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SUZUKI Masato

Title
Partner
Languages
Japanese (native)/English
E-mail address
msuzuki@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

April 1977
Born in Tokyo
March 1996
Graduated from Kaisei Senior High School
September 2000
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
October 2002
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (55th)
October 2002
Joined Nagashima & Ohno and Tsunematsu
May 2009
Received his LL.M. from University of Pennsylvania Law School
September to December 2009
Seconded to Kramer Levin Naftails & Frankel LLP (New York)
February 2010
Admitted to the New York State Bar Association
April to July 2010
Deputy Director at the Inspection Division of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission at the Financial Services Agency
2010-2011
Special Inspector at the Inspection Division of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission at the Financial Services Agency
April 2013
Joined Iwata Godo
2014-2016
Secretary of Special Committee on Measures against Racketeering through Intercession in Civil Disputes (Japan Federation of Bar Associations)

Engaged Cases

Mr. Suzuki has dealt with Financial Laws (Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, Banking Act, Insurance Business Act, Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds, Private Information Protection Law, Securities Investment Trust Act and Money Lending Business Act, etc.) as well as Corporate Laws matters. Particularly, he has dealt with regulations for banks, financial instruments firms (securities companies, AM companies, and discretionary investment companies) and credit rating agencies, and compliances, and provided legal advice on unfair trading regulations, such as countermeasure for inspection and government surveillance, insider trading regulations, etc.
During his one year and nine months’ service at the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission at the Financial Services Agency, he was responsible for conducing inspections, referring regulations, and screenings as well as revising the inspection manual for financial instruments firms, giving policy proposals, filing urgent order for suspension with the court in accordance with Article 192 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and trainings both internally and externally.

Message

Based on my experience working in the area of Corporate Law particularly financial regulations and knowledge gained through the service at the Inspection Division of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission at the Financial Services Agency, I will endeavor to deal with each issue by working in a team so that we as a whole can provide better legal service to clients.

Professional Memberships

・Academic Society of Financial Law
・Japan Association of Private Law
・Special Committee on Measures against Racketeering through Intercession in Civil Disputes (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
・Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Group at Society for Comprehensive Law Study (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
・Study Group for Companies Act
・Case study group for Tax Law

