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YAMADA Kohei

YAMADA Kohei

Title
Partner
Languages
Japanese (native)/English

Career Summary

August 1988
Born in Mie Prefecture, Japan
March 2007
Graduated from Takada Senior High School
March 2011
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
March 2013
Received his J.D. from the University of Tokyo School of Law
December 2014
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (67th)
December 2014
Registered as a Japanese attorney and joined Iwata Godo
May 2022
Received his LL.M. from Cornell University Law School
September 2022-
Worked with Drew & Napier LLC in Singapore
October 2022
Passed the New York State Bar Examination

Engaged Cases

・M&A transactions (merger, company split, exchange of shares, business transfer, share transfer, tender offer, joint venture, venture capital investment, shareholders’ agreement, capital and business alliance, etc.)
・Response to general meeting of shareholders (including responses to shareholders' proposals and to contention cases of management right, in addition to ordinary general meeting of shareholders)
・Providing legal advice on the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc.
・Providing legal advice on corporate governance and internal control system
・Dealing with litigation, non-contentious cases, provisional disposition, and other disputes (claims for damages relating to transactions between corporations/pursuance of contractual liability, debt collection, securities litigation, petition for determination of share purchase price, petition for permission of convocation of shareholders meeting, provisional disposition prohibiting to hold general meeting of shareholders, etc.)

Message

I will endeavor myself to provide better legal services for every client by addressing each case sincerely.

Professional Memberships

Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association

List of Main Publications

・“6,000 Lectures on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, 2022)
・“Product liability 2021 (Japan Chapter)” (co-author Thomson Reuters 2021)
・“Points to be Noted in Dealing with Shareholders’ Meetings Based on the Amended Companies Act (II)” (co-author, No. 443 issue (February 2021 issue) of Shoji Homu)
・“The GDR Insight Handbook 2021- Data Privacy” (co-author Law Business Research 2020)
・“Shin Shoji Hanrei Binran” (co-author, Shoji Homu No. 2220 issue., 2020)
・“Japan: Product Liability Laws and Regulations”(co-author, The International Comparative Legal Guide , 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)
・“Examples of Q&A Expected at Shareholders' Meeting” (in featured articles "Practical Measures to be Taken for 2019 Shareholders' Meeting (6)”) (co-author, Shoji Homu Co., Ltd., 2019)
・“Index of Judicial Precedents for Shareholder’s Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Homu Co., Ltd., 2019)
・“Important Points in Acquiring Shares of a Share Certificate-Issuing Company that does not Issue a Share-Certificate - Based on Case Studies of Business Succession” (co-author, September issue of Business Law Journal, 2018)
・“Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period” (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd., 2018)
・“Preparation for Amendment to Civil Code: Points for Drafting Contracts” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2018)
・“5,000 Lectures on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions” (co-author, Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, 2018)
・“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)

Publications

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2023.05

    Matsuda Akira and Yamada Kohei lecture on "Duties of Directors & Officers in Singapore and Other ASEAN Countries" at a seminar hosted by Willis Towers Watson

    Speaker: MATSUDA Akira  YAMADA Kohei 

  • 2019.08

    Okushi Kenichi and Yamada Kohei delivered a lecture titled "Impact of Revision of the Civil Code on Manufacturers' Deals and Practical Measures to be Taken: Key Points in Revising Contract Clauses and Preparing Documents which Complies with New Rules" at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: OKUSHI Kenichi  YAMADA Kohei 

  • 2019.02

    Ito Hiroki, Kakuno Shu, Mori Shunsuke and Yamada Kohei delivered a lecture titled "Commentary on the Guidelines for Corporate Law Review (regarding Corporate Governance, etc.)" at Marunouchi Hall & Conference Square.

  • 2018.11

    Okushi Kenichi and Yamada Kohei delivered a lecture titled "How the Amendment of the Civil Code will Impact on Transactions with Manufacturers and the Relevant Legal Practices - Key Points in Revising Contract Provisions and Preparing Documents in accordance with the New Rules” at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: OKUSHI Kenichi  YAMADA Kohei 

  • 2018.03

    Ito Hiroki, Kakuno Shu, Mori Shunsuke and Yamada Kohei jointly delivered a lecture entitled "Seminar on Interim Proposal Concerning the Revision of Corporate Law System (Related to Corporate Governance, etc.)" at Iwata Godo.

  • 2017.03

    Okushi Kenichi and Yamada Kohei delivered a lecture entitled "How the Amendment of the Civil Code will Impact on Transactions with Manufacturers and the Relevant Legal Practices" at a seminar room of Financial Management Forums, Inc.

    Speaker: OKUSHI Kenichi  YAMADA Kohei 

News

  • 2024.01

    Yamada Kohei was appointed a Partner.

  • 2023.05

    19 lawyers of our firm were recognized in The Best Lawyers in Japan 2024.

    Best Lawyers
    ■ Antitrust / Competition Law
    TOJI Yoshihiro

    ■ Arbitration and Mediation
    UEDA Atsushi

    ■ Banking and Finance Law
    TOJI Yoshihiro
    SAKAMOTO Tomoko
    MATSUDA Takao

    ■ Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    MOTOMURA Takeshi

    ■ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    TAGO Shinya
    URANAKA Hirotaka

    ■ Labor and Employment Law
    TAGO Shinya

    ■ Litigation
    TOJI Yoshihiro
    WAKABAYASHI Shigeo
    MOTOMURA Takeshi
    YOSHIHARA Tomomichi
    URANAKA Hirotaka

    ■ Product Liability Litigation
    TOJI Yoshihiro


    Best Lawyers - "Ones to Watch"
    ■ Antitrust / Competition Law
    ISHIKAWA Teppei

    ■ Arbitration and Mediation
    SAITO Hiroki

    ■ Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    KARASAWA Akira
    IKEDA Minako
    YAMADA Kohei
    SUZUKI Tomohiro
    FUKUCHI Takumi

    ■ Information Technology Law
    SAITO Hiroki

    ■ Intellectual Property Law (Non-Patent)
    ISHIKAWA Hiroaki

    ■ Labor and Employment Law
    KITAGAWA Hiroki

    ■ Privacy and Data Security Law
    HORITA Koji

  • 2021.07

    Yamada Kohei has been abroad to study at the Cornell Law School from July.

  • 2014.12

    We welcomed a new attorney, Yamada Kohei.