," Hanrei Times, 2012; "Disputes on System Development Transactions," Hanrei Times, 2011; "Kanebo Case on Determination of Stock Purchase Price - Precedents on Evaluation of Unlisted Stock," Hanrei Times, 2008; "Observation on the Termination Clauses Involving Transfer of Shares in the Joint Venture Agreement," Hanrei Times, 2008; "Sumitomo Trust & Banking vs. UFJ Bank - Effect of Exclusive Right for Negotiation in a Letter of Intent," Hanrei Times, 2008; "Outline and Issues of Anti-Takeover Measures in Response to a Takeover Attempt," Hanrei Times, 2008; "Director's Duty and Conflict of Interest in Joint Venture," Hanrei Times, 2002; and "Company's Intervention on Defendant Director's Side in Shareholder's Derivative Suits," Ginko-Homu 21, 2001.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Venture Business and Financing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Franchising
  • International Civil Litigation
  • Regulatory Law
  • Securities Regulation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+81 3 5425 6641  Phone
+81 3 5425 6642  Fax
University Attended:
New York University School of Law, LL.M.; The Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan; Waseda University, LL.B.
Year of First Admission:
Japan; New York
Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Japanese and English

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Tokyo, Japan

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