List of Main Publications and Seminars

【Publications】
≪English≫
・“The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Fourth Edition”(co-author, The Law Reviews published by Law Business Research Ltd., England, January 2016)
・“The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Third Edition”(co-author, The Law Reviews published by Law Business Research Ltd., England, December 2014)
・“The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review”(co-author, The Law Reviews published by Law Business Research Ltd., England, December 2013)
≪Japanese≫
・“Q&A on Amendment to Law of Obligations – Fully Adapt to the Changes in Financial Business Practice” (co-author, Banking Education Co. Ltd., 2018)
・"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)
・“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)
・“Establishment of a Corporate Compliance System to Prevent Insider Trading”(Business Houmu, February 2017)
・“Outline of ‘JSDA Guidelines concerning Research on Issuing Companies and Act of Information Communication by Analysts of Association Members’” (Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3193)
・“Impact from Negative Interest Rates on Legal Affairs –Examination by Contract Type” (Business Houmu, January 2017)
・“Outline of ‘JSDA Guidelines concerning Research on Issuing Companies and Act of Information Communication by Analysts of Association Members’” (Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3193, December 5, 2016)
・"Financial Law Frontier – Study of Financial Transactions with Nonprofit Corporations" (Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2052, October 25, 2016)
・"Questions and Answers Regarding Exceptional Transaction in Establishing Savings Account" (Ginko Jitsumu , October 2016)
・"Study of the Supreme Court Decision in Lawsuit regarding Argentine Bonds" (Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3179, August 22, 2016)
・"Legal Study of Interest Rate Swap Transaction under Negative Interest Rates - Whether Exemption from Obligation to Pay Interests Falls under Provision of Special Interest, etc." (Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3170, June 13, 2016)
・"How Automated Transaction Services by FinTech Should be Provided under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act" (Weekly Financial Affairs No.3148, January 4, 2016)
・"Started Off Enforcement of Regulation on Information Transmission and Transaction Recommendation" (Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2032, December 25, 2015)
・“Special Commentary -- Important Legal Practices in Light of Actual Cases of Cancellation of Anti-social Forces’ Bank Accounts” (Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2031, December 10, 2015)
・“Commercial Judicial Precedent which Adds Color to the Period” (co-author, supervised by Kanda Hideki, Shoji Houmu, 2015)
・"[Case Commentary] Concept of "Disclosure" in the Regulation on Insider Trading" (Business Houmu Vol.15 No.9, September 2015)
・“Study toward Amendment to Articles of Incorporation Concerning Exclusion of Anti-social Forces from Shareholders (Teikan-bouhai) ” (co-author, Shoji Homu No. 2075, August 5 and 15, 2015)・“Implication of the High Court Decision on Insider Trading by a Former Official of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry” (Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2016, April 25, 2015)
・”Special Edition: [latest version] Practices on Handling Antisocial Forces/Money Laundering, Case Studies - Case 7 Cancellation of Transfer Investment Trust Transactions with Antisocial Forces” (Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2011, February 10, 2015)
・”Special Edition: [latest version] Practices on Handling Antisocial Forces/Money Laundering, Case Studies - Case 6 Cancellation of Listed Stock Transactions with Antisocial Forces” (Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2011, February 10, 2015)
・"IPO and Strategic Legal Affairs - Taking into Account the Viewpoint of Accountant" (co-author and co-editor, Shoji Houmu Co., Ltd., January 2015)
・ “Development and Trend of Recent Regulation Related to Elimination of Antisocial Forces, etc.” (co-author, Financial Regulation, 2014 WINTER Vol.4).
・“P oints of the Revision of Order for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act and Ordinance for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act in Light of Responding to Public Comments” (co-author, Business Law Journal, June 2014)
・“Points of Drafting the Revision of Order for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act and Ordinance for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act” (co-author, Business Law Journal, May 2014)
・“Handbook on How to Prevent Antisocial Transaction and Money Laundering for Banking Offices” (co-author, Banking Education Co., Ltd., April 2014)
・”Special Edition: Practices to Eliminate Antisocial Forces ? Preparation and Some Transactional Cases ? Tips on How to Respond to Antisocial Forces in Each Practice Area”(co-author, Ginko Jitsumu Vol. 44 No. 3, March 2014)
・“Q&A Concerning Internet Banking” (co-author, Kinzai, February 2014)
・“Deepening Understanding through Case Studies: Q&A Concerning the Regulation of Disclosure of Information and Encouragement of Trading”(co-author, Business Homu No. 14, No. 1, January 2014)
・“Analysis on the Investment Advisory Business in Light of Abraham Private Bank Case, etc.” (co-author, Shoji Homu No. 2019, December 15, 2013)
・“Influence on Practical Loan in Accordance with Draft Interim Proposal for Amending the Civil Code ? III. Influence on Administrative Duties and How to Cope with Them” (co-author, Ginko Jitsumu Vol. 43 No.6., June 2013)
・”Analysis of Actual Urgent Order Cases for Suspension, etc. in Accordance with Article 192 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act” (Shoji Homu, September 5, 2012)
・”Practical Business in accordance with FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act)” (Chuo Keizai, September 2012)
・”Legal Issues related to Financial ADR Systems and Financing” (co-author, Bulletin of the Society for Financing Issues at KINZAI Institute for Financial Affairs, INC., July 2012)
・”Important Points in Mortgage Servicing after the Final Revision of Finance Facilitation Act” (The Turnaround & Credit Management July 5, 2012)
・”Understanding Sales and Invitation Rules on Currency Derivatives - “Hybrid Type” of Intertwining Hard Law and Soft Law” (Weekly Kinyu Zaisei Jijou February 27, 2012)
・”Urgent Order for Suspension in Accordance with Article 192 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act” (Financial Law Journal, February 10, 2012)
・”Summary of Enactment of a Bill for Partial Amendments of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc.” (co-author, Keiri Jouhou, August 1, 2008)
・”Overview of Financial Inspections Manual” (co-author, Kinzai, 2008)
・”Obtaining Information before Publication and Invitation to Buying Interest” (co-author, Kinyu Compliance, April 2004)
・”How Far Is It Possible to Separate the Loan Department and the Securities Brokerage Department?” (co-author, Kinyu Compliance, April 2004)
【Discussion】
・”Special Edition: Influence on Practical Loan in Accordance with Draft Interim Proposal for Amending the Civil Code. II. Influence on Execution of Agreement and Guarantee Agreement and How to Cope with Them” (Ginko Jitsumu, Vol. 43 No.6)
・”How Far Is It Possible to Separate the Loan Department and the Securities Brokerage Department?” (co-author, Kinyu Compliance, April 2004)
・”Obtaining Information before Publication and Invitation to Buying Interest” (co-author, Kinyu Compliance, April 2004)
・”Summary of Enactment of a Bill for Partial Amendments of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc.” (co-author, Keiri Jouhou, August 1, 2008)
・”Urgent Order for Suspension in Accordance with Article 192 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act” (Financial Law Journal, February 10, 2012)
・”Understanding Sales and Invitation Rules on Currency Derivatives- “Hybrid type” in which hard law and soft law are intertwined.” (Weekly Kinyu Zaisei Jijou February 27, 2012)
・”Important Points in Mortgage Servicing after the Final Revision of Finance Facilitation Act” (The Turnaround & Credit Management July 5, 2012)
・”Legal Issues related to Financial ADR Systems and Financing” (co-author, Bulletin of the Society for Financing Issues at KINZAI Institute for Financial Affairs, INC., July 2012)
・”Analysis of Actual Urgent Order Cases for Suspension, etc. in Accordance with Article 192 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Shoji Homu, September 5, 2012)

