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Kakuji Mitani
Partner Kakuji Mitani

Practice Areas

Investment Funds;
Regulatory Compliance;
White Collar Crime


March 2000 Graduated from The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
April 2001 - October 2002 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
October 2002 Admitted to Japanese Bar (The Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
October 2002 Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
May 2007 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Columbia University, Law School
September 2007 - July 2008 Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York
February 2008 Admitted to New York Bar
September 2008 Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
January 2011 Became Partner of Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba

Activities and others

Mr. Mitani has broad experience with domestic and cross border M&A transactions. In addition to work on these transactional areas, he has specialized in Competition/ Antitrust regulations and recently provides counseling for both individuals and companies in international cartel cases. He also has broad experience in pharmaceutical law and marketing and advertising regulation.

Mr. Mitani has worked on behalf of many international clients. He regularly provides legal advises for clients on general corporate and commercial law matters.


《English Translation of Title Only. Language of Publication is Japanese》
Practical Guidance for General Shareholders Meetings Based on Experiences at General Shareholders Meetings held in March 2020: Various Issues Related to the Holding of General Shareholders Meetings under the Declaration of a State of Emergency
Co-author, April 25, 2020 issue (No. 2229) of Junkan Shoji Homu
《English Publication》
The International Investigations Review (Edition 7-9)
Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2017-2019)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law Guide 2019
Co-author, Lexis Nexis (November 2018)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law Guide 2018
Co-author, Lexis Nexis (December 2017)
Franchising in Asia 2015
Co-author, Lexnoir Foundation (2015)