- October 1991
- Born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
- March 2010
- Graduated from Yamagata Prefectural Yamagata East Senior High School
- March 2014
- Received his LL.B. from Hitotsubashi University
- December 2016
- Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (69th)
- December 2016
- Registered as a Japanese attorney and joined Iwata Godo
- Worked for the Legal Department of Mitsubishi Corporation
1． Litigation/Dispute resolution
・Litigation concerning fraudulent business transfer
・Litigation for refund of loans
・Litigation concerning deposits
・Litigation concerning registeration of settlement of mortgage
・Litigation for a request for disclosure of the sender's information
・Civil preservation cases such as a petition for order of provisional disposition of real-estate
・Mediation case for the claim to seek declaration of non-existence of liability
・Dispute concerning defect of real estate
・Fraud investigation concerning violation of insider-trading regulations, etc.
2． Commercial transactions
・Domestic M&A: Share transfer agreement, shareholders agreement, joint venture agreement, business transfer, liquidation, etc.
・Business alliance agreement
・Real estate financing (including preparation of a template of transaction agreement for trust beneficiary right)
3． Practice of the Companies Act and other corporate legal affairs in general
・Various advice on the Companies Act, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and the Antimonopoly Act (unfair trade on restrictive terms, abuse of dominant bargaining position, etc. )/the Subcontract Act.
・Supporting general meeting of shareholders (formulation of agenda, legal documents, response to shareholders’ proposals, rehearsal, proxy solicitation)
・Response to the revision of the Law of Obligations
・Preparation of a written opinion (the Money Lending Business Act, violation of security obligation, etc.)
・Labor (dismissal, etc.)
I aimed to enter the legal profession to become a lawyer responsive to the clients’ requirements. I will devote myself to provide legal services satisfactory to clients by always remembering my original state of mind, addressing each case modestly and learning steadily step by step.
List of Main Publications
・"Reference Examples of Bank Transaction Agreement - Commentary on Practices" (co-author, Economic Legal Research Institute, 2021)
・“IPO Story and the 745-Day Voyage Leading up to the Listing of a Venture Company ”(co-author, Shoji Homu, 2020)
・“A Case in which, regarding the sale and purchase of a building with the land lease right, the seller was exempted from the obligation to obtain prior approval from the landlord for the issuance of the funding approval document (Decision of the Tokyo District Court, Civil Division 12 on July 4, 2018)”(co-author, Vol. 51 of ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal, 2019)
・“Study on Banking Transaction Contracts – Netting of Outstanding Obligations ”(July 2019 issue of Banking Law Journal 21)
・“Practice to Prepare Minutes of Meetings of Shareholders and Board of Directors” (co-author, SMBC’s social gathering for discussion of business operations, 2019)
・“Questions and Answers: Amendment of Inheritance Laws and Financial Practices”(co-author, Economic Legal Research Institute, 2018)
・“Q&A on Amendment to Law of Obligations – Fully Adapt to the Changes in Financial Business Practice” (co-author, Banking Education Co. Ltd., 2018)
・“Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period” (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd, 2018)
With Motomura Takashi as the representative editor & author, and Mutou Yuuki and Ikeda Minako as the editor & author, Adachi Makoto, Kudo Ryohei, Sasaki Tomoo, Fukasawa Atsushi,and Fujiwara Hiroki authored the publication titled " IPO Story and the 745-Day Voyage Leading up to the Listing of a Venture Company ", which was published by Shoji Homu.
2020.03Shoji Homu Portal
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "Impact of the Prevalence of New Coronavirus Infectious Disease on Shareholders' Meeting and Practical Considerations" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
2019.10Shoji Homu Portal
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "The Japan Fair Trade Commission Makes Decision Revoking Part of a Surcharge Payment Order Issued to Edion Corporation (Case on Abuse of a Superior Bargaining Position)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Kashiwagi Kensuke and Sasaki Tomoo authored the 5th article of the series "Points for Attention to be Obtained from Judicial Precedents Regarding Practices of Real Estate/Finance Transactions" titled “A Case in which, regarding the sale and purchase of a building with the land lease right, the seller was exempted from the obligation to obtain prior approval from the landlord for the issuance of the funding approval document (Decision of the Tokyo District Court, Civil Division 12 on July 4, 2018)” which appears in Vol.51 of ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal.
Sasaki Tomoo authored an article titled "Study on Bank Transaction Agreement: Offsetting Outstanding Obligations" which appears in the July 2019 issue of Ginkou Homu 21.
2019.06Shoji Homu Portal
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "The Japan Fair Trade Commission Makes a Recommendation to Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. and Recruit Co., Ltd." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Ueda Atsushi, Uenishi Takuya and Sasaki Tomoo represented a bank in a case at the Tokyo District Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision made on January 29, 2019 (In a case where Part of Mark or Brand Name was Succeeded, the Joint and Several Liability of Transferee Company was Acknowledged by Analogical Application of Article 22 (1) of the Companies Act which provides for the Liability of Transferee Company Continually Using the Trade Name of Transferor Company) appears in the Kinyu Shoji Hanrei No. 1566.
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
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "The Ministry of Justice Announces that the Rules on Will by Holograph Document Has Been Changed" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
A book authored by our lawyers entitled "Q&A on Amendment to Law of Obligations - Fully Adapt to the Changes in Financial Business Practice" (recommended by Hosomizo Kiyoshi, special advisor of Iwata Godo and former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency) is published by Banking Education Co. Ltd.
2018.09Shoji Homu Portal
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Issued a Correction Order to NTT Docomo for Violation of the Act for Prevention of Improper Use of Mobile Phones" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
A book authored by our lawyers entitled "Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period" is published by Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.
- KASHIWAGI Kensuke EIGUCHI Manabu ITO Hiroki AOKI Shinji MUTOU Yuuki ITO Nanako FUJIWARA Hiroki MATSUDA Akira TOKUMARU Daisuke MARUYAMA Shinji KAKUNO Shu TOMITA Yusuke UENISHI Takuya KUDO Ryohei BEPPU Fumiya MORI Shunsuke KARASAWA Akira SAITO Hiroki YAMADA Kohei HORITA Koji SUZUKI Tomohiro NAKAMURA Saeko SASAKI Tomoo YU Zhiming Landry GUESDON
2018.04Shoji Homu Portal
Sasaki Tomoo's commentary titled "The Intellectual Property High Court Rendered a Decision in a Case Where the Violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act was Disputed over the Fact that a Former Company Employee Manufactured Products by Illegally Using Trade Secrets of the Former Company after Independence from the Former Company" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.
Lectures, Seminars and Conferences
We welcomed new attorneys, Miura Takashi and Fukastu Haruno.
We welcomed new attorneys, Nakamura Saeko and Sasaki Tomoo.