Publications

  • 2018.10
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Personal Information Protection Commission Publishes the Effects of Brexit" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.09
    Publications

    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.

  • 2018.08
    Publications

    A book entitled "Corporate Legal Strategy for Tax Compliance" is published by Minjihokenkyukai Co., Ltd., which is edited by the Research Division of Tax Suit Practice that forms part of the Comprehensive Legal Study Center of the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association. Wakabayashi Shigeo, the President of the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, writes a preface for this book. In addition, Sato Shuji, as a member of the editorial committee, and Suzuki Masato and Mutou Yuuki, as authors, contribute to the publication.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato  MUTOU Yuuki 
    Editor:
    SATO Shuji 
    Preface writer:
    WAKABAYASHI Shigeo 
  • 2018.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "METI's Response to an Inquiry from a company in relation to the System to Eliminate Regulatory Gray Zones (Handling of Face Shaving Services Provided by Cosmeticians)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article titled "Leading Practice of Financial Law: Intensifying Exit Measures to Eliminate Boryokudan Symbiont - Commentary based on a Judicial Precedent where an Insurance Agreement with an Anti-Social Force has been Terminated"which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2091.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "The Current Situation of Damage caused by Stolen Cash Card and the Gist of Measures for Preventing Damage" which appears in June 2018 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.05
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article titled "Commentary on 'Principles for Customer-oriented Business Operations'" which appears in May 2018 issue of JA Kinyu Houmu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.05
    Publications

    Wakabayashi Shigeo, Suzuki Masato, Matsuda Takao and our other lawyers co-authored the publication entitled "Compliance with Amended Civil Code: Key Points to Prepare Contract Documents" which is published by ShojiHomu Co., Ltd.

  • 2018.03
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Securities Inspection Guidelines Attempting to Strengthening Cooperation with FSA" which appears in March 2018 issue of Regulations.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.03
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Japan Exchange Regulation Publishes the Draft of the 'Principles for Preventing Corporate Scandals'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Key Points of 'Progress and Assessment of the Strategic Directions and Priorities 2016-2017' and '2017-2018 Strategic Directions and Priorities' published by FSA" which appears in February 2018 issue of JA Kinyu Houmu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Kakuno Shu and Iida Hiroshi authored an article entitled "Financial crime in Japan: overview" which appears in Thomson Reuters' Practical Law.

  • 2018.01
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "The Point of the Amended Act on Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3246.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2018.01
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled, "Key Points in Handling Troubles Associated with Advancement of Loans" which appears in January 2018 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Leading Article: Analysis of Good Examples of KPI Pertaining to the Principles of Customer-oriented Business Operation" which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2080.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.12
    Publications

    A book co-authored by Toji Yoshihiro, Suzuki Masato, Ito Hiroki and other attorneys of Iwata Godo entitled "New Story of Shareholders' Meeting" (ShojiHomu Co., Ltd., 2017) is introduced in the article "Books Useful for Corporate Legal Affairs in Food Service Industry" of Business Law Journal No.119.

  • 2017.12
    Publications

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki co-authored with Yamashita Takashi, a licensed tax accountant, an article entitled "Introduction to Corporate Governance on Tax Matters (5): Thorough Measures to Prevent Repetition of Irregularities in Dealing with Tax Affairs" which appears in February 2018 issue of Business Houmu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato  MUTOU Yuuki 
  • 2017.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Sato Shuji's commentary titled "The Ministry of Justice Publishes Documents Concerning the 8th Meeting of the Companies Act Working Group of the Legislative Council (Related to Corporate Governance, etc.) (held on December 6, 2017)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Legal Practices Review - Operations of Regional Financial Institutions in Light of FY 2016 Financial Report" which appears in the December 2017 issue of Ginkou Homu 21.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.11
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Legal Considerations on Utilizing Points by Financial Institutions" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3237.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.11
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled, "Key Points for Product Proposal for Individuals Utilizing a Tablet Computer" which appears in November 2017 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.10
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Judgment against Violation of the Labor Standards Act by Dentsu, Inc." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.09
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Leading Practice of Financial Law, What is the 'Spread' of Material Facts pertaining to Insider Trading - Based on the Standard in the Judgement of the Tokyo High Court dated June 29, 2017 -" which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2074.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.06
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Points to be Confirmed: Important Matters on Handling of Personal Information When Opening Banking Accounts" which appears in June 2017 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.06
    Publications

