Partner So Miyamoto

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2007)
New York State Bar (2018)

Location : Tokyo Office

Major Cases Handled

(Sport Law)
Jennifer Harding-Marlin v. St. Kitts & Nevis Olympic Committee & FINA (CAS OG 20/03), July 2021
・Legal Counsel for the Applicant

(Insolvency Cases)
Denim Manufacturing company, 2013 - 2014
・Filing company representative for business rehabilitation proceedings
Elpida Memory Inc., 2012 - present
・Manufacturing semiconductor company (DRAM)
・Appointed as a deputy trustee
Takefuji Corporation, 2010 - 2012
・Finance company
・Appointed as an assistant of the trustee
Spansion Japan Inc., 2009 - 2011
・Manufacturing semiconductor company (NOR-type flash memory)
・Filing representative/legal advisor
Asyst Technologies Japan Inc., 2009 - 2011
・Manufacturing company
・Appointed as an assistant of the trustee
Other Cases (involved as a court-appointed bankruptcy trustee for corporations and individuals, etc.)

Education & Professional Experience

2016-2017
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Washington, D.C.)

2016
University of Virginia, School of Law (LL.M.)

2006
University of Tsukuba (LL.B.)

Activities

2014-present
Business Rehabilitation Research Organization in Japan

2014-present
Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals

2009-present
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, Insolvency Law Study Group

Publications Archives

2021.12.23
Olympic-related Sports Dispute Resolution
2021.09.14
Serial Article: Trends in Bankruptcy Cases during the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (2) - Bankruptcy -
2021.09.14
The Amendment to the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness and Business Restructuring ADR and Assignment of Claims
2021.08.10
Serial Article: Trends in Bankruptcy Cases during the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (1) - Civil Rehabilitation
2020.12.21
Regulation of Continuous Transactions by Foreign Companies in Japan
2020.10.13
The Last Resort in Civil Rehabilitation Proceedings – When the Management Loses its Right of Management by Administration Order
2020.06.17
【Special Series on COVID-19】Contractual Issues Arising from the Coronavirus Pandemic and the Force Majeure Clause under Japanese Law
2019.12.10
Latest Trends in Chapter 11 Filings in the United States - Barneys -
2019.04.09
Business Reorganization in Canada ⸺ Based on a Recent Case Regarding a Subsidiary of a Japanese Company
2018.11
Small Practices and Consumer Debt Issues-Japan
2018.10.10
Insolvency Practice in China - Subsidiaries in China and utilization of bankruptcy proceedings
2017.12.18
Amended Guidelines on Distribution Systems and Business Practices
2015.04
Case of a Payment Plan Incorporating the Non-Guarantee Debt of a Guarantor under the “Guidelines for Personal Guarantees Provided by Business Owners,” which was Agreed upon by the Parties Without Going through the Out-of-Court Workout Procedures under the Relevant Regulations
2014.08
Expediting Business Rehabilitation, Chapter 2: Measures and Problems in Expediting Corporate Reorganization Proceedings
2014.03
The Story of Elpida, Chapter 1: The So-Called ‘Dip-Style’ Corporate Reorganization Proceedings Used by Elpida Memory – Looking Back at the Largest-Ever Reorganization Legal Proceedings of the Manufacturing Industry
2012.01
The Handling of Defined Benefit Corporate Pensions in Corporate Reorganization Proceedings
2011.06.15
Review of the Dip-Style Corporate Reorganization Proceedings of Spansion Japan - Chapter (5) Concerning Defined Benefit Pension Plans Under Corporate Reorganization Proceedings
2010.01.05
Feature Article - New Development in the Area of International (Overseas/Parallel) Bankruptcy: Simultaneous Reorganization of the U.S. Parent Company and its Japanese Subsidiaries - Business Transfers Outside of Corporate Reorganization Plans and ‘Article 363 Sales’ in the cases of ATJ, AJH and ATI

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2022.01.18
【Online Seminar】Olympic-related Sport Arbitration
2020.05.14
【Online Seminar】Dealing with Novel Coronavirus Related Matters I: From Handling Labor Matters to Interpreting Force Majeure Disclaimer Clauses and Dealing with Bankruptcy of Business Partners
2020.04.24
【Online Seminar】 Sports Dispute Resolution Explained in 90 Minutes - From Basic to Current CAS Cases-
2020.02.03
What if an Athlete of Your Corporate Team is Suspended? - Various Issues Ranging from the Basics of Sports Disputes to Troubles in Qualification for the Olympics
2019.12.12
Important Issues in Business Legal Affairs in View of Latest Developments - Business Revitalization (Basics)
2018.07.20
【Tokyo】U.S. and European Investment Restrictions that May Affect Cross-Border M&As -- Focusing on the CFIUS
2018.06.08
【Osaka】Current Status and Issues of Practices in the Collection of Claims and Restructuring in China (including the Latest Practices in Bankruptcy Law)
2018.05.28
【Tokyo】Current Status and Issues of Practices in the Collection of Claims and Restructuring in China (including the Latest Practices in Bankruptcy Law)
2017.11.28
Current Developments in U.S. Antitrust Laws and Cross-Border M&A ~Consideration for Japanese Businesses: International Cartel Investigations・Litigation・M&A Activities~
2014
Seminars on the "Act concerning Special Measures for the Pass-On of Consumption Tax," (2014 - present)
2014
Seminars on the "Subcontract Proceeds Act," (2014 - present)

Languages

Japanese and English

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