He has been involved principally in the fields of banking, securities, derivatives, insurance, asset management as well as structured finance and securitisation, with emphasis on regulatory matters including advice on new financial products and on inspections of financial institutions by regulators. He also assists non-Japanese clients in establishing their businesses for financial services in Japan and obtaining regulatory licenses as well as international and domestic M&A projects of financial institutions. He is a pioneer in the area of regulatory advice for non-Japanese banks on integration of multiple business platforms in Japan. He has been engaged on a number of occasions by groups of non-Japanese financial institutions such as International Bankers Association, Tokyo, to prepare standard templates of agreements and regulatory documents. He has leveraged his experience in regulatory areas to expand his fields to securitisation and structured finance, with particular emphasis on representation of a number of trust banks.
Isao Shindo is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1983) and was appointed as assistant professor of the university in administrative law (1983-1986). After graduating Harvard Law School (LLM, 1987), he worked as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore (1988). He is admitted to the bar in Japan and New York.
This biography is an extract from The International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers which can be purchased from our Shop.
It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication
Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.