About Akira Matsushita

Akira Matsushita is a partner with expertise in cross-border and domestic M&A, corporate governance, shareholder activism, unsolicited takeovers and general corporate and securities law matters. He has advised many listed companies that have been subject to shareholder activism, unsolicited takeovers and proxy fights. More recently, he has been frequently involved in M&A transactions which were subject to M&A activism. He has been admitted to the Japan (2006) and New York (2013) bars. He has co-authored the following papers: M&A Contract – Model Clauses and Commentary, Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, Changes in Shareholders Meetings, and Shareholders' Proposal and Proxy Fight [second edition].