Professionals

Chika Igarashi has extensive experience advising banks, financial institutions and other corporate clients, most of which operate their businesses globally, on compliance, regulatory and a wide-range of governance matters.

Chika’s practice involves, both domestically and in a foreign context, among others, providing strategic advice on dealing with governmental authorities with respect to various compliance and regulatory issues, including data privacy related matters and governmental investigations, providing support in dispute resolutions, and functioning as the external helpline contact for employee harassment and other complaints.

Chika also belongs to the Middle East, Africa, and Natural Resources & Energy Practice teams at Nishimura & Asahi.

Recent activities

6/2020

Tips for Foreign Secured Creditors in Thailand: Requirements for Registration of Securities and Additional Conditions

Newsletter

3/2020

Regulatory Reforms for Payment Services and One-Stop Financial Services Brokerage

Newsletter

1/2019

The Financial Action Task Force's Fourth Mutual Evaluation of Japan

Articles

Education

2006
Boston University School of Law (LL.M.)
1993
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2016 - 2020
Outside Director of Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
2015 -
Member of the Committee of Experts (Tokyo District Court)
2006
United Nations Headquarters in New York