HIBIYA PARK LAW OFFICES

Partner

Taku Nomiya

◆ Practice Areas

◆ Education

1997Passed the National Bar Exam
1998Graduated from Waseda University, School of Law (LL.B.)
2006Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, U.S.A. (LL.M.)

◆ Experience

2000 thru 2004Mitsui, Yasuda, Wani & Maeda, Tokyo
2004 to dateHibiya Park Law Offices
2006 thru 2007Worked for Haynes and Boone, LLP (Dallas)
2008 thru 2010Member of the Legal Committee of Japan Professional Football League
2010 thru 2012Acting Chairman of the Legal Committee of Japan Professional Football League
2010 thru 2012Statutory Auditor of Japan Professional Football League
2012 to dateChairman of the Legal Committee of Japan Professional Football League
2013 thru 2017Member (Club Representative) of Dispute Resolution Chamber of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
2015 to dateChairman of the Legal Committee of Japan Professional Basketball League
2017 to dateIndependent Director of kabu.com Securities Co., Ltd.
2017 to dateIndependent Director of TETSUJIN Inc.

◆ Writings

  • “Everything of Effective Management of Subsidiaries” Published by Shojihomu (2018) (Co-author)
  • “Practice of Preparation for Shareholders’ Meeting for Year 2018 and Anticipated Questions and Planed Answers”
    Published by Chuokeizai-sha (2018) (Co-author)
  • “Specialized Suit Lecture Series No.7, Corporate Litigation, Lawsuits/ Non-contentious Cases/ Provisional Disposition Cases”
    Published by Minjiho-Kenkyukai (2013) (Co-author)
  • “8 Anticipated Questions which Should be Prepared for This Year’s Shareholders’ Meeting”
    Published by Chuokeizai-sha (Business Homu Vol.12 No.5, 2012)
  • “Earthquake Disaster and Countermeasures Against Shareholders’ Meeting”
    Published by Shojihomu (2011) (Co-author)
  • “The Prince Hotel Affair and Mission of Companies”
    Published by Shojihomu (New Business Law No.911, 2009) (Co-author)
  • “Victory by Shareholders/victory over Shareholders – Proxy Fight and Management of Shareholders’ Meeting”
    Published by Shojihomu (2008) (Co-author)
  • “New Corporate Law Q&A”
    Published by Seibunsha (2005) (Co-author)
  • “Security Measures under Private Information Protection Law”
    Published by Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc. (Kinyu-Homu Jijo No.1734, 2005) (Co-author)
  • “The Practice of Reform of Corporate Governance”
    Published by Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha (2003) (Co-author)

◆ Seminars/Lectures

“ESG Investment Seminar: How to Evaluate Corporate Governance – based upon Principles for Preventing Corporate Scandals – ” for institutional investors in foreign-invested securities companies in 2018.

◆ Representative Engagements

Litigation/Dispute Resolution

  • Counsel to a foreign-invested financial institution in a lawsuit where an incorporated educational institution and a business company claimed compensation for damages (total of approx. 30 billion yen) regarding currency derivatives.
  • Counsel to a government financial institution in a lawsuit where Indonesian people claimed compensation for damages against the Japanese government and the government financial institution regarding hydroelectric project using ODA.
  • Counsel to a Japanese karaoke machine manufacturer in a lawsuit where a Korean copyright holder claimed compensation for damages against the karaoke machine manufacturer due to copyright infringement.
  • Counsel to an investor in a dispute over complex real estate investment project.
  • Counsel to J.League in an arbitration before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) where a professional soccer player made a claim to revoke punitive measures for doping violation.
  • Counsel to a director in a shareholder derivative lawsuit of a listed company.
  • Supported a defendant Japanese company in a U.S. lawsuit.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Counsel to a Japanese major commercial bank, prepared and negotiated contracts, and offered legal advice in dissolving a joint venture and establishing a new joint venture using class shares and a company split.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition (valued at 17 billion yen) of a K. brand by the Japanese listed company through share transfer.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition (valued at over 25 billion yen) of an Italian brand by the Japanese listed company.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition of an overseas golf course by the Japanese listed company.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition of one department of a Korean listed company through the method of a company split and share transfer by the Japanese listed company.
  • Counsel to a Japanese fund, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition by takeover bid of a listed company.
  • Counsel to a foreign-invested worker dispatching company, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition of a Japanese worker dispatching company.
  • Counsel to a European healthcare company, prepared and negotiated contracts in an acquisition of a Japanese medical corporation and eyewear sales company by the European healthcare company.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, prepared and negotiated contracts in the acquisition of a U.S. brand and establishment of a joint venture.
  • Conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in management integration using share exchanges and joint share transfers between Japanese listed companies.
  • Counsel to a Japanese fund, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in business transfer of an apparel company that had filed for civil rehabilitation proceedings.
  • Counsel to a Japanese medical corporation that had filed for civil rehabilitation proceedings, conducted due diligence investigation, and prepared and negotiated contracts in business transfer of the Japanese medical corporation.
  • Counsel to a Japanese listed company, drafted and negotiated contracts in carrying out a capital increase through third-party allotment and capital and business tie-up.

Crisis Management/Third Party Committee for Handling Misconduct

  • Administration for a third party committee on NHK insider trading (2008).
  • Administration for the Investigation Committee on the Retroactive Adjustment of Standard Remuneration established by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2008).
  • Special Investigation Committee on kabu.com Securities Co., Ltd. insider case (2009).
  • Corporate Auditor Board investigation/Liability Investigation Committee relating to information provided by major shareholders on Accordia Golf Co., Ltd. (2012).
  • Administration for the Third Party Committee on Labor Environment Improvement of Sukiya Restaurant Chain in relation to Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd. (2014).
  • Administration for the Crisis Management Committee of SURUGA bank Ltd. regarding share-house loans (2018).

