Highly regarded

Japanese(first language)

Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation
Project finance

Tatsu Katayama is a partner whose areas of expertise are international banking, finance and securities matters on behalf of foreign clients. Mr. Katayama has been individually named as a leading lawyer in Japan in banking and finance and capital markets matters as well as real estate transactions in legal periodicals such as Chambers International and Euromoney. He often works together with overseas legal counsel on these matters and is well accustomed to meeting the needs of overseas clients as well as foreign-subsidiary domestic clients.

Mr. Katayama served as the international director of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations. He has expertise in cross border legal practices, anti-money laundering and other international aspects of bar issues.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Real estate finance
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Investment management
  • Real estate

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association

  • The University of Tokyo  (LL.B.) (1985)
  • University of Pennsylvania  (LL.M.)  (1991)