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Satoko Niiya

Tel :+81-3-3596-7305

Professional Qualif ications & Activities

  • Admitted in Japan, 1994
  • Tokyo Bar Association

Education & Prior Experience

Kyoto University (LL.B.), 1992
Admitted in Japan, 1994, Tokyo Bar Association
Joined Mori Sogo (currently, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto), 1994
Cambridge University (LL.M.), 1997
Linklaters (London), 1997-1998
Established STW & Partners, 2007
Non-Executive Director, Asahi Net, Inc., 2014-
Non-Executive Director, Alpine Electronics, Inc., 2014-
Auditor (Part Time), Hakudo Co., Ltd., 2015-

Publications

  • "Updated Report of Revision of Companies Act" 2010-2012 (Co-Author)
  • "Q&A: Interim Proposal Regarding the Revision of Companies Act" 2012 (Co-Author)
  • "Duty of Directors in MBO Transactions" 2011 (Co-Author)
  • "Issues in Acquisition of Listed Companies" 2002
  • "Practical Analysis of Legal Scheme of PFI" 2000
  • "Business Restructuring Handbook" 2000 (Co-Author)
  • "Bank Supporting Voluntary Restructuring of a Company and Right of Avoidance" 1999

  • NOTE: All publications are written in Japanese.  These English titles listed above are translated from the Japanese originals only for reference purposes.

Seminars

  • "The Influence of the Revision of Companies Act on Business Practice of Companies" GCA Club 83rd Seminar, September 20, 2012
  • "Introduction of Revision of Companies Act" 3rd STW Corporate M&A Legal Seminar hosted by STW & Partners, January 19, 2012
  • "Does TOB with Treasury Shares as Consideration Accelerate M&A in Japan? -- Is the Revised Industrial Revitalization Act (Enforced on July 1, 2011) Advantageous?" (Panelist) GCA Club 70th Seminar, August 25, 2011
  • "How Directors Should Act in MBO Transactions" 1st STW Corporate M&A Legal Seminar hosted by STW & Partners, July 14, 2011
  • "Group Business Strategy and Issues Regarding Publicly Listed Parent/Subsidiary Pairs"Nikkei Business Daily Forum, July 13, 2010

  • NOTE: All seminars were presented in Japanese.  These English titles listed above are translated from the Japanese originals only for reference purposes.