is a partner at the firm. His key practice areas are: insurance & reinsurance; banking & finance; regulatory; corporate/M&A; and cross-border transactions. Koji is admitted to practice law in Japan (2004) and New York (2013). He has worked as a visiting attorney at Barack Ferrazano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Chicago, USA and Rodyk & Davidson LLP, Singapore. Koji was also on secondment at the Supervisory Coordination Division of the Supervisory Bureau, Financial Services Agency, Japan as a fixed-term government official (January 2014 to December 2015); he worked on various compliance issues of insurance sector including AML/CFT, countermeasures against anti-social forces, and personal data protection.