Kyohei Yanagida

Japanese lawyer (Tokyo Bar Association) Kyohei Yanagida

Practice Areas

Education

2009
Keio University (LL.B.)
2011
University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D.)

Experience

2012
Passed Japan Bar Exam
2013
Registered with the Tokyo Bar Association
2013
Joined Clair Law Firm
2015
Joined Link Law Firm
2017
Joined ZeLo Law Firm

Representative work

Acted on behalf of both companies and investors in over 50 financing rounds in 2018 alone. Investment rounds range from the seed stage (millions of yen) to pre-IPO later-stage rounds (billions of yen). Involved in all legal aspects of the financing stage from drafting initial terms sheets to closings.

Structured various financing deals using convertible equity (J-KISS) and stock options.

Advised large investment firms in Japan on financing matters, fund formation and operation. Representative work includes assisting an investment firm to invest 20 billion yen as a limited partner in a venture as well as a CVC transaction of 100 billion yen by a publicly traded company.

Acted as internal counsel for startups that do not have pre-existing in-house counsel. While acting as internal counsel, created various internal policies, terms of use, privacy policies, contract templates, facilitated corporate reorganizations and reviewed new business models.

Provided legal advice to companies that are preparing to file IPOs.

Languages

Japanese/English

Publications

『ブロックチェーンビジネスとICOのフィジビリティスタディ』

『ブロックチェーンビジネスとICOのフィジビリティスタディ』

Publications
Publications | Kyohei Yanagida
Date | 2018/11/05

『新規ビジネスを成功に導く法的リスク突破力』

『新規ビジネスを成功に導く法的リスク突破力』

Publications
Publications | Kyohei Yanagida
Date | 2018/07/21

『ラジオ・リスナーの軌跡』

『ラジオ・リスナーの軌跡』

Publications
Publications | Kyohei Yanagida
Date | 2015/04

『知らないと大変なことになる 会社の個人情報対策』

『知らないと大変なことになる 会社の個人情報対策』

Publications
Publications | Kyohei Yanagida
Date | 2014/09/13

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