Tatsuya Nakayama has been an attorney-at-law in the M&A/corporate group at Nishimura & Asahi since 2005 and was previously seconded to the US international law firm, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, in New York for one year. Mr Nakayama’s practice covers a broad range of legal issues mainly related to corporate, antitrust, securities and exchange, intellectual property and tax law, and he has handled various M&A transactions including mergers, tender offers and incorporation of joint ventures, and the issuance of preferred stock and convertible bonds, while also providing advice and legal support in commercial litigation.

Mr Nakayama obtained his LLB from the University of Tokyo in 2004, and his LLM degree and the Certificate of Merit Award in Mergers and Acquisitions from the University of Michigan Law School in 2012. Mr Nakayama was admitted to the Japanese Bar in 2005 and the New York Bar in 2013.