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TEL: +81-80-4160-5444
FAX: +813-5842-1403

The Dreves Foreign Law Office provides top-quality legal advice and services to Japanese, foreign and foreign-based financial and commercial institutions, law firms and individuals in foreign, cross-border and domestic matters, with a particular specialization in New York law and U.S. regulatory issues.

We strive to provide timely and appropriate solutions to legal issues, grounded on client needs and a personal understanding of relevant legal systems and local and international business practices.

We advise businesses on a wide range of matters, such as:

- Business transactions, including drafting, negotiating and reviewing
- Regulatory parameters and approvals
- Business startups and organization
- Commercial disputes

We are experienced in working closely with Japanese and other lawyers. We maintain, and utilize of when needed, a broad network of Japanese lawyers and international lawyers and law firms licensed to practice in Japan and other key international jurisdictions. We can also assist clients in engaging and coordinating with such other lawyers and law firms on particular domestic and foreign law issues where special expertise or large staffs are advisable, such as taxation, intellectual property registration matters, and large cross-border securities offerings and M&A transactions.

The following is indicative of the wide range of corporate matters that Mr. Dreves has
negotiated, drafted, reviewed and advised on:

Securities, Derivatives, Commodities, Structured Products:
Financial Regulatory and Compliance:
Major Projects and Environment:
Corporate Transactions, Corporate Governance, etc.:
Financial Restructuring and Disputes:


We also provide assistance to individuals on a wide range of personal and business matters.