Yoshiyuki Omori

Partner | Tokyo

Secretary Shiori Ishiguro

*Withers Bengoshi Houjin is organised as a local partnership, under the Japanese Civil Code, whose partners are only Japanese qualified lawyers (bengoshi) and non-Japanese lawyers (attorneys-at-law admitted in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii and New York) who are registered foreign lawyers in Japan (gaikokuho jimu bengoshi). Yoshiyuki Omori is from Withers Bengoshi Houjin.


Track record

Regulatory advice

Represented numerous financial clients in obtaining regulatory registrations and association memberships in Japan (Type1, Type 2, Investment Management, Investment Advisory and Agency, Remote Membership and various Financial Instruments Dealers Associations) and establishing proper compliance regime

Investment funds and managers

Represented investment funds and managers in making filings required by the regulations in Japan, such as large shareholding report and foreign investment trust/corporation notification under the Investment Trusts and Investment Corporations Act

International financial institutions

Represented various international financial institutions including registered investment managers and Type 1 financial instruments business operators in engaging in mock audits to confirm compliance readiness


  • 'ESG issues for investment funds and real estate investing in Japan' - Oct 2021

  • 'Marketing to Japanese Investors from Abroad - The Foreign Securities Firm Exemption' - 11 Feb 2021

  • 'Japan Regulatory Update Including Insider Trading Regulations', Morgan Stanley Workshop - 18 August 2016