Koji Yamamoto

Partner | Tokyo

*Our Firm is a foreign law joint enterprise (gaikokuhou kyoudou jigyou) between Withers Gaikokuhou Jimu Bengoshi Houjin (whose Partners are attorneys-at-law admitted in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii and New York, all of whom are foreign registered attorneys (Gaikokuhou Jimu Bengoshi) in Japan) and Withers Bengoshi Houjin (whose Partners, Associates and Counsel are qualified Japanese bengoshi), as defined under Article 2, item 15 of the Special Measures Law Concerning the Handling of Legal Business by Foreign Lawyers (Gaikoku Bengoshi ni yoru Houritsu Jimu no Toriatsukai ni kansuru TokubetsuSochiho) of Japan.



External publications

  • 'Revisiting the JFSA Market Entry Office - Why this is an ideal time for financial institutions to expand their business in Japan', - Apr 2022, co-author

  • 'Overview of the new exemptions for fund managers operating in Japan', Oct 2021, co-author

  • 'Structuring an ESG investment fund', - July 2021, co-author

  • 'Overview of the Amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan - Listed Securities and Prior Notifications' - May 2020, co-author

  • 'An overview of the rules and regulations governing the private placements of fund interests in Japan' - 4 July 2019, co-author