Yutaka Sakai


Yutaka Sakai is a senior partner of Atsumi & Sakai and practices in the fields of securitization, project finance, ship finance, aircraft leasing, syndicated loans, and environmental law. He is regularly recognized as one of Tokyo’s leading banking and finance lawyers, and is a frequent speaker at seminars on renewable energy, structured finance and other financial topics. (Bengoshi registered at Tokyo 1st Bar Association). He speaks Japanese and English.
Email: Yutaka Sakai
Tel. +81-3-5501-1055

Admitted1985: registered attorney
Bar AssociationTokyo 1st Bar Association
Education1980: Keio-University (LL.B)
1985: completion of legal trainee (member of the 37th graduating class)
1990: Queen Mary, University of London (LL.M.)
Background1985-1990: Tanaka-Takahashi-legal office
1991-2002: Blakemore-legal office
2002-2006: Asahi-legal office
2007-2010: TMI-legal office
Jan.2007-: New Frontier Capital Management AG member director (part-time)
Feb.2007-: Anchor Ship Investment AG representative director (part-time)
Sep.2010-: Anchor Ship Partners AG representative director (part-time)
Sep.2012-: Maritime counselor
Sep.2013-: Smart-Energy AG auditor (part-time)
MembershipTrust-legal firm
JSLA: Japan Syndication and Loan-trading Association
SFJ: Securitisation Forum of Japan
Practice AreaSecuritisation of divirse assets, structrured finance, project finance,
Ship-finance, aircraft leasing, syndicated loan,
environmental finance, development of new finance products, environmental law
LanguageJapanese, English

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