- March 1992
- Born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan
- March 2010
- Graduated from Aichi Prefectural Kariya Senior High School
- March 2014
- Received her LL.B. from Osaka University
- March 2016
- Received her J.D. from Kyoto University School of Law
- December 2017
- Received her Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (70th)
- December 2017
- Registered as a Japanese attorney and joined Iwata Godo
・Legal advice, written opinions and internal seminars regarding the Civil Code, the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and the Banking Act;
・Litigation and dispute resolution (petition for an order of provisional disposition to prohibit holding shareholders’ meetings, lawsuits to claim dismissal of directors, debt collection lawsuits, proceedings seeking request for disclosure of the sender's information, civil preservation cases such as petition for order of provisional disposition of real estate. labor tribunals, mediation and settlement negotiation);
・Support for shareholders’ meetings (including preparation of convocation notice and scenarios, rehearsal, response to shareholder’s proposal and proxy fight) and demand for convocation of shareholders’ meetings;
・Legal due diligence and preparation of contracts in connection with M&A-related transactions (merger, company split, business transfer, tender offer, share issuance, joint venture and shareholders agreement, capital business alliance, etc.);
・Legal advice on information management (concerning the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, and the management of confidential information, etc.) and review and preparation of internal rules and privacy policies;
・Handling scandals (third-party committees and internal investigations, etc.); and
・Review and preparing drafts of contracts for various commercial transactions (including basic transaction agreements, services agreements, business alliance agreements, lease agreements, investment limited partnership agreements, civil trust agreements, terms and conditions on use of various services, various agreements in English, and others)
I will devote myself to provide the best legal services that are responsive to clients’ requirements.
List of Main Publications
・“6,000 Lectures on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, 2022)
・“Artificial Intelligence 2021” (co-author, Lexology）
・"The GDR Insight Handbook 2022- Japan:Privacy”（co-author Law Business Research 2021）
・“Global Legal Insights to: AI, Machine Learning & Big Data 2021”（co-author, Global Legal Group 2021）
・"The GDR Insight Handbook 2021- Data Privacy”（co-author Law Business Research 2020）
・“Artificial Intelligence 2020” (co-author, Lexology）
・“Practical Measures for General Meetings of Shareholders Held by Listed Companies through Convocation of Shareholders” (co-author, August 25, 2020 issue of Shoji Homu No. 2239, 2020)
・“Global Legal Insights to: AI, Machine Learning & Big Data 2020”（co-author, Global Legal Group 2020）
・“Practices of the New Civil Code and the Companies Act” (co-author, No. 433 issue (April 2020 issue) of Shoji Homu, 2020)
・“The GDR Insight Handbook 2020- Data Privacy”（co-author, Law Business Research, 2019）
・“Practice to Prepare Minutes of Meetings of Shareholders and Board of Directors” (co-author, SMBC’s social gathering for discussion of business operations, 2019)
・“Inquiries Concerning Various Transactions and JA’s Confidentiality Obligation” (co-author, JA Kinyu Houmu, August 2018)
The lawyers of our firm participated in the writing of "6,000 Lectures on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions" (Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.)
- WAKABAYASHI Shigeo TOJI Yoshihiro TAGO Shinya MOTOMURA Takeshi YOSHIHARA Tomomichi URANAKA Hirotaka UEDA Atsushi SAKAMOTO Tomoko SATO Shuji IZUMI Atsushi TANAKA Takashi OKUSHI Kenichi KASHIWAGI Kensuke EIGUCHI Manabu ITO Hiroki ITO Nanako MARUYAMA Shinji MATSUDA Takao FUJIWARA Hiroki MATSUDA Akira AOKI Shinji TOKUMARU Daisuke MUTOU Yuuki FUKASAWA Atsushi KAKUNO Shu TOMITA Yusuke IIDA Hiroshi UENISHI Takuya KUDO Ryohei MORI Shunsuke KARASAWA Akira AOYAMA Masahiro SAITO Hiroki IKEDA Minako ISHIKAWA Teppei YAMADA Kohei SUZUKI Tomohiro SEKIGUCHI Akimasa NAKAMURA Saeko EBIHARA Shunsuke FUKATSU Haruno ADACHI Makoto FUKUCHI Takumi MATSUHASHI Sho KUKIMOTO Sayaka KANEKI Nobuyuki
2021.09Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Releases the Materials of the Study Group (6th Meeting) on the Diversifying Rules of Labor Contracts" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2021.02Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "Japan Patent Office Publicizes 'How the Trademark System in the Era of With and Post Covid-19 should be'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Ito Hiroki, Mori Shunsuke, Fukatsu Haruno and Noguchi Daisuke co-authored an article titled "Pointes to be Noted in Dealing with Shareholders' Meetings Based on the Amended Companies Act (I)" which appears in No. 442 issue (January 2021 issue) of Shoji Homu.
2020.09Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "Partial Amendment to the Guidelines for the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (General Rules)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2020.04Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "METI Requested the Related Organizations to Facilitate Telecommuting, etc. in response to the State of Emergency Declaration for the New Coronaviral Infection." is available on the Shoji Home Portal Site.
2019.12Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "Japan Audit & Supervisory Board Members Association Publishes a report entitled 'The Actual Conditions and Future State of the Audit and Supervisory Committee's Audits: Focusing on Consideration on What Impact Delegation of Important Decisions on Business Operations to Directors Will Have on Audit as well as Organizational Audit’” is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2019.07Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "The Japan Fair Trade Commission Publishes a Report of 'Study Group on Business Alliances'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Tago Shinya, Eiguchi Manabu, Nakamura Saeko, Sasaki Tomoo, Miura Takashi and Fukatsu Haruno co-authored the publication titled "Practice to Prepare Minutes of Meetings of Shareholders and Board of Directors"which is published by SMBC’s social gathering for discussion of business operations.
2019.01Shoji Homu Portal
Fukatsu Haruno's commentary titled "The Supreme Court of Japan, the Second Petty Bench (Presiding Judge Kaoru Onimaru) Rules on a Claim for Execution Judgment (January 31, 2019)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.