Wataru Higuchi has been involved in a wide range of finance transactions, from structured finance to capital markets. Mr Higuchi has particular expertise in equity and bond offerings of non-Japanese companies, listings of non-Japanese companies and funds (ETFs), and structured financing transactions. In addition to his professional experience at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Mr Higuchi also worked for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (from October 2012 to September 2013) as a secondee, where he was responsible for formulating the infrastructure fund market rules. Mr Higuchi studied at Hitotsubashi University (LLB) and Columbia Law School (LLM) and is admitted to the Bar in Japan and New York.