Koichi Miyamoto is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune who practises primarily in the field of investment funds, asset management, banking and securities, payment services, fintech, and various types of domestic and international financial transactions. He has extensive experience in providing legal services and advice in relation to structuring, formation and marketing of domestic and foreign investment funds, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, mezzanine funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and infrastructure funds. He regularly advises a number of multinational financial institutions in relation to regulatory issues under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, the Banking Act, the Act on Investment Trusts and Investment Corporations, and other financial laws and regulations.
In addition to his professional experience at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, he has also worked for the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission of Japan (from 2008 to 2010), where he was in charge of inspection of financial instruments business operators.Mr Miyamoto is a graduate of Keio University (LLB, 2003) and the University of Chicago (LLM, 2012), and is admitted to the bars of Japan (2005) and New York (2013). He recently co-authored the Japan chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Alternative Investment Funds (2019, seventh edition, Global Legal Group). He also co-authored the books Retail Investment Funds in Japan: Regulatory Overview and Hedge Funds in Japan: Regulatory Overview (part of Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law series).