Professionals

Takahiko Date is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi in the M&A/corporate group. He has advised on mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, cross-border/domestic acquisitions and divestitures, going private/management buyout transactions, joint ventures, and numerous other kinds of transactions and commercial arrangements, including large-scale strategic alliance and acquisition transactions by listed companies. He also regularly provides domestic and foreign clients with regulatory, labor, intellectual property and other general corporate advice.

Recent activities

5/2019

Most innovative Japanese law firm: Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyer Awards 2019

Awards

3/2019

Winner: Asian-mena Counsel Deal of the Year 2018

Awards

2/2019

Corpus Juris M&A - Completely Revised Edition (first volume) (second volume)

Books

Education

2006
New York University School of Law (LL.M., Dean's Graduate Award)
2000
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2017 -
Lecturer, Waseda Law School (Corporate Reorganization and M&A)
2009
Legal Division., Citigroup Japan Holdings Corp. (former Nikko Citi Holdings Inc.)
2006 - 2007
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York