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Wataru Sasaki

DT Legal Japan, Associate*

Wataru Sasaki

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

Chiyoda-ku

Shin-Kokusai bldg.

Japan

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Practice
Wataru assists offshore fund managers and financial institutions to establish and register investment funds for offering in Japan. Wataru also advisers Japanese clients on issues related to eDiscovery in civil litigations and document production in DOJ investigations.

His recent experience includes:

- Assisting financial clients in establishing a branch office in Japan and registering as financial instruments business operator in Japan
- Assisting investment funds and managers in making filings regarding financial instruments business in Japan
- Advising Japanese clients on eDiscovery and DOJ investigations

Qualification
California State Bar (2004)
New York State Bar (2006)

Professional Experience
2007 - 2010       Clifford Chance Law Office
2010 - 2012       K.K. UBIC
2012 - 2014       Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa
2014 - 2016       Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
2016 - Present   DT Legal Japan

Education
Pacific Union College (B.S., 1997)
McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 2003, LL.M., 2005)

Languages
English and Japanese

*Not admitted in Japan

Wataru Sasaki