Shimon Takagi has been a licensed Japanese attorney-at-law (Bengoshi) since 1990; he is also admitted as a U.S. attorney in the State of New York. He handles matters in the areas of corporate and tax law, corporate transactions (acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances), structured finance (bank, asset-based and project finance), securities, real estate and commercial and tax litigation for Japanese and non-Japanese clients. He is currently in solo practice with Takagi Law Office.
Previously a Partner with White & Case, Mr. Takagi was also local partner for another major international law firm from 1999-2002; he also served in varying roles at other law firms in Japan and the United States. From 1998-1999, he worked as the director of financial planning in the Private Banking Division at UBS Trust & Banking.
LL.B., Osaka City University (1988)
LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law (1995)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Business Operations in Japan (Portfolio 7200)
This Portfolio deals with the most common legal and tax problems encountered by foreign firms doing business in Japan.