    A book by our office entitled "Q&A Regarding Amendments to the Civil Code Having Influence on Financial Business Practice -Law of Obligations, Handling of Deposits and Guarantee Business Will be Changed-" (recommended by Hosomizo Kiyoshi, special advisor of Iwata Godo and former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency) is published by Banking Education Co. Ltd.

  • 2017.06
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "FSA Releases the Finalization of the Japan's Stewardship Code (Revised Version)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.06
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Measures to be Taken for and Important Points on How to Handle Accidents of Personal Information Leakage - In Light of the Revision of Q&A Regarding the Protection of Personal Information in Financial Institutions –” which appears in the June 2017 issue of Ginkou Homu 21.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.05
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Special Edition [Case Study]: Legal Practices When the Other Party in a Loan Transaction is Changed; Commencement of a Transaction with a Newly Established Corporation,” which appears in May 2017 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.04
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Measures to be Taken when Transactions with Anti-social Forces are Revealed" which appears in April 2017 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.03
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "FSA Announces Execution of Admnistrative Dispositions regarding Notifiers of Specially Permitted Services for Qualified Institutional Investors, etc." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.03
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Special Edition: Amendment of the Terms and Conditions to Add Provisions on Elimination of Antisocial Forces and Financial Transactions - Retroactive Application of Provisions on Elimination of Antisocial Forces to the Securities Trading Account Terms and Conditions and Related Issues” which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2060.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2017.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato and Fukasawa Atsushi co-authored an article entitled "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.,” which appears in Shoji Homu No. 2125.

  • 2017.01
    Publications

    A book co-authored by 34 attorneys of Iwata Godo including Toji Yoshihiro, Suzuki Masato and Ito Hiroki entitled "New Story of Shareholders' Meeting" is published by ShojiHomu Co., Ltd.

  • 2017.01
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato co-authored "In-depth Study on Fiduciary Duty in Practical Banking Operations at Branches" which appears in January 2017 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.12
    Publications

    Motomura Takeshi, Yoshihara Tomomichi, Ito Hiroki, Aoki Shinji, Oura Takashi and Suzuki Yuichi co-authored "Shin Shoji Hanrei Binran No.691," which appears in Shoji Homu No. 2121.

  • 2016.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato and Fukasawa Atsushi authored an article entitled "Establishment of a Corporate Compliance System to Prevent Insider Trading," which appears in February 2017 issue of Business Houmu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Outline of 'JSDA Guidelines concerning Research on Issuing Companies and Act of Information Communication by Analysts of Association Members'" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3193.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.11
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "FSA Holds Fair Disclosure Rule Task Force (2nd Round)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

  • 2016.11
  • 2016.10
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Financial Law Frontier - Study of Financial Transactions with Nonprofit Corporations" which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2052.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.10
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Questions and Answers Regarding Exceptional Transaction in Establishing Savings Account" which appears in October 2016 issue of Ginkou Jitsumu.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. Announces Its Response to the Shareholder Derivative Action" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.08
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Study of the Supreme Court Decision in Lawsuit regarding Argentine Bonds" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3179.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.06
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Legal Study of Interest Rate Swap Transaction under Negative Interest Rates - Whether Exemption from Obligation to Pay Interests Falls under Provision of Special Interest, etc." which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No. 3170.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.04
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "LINE Corporation Announces Its View on Recent Media Coverage" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.04
    Publications

    Motomura Takeshi, Suzuki Masato and Ito Hiroki co-authored an article entitled "Advice for Regional Financial Institutions on How to Manage a Shareholders Meeting in Light of Recent Revised Regulations," which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2039.

  • 2016.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato’s comment on administrative monetary penalties under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act was introduced in the article titled “Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission Shifting its Focus from Criminal Charges to Monetary Penalties ? To Place ‘Speedy Information Dissemination to Investors’ as Priority” in the morning edition of the Nikkei newspaper on February 8, 2016.

    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.01
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) Releases Japan Proxy Voting Guidelines (Japanese Version)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2016.01
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Matsuda Akira and Beppu Fumiya authored an article in English on regulations on anti-bribery and anti-corruption in Japan entitled “The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Fourth Edition” published as a series of the Law Reviews by Law Business Research Limited, England.

