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Shearman & Sterling
FUKOKU SEIMEI BUILDING, 5TH FLOOR
2-2-2 UCHISAIWAICHO CHIYODA-KU
TOKYO 100-0011
Japan

Work Department

Capital Markets
Antitrust
Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

Toshiro Mochizuki is a partner in the Corporate Group. His practice comprises capital markets as well as general corporate matters, with a particular focus on advising issuers and underwriters on global offerings, SEC registrations and other securities law issues, including those relating to business combinations. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, he was an in-house counsel for six years at a leading international investment bank in Tokyo, where he covered primarily capital markets transactions, cross-border M&A financial advisory engagements and compliance matters. Toshiro began his career at another U.S. law firm, where he spent eight years at its Tokyo and New York offices handling both issuer-side and underwriter-side assignments for debt and equity offerings by Japanese and U.S. issuers. Toshiro also has experience representing clients on U.S. anti-corruption, economic sanctions, antitrust and other compliance matters.

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships

ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • Japan (as a Registered Foreign Lawyer)

Education

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
J.D., cum laude

HARVARD UNIVERSITY
A.B., magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Capital markets: International firms and joint ventures

(Next Generation Partners: Gaiben)

Toshiro MochizukiShearman & Sterling

Japan > Corporate and M&A: International firms and joint ventures

(Leading individuals: Gaiben)

Toshiro MochizukiShearman & Sterling

Japan > Antitrust and competition: International firms and joint ventures

Shearman & Sterling’s antitrust and competition offering provides EU and US competition advice and services to Japanese corporate clients and financial institutions. The firm regularly works alongside US and Europe counterparts and is instructed in multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations, class action litigation, merger control matters, antitrust counselling, and compliance. Corporate and M&A expert Toshiro Mochizuki  co-leads the practice with Kana Morimura, who recently was promoted to partner. Head of the Tokyo office Masahisa Ikeda also contributes to the practice.