3. Shigenobu Ebata

Shigenobu Ebata

Shigenobu Ebata

Practice Areas

  • General Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Selected Representations

  • Case of going private of Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd., Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. and Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd.
  • Case of the Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. vs UFJ Trust Bank Limited
  • The independent committee of Kojitu Co., Ltd.
  • Cases of filing for civil rehabilitation of Vissel Kobe(Football club) and Sekihyo Seibaku(Leisure company)
  • Cases of unauthorized duplication of Akira Kurosawa's films

Bar Admissions

Japan (2002)


Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2002
University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2001

Professional Experience

Miyakezaka Sogo Law Offices, 2002 -

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Member of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations
  • Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association Corporate Law Research Committee

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • "Methods of squeeze-out and trends in trials concerning dissenting shareholders' demand for share purchase and price determination" (sponsored by Grant Thornton Masters Trust Inc.) (January 2013)
  • "Appropriate selection of and practical points to note on various M&A methods," (sponsored by Grant Thornton Masters Trust Inc.) (November 2012)
  • "Basic knowledge of M&A (legal proceedings and stock price valuation)," (sponsored by Grant Thornton Masters Trust Inc.) (October 2012)
  • "Professional practice of the going private of listed companies by MBO" (Business Succession Research Group, Daini Tokyo Bar Association) (April 2012)
  • "First seminar for general review of services for general meetings of shareholders after full enforcement of the Companies Act" (sponsored by KPMG AZSA LLC Yokohama Office) (March 2007)
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