  • 2016.01
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "How Automated Transaction Services by FinTech Should be Provided under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No.3148.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Started Off Enforcement of Regulation on Information Transmission and Transaction Recommendation" which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2032.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Fukasawa Atsushi and Arata Ryusuke contributed an article entitled“Special Commentary -- Important Legal Practices in Light of Actual Cases of Cancellation of Anti-social Forces’ Bank Accounts” to Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2031.

  • 2015.11
    Publications

    A book by our office entitled "Commercial Judicial Precedent which Adds Color to the Period" (supervised by Kanda Hideki, Professor at the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, and recommended by Tsuda Hiroki , Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Japan Exchange Group, Inc.) is published by Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.

  • 2015.10
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission Publishes a Recommendation of Order for Surcharge Payment on Insider Trading by a Former Officer of Skymark Airlines Inc." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.10
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato’s comment on the 2015 amendment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act was introduced in the article titled “Surge in Court Injunction against Financial Business Operators Engaging in Illegal Conduct” in the morning edition of the Nikkei newspaper on October 5, 2015.

    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.08
    Publications

    Motomura Takeshi and Suzuki Masato contributed to an article entitled "Study toward Amendment to Articles of Incorporation Concerning Exclusion of Anti-social Forces from Shareholders (Teikan-bouhai) "(written by the Study Group of Teikan-bouhai), which appears in Shoji Homu No. 2075.

  • 2015.07
    Publications

    Haga Ryo, Suzuki Masato and Fukasawa Atsushi authored an article entitled "[Case Commentary] Concept of "Disclosure" in the Regulation on Insider Trading" which appears in Business Houmu Vol.15 No.9.

  • 2015.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Financial Services Agency, on Results of Public Comment on Amendment Proposals of the 'Guidelines for Personal Information Protection in the Financial Industries,' etc." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.05
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled "Legal Points to Remember Associated with Internet Banking Operation" which appears in the Weekly Financial Affairs No.3119.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.04
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored an article entitled “Implication of the High Court Decision on Insider Trading by a Former Official of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry” which appears in Kinyu Houmu Jijo No. 2016.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.04
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Cabinet Office Announces Provision of Data in the Corporate Governance Report on 'Participation of Women' " is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato authored articles entitled "Special Edition: [latest version] Practices on Handling Antisocial Forces/Money Laundering, Case Studies - Case 6 Cancellation of Listed Stock Transactions with Antisocial Forces" and "Case 7 Cancellation of Transfer Investment Trust Transactions with Antisocial Forces” which appeared ” in Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2011.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2015.01
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "McDonald's Japan, on Measures against Food Contamination of Products" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Domon Takashi, and Sato Takaki authored an article in English on regulations on anti-bribery and anti-corruption in Japan entitled “The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Third Edition” published as a series of the Law Reviews by Law Business Research Limited, England.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.11
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato and Masafumi Sakamoto authored an article entitled "Development and Trend of Recent Regulation Related to Elimination of Antisocial Forces, etc." in Financial Regulation (2014 WINTER Vol.4).

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Suzuki Masato's commentary titled "Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission Publicly Announces Status of Petitions Filed to Court (July 7)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.07
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato commented on Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investor, etc. and it appeared in the article entitled "Uneasy Future of Amendment to Fund Regulations" in the Weekly Financial Affairs, No. 3080.

    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.04
    Publications

    Motomura Takeshi, Suzuki Masato, Sato Takaki, and Uenishi Takuya contributed to the publication entitled “Handbook on how to prevent antisocial transaction and money laundering for banking offices” published by Ginko-Kenshusha (Banking Education Co., Ltd.).

  • 2014.04
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato and Domon Takashi authored an article entitled "Points of drafting the revision of Order for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act and Ordinance for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act in light of responding to public comments” ; in Business Law Journal, June 2014.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.03
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato and Domon Takashi authored an article entitled “Points of drafting the revision of Order for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act and Ordinance for Enforcement of the Money Lending Business Act” in Business Law Journal, May 2014.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2014.03
    Publications

    16 lawyers from our office including Motomura Takeshi, Suzuki Masato and Okushi Kenichi contributed to publish the book entitled “Q&A Concerning Internet Banking” that appeared on Nikkei Newspaper on March 16, 2014 and ranked fourth in their business publications.

  • 2014.02
    Publications

    16 lawyers at our office including Motomura Takeshi, Suzuki Masato and Okushi Kenichi contributed to the publication entitled "Q&A concerning Internet banking" published by Kinzai.

