White & Case (Tokyo)

Toshio Dokei

White & Case (Tokyo)
Lawyer (Partner)

Toshio Dokei has practiced as a licensed Japanese attorney (Bengoshi) since 1994, after he served as an assistant judge for eight years. He also passed the New York bar examination. He has broad experience in financial transactions, especially project finance and acquisition finance, M&A, as well as general corporate matters. His banking practice includes, among others, representation of financial institutions for (i) cross-border investments by public financial institutions, (ii) export credit agency (ECA) finance, especially in the context of project finance, and (iii) syndicated loans both in foreign markets and the Japanese market. Mr. Dokei is also an experienced competition lawyer, and has represented clients in unfair trade practice cases before the Japan Fair Trade Commission (including abuse of superior bargaining position and resale price maintenance claims) and in multijurisdictional cartel matters. He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo Law Faculty and the Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, and he obtained an LL.M. degree from University of Michigan Law School. He speaks Japanese and English.


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Takako Onoki, Hideo Nakajima, Toshio Dokei The Japanese FTC and the Government propose draft guidelines for business collaboration between large companies and startups for the purpose of promoting open innovation and ensuring fair and free competitive environments


On December 23, 2020, the Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI") proposed a draft of Guidelines for Business Collaboration with Startups ("Guidelines") for the purpose of promoting open innovation and ensuring fair and free competitive (...)

Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki The Japanese FTC issues a draft of amendments on the calculation of fines and reformation of the leniency system and seeks comments from the public


On June 29, 2020, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”) issued a draft of amendments to relevant cabinet orders and rules (“Drafts”) in accordance with the amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Act (“AMA”) previously passed in June 2019 (“2019 AMA Amendments” or “Amendments”). The JFTC is seeking (...)

Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, Toshio Dokei The Japanese FTC amends the guidelines on the application of the antimonopoly act concerning review of business combination and the policies concerning procedures of review of business combination


The Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") amended the "Guidelines to Application of the Antimonopoly Act Concerning Review of Business Combination" ("Guidelines") and the "Policies Concerning Procedures of Review of Business Combination" ("Policies") on December 17, 2019. The Guidelines were (...)

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