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SAKAMOTO Tomoko

SAKAMOTO Tomoko

Title
Partner
Telephone Number
+81-3-3214-6230
E-mail address
tsakamoto@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

May 1974
Born in Gifu Prefecture, Japan
March 1993
Kyoto Girls' Senior High School
March, 1998
Received her LL.B. from Kyoto University
March 2000
Received her Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (52nd)
April 2000
Registered as a Japanese attorney and worked with Kitahama Partners
October 2003
Worked with Yanagida & Nomura
November 2006
Joined Iwata Godo
2015-2018
Outside Director of The Yachiyo Bank, Limited
June 2019
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Fuji Oil Company, Ltd.

Engaged Cases

・General corporate legal affairs, especially provision of legal advice and representation of clients on matters relating to shareholders’ meetings, responsibilities of board members, corporate governance, the Companies Act including M&A and compliance.
・Representation of clients in litigation and dispute especially related to bank (cases in which a bank is a defendant party, debt collection cases, etc.), corporation, the Antimonopoly Act, building and insurance as well as litigation among multiple parties (representation of defendant companies in a class action).
・Provision of legal services in preparing and negotiating contracts on various commercial transactions and representation of clients in disputes

Message

Without losing humility I will keep studying and do my best to make our clients feel happy.

List of Main Publications

≪Japanese≫
・“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)
・“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)
・“Commercial Judicial Precedent which Adds Color to the Period” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2015)
・“Q&A: Handbook for Outside Directors/ Outside Company Auditors”(co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd., 2015)
・“The Sixty-Year History of Shin Shoji Hanrei Binran – Looking Back on Court Decisions which Added Color to the Period” (co-author, Shoji Homu, January 25-February 25, 2015 issue)
・“A manual for people in charge of legal work on how to respond to civil suits- second edition” (co-author, Shoji Homu, 2014)
・“A story of shareholders’ meeting” (co-author, Shoji Homu, 2012)
・”Special edition: All about measures for regional banks’ shareholders’ meetings” (Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 1919, 2011) (co-author)
・”Case Study: How You Respond to Issues that should be resolved though Financial ADR System” (Ginko Jitsumu Vol. 42 No.10) (co-author)

Publications

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2018.05

    Toji Yoshihiro, Sakamoto Tomoko and Ito Hiroki held a panel discussion entitled "Issues of Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2018 and Countermeasures thereof" at the Second Association of Regional Banks.

  • 2017.04

    Motomura Takeshi and Sakamoto Tomoko delivered a lecture entitled "Regional Financial Institutions Holding Shareholders' General Meeting - Important Points in Management of Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017" at the Second Association of Regional Bank

  • 2016.05

    Hosomizo Kiyoshi, Sakamoto Tomoko and Matsuda Takao performed a panel discussion entitled "Expected Roles of Outside Directors for Improvement in Governance and Survival of Financial Institutions" on May 20, 2016 at Finance Forum 2016 (hosted by Seminar Info Co., Ltd.).

    Speaker: SAKAMOTO Tomoko  MATSUDA Takao 

  • 2012.12

    Sakamoto Tomoko conducted a lecture entitled "Current research on cases relating to the Financial ADR System" at the Regional Banks Association of Japan.

    Speaker: SAKAMOTO Tomoko