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CNPLaw is a full-service law firm with extensive experience in cross-border transactions involving Japanese businesses. We have a long history of serving Japanese clients, including listed multinational corporations, across a diverse range of industries, such as aircraft finance, asset management, banking, business process outsourcing services, capital markets, franchising, fresh food distribution, intelligent building system facilities, logistics, real estate, private equity and venture capital. In addition, through our trusted professional networks, we are well connected to Japanese law firms and other professional services providers in Japan, making us well placed to provide support to our clients accessing the Japanese market.


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CNPLaw's lawyers offer unmatched expertise and unparalleled service to help you navigate your every legal challenge.

The following are Japan related matters previously handled by our lawyers:

  • CNPLaw LLP acted as Singapore counsel to the branch of a Japanese bank in Singapore on its template documentation for equity secured lending
  • CNPLaw LLP acted as Singapore counsel to the Singapore subsidiary of a Japanese group involved in aircraft finance on the sale of an aircraft following the termination of the aircraft finance lease and provided a legal opinion to the purchaser
  • CNPLaw LLP advised a leading listed Japanese software services supplier on its acquisition of control of a Singapore target with subsidiaries in India and Europe and on the shareholders’ agreement with the founder
  • CNPLaw acted for transcosmos inc., a major Japanese business process outsourcing services group listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on the acquisition of 34.3% of the voting share capital of Anchanto Pte. Ltd., a Singapore based E-commerce fulfilment company with sales channels to E-Commerce retailers in ASEAN countries and India
  • CNPLaw acted for Yamato Holdings Co. Ltd,, Japan’s largest integrated logistics company famous for TA-Q-BIN doorto-door delivery service, on the acquisition of Tidiki Express (Pte.) Ltd, which operates an emergency delivery network within Singapore, by Yamato Holdings’ subsidiary in Singapore, Yamato Asia Pte. Ltd.
  • CNPLaw LLP acted for Ebara Foods Industry, Inc. (including assisting with the registration of its Singapore branch office, advising on general corporate matters and instructing local counsel in South East Asia)
  • CNPLaw LLP acted for Asia Food Culture Management in establishing an investment vehicle for the acquisition of the Tully’s Coffee franchise in Asia outside Japan
  • CNPLaw LLP acted for Pokka Sappora Food & Beverage Limited (general corporate advisory matters)

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