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Yasuhiro Anan

Associate / Attorney at Law

Fukuoka Office

Major Practice Areas
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Risk Management and Compliance / Venture Capital and IPOs / Dispute Resolution


Yasuhiro Anan is an attorney working in our firm’s Fukuoka Office, where he primarily handles general corporate legal affairs. In particular, he has experience with M&A matters, guidance on general shareholders’ meetings, assisting with IPOs, general consultation relating to corporate reorganization, and matters relating to defenses against hostile takeovers. Based upon his  experience of serving as a member of the Compliance Committee of a Japanese national university, he has been providing a wide range of advice to clients relating to compliance. In addition, because Mr. Anan has been practicing in Fukuoka where the ability to respond to a wide variety of legal matters is required, he has extensive experience in handling a wide range of legal matters in addition to the foregoing.

Work Highlights

  • M&A matters of domestic companies
  • Guidance on general shareholders’ meetings
  • Assisting IPOs
  • Handling a variety of consultations relating to corporate reorganization
  • Consultations relating to defenses against hostile takeovers
  • Providing legal advice as a member of the Kyushu University Compliance Committee
  • Shareholders’ derivative action
  • Corporate legal affairs, client consultations, general civil matters, criminal cases, and other matters

Education & Professional Career

Jan 2017Joined Kitahama Partners
Dec 2016Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan
Mar 2015Kyoto University Law School (J.D.)
Mar 2013Osaka University (LL.B.)

Other Activities

Apr 2018 – PresentMember of the Kyushu University Compliance Committee