Partner Hirotake Tanaka

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2010)
New York (2018)

Location : Osaka Office

Professional Summary

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

2017-2018
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP(New York)

2017
University of California Los Angeles School of Law (LL.M.)

2009
Kyoto University Law School (J.D.)

2007
Kyoto University (LL.B.)

Publications Archives

2021.06.08
A Case in Which the Right of Avoidance was Held to be Established with Respect to a Notice of Shortfall in So-called “Kizoku-seisan (Liquidation of Security While Retaining Ownership)” (Judgment by the Osaka District Court on December 20, 2019)
2020.08.11
Points to Consider for Open Innovation from the Perspective of Insolvency Law (Referring to a Joint R&D Agreement with a Start-up)
2020.03.10
Bankruptcy of Licensor and the Consequences for License Agreements
2019.12.10
Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #6 –Validity of Contract Termination on the Basis of “Filing Bankruptcy”
2019.07.09
Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #5 –Venue for Chapter 11 filings
2019.06.11
Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #4 –Can Receivables be Collected through Offsetting?
2019.05.14
M&A in the Framework of Statutory Insolvency Procedures
2019.02.12
Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #3 – Automatic Stay Ⅱ
2018.12.21
FAQ on Investments in Medical Organizations
2018.12.11
Various Aspects of the US Bankruptcy Law #2 – Automatic Stay I
2018.10.10
Various aspects of US Bankruptcy Law #1 - How bankruptcy is viewed differently in Japan and the United States
2015.12
Commentaries on the Bankruptcy Act (Vol. 1)
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

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2021.05.27
【Online Seminar】Points to Note in Contracting with Overseas Bio Ventures
2020.05.15
【Online Seminar】Dealing with Novel Coronavirus Related Matters II: Notes on M&A with a Company under a Civil Rehabilitation Proceeding
2020.02.27
【Osaka】FIRRMA will Comprehensively Take Effect in February 2020: Learn through Q&A regarding the Latest CFIUS Review Procedure
2020.02.21
【Tokyo】FIRRMA will Comprehensively Take Effect in February 2020: Learn through Q&A regarding the Latest CFIUS Review Procedure
2020.02.19
【Osaka】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ⑥ Answers to Questions You are Hesitant to Ask: Legal Responsibility of a Listed Company for Accounting Fraud and Management of Third Party Committees
2020.02.14
【Tokyo】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ⑥ Answers to Questions You are Hesitant to Ask: Legal Responsibility of a Listed Company for Accounting Fraud and Management of Third Party Committees
2019.06.14
Summary of Products Liability Systems in Foreign Countries and Practices Thereunder - Focusing on the Systems to Report and Recall Defective Consumer Goods in the United States, European Countries and China
2019.04.18
Most Suitable Measures to be Taken against Business Partners in Bankruptcy Proceedings in Japan and the U.S.A. in view of Case Studies
2019.02.28
【Tokyo】Seminar on the Recall System for Chinese, Japanese, American and European Products
2019.02.19
【Osaka】Seminar on the Recall System for Chinese, Japanese, American and European Products
2019.01.28
【Tokyo】The Cutting Edge of the CFIUS Review Process since the Enactment of FIRRMA
2018.12.07
【Osaka】The Cutting Edge of the CFIUS Review Process since the Enactment of FIRRMA
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

Languages

Japanese and English

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