Takashi Domon

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Takashi Domon

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku



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Takashi advises both international and domestic clients on day-to-day corporate matters and on large-scale M&A transactions (including equity financing and complex reorganisations). Clients admire his intimate knowledge of their companies, particularly when it comes to post-transaction integration.

His recent experience includes:

- Advising numerous clients on various M&A structuring schemes, at a stage where clients do not usually engage lawyers
- Advising on all aspects of large-scale cross-border and domestic M&A transactions from initial bids to negotiating the definitive documents
- Advising on regulations and procedures under the Japanese Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, stock exchange-related rules and other related laws and regulations (including disclosure regulations, tender offer regulations, insider-trading regulations and foreign exchange regulations)
- Advising on various finance-related transactions, including liquidation of real estate entities
- Advising on regulations relating to anti-money laundering
- Advising on anti-trust/competition law issues

Professional Experience
2006 - 2013       O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Tokyo)
2013 - 2015       IWATA GODO LAW OFFICE
2016 - Present   DT Legal Japan 

Professional Qualification
Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2006)
New York State Bar (2014)

Tohoku University (LL.B., 2004)
The Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M., 2012)

Japanese and English

- "Q&A Outside Director/Auditor Handbook"(co-author, Nihon Kajo Shuppan, 2015)
- "The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review Third Edition"(co-author, Law Review, 2014)
- "The Private Competition Enforcement Review, Seventh Edition-Japan"(co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
- "The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Project Finance(2014 edition)"(co-author, International Comparative Legal Guide, 2014)

Takashi Domon