Partner Yuichi Urata

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2007)
New York (2014)

Location : Osaka Office

Professional Summary

Based in Osaka, Yuichi Urata is a corporate M&A lawyer, with particular expertise in public takeovers, securities regulations, shareholders’ meeting, shareholder activism, and private equity and venture capital investments. He advises listed and non-listed companies on complex and strategic corporate transactions, both internationally and domestically.

He also assists his clients with employment aspects of commercial transactions, employment advice, investigations, litigation and pensions.

Yuichi has strong sector experience in nursing care, infrastructure, energy, real estate and asbestos.

Education & Professional Experience

2013 - 2014
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York)

2013
Columbia Law School(LL.M.)

2006
Hitotsubashi University School of Law (J.D.)

2004
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Publications Archives

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2021.08.03
【Onilne Seminar】Series of Seminars on Latest Court Decisions (2): Latest Court Decisions on Takeover Defense Measures (Cases of NIPPO LTD. and Japan Asia Group Limited)
2021.01.27
【Online Seminar】Compliance Practice under the Amended Companies Act of 2019 Based on the Amended Order of the Ministry of Justice (Part 1)
2019.07.18
Key Points in M&A - Learning from Disputes
2019.02.28
【Nagoya】Practices to Cope with Activist Shareholders - "Making Necessary Preparation under Normal Circumstances in View of Possible Emergency Actions (If You Want Peace, Prepare for War)"
2018.11.30
【Tokyo】Practices to Cope with Activist Shareholders - "Making Necessary Preparation under Normal Circumstances in View of Possible Emergency Actions (If You Want Peace, Prepare for War)"
2018.11.19
【Osaka】Practices to Cope with Activist Shareholders - "Making Necessary Preparation under Normal Circumstances in View of Possible Emergency Actions (If You Want Peace, Prepare for War)"
2018.08.31
Venture Investment by Business Companies
2017.03
Legal Practices for Annual Shareholders Meetings in 2017 based on Recent Trends
2017.02.17
The Basics of the Legal Practice for Shareholders' Meetings
2017.01.16
Guest Lecturer at "Mergers and Acquisitions Law" course in Doshisha Law School (Fall Semester, 2016)
2015.07
Seminar on the Corporate Governance Code - Best Practices for Complying with the Corporate Governance Code
2012.05.17
Practices in Handling Dissenting Shareholders in a Two-Step Merger

Languages

Japanese and English

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