Services

M&A, Organizational Restructuring

DT Legal Japan delivers end-to-end M&A related legal solutions in planning of schemes, conducting legal due diligence, drafting documents, negotiations, closing-related procedures and post-merger integration. We provide practical solutions tailored for each specific project including support for foreign and Japanese companies involved in inbound and outbound business in accordance with the scale, phase and level of difficulty of each transaction with a practical case understanding of client business needs.

Global Network

Deloitte's Global Network
As a Japanese member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL”), which consists of member firms in over 150 countries around the world, Deloitte Legal Japan serves as the Japanese base of Deloitte Legal i.e., Deloitte’s legal practices. In particular, we offer comprehensive services for cross-border M&A transactions through close cooperation with attorneys in the 70 countries of Deloitte Legal. We also support Japanese companies in complying with laws and regulations of the various countries through Deloitte’s global network, including Japanese anti-monopoly law as well as foreign competition law which have recently grown in importance in regard to business combinations and alliances even in cases between Japanese companies.

Collaboration with Accountants, Tax Accountants and Other Professionals
In providing various M&A related services, including structuring, due diligence and documentation, it requires not only legal support from attorneys, but also other professional services, such as advice and analysis by accountants and tax accountants. Also, we provide more advanced services to clients with support from attorneys specializing in labor law and other consultants especially in the phase of post-merger integration. As a member firm of Deloitte Tohmatsu Group, which consists of specialists in 40 cities across Japan, we provide highly convenient and effective legal services to clients through a close collaboration with specialists from each field including audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory.

Key Services

M&A
DT Legal Japan delivers end-to-end M&A related legal solutions in planning of schemes, conducting legal due diligence, drafting documents, negotiations, closing-related procedures and post-merger integration. We provide practical solutions tailored for each specific project in accordance with the scale, phase and level of difficulty of each transaction with a practical case understanding of client business needs, e.g., acquisition, business alliance and group reorganization under various corporate reorganization schemes such as share transfer, business transfer, merger, corporate division, share-for-share exchange as well as support for foreign and Japanese companies involved in inbound and outbound business. We also provide prevention measures against hostile takeovers and help clients protect their corporate values in the case that a hostile takeover is attempted.

Services
• Support for planning and structuring of schemes
• Legal due diligence
• Documentation and negotiation of contractual terms
• Support for implementation
• Prior negotiations with authorities based on Japanese anti-monopoly law and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act
• Support for preparation and application of required documents
• Support for post-merger integration