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LAWYERS

TAGO Shinya

TAGO Shinya

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

Career Summary

March 1966
Born in Tokyo, Japan
March 1984
Graduated from Shiba Senior High School
March 1990
Received his LL.B. from Hitotsubashi University
April 1993
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (45th) and registered as a Japanese attorney
April 1993
Joined Iwata Godo
May 2001
Received his LL.M. from Cornell University Law School
2001-2002
Seconded to Coudert Brothers LLP in New York
2002
Admitted to the New York State Bar Association
June 2007
Appointed as an Outside Auditor at Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
December 2007
Appointed as an External member of Compliance Committee at Tokyo Tatemono Investment Advisors Co., Ltd.
2010-2013
Appointed as an instructor in the area of civil affairs at The Legal Training and Research Institute, the Supreme Court of Japan.
2014-2016
Examiner of the National Bar Examination at the Ministry of Justice of Japan (in charge of Civil Code)
June 2015
Appointed as an Outside Auditor at Dixie Japan Ltd.
2015-2016
Examiner of the Preliminary Bar Examination at the Ministry of Justice of Japan (in charge of Civil Code)
April 2019
Appointed as a Professor at Hitotsubashi University, Law School

Engaged Cases

・Providing advice on shareholders’ meetings
・Providing advice on M&A and corporation reorganization, and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice for international arbitration cases and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice for disputes including non-contentious commercial cases such as determination of the purchase price of shares
・Providing advice to financial institutions, real estate investment advisories, and various business corporations to ensure compliance to industrial regulations (such as the Banking Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, guidelines for supervision on financial institutions, and the Antimonopoly Law)
・Providing advice on collection of claims and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice on defense measures against hostile takeover bids
・Providing advice in the area of the Antimonopoly Law, and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice in areas of the Labor Law and the Intellectual Property Law, and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice in areas of designing/construction and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice in areas of medical-equipment/ pharmaceutical and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice in the area of publishing and serving as a counsel.
・Providing advice in writing contracts, negotiating, and representing of clients for disputes on various commercial transactions(including cross-border transactions.)

List of Main Publications

≪English≫
・"Getting the Deal Through - Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2016 ? Japan" (co-author, Law Business Research, 2015)
・"Distribution country questions" (Practical Law) (co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015,2016)
・"Product liability country questions" (Practical Law) (co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015,2016)
・"Product regulation, safety and recall country questions" (Practical Law) (co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015,2016)
・“Distribution & Marketing of Drugs: Jurisdictional Comparisons 2nd Edition”(The European Lawyer Reference Series)(co-author, Thomson Reuters 2015)
・"The International Comparative Legal Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2014 Edition "(co-author, International Comparative Legal Guides, 2014)
・"Getting the Deal Through- Insolvency & Restructuring 2002" (co-author, Law Business Research 2002)
≪Japanese≫
・“Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period” (co-author and co-editor, Nihon Kajo Publishing, 2018)
・“Proper and Smooth Operation of General Shareholders Meetings" (Shoji Homu No. 2128, 2017)
・“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)
・“A Lawsuit against a Foreign Nation” (Jurist No.1491, 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)
・"Manual for legal staff when facing a civil action (second edition)"(co-author, Shoji Homu, 2014)
・"Q&A: Family affairs cases and banking services"(supervisor, Nihon Kajo Publisher 2013)
・"Getting the Deal Through - Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2015 - Japan" (co-author, Law Business Research, 2014,2015)
・"A story of shareholders’ meeting”"(co-author, Shoji Houmu, November 2012)
・"Financial transaction ‘Analysis on precedents’ (17) -Financial instruments, etc. (Responsibility of Banks) ?"(Hanrei Times, Extra Edition, No. 1178, 2005)
・"Battle over proxy in the U.S.A and Japan"(co-author, M&A Review, March 2002, Vol. 16, No.2)
・"Defensive measures for hostile takeover" (co-author, M&A Review, November 2001, Vol. 15, No.6)
・"Shoji Homu, Recent Commercial Judicial Precedent Bulletins" (in serial, co-author)

Publications

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2015.12

    Tago Shinya, Yoshihara Tomomichi, Usui Kouji, and Aoki Shinji offered a seminar entitled, "Recent Insurance Claim Cases with Difficulty in Making Judgement about Responsibility ? In View of Judicial Precedents with Regard to Interpretation of an Insurance Contract” at Insurance Forum 2015 (held by Seminar-info Co.,Ltd.) on November 26, 2015.