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Tsutomu Yamatoya

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Tsutomu Yamatoya

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Japan

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Practice
Tsutomu advises clients on global restructuring, M&A and financial transactions and other variety of corporate matters. He was involved in financing, introducing corporate governance and dealing with electricity deregulation at a government-affiliated company. In the United States, he provided advice mainly to Japanese automotive companies on establishing subsidiaries and employment- and immigration-related issues.

Professional Experience
2012-2019 Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
2015-2017 Seconded to a government-affiliated company
2018-2019 Internships at US law firms (MI and NY) and Japanese securities company (NY)
2019-Present DT Legal Japan

Professional Qualification
Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2012)
New York State Bar (2019)

Education
Waseda University (LL.B., 2008, early graduation in three years)
Waseda Law School (J.D., 2011)
University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., 2018, Editor of Asian Law Review)

Languages
Japanese and English

Publications
-“Heads-ups for foreign business operators about the recent Amendment to the Protection of Personal Information of Japan” (on the website of Lexology, Law Business Research)
- “The Guidebook for Introduction of Electronic Contracts (Domestic Contracts Edition)” (August, 2020, Shoji-houmu)
- “A case which the extraterritorial reach of SEC’s enforcement action was allowed-- SEC v. Scoville, No. 17-4049, 2019 WL 302867 (10th Cir. Jan 24, 2019).” (International Business Law Executive Summary)
- “The modified opinion of Martoma case - United States v. Martoma, 869 F.3d 64 (2d Cir. 2017).” (Kokusai-Shouji-Houmu Vol, 47 No. 2)
- “A recent case regarding the U.S. insider trading law--United States v. Martoma, 869 F.3d 58 (2d Cir. 2017)” (Kokusai-Shouji-Houmu Vol, 46 No. 11)
- “A recent case regarding the U.S. insider trading law--United States v. Martoma, 869 F.3d 58 (2d Cir. 2017)” (International Business Law Executive Summary)

Tsutomu Yamatoya