弁護士等紹介

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FUKASAWA Atsushi

Title
Partner
Languages
Japanese (native)/English
Telephone Number
+81-3-3214-6270

Career Summary

September 1982
Born in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
March 2001
Graduated from Fuji Senior High School
March 2005
Received his LL.B. from Chuo University Faculty of Law
March 2008
Received his J.D. from Keio University Law School
December 2009
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (New 62nd)
January 2010
Joined Nozomi Sogo Attorneys at Law
April 2013
Seconded to Inspection Division at the executive bureau of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission as a fix-term public official
April 2014
Joined Iwata Godo
2017-2019
Seconded to the Payment and Settlement Systems Department (Payment and Settlement Systems Division / FinTech Center) of the Bank of Japan.

Engaged Cases

Leveraging his experience in being engaged in investigation of unfair trade, such as insider trading and market manipulation, at the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission, Mr. Fukasawa provides advice not only on building a system to prevent insider trading, stock transactions (share buyback, sale of strategic holding stocks, off-the-market transactions, etc.), preparing opinion, holding in-house seminars but also on timely disclosure and fair disclosure rules.
In addition, he was engaged in the research of the payment and settlement system and FinTech at the Bank of Japan, and based on this experience, he provides advice on new businesses utilizing payment and settlement services and FinTech.

Message

Based on the practical experience of engaging myself in Financial Instruments and Exchange Act at the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission within the Financial Services Agency, I pay close attention to trends in the market and legal revision. By further developing my professional knowledge I have gained over the years, I endeavor to commit myself to each case with a sense of speed.

List of Main Publications

“Important Points in Establishing the Corporate System for Insider Trading Prevention and Information Management in Light of the Judgment for Revocation of Disposition of Surcharge Payment, etc.” (co-author, Shoji Homu No. 2125)
“Establishment of a Corporate Compliance System to Prevent Insider Trading” (co-author, February 2017 issue of Business Houmu)
“Commentary of Judicial Precedents: Concept of “Disclosure” under Insider Trading Regulations (co-author, September 2015 issue of Business Houmu)”
“Legal Practices for Executives of Financial Institutions – Their Accountabilities and Responsibilities under Japan’s Corporate Governance Code” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, Inc., 2016)
“5000 Lectures on Legal Measures of Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai, 2018)”

Publications

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2022.03

    Kashiwagi Kensuke and Fukasawa Atsushi conducted a seminar "Documentation of Trusts and Transactions in the Trading of Trust Beneficiary Rights, from Registration Procedures to Compliance" at KK Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai.

  • 2022.02

    Matsuda Akira, Tokumaru Daisuke, Fukasawa Atsushi, and Tomita Yusuke conducted a seminar "Changes in Bank Procedures and Documentation In Response To Legislative Amendments" at the Regional Banks Association of Japan.

  • 2016.02

    Fukasawa Atsushi delivered a lecture entitled "Key Points to Consider When Putting in Place Internal Regulations and Systems to Prevent Insider Trading in Light of the Regulations on Information Sharing" at a seminar room of Pronexus Inc.

    Speaker: FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2015.01

    Fukasawa Atsushi delivered a lecture entitled "Key Points to Development of Company Regulations/ Information Management System for Prevention of Insider Trading" at a seminar room of PRONEXUS INC.

    Speaker: FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.09

    Fukasawa Atsushi delivered a lecture entitled "Development of Company Regulations/ Information Management System for Prevention of Insider Trading" at a seminar room of PRONEXUS INC.

    Speaker: FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.07

    Fukasawa Atsushi delivered a lecture entitled "Practical business of developing company structure (with a main focus on company regulations) in light of the insider trading regulations" at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.05

    Fukasawa Atsushi delivered a lecture entitled "Development of company regulations, etc. in light of the revised insider trading regulations " at a seminar room of PRONEXUS INC.

    Speaker: FUKASAWA Atsushi 

News

  • 2021.01

    Fukasawa Atsushi, Iida Hiroshi and Mori Shunsuke were appointed Partners.

  • 2019.12

    Fukasawa Atsushi has returned to Iwata Godo upon completion of his service at the Payment and Settlement Systems Department of the Bank of Japan.

  • 2014.04

    We welcomed new attorneys, Matsuda Takao and Fukasawa Atsushi.