Insolvency Institute

Yuri Sugano

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Nishimura & Asahi
Otemon Tower, 1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-8124


Master of Law (LL.M) -New York, NY
New York University School of Law - May 2012
Qualified by Japanese Bar – Japan – 2003
Bachelor of Law (LL.B) - Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto University -March 2001

Nishimura & Asahi, Tokyo, Japan
Partner - 2016-present
Senior Associate - 2007-2015
Expertise: M&A, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, General Corporate

GCA Savvian Corporation - Tokyo, Japan 2012-2013

*I was seconded from Nishimura & Asashi to GCA Savvian Corporation, a M&A consulting firm, and worked as a financial advisor.

OH-Ebashi LPC & Partners - Osaka/Tokyo, Japan
Associate - 2003-2007

Article: Pensions and Insolvency. INSOL International - An International Survey. (Nov 2015)

Publishing: An industry specific guide to business turnaround in Japan. Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs Inc. (Mar 2015)

Article: “Japanese bankruptcy proceedings and class action in the U.S.: analysis regarding a bankruptcy case of Mt.Gox” (with Shinnosuke Fukuoka). NBL No. 1038 (Nov 2014)

Publishing: Ideal Practices for out-of-court workouts. Minjiho-Kenkyukai (Sep 2014)
Publishing: Theory, Practice, and Format for Special Liquidation. Minjiho-Kenkyukai (Feb 2010)

Article: “Handling of Partial Transfer of Reorganization Claims under Japanese Reorganization Procedures” (with Yoshitaka Hamada). Journal of the Financial and Business Law Precedents No.1331 (Jan 2010)

Seminar: “Practices and Skills of contractual documents for overseas development by small and medium enterprises” Universities for SME (small and medium enterprises) of Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan (2013-)

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