Partner Kagenori Sako

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2002)
New York (2010)
Certified Fraud Examiner (2016)

Location : Osaka Office and Nagoya Office

Professional Summary

Kagenori Sako is a partner in Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners. His practice areas comprise a range of antitrust / competition, dispute resolution, compliance, IP and corporate law.

His antitrust / competition practice covers all areas of antitrust and competition law, including cartel defense, private antitrust litigation and merger clearance. He regularly represents clients in administrative and criminal antitrust investigations by the JFTC, and has served as lead coordinating counsel for clients under investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, the European Union, Canada, China, Korea, India, Singapore and Brazil. In addition to cartel investigation, he has handled a variety of unfair trade practices under the Japanese antitrust law including abuse of a superior bargaining position.

In addition to his work in the antitrust area, Kagenori has represented clients in various commercial dispute matters, including complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution procedures. He also has extensive experience in conducting complex investigations in a variety of industries, and in advising corporate boards in connection with investigations.

Education & Professional Experience

2009 - 2010
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Silicon Valley office)

2009
UC Berkeley School of Law (LL.M.)

2001
Kyoto University (LL.B.)

Activities

2017 - Present Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto University Law School (Seminar on Competition Law Cases)
2016 - Present Part-time Lecturer, Kobe University Law School (TLP Program)
2016 - Present Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto University

The Japan Association of Economic Law
Kansai Study Group on Competition Law
Antitrust Law Practice Study Group, Osaka Bar Association
Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association
Academy For International Business Transactions

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2019.07.25
【Osaka】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ① Practical handling of corporate scandals and establishment of preventive measures
2019.03.18
【Nagoya】Practical Actions to be Taken in an Investigation by the Fair Trade Commission that Companies should Know in Advance
2018.12.14
【Osaka】Practical Actions to be Taken in an Investigation by the Fair Trade Commission that Companies should Know in Advance
2018.10.24
Osaka Monthly Meeting of the Association of Corporate Legal Departments: Latest Situation of the U.S. FCPA Enforcement and Points that Japanese Companies should Prepare for
2018.10.22
Latest Trends in Competition Laws in Japan and the United States
2018.07.19
Crisis Management and Compliance Measures -- Based on the Latest Practices of an American Law Firm
2018.06.05
Contract Drafting Practices for Businesses - Including Commentary on the Amendments to the Civil Code - Session 3: Agreements on Entrustment of Business and Sales Collaboration Agreements
2018.05.15
Nagoya : Practices relating to Anti-Bribery Regulations in Foreign Countries - Focusing on China and Southeast Asian Countries
2018.02.26
Practices relating to Anti-Bribery Regulations in Foreign Countries - Focusing on China and Southeast Asian Countries
2017.11.13
Nagoya: Actual Practices in Responding to Corporate Scandals and Preparatory Measures Therefor (Based on Cases in Japan and China)
2017.10.18
Nagoya : On-site Inspections by the Japan Fair Trade Commission and Initial Phase Responses by Companies
2017.03.10
Contract Drafting Practices to Manage the Risks of Business Companies - Lesson 5: Sales Collaboration Agreements (Distributorship Agreements); and Lesson 6: Franchise Agreements
2017.01.13
On-site Inspections by the Japan Fair Trade Commission and Initial Phase Responses by Companies
2016.10.28
Recent Trends concerning the Japanese Anti-Monopoly Act and EU Competition Law
2016.10.05
Nagoya : Cartel Risk and Legal Practices Therefor
2016.02.25
Unfair Trade Practices (except for Abuse of a Superior Bargaining Position)
2015.10.13
Business Law Forum " International Cartel Issues - Huge Fines and Criminal Liability "
2015.05.26
How to Respond to International Antitrust Investigations - Taking the Brazilian Antitrust Law as an Example
2015.03.03
ABA 2015 Asia Forum, "Protecting Your Client in an Era of Global Enforcement"
2015.02.12
Strategies for the Preparation and Management of Evidence to Win International Business Disputes - Active Use of Discovery and Attorney-Client Privilege -
2013.07.25
Recent Trends of Domestic and Foreign Cartels

Awards

-Awarded as Future Leaders 2018 - Competition by Who's Who Legal
 ※Rerefence : http://whoswholegal.com/profiles/85030/0/sako/kagenori-sako/

Languages

Japanese and English

ページTOPへ