April 1970 Born in Fukuoka Prefecture October 1994 Passed Japan’s National Bar Examination March 1995 Graduated from The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B.) April 1997 Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute Registered with the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association Nishimura & Partners (currently Nishimura & Asahi) October 1999 Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu) May 2002 Graduated from the Stanford Law School (Master of the Science of Law (JSM)) September 2002 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York Office March 2003 Admitted to the New York State Bar April 2004 Nakamura & Tsunoda January 2005 Partner, Nakamura, Tsunoda & Matsumoto (current position) December 2005 Registered with the Tokyo Bar Association April 2008 Distinguished Visiting Professor (Corporate Law), Gakushuin University, Faculty of Law April 2014 Professor (Commercial Law), Waseda Law School March 2017 Outside Supervisory & Audit Board Member, Betrend Corporation (current position) October 2021 Member, Contract Review Committee for Artificial Satellite Business June 2023 Outside Supervisory & Audit Board Member, Soken Chemical & Engineering Co., Ltd. (current position)
NAKAMURA, TSUNODA & MATSUMOTO
松本 真輔Shinsuke Matsumoto
Nakamura, Tsunoda & Matsumoto Partner
Areas of Practice
M&A / Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, Finance, Startup Support, Corporate Litigation, Other General Corporate Legal Affairs ▼ Major Awards ・Triangular share exchange between Nikko Cordial and Citigroup, in which Mr. Matsumoto served as the legal advisor for Nikko Cordial’s special committee, selected as M&A Deal of the Year by the IFLR Magazine and selected as the M&A Deal of the Year and Japan Deal of the Year at the 2008 ALB Japan Law Awards. ・Sale of Sanyo Electric to Panasonic, in which Mr. Matsumoto served as the legal advisor for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, one of the major shareholders of Sanyo Electric, selected as the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Japan Award M&A Deal of the Year at the 2010 ALB Japan Law Awards. ・Investigative Report dated July 2, 2014 issued by the Third Party Committee for Tama Home Co, Ltd., where Mr. Matsumoto served as a member, rated as a 1st （2014） Superior Third Party Committee Report by the Third Party Committee Report Rating Committee. ・Management integration of Z Holdings and LINE, in which Mr. Matsumoto served as the legal advisor for LINE’s special committee, selected as M&A Deal of the Year （Premium） at the 2021 ALB Japan Law Awards. ・Since 2017, Mr. Matsumoto has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in Japan in the practice of Corporate and M&A Law by Best Lawyers, and was selected as the Lawyer of the Year in these same fields of practice in Tokyo in 2023.