About Yo Ota

Yo Ota is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi since 2003. He is the head of its Tax Practice group and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, tax, corporate governance, and intellectual property (IP) and media. A graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB) in 1991 and of the Harvard Law School (LLM) in 2000, he was admitted to the bar in Japan (1993) and in New York (2001). He has written several books.