  • 2014.02
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Sato Takaki, and Uenishi Takuya co-authored an article entitled "Special edition: practices to eliminate antisocial forces - Preparation and some transactional cases - Tips on how to respond to antisocial forces in each practice area," which appears in Ginko Jitsumu Vol. 44 No. 3.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato  UENISHI Takuya 
  • 2013.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Kashiwagi Kensuke and Oura Takashi co-authored "Analysis on the investment advisory business in light of Abraham Private Bank case, etc.," which appears in Shoji Homu No. 2019.

  • 2013.12
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Oka Kaori and Domon Takashi authored an article in English on regulations on anti-bribery and anti-corruption in Japan entitled “The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review,” published as a series of the Law Reviews by Law Business Research Limited, England.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2013.11
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato, Eiguchi Manabu, and Oura Takashi co-authored "Deepening understanding through case studies: Q&A concerning the regulation of disclosure of information and encouragement of trading," which appears in Business Homu No. 14, No. 1.

    Author:
    SUZUKI Masato  EIGUCHI Manabu 
  • 2013.08
    Publications

    Suzuki Masato commented on efforts by Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) in the article entitled “Listed companies’ allocation of new shares to a third party dropped by 60% in three years ? Effect of strict detection and tightened regulations by SESC” in the morning edition of Nikkei newspaper dated August 19, 2013.

    SUZUKI Masato 
  • 2013.04
    Publications

    Yoshihara Tomomichi and Suzuki Masato co-authored an article entitled "Influence on practical loan in accordance with draft interim proposal for amending the Civil Code - III. Influence on administrative duties and how to cope with them,” which appears in Ginko Jitsumu Vol. 43 No.6.

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2017.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance Concerning Type II Financial Instruments Businesses - Focusing on Companies Engaging in Sales of Trust Beneficiary Rights -" at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How Business Transactions are Affected by Revision of the Civil Code and Points to be Noted -Focusing on Transactions with Financial Institutions-" at a seminar hosted by FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.08

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How Business Activities and Transactions are Affected by Revision of Law of Obligations and Points to be Noted -Focusing on Financial Transactions-" at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How Business Transactions are Affected by Revision of the Civil Code and Points to be Noted -Focusing on Transactions with Financial Institutions-" at a seminar hosted by FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.05

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Actions Required in Financial Sector for Full Enforcement of the Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information on May 30, 2017” at the seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc..

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.05

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "2017 Seminar: Compliance-related Business Practices - Part I of Tokyo venue‘The Amendment to the Consumer Contract Act and Its Impact on Financial Instruments Business’” at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.04

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Development and Establishment of the Compliance Framework by Type II Financial Instruments Business Operators and Specially Permitted Business Notifying Persons" at a seminar hosted by FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.02

    Suzuki Masato 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 Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2017.02

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance Required of Internal Control Managers" as the Training Seminar for Internal Control Managers in FY2016 (the 4th round in the Tokyo Area) at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.12

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance for Type II Financial Instruments Business Operators and Specially Permitted Business Notifying Personsin Light of the Securities Monitoring Basic Policy for 2016-2017” at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.12

    Suzuki Masato delivered a compliance-related seminar entitled "Practical Guidance on Development and Improvement of Internal Rules Designed to Eliminate Anti-social Forces in IPO" at a seminar room of QUICK Corp. (14 F of Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower)

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Global Compliance and Collection of Information" at the Nikkei MM Executive Seminar (the 1st round) titled “Donald Trump Winning the U.S. Presidential Election and Its Effect on Global Economy and Japan’s Economy” (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at a room on the 6th floor of Nikkei Inc.)

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance Required for Internal Control Managers" as the Training Seminar for Internal Control Managers in 2016 (the 3rd round in the Tokyo Area) at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance Required for Internal Control Managers" as the Training Seminar for Internal Control Managers in 2016 (Osaka session) at Japan Securities Dealers Association, Osaka District Office.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Notes on Civil Law and Business Acts under Negative Interest Rates" at a seminar hosted by FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Actual Countermeasures for Anti-social Forces and Practical Efforts including Collecting Information on Anti-social Forces, Structuring Database and Utilizing Check Systems" at FIT2016 (Financial Information Technology 2016) - Financial Information Technology Exhibition- held at the Tokyo International Forum.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How to Handle Compliance in Light of Regulatory Supervision and Inspection against Type II Financial Instruments Business Operators and Specially Permitted Business Notifying Persons under the Revised System" at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.08

