弁護士等紹介

LAWYERS

FUKATSU Haruno

FUKATSU Haruno

Title
Associate

Career Summary

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

Engaged Cases

・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)

Message

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)

Publications