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Koji Yamamoto

DT Legal Japan Partner Registered Foreign Attorney

Koji Yamamoto

Shin-Kokusai Building, 3-4-1 Marunouchi,

Chiyoda-ku

Shin-Kokusai bldg.

Japan

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Practice
Koji has advised clients in the investment funds and investment management area based on his significant experience with respect to a wide range of activities in Japan.

His recent experience includes:

- Representing numerous top tier hedge fund and PE fund managers with respect to rules and regulations applicable to capital raising activities in Japan
- Advising fund managers with respect to Japan exchange trades, such as Block Shareholding Reports, Short Selling, Insider Trading, Shareholder Proposals, etc.
- Assisting clients in registering as financial instruments business operators in Japan

Qualification
New York State Bar (2002)
Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association (2013)

Professional Experience
2002 - 2004       Shinsei Trust & Banking Co., Ltd 
2005 - 2013       White & Case LLP 
2013 - 2014       Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa 
2014 - 2015       Morgan, Lewis & Bockuis LLP 
2016 - Present   DT Legal Japan 

Education
University of Western Ontario (B.A., 1995)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1998)
Tokyo University (2000)

Language
Japanese and English

Koji Yamamoto