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How to Handle Compliance in Light of Regulatory Supervision and Inspection against Type IIFinancial Instruments Business Operators and Specially Permitted Business Notifying Persons under the Revised System” at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Compliance Required for Internal Control Managers" as the Training Seminar for Internal Control Managers in 2016 (the 2nd round in the Tokyo Area) at Japan Securities Dealers Association (Tokyo Shoken Building).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "The Latest Trend of Global Compliance" at Nikkei MM Overseas Information Utilization Seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc., at Station Conference Tokyo).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.06

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "2016 Seminar: Compliance-related Business Practices - Part II of Tokyo venue 'Countermeasures against Anti-social Forces'" at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.05

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Internal Control Managers” as the Training Seminar for Internal Control Managers in 2016 (the 1st round in the Tokyo Area) at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.05

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Ending All Relationships with Suspicious Corporations - What is Required Now for Risk Management in Financial Industry" at the Nikkei MM/ Corporate Risk Countermeasures Seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at Nikkei Conference Room).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.03

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "How to Handle Compliance in Light of Regulatory Supervision and Inspection against Type II Financial Instruments Business Operators and Specially Permitted Business Notifying Persons under the Revised System -" at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2016.02

    Suzuki Masato and 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: SUZUKI Masato  FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2016.02

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Sales Managers” as the 4th Training Seminar for Sales Managers in FY2015 in the Tokyo area (mainly for registered financial institutions) at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.12

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important Points on How to Handle Compliance in Type II Financial Instruments Business under the Revised System ? in Light of Regulatory Supervision and Inspection” at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Sales Managers” for the Training Seminar for Sales Managers in 2015 (the 3rd round for the Tokyo District) at Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Development of Framework of Type II Financial Instruments Business - in light of Inspection and Supervision after Revision of Current System-” at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Sales Managers” for the Training Seminar for Sales Managers in 2015 organized by Osaka District Office of Japan Securities Dealers Association in Osaka.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Ending All Relationships with Suspicious Corporations- What is Required Now in Risk Management" at the Nikkei MM/ Corporate Risk Countermeasures Seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at Sapporo Asty45 Building).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Ending All Relationships with Suspicious Corporations- What is Required Now in Risk Management" at the Nikkei MM/ Corporate Risk Countermeasures Seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at JR Hakata City).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.09

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Sales Managers” for the second Training Seminar for Sales Managers in 2015 organized by Japan Securities Dealers Association at Mazda Hall.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled"-Ending All Relationships with Suspicious Corporations- What is Required Now in Risk Management" at the Nikkei MM/ Corporate Risk Countermeasures Seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at UDX Conference).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Important Points on How to Handle Compliance in Type II Financial Instruments Business” at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Securities Inspection Policy for 2015, Important Points in Practical Business in Light of the Latest Legal Revision” at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Compliance Required for Sales Managers” for the first Training Seminar for Sales Managers in 2015 organized by Japan Securities Dealers Association.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.03

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "-Ban on Any Relations with Corporates Requiring Particular Attention- Presently-required Risk Management" at the Nikkei MM/Corporate Risk Control Seminar (held by Nikkei Media Marketing at Grand Front Osaka and Nikkei Nagoya Office Building.)

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.03

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Important Points on How to Handle Fund Regulations ? with a View to Revise the System of Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investor” at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.02

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points on how to handle compliance in Type II Financial Instruments Business ? in light of topics such as regulation on business, restriction on acts and establishment of system, administrative proceedings, authorities examination, recent law amendment, participation to the association, etc. of Type II Financial Instruments Business” at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2015.01

    Suzuki Masato and 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: SUZUKI Masato  FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.12

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points on how to handle compliance in Type II Financial Instruments Business ? in light of topics such as regulation on business, restriction on acts and establishment of system, administrative proceedings, authorities examination, recent law amendment, participation to the association, etc. of Type II Financial Instruments Business” at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.11

    Suzuki Masato and Murakami Masaya delivered a lecture entitled "Key Points on Elimination of Antisocial Forces at Insurance Companies ?In Light of Recent Trend of Related Regulation-" at Insurance Forum 2014 (held by Seminar-info at BELLESALLE Kanda).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato  MURAKAMI Masaya 

  • 2014.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Tips on Dealing with Antisocial Forces by Financial Institutions in Light of Financial Monitoring Policy for 2014-2015" at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important Points from a Compliance Standpoint in Wholesale Business Operations" at the "Seminar on Compliance in Practice" by the Japan Securities Dealers Association (in Tokyo: 5 sessions).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "-Ending All Relationships with Suspicious Corporations- What is Required Now in Risk Management" at the Nikkei MM/ Corporate Risk Countermeasures seminar (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at Sapporo Asty 45)

