Japanese lawyer (Daini Tokyo Bar Association) Naoki Ajika

Education

2010
The University of Kyoto (LL.B)
2012
The University of Kyoto School of Law(J.D.)

Experience

2012
Passed Japan Bar Exam
2013
Registered with the Daini Tokyo Bar Association
2013
Joined Habataki Law Firm
2017
Joined ZeLo
2018
Seconded to the Financial Service Agency's Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (2018.2-2020.1)

Representative work

Currently seconded to the Financial Service Agency's Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission. Acting as a securities investigation officer and reviewing dozens of cases per year related to insider trading and stock price manipulation. Involved in revising the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.

Handled multiple large-scale bankruptcy cases as an assistant bankruptcy trustee; filed various petitions in bankruptcy court.

Acted in various bankrtupcy matters for corporate entities and individuals, including civil rehabilitation, corporate restructuring-related ADR, and drafting guidelines for executive insurance policies.

Acted in various labor and employment cases, drafted internal company policies and represented clients before labor tribunals.

Conducted legal review of various business models of FinTech and HRTech startups and provided legal advice.

Lecturer on labor matters and insider trading regulations.

Languages

Japanese/English

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