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Naoto Chiba

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Naoto Chiba

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Japan

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Practice
Naoto Chiba was registered as an attorney after working as a judge. He deals with issues related to general corporate legal affairs, including legal due diligence and support for agreements on M&A, lawsuits and negotiations for other conflicts, business succession and inheritance, and investigation and other activities for corporate scandals.
A series of articles on civil actions and financial institutions published in Banking Law Journal 21 (August 2011 to November 2012)
Co-author of a book on risk management and solutions for international tax-related disputes published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC. (co-authored, 2018)

Professional Experience
2005 - 2008 Sendai District Court
2008 - 2009 Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
2009 - 2010 Tokyo District Court, Tachikawa Branch
2010 - 2014 Blakemore & Mitsuki Law Firm
2014 - 2016 EY Law Co.
2016 - Present DT Legal Japan
2020 - Present Outside Director (member of the audit & supervisory committee), Oriental Shiraishi Corporation
2022 - Present Outside Director, Daiichi Premiere Securities Co., Ltd.

Qualification
Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association (2010)

Education
1997 - 2001 Waseda University (LL.B.)

Languages
Japanese and English

Naoto Chiba