3. Hiroyuki Umezono

Hiroyuki Umezono


Hiro Umezono serves clients, and law firms representing their clients, in foreign countries in any Japanese investments, as well as the firm’s Japanese clients in connection with their business endeavors in foreign countries, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Practice Areas

  • General Corporate, M&A, Start-up Businesses, International Transactions, International Disputes, IP Transactions, Venture Capital/Entrepreneurial Services, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Labor.

Bar Admissions

Japan (1988)
New York (1994)


Waseda University, LL.B., 1986
Columbia University School of Law, LL.M., 1992

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • (1) Publications
  •    Strategic Use of Classified Capital Stock(September 2007 edition of M&A Review (Vol.21 No.5))
  •    Stock Option in the United States: Recent Issues (May 2001 edition of M&A Review)
  •    International eCommerce Business and Legal Issues (CCH Japan Limited (March 2001))
  •    Tracking Stock (July 2000 edition of M&A Review)
  •    New Financing Practices Under New UCC-Type Registration System (February 1999 issue of the Lex Mundi World Reports)
  •    Development of Stock Option Plan (September 1997 issue of the Lex Mundi World Reports)
  • (2) Awards
  •    International Financial Law Review - Asian Awards 2011 (M&A Deal of the Year)
  • (3) Seminar
  •    MBO and Squeeze-Out (2009) Global Investment Banking, Mizuho Securities
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