Etsuko Hara

Etsuko Hara
Office:
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
100-8136
City:
Tokyo
Country:
Japan
Tel:
+81 3 6775 1088
Fax:
+81 3 6775 2088

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Japan - Competition

Etsuko Hara is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and her practice focuses on the areas of antitrust law and corporate transactions.

Ms Hara has extensive experience advising on antitrust cases as well as inbound and outbound transactions, including cross-border distribution, licence and franchise agreements and other corporate transactions. She regularly handles multi-jurisdictional merger filings and advises on various antitrust issues with regard to the transactions, including complex contract arrangements such as alliances between competitors, and vertical antitrust issues.

Ms Hara also advises on international and domestic cartel cases, and has assisted clients on cartel investigations by the JFTC and foreign competition authorities, leniency applications and private actions.

Ms Hara is a graduate of Columbia Law School (LLM) and the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1998), and is admitted as a lawyer in Japan and New York. She teaches antitrust law at Hitotsubashi University School of Law. She recently co-authored Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Laws: A Primer for Japanese Companies (Kinzai, 2013) and “Japan: Merger Control” of the GCR Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review (2018).

WWL says: Etsuko Hara is a highly respected figure in the competition arena who is internationally renowned for her “outstanding” work advising on cartel cases, merger filings and vertical issues.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Japan which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Etsuko Hara is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and her practice focuses on the areas of antitrust law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate transactions.

Ms Hara has extensive experience advising on antitrust issues in regard to inbound and outbound transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border distribution, and licence and franchise agreements. She regularly handles multi-jurisdictional merger filings and advises on various antitrust issues with regard to the transactions, including complex contract arrangements such as alliances between competitors, and vertical antitrust issues.

Ms Hara also advises on international or domestic cartel cases, and has assisted clients on cartel investigations by the JFTC and foreign competition authorities, leniency applications and private actions.

Ms Hara is a graduate of Columbia Law School (LLM) and the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1998), and is admitted as a lawyer in Japan and New York. She teaches antitrust law at Hitotsubashi University School of Law. She recently co-authored Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Laws: A Primer for Japanese Companies (Kinzai, 2013) and two chapters ("Japan: Cartels" and "Japan: Merger Control") of the GCR Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review (2017).

WWL says: Etsuko Hara is praised by sources as “an outstanding competition lawyer who has worked on numerous global deals and multi-jurisdictional cartel matters”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Japan - Franchise

Etsuko Hara is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and her practice focuses on the areas of antitrust law and corporate transactions.

Ms Hara has extensive experience advising on antitrust cases as well as inbound and outbound transactions, including cross-border distribution, licence and franchise agreements and other corporate transactions. She regularly handles multi-jurisdictional merger filings and advises on various antitrust issues with regard to the transactions, including complex contract arrangements such as alliances between competitors, and vertical antitrust issues.

Ms Hara also advises on international and domestic cartel cases, and has assisted clients on cartel investigations by the JFTC and foreign competition authorities, leniency applications and private actions.

Ms Hara is a graduate of Columbia Law School (LLM) and the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1998), and is admitted as a lawyer in Japan and New York. She teaches antitrust law at Hitotsubashi University School of Law. She recently co-authored Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Laws: A Primer for Japanese Companies (Kinzai, 2013) and “Japan: Merger Control” of the GCR Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review (2018).

WWL says: Etsuko Hara is a well-recognised name in the Japanese franchise space and is frequently engaged in handling complex franchising and licensing agreements.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Japan which can be purchased from our Shop.

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