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.09

    Suzuki Masato and 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: SUZUKI Masato  FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.08

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points on dealing with antisocial forces by financial institutions after release of the revised guidelines for supervision and the Financial Monitoring Report ?in light of examples-" at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Practical business by financial institutions on dealing with antisocial forces in light of structuring/utilizing the database on antisocial forces" at the Nikkei MM Business seminar called “Key points in preparation required by the revised guidelines for supervision released by the Financial Services Agency” - in preparation for ending all relationships with antisocial forces - (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at Bellesalle Akihabara).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.07

    Suzuki Masato and Atsushi Fukasawa 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: SUZUKI Masato  FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.06

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Practical business by financial institutions on dealing with antisocial forces in light of structuring/utilizing the database on antisocial forces" at the Nikkei MM Business seminar called “Key points in preparation required by the revised guidelines for supervision released by the Financial Services Agency” - in preparation for ending all relationships with antisocial forces - ; (hosted by Nikkei Media Marketing, Inc. at Station Conference Tokyo, Sapia Tower).

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.05

    Suzuki Masato and 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: SUZUKI Masato  FUKASAWA Atsushi 

  • 2014.05

    Lectures entitled "Net branches/a new type of settlement/tablets - trends and important points in legal works -" by Suzuki Masato, Masamoto Yuya and Okushi Kenichi together with Daisuke Tsutsumi of NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc. and ”Forefront of eliminating antisocial forces among financial institutions - in light of examples -” by Takeshi Motomura and Masato Suzuki will be delivered, respectively, in Finance Forum 2014 (Hosted by Seminar Info Co., Ltd. at Bellesalle Kanda) on Friday, May 23, 2014.Please visit the following website http://www.finance-forum.jp/index.html for details. We regret to inform you, however the numbers of applications have already outstripped the capacity of the venue and therefore registrations for both lectures are now closed. Thank you all for your interest in these lectures.

  • 2014.05

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "The Securities Inspection Policy for 2014, important points in practical business in light of the latest legal revision" at a Financial Management Forums, Inc. seminar room.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.03

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Practical business regarding composition, distribution and soliciting of foreign funds and important points in financial audit and supervision" at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2014.02

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Practical business in light of the latest move in the insider trading regulations and its system reformation” at a seminar room of PRONEXUS INC.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2013.11

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled " How to handle the compliance in the investment advisory and agency business in light of Abraham Private Bank case, etc.," at a seminar room of the head office of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2013.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points in practical business when dealing with foreign funds in light of the latest system reformation and trend in regulations" at a seminar room of the head office of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2013.10

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points in preparing for the management of customer information control system" at a seminar to study Inspection Manual for Deposit-Taking Institutions, which was held in the Second Association of Regional Banks.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2013.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled “Practical business in light of the latest move in the insider trading regulations and its system reformation” at a seminar room of the head office of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

  • 2013.07

    Suzuki Masato delivered a lecture entitled "Important points regarding foreign funds in practical business in light of current system reformation and trend in regulations" at a seminar room of FN Holding.

    Speaker: SUZUKI Masato 

News

  • 2017.09

    Suzuki Masato's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    Suzuki Masato's comment was introduced in the article titled "Retroactive Termination of a Boryokudan Member's Bank Account -- Supreme Court Decision Serves as a Tail Wind for Financial Institutions" in the morning edition of the Nikkei dated September 2, 2017.

  • 2017.04

    Suzuki Masato and Murakami Masaya were listed in the 9th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan for the second straight year.

  • 2017.03

    Suzuki Masato and Murakami Masaya were listed in the 8th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan.

  • 2015.02

    Sato Takaki, Suzuki Masato and Motomura Takeshi represented the defendant in a case at the Tokyo District Court and a commentary article on its judicial decision for dismissal of claim on December 16, 2014 (Eligibility for Malpractice regarding Refusal of Application for Opening Savings Account [negative opinion]) appeared in Kinyu Homu Jijo, No. 2011, p.108.

  • 2014.01

    Suzuki Masato, Murakami Masaya and Izumi Atsushi were appointed as partners of our office.

  • 2013.06

    Wakabayashi Shigeo and Suzuki Masato held a "Lunch Seminar on the Revision of Civil Code (in the Area of Claims)" at our seminar room.

  • 2013.04

    Suzuki Masato commented on an article titled “Struggle with fund charges” in relation to urgent order for suspension in accordance with Article 192 of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, which appeared in the morning edition of Nikkei newspaper dated April 29th.

  • 2013.04

    We welcomed a new attorney, Suzuki Masato.