Takuro Awazu

Takuro Awazu
4F Kojimachi MK Bldg
4-3-30 Kojimachi
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Who's Who Legal Japan - Trade & Customs

Takuro Awazu is a partner of Soga Law Office and registered as an attorney-at-law in Japan (active), New York (inactive) and California (inactive). He is specialised in international trade laws, especially anti-dumping; cross border M&A (inbound and outbound); and assisting Japanese laws with respect to IPO in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and other foreign security markets.

He can read Japanese, English, Chinese and Vietnamese.

He graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LLB) in 1997 and Tulane Law School (LLM) in 2002.

He was seconded to the multilateral trade system department of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and was responsible for anti-dumping and dispute settlement as a deputy director from 2003 to 2005. He has been appointed as a member of the committee on the Study of Trade Remedies in Japan organised by METI every year since 2006, and has been a member of the Japanese Society of International Law since 2009.

He has been engaged in more than 10 cases concerning IPOs in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, acting as a Japanese legal adviser. He has also worked on many M&A cases, helping foreign investors (especially Chinese investors) to purchase companies or real properties in Japan.

WWL says: Takuro Awazu is a distinguished name in the Japanese trade and customs space, offering clients a wealth of expertise on international trade law.

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

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