Associate Hirotake Tanaka
Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2010)
New York (2018)
Location ： Osaka Office
Hirotake Tanaka focuses his practice on restructuring and bankruptcy. Since joining Oh-Ebashi in 2010, he has worked on a large number of bankruptcy cases, which spread across different fields including a land developer, golf course management company, medical group, public service company, transport company, food company etc. and his cases are almost all of extreme large scale involving debts of billion dollars. Furthermore, he is familiar with not only legal liquidation but also private arrangements. He has also succeeded in some complex cases such as the one transferred from civil rehabilitation proceedings to company reorganization proceedings via bankruptcy proceedings, the details of which are explained in his article “New Approach for the Use of Corporate Reorganization Proceedings”.
In addition to the bankruptcy filed, he has dealt with M&A transaction cases and crisis management cases as his day-to-day legal practice. Based on his broad experiences and toughness, he has played significant roles in various cases.
Education & Professional Experience
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP（New York）
University of California Los Angeles School of Law (LL.M.)
Kyoto University Law School (J.D.)
Kyoto University (LL.B.)
- Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #4 –Can Receivables be Collected through Offsetting?
- FAQ on Investments in Medical Organizations
- Various aspects of US Bankruptcy Law #1 - How bankruptcy is viewed differently in Japan and the United States
- 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
- Most Suitable Measures to be Taken against Business Partners in Bankruptcy Proceedings in Japan and the U.S.A. in view of Case Studies
- 【Tokyo】Seminar on the Recall System for Chinese, Japanese, American and European Products
- 【Osaka】Seminar on the Recall System for Chinese, Japanese, American and European Products
- 【Tokyo】M&A Legal Practices - Turning the Insolvency of Business Partners and Competitors into a Business Opportunity
Japanese and English