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Shinichiro Yokota

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

T. +81 3 6212 8365
E. shinichiro.yokota@mhmjapan.com

Bio: 

Education
Duke University School of Law, North Carolina, the United States
2009-2010

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
Bankruptcy/Insolvency
• 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)

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

Publications
• "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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