Partner Shun Sato

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2005)

Location : Osaka Office and Tokyo Office

Major Cases Handled

Corporate Reorganization of the following:
- Real-estate developer (as Deputy Trustee)
- Golf course operator (as Depute Trustee)
Civil Rehabilitation of the following:
- Apparel manufacturer (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Real estate investment company (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Condominiums developer (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Logistics company (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Golf course operator (as Assistant Supervisor)
- Retailer (supermarket) (as Counsel for Petitioner)
Bankruptcy of the following:
- Logistics company (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Building contractor (as Deputy Trustee)
- Kimono (Japanese traditional attire) distributor (as Counsel for Petitioner)
- Building materials manufacturer (as Counsel for Petitioner)
Special Liquidation of the following:
- Building materials manufacturer (as Counsel for Petitioner and Deputy Liquidator)
- Carpet Importer and Distributor (as Counsel for Petitioner and Deputy Liquidator)
- Golf course operator (as Counsel for Petitioner and Deputy Liquidator)
Out-of-Court Arrangement for the Liquidation of the following:
- Hotel with wedding hall
- Pachinko parlor
- Building materials trading company
- Retailer (supermarket)
- Retailer (rice and liquor store)
Commercial Dispute:
- Circular transaction
Pollution Dispute:
- Noise pollution dispute

Education & Professional Experience

2004
Keio University (LL.B.)

Publications Archives

2019.03.12
Supreme Court Judgment Ruling that Retention of Ownership Prevails Over a Transfer Security Interest (jyoto tanpo) on Collective Movable Property – Judgment of the Supreme Court on December 7, 2018 (Kinyu Homu Jijyo No. 2106, p. 4)
2019.03.12
Impact of Amendments to the Law of Succession on Practices for Business Succession, Debt Management and Collection, etc., and Points to Note Therefor - Part 2
2019.01.25
Recent Developments in Insider Trading Regulations and Crisis Management Practices – Commencement of a Crackdown on Encouragement to Commit Insider Trading
2018.11.13
The Tokyo High Court Decision on Whether or Not to Include Deductible Expenses of Renounced Credit Amounts of a Subsidiary under Special Liquidation Proceedings for an Individual Settlement Type (Judgment Date: July 26, 2018) (Weekly Tax Communication 2474, p. 10)
2018.09.11
Impact of amendments to the law of succession on practices for business succession, debt management and collection, etc., and points to note therefor - Part 1
2017.02
The Hasan-kanzai Practice (The Trusteeship Practice)
2016.07
Points to Note on Ordinances Providing an Obligation to Pay Contributions, etc.
2014.02
New Approach for the Use of Corporate Reorganization Proceedings – The case in which, after having been shifted from a civil rehabilitation case to a bankruptcy case, the bankruptcy trustee filed a petition to commence corporate reorganization proceedings and, under such corporate reorganization proceedings, the trustee successfully formed an agreement with secured creditors and disposed the building built on leased land, including completed parts of construction (concrete basement and the like) thereof
2014.02
Hasan-kanzai BASIC (The Basics of Trusteeship)
2012.07
Thesis: Bankruptcy of Beneficiary/Master Lessee in Real Estate Securitization Scheme
2010.01
Trends in Court Cases and Legal Practices on the System of Approving the Extinguishment of Security Interests in Civil Rehabilitation Proceedings
2009.11.01
Bankruptcy of Beneficiary/Master Lessee in Real Estate Securitization Scheme (Vol. 2)
2009.10.01
Bankruptcy of Beneficiary/Master Lessee in Real Estate Securitization Scheme (Vol. 1)

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2019.09.17
【Osaka】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ② Learning from Corporate Crimes towards Prospective Measures against Emergency and Preparation - Focusing on Insider Trading Cases, National Public Service Ethics Cases, and Bribery Cases
2019.09.05
【Tokyo】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ② Learning from Corporate Crimes towards Prospective Measures against Emergency and Preparation - Focusing on Insider Trading Cases, National Public Service Ethics Cases, and Bribery Cases
2019.05.28
【Nagoya】Legal Practice on Drafting Contracts and General Terms and Conditions in accordance with the Amendment to the Civil Code (Law of Obligations)
2019.05.21
Legal Practice on Drafting Contracts and General Terms and Conditions in accordance with the New Revenue Recognition Standard and Amendment to the Civil Code (Law of Obligations)
2018.10.26
【Tokyo】M&A Legal Practices - Turning the Insolvency of Business Partners and Competitors into a Business Opportunity
2018.10.10
【Osaka】M&A Legal Practices - Turning the Insolvency of Business Partners and Competitors into a Business Opportunity
2018.08.07
【Osaka】A Study of the Main Points of the Amendments of the Law of Obligations through Case Studies
2018.07.12 ~2018.07.13
A Seminar on the Practical Handling of Corporate Scandals
2018.07.04
【Tokyo】A Study of the Main Points of the Amendments of the Law of Obligations through Case Studies
2018.07.03
Learning from Cases: Essential Points in the Civil Code Reform and Its Effects on Practices - Commentaries on Important Matters and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
2017.07.27
Practical Approaches concerning Insider Trading: With a focus on the course of action to be taken after the start of an investigation by the authorities
2013.05
Handling of Statutory Bankruptcy Proceedings in a Bankruptcy Case of Lessee
2012.10
Obligations on Occupational Safety under Employment Contracts - The substance thereof and measures to prevent violations

(Other) Seminars/Lectures

“Seminar on the Guidelines for Management Guarantees”
Organizer: Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation (from January 2015)

“Lectures on the Act Concerning Special Measures for Pass-On of Consumption Tax”
Organizer: The Small and medium Enterprise Agency (from December 2014)

“Lecture on Improvements in Subcontract Deals”
Organizer: The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency (from June 2014)

Languages

Japanese and English

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