PFI and PPP

  • Counsel to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, prepared application documents, project contracts, and other documents and negotiated contracts in PFI regarding Asaka and Misono Purification Plants in Tokyo.
  • Counsel to the Ministry of Finance, prepared application documentation, project contracts, and other documents and negotiated contracts in the development project for public officers housing in Komazawa and Ikejiri (first domestic PFI case).
  • Counsel to Naha Port Authority, prepared application documents, project contracts, and other documents in the Naha Port Public International Container Terminal operation project.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Sendai City, prepared application documents, project contracts, and other documents and negotiated contracts in privatization project of Sendai City Gas Bureau.
  • Offered legal advice and instruction on survey of project feasibility regarding the New Bohol Airport Construction and Sustainable Environmental Project in the Philippines.

Finance

  • Counsel to Japanese-U.S. financial institutions, prepared contracts in the granting of a revolving credit facility of over several billion U.S. dollars to an investment fund for Japanese real estate market.
  • Counsel to an originator, drafted and negotiated contracts, and prepared written opinions in the securitization of auto maintenance leasing claims (first domestic case).
  • Counsel to an arranger, formed structure, and drafted and negotiated contracts in the securitization of consumer loan claims.

◆ (Japanese) 主な実績

(Japanese) 訴訟・紛争解決

  • 通貨デリバティブに関して学校法人・事業会社が損害賠償(合計約300億円)を求めた訴訟において外資系金融機関を代理。
  • ODAを用いた水力発電事業に関してインドネシア住民が日本国政府、政府系金融機関等に対して損害賠償を求めた訴訟で政府系金融機関を代理。
  • 韓国の著作権者が著作権侵害を理由に日本のカラオケメーカーに対して損害賠償を求めた訴訟でカラオケメーカーを代理。
  • 複雑な不動産投資案件を巡る紛争において投資家側を代理。
  • プロサッカー選手がドーピング違反に関する処分の取り消しを求めたスポーツ仲裁裁判所(CAS)での仲裁においてJリーグを代理。
  • 上場企業の株主代表訴訟において取締役側を代理。
  • 米国訴訟において被告となった日本企業側の訴訟支援。

M&A

  • 日本の都銀を代理しての種類株式及び会社分割を用いた合弁事業の解消並びに新規合弁事業の組成に関する契約書の作成・交渉及び法的助言業務
  • 日本の上場企業による英国ブランドの株式譲渡による買収案件(買収金額170億円)において日本の上場企業を代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 日本の上場企業によるイタリアブランドの買収案件(買収金額250億円超)において日本の上場企業を代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 日本の上場企業による海外ゴルフ場の買収案件において日本の上場企業を代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 日本の上場企業による韓国の上場企業の一事業部門を会社分割及び株式譲渡の手法による買収案件において、日本の上場企業を代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 上場企業に対する公開買付による買収案件における日本のファンドを代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 外資系人材派遣会社を代理しての日本の人材派遣会社の買収案件におけるデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 欧州のヘルスケア会社による日本の医療法人及びメガネ販売会社の買収案件における欧州のヘルスケア会社を代理しての契約交渉・作成業務。
  • 米国のブランドの取得及び合弁事業の組成における日本の上場企業を代理しての契約作成・交渉業務。
  • 日本の上場会社同士による株式交換、共同株式移転等を用いた経営統合案件におけるデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 民事再生手続を申請したアパレル会社の事業譲受案件における日本のファンドを代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 民事再生手続を申請した日本の医療法人の事業譲受案件における日本の医療法人を代理してのデューディリジェンスの実施・契約書の作成・交渉業務。
  • 第三者割当増資の実施及び資本業務提携案件における日本の上場企業を代理しての契約の起案・交渉業務。

不祥事対応等の危機管理・第三者委員会

  • NHKインサイダー取引に関する第三者委員会に関する事務局業務(2008年)
  • 厚生労働省が設置した標準報酬遡及訂正事案等に関する調査委員会に関する事務局業務(2008年)
  • カブドットコム証券株式会社インサイダー事件に関する特別調査委員会(2009年)
  • 株式会社アコーディア・ゴルフに関する大株主からの情報提供に係る監査役会調査・責任調査委員会 2012年)
  • 株式会社ゼンショーホールディングスに係る「すき家の労働環境改善に関する第三者委員会」に関する事務局業務(2014年)
  • シェアハウスローンに関するスルガ銀行株式会社危機管理委員会事務局業務(2018年)

PFI・PPP

  • 東京都の朝霞・三園浄水場に関するPFIにおいて東京都を代理しての公募書類・事業契約書等の作成・契約交渉。
  • 公務員宿舎駒沢住宅・池尻住宅整備事業において財務省側を代理しての公募書類・事業契約等の作成・契約交渉(PFI国第1号案件)。
  • 那覇港公共国際コンテナターミナル運営事業において那覇港管理組合を代理しての公募書類・事業契約等の作成。
  • 仙台市ガス局の民営化事業について仙台市側リーガルアドバイザーとしての公募書類・事業契約等の作成・契約交渉。
  • フィリピン国新ボホール空港建設及び持続可能型環境保全事業に関する事業可能性調査における法的助言教務。

ファイナンス

  • 日本の不動産市場向け投資ファンドへの数10億米ドル以上のリボルビング・クレジット・ファシリティの供与にあたって日米の金融機関を代理しての契約書作成業務。
  • オートメインテナンスリース債権の証券化においてオリジネーターを代理しての契約書の起案・交渉、意見書の作成業務(国内第1号案件)。
  • 消費者ローン債権の証券化においてアレンジャーを代理してのストラクチャーの組成、契約書の起案・交渉業務。