Masaki Tsukahara

DT Legal Japan, Associate, Japanese Attorney

Masaki Tsukahara

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


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Masaki advises leading companies in Japan on compliance issues, transactions involving financial instruments, M&A, commercial disputes concerning corporate-related matters, and general corporate matters. He is adept in communicating in the language businesses need as he was seconded to the Compliance Department of a leading Japanese securities company.

His recent transactions include:

- Advising clients on a range of high-profile corporate transactions, including share acquisitions, asset transfers, takeovers, mergers and company splits
- Representing listed companies in commercial disputes and litigation cases relating to derivatives, M&A transactions (eg disputed assets that had been transferred), shareholder meetings (eg validity of shareholder resolutions)
- Advising clients on establishing compliance and internal quality control systems
- Advising on how to interpret rules relating to financial instruments, tender offers, insider trading and disclosure

Professional Experience
2008 - 2016       Yanagida & Partners 
2016 - Present   DT Legal Japan 

Tokyo Bar Association (2008)

Hokkaido University (LL.B., 2004)

Japanese and English

Masaki Tsukahara