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Yasuyuki Shirabe

Associate
Tokyo

Yasuyuki Shirabe
Languages
English, Japanese
Practice Group
Corporate

Yasuyuki is an associate in the Hogan Lovells Corporate team in Tokyo and has extensive experience in financial services transactions and regulations including investment funds and private equity. He also advises clients on corporate governance, corporate dispute and labor law issues.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, he worked at a major international law firm and advised foreign investment funds on financial regulation including short selling, insider trading, tender offer, procedure under the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act and the Personal Information Protection Act, registration of financial instruments business, filing of dealing in private placement of foreign investment trusts, submission of large shareholding reports, preparation of internal rules and dealing with the regulator regarding financial services. Also, he was engaged in negotiation of execution of agreements such as a non-disclosure agreement and a pledgee agreement. Yasuyuki also worked at a domestic law firm and represented a Japanese major financial institution on litigation.

Representative experience

Representing a Japanese affiliated company of a foreign investment manager on acquisition of license of financial instruments business.

Advising a foreign investment manager on regulation applicable to transactions of securities in financial instruments exchange in Japan.

Representing a foreign investment manager on filing regarding a foreign investment trust in Japan with a Japanese financial services regulator.

Representing a foreign investment manager on submission of a large shareholding report to a Japanese financial services regulator.

Representing a foreign investment manager on dealing with inquiry from a Japanese financial services regulator.

Advising a foreign investment manager on compliance with the amended Personal Information Protection Act.

Advising a foreign investment manager on procedure under the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds.

Representing a foreign investment manager on procedure to abolish investment management business.

Advising a foreign investment manager on regulation applicable to financial instruments business in Japan.

Representing a foreign investment manager, also a shareholder of the listed company, on the execution of a non-disclosure agreement between the companies.

Representing a pledgee in U.S. on negotiation of execution of a pledge agreement with regard to shares in a Japanese company.

Advising a Japanese incorporated educational institution on dismissal of an employee.

Representing a Japanese major financial institution on compensation claim to officers of a company which submits a registration statement containing fake statement, etc.

Representing a Japanese major financial institution on a compensation claim related to termination of an investment trust to a settlor company of the investment trust.

Education and admissions

Education

  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2012
  • University of Tokyo School of Law, 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Japan - Daini Tokyo Bar Assocation
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