Koji Ishikawa is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Tokyo office and focuses his practice on cross-border M&A and capital markets matters. He is also advising domestic and international gaming clients on Japanese integrated resorts.
Represented an international brewer in the sale of its beer brands in Eastern Europe to a Japanese brewer (USD 7.8 billion).
Represented a Japanese industrial gas manufacture in the acquisition of industrial gas business from a European industrial gas manufacture (EUR 5 billion).
Represented a Japanese steak restaurant chain in Nasdaq listing, which is the first US listing by Japanese restaurant business.
Represented provider of eDiscovery and digital forensic services in Nasdaq listing, which is the first NASDAQ listing for more than 13 years by a Japanese issuer.
Represented Japan’s 2nd largest pachinko hall operator in Hong Kong listing, which is the very first Hong Kong initial public offering by a Japanese issuer.
Visiting Scholar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 2017
Visiting Scholar, Peking University Law School, 2005
LL.M., New York University School of Law
Graduate Editor, NYU Journal of International Law & Politics
LL.B., Waseda University, 1993