Takashi Akahane

Takashi Akahane
Office:
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
100-8136
City:
Tokyo
Country:
Japan
Tel:
+81 3 6775 1028
Fax:
+81 3 6775 2028

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Japan - Project Finance

Takashi Akahane is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, whose practice includes project finance, PFI/PPP (public private partnership), procumbent and various financial transactions. Mr Akahane has represented national government, local governments, private companies and banks in numerous PFI/PPP and procumbent projects including all prison projects initiated by the Ministry of Justice, the New Kansai International Airport project, currently the largest ever PFI/concession project in Japan and many more. Mr Akahane also advises various Japanese ministries, municipalities, multinationals and private sector regarding social and economic infrastructure projects.

In addition to his experience in private practice, he has served as counsel from 1997–1998 in the Office of the General Counsel of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London headquarters) during which he assisted in the modernisation of the commercial laws of transitional countries, including central Asian countries of the former Soviet Union. Mr Akahane has also served, inter alia, as the expert member of the committee for promotion of PFI in the Prime Minister's Office (PFI committee) and as a member of the review committee for airport operations, under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism .

Mr Akahane is a graduate of Tokyo University (LLB, 1987) and Georgetown University (LLM, 1994) and is admitted to the Bars of Japan (1989) and New York (1995).

WWL says: Takashi Akahane is "a legend in project finance" who is "well known in the Japanese market" for his expertise in PPPs and infrastructure projects.

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

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