Daiki Ishikawa is a counsel at the Tokyo office of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto. He focuses on cross-border and domestic M&A and intellectual property transactions. He is a leading member of the space law practice group in the firm and also joins external academic groups studying space business law, including the Commercial Space Resources Development Study Group sponsored by Keio University and JAXA from 2016 to 2018. Mr Ishikawa was admitted to the Japanese Bar in 2008. He received his JD from the University of Tokyo Law School in 2007, and his LLM from the University of Chicago Law School in 2014. He also worked at Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) from 2014 to 2015.