Insolvency Institute

Shinichiro Yokota

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Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Marunouchi Park Bldg, 2-6-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-8222

T. +81 3 6212 8365


Duke University School of Law, North Carolina, the United States

Master of Laws
Admitted to the bar in New York, the United States in April 2011

The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2003-2004 - Saitama, Japan

Admitted to the bar in Japan in October 2004
The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 1998-2002
Bachelor of Laws
Professional Background
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, Tokyo, Japan 2004-2009, 2011-present
Attorney-at-law, Associate
Litigation and Transactional Practice
• Have handled several major domestic and international bankruptcy/insolvency cases
• Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings for certain entities in Lehman Brothers Group
• Civil Rehabilitation Proceedings (minji-saisei) for Urban Corporation (one of major real estate company in Japan)
• Corporate Reorganization Proceedings (kaisya-kousei) for The Sanko Steamship Co., Ltd. (one of major shipping company in Japan)

Japan Federal Bar Association
Tokyo Bar Association
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust

• "Court Decisions and Cases on Corporate Responsibility in The Case of False Disclosure" (Corporate Accounting (kigyoukaikei), November 2008) (Co-author)
• "Labor Management Guide Book of M&A" (CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC., 2007) (Co-author)
• "Q&A What Do You Do Then? (Commercial Law): How to Dismiss the Employee who has been Arrested for Child Prostitution," (Business Houmu, Vol.6 No.7, July 2006) (Co-Author)
• "Things to Keep in Mind Regarding the Amendment to the Consumer Contract Law," (Monthly Corporate Auditor, No.517, September 2006)

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