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Hitoshi Ishihara

Affiliated - New Gaming Attorney

hitoshi.ishihara's picture Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
2-7, Motoakasaka 1-chome Minato-ku, Akasaka K-Tower
Tokyo, 107-0051
Office: +81 3-6888-1165
Fax: +81 3-6888-3165
E-mail: [email protected]

Mr. Ishihara is providing advice concerning the Japanese Integrated Resort and other gaming regulations to various gaming companies, casino operators, equipment manufacturers, foreign law firms, and state agencies. He has received multiple awards in the gaming sector such as “Japan Leading Gaming Law Advisor of the Year” by Acquisition International Magazine; “Gaming Lawyer of the Year in Japan” by Corporate Intl Magazine and “Gaming Lawyer of the Year – Japan” by Global Law Experts Magazine. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mr. Ishihara also has excellent track record In areas other than gaming of providing accurate and timely advice matching clients’ needs, backed by over seven years’ experience in the United States, with an exceptional focus on cross-border business negotiation, dispute resolution, M&A, international trade, and corporate/commercial matters (including advice concerning corporate governance, compliance, joint venture management, and internal investigations). -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mr. Ishihara has contributed in multiple publications and has been covered by multiple medias concerning the Japanese gaming regulations including the Japanese Integrated Resort: ・ 『The Gambling and Gaming Law Review – 2nd Edition (Japan Chapter)』 (Law Business Research, 2017) ・ 『Juego en Japon Legalizacion Primera Fase』 (Revista CASINO, Turismo y Entretenimiento, January 2017) ・ 『Japan’s Gaming Reform』 (Acquisition International, January 2017) ・ 『How to convey the message, understanding the difference of the legal regime and customs" (The Japan Business Law, September 2016) ・ 『The Policy Objective of IR Bill –what is the objective and how should it be reached–』 (Japan IR Association, April 2015) ・ 『Overview of the Japanese casino bill』 (Asian Gaming Lawyer, 2015) ・ 『The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Gambling 2015 (General Chapter)』 (Global Legal Group Ltd. 2014) ・ 『The Japanese "Casino Bill": Potential Sources of Successes and Failures of Cross-Border Dealings』 (LexisNexis, 2014) ・ 『Introduction to Japanese Business Law & Practice (Second Edition) 』 (LexisNexis, 2014)