Toshiro Mochizuki is a partner in the Corporate Group.
Toshiro’s practice comprises capital markets as well as general corporate matters, with a particular focus on advising issuers and underwriters on global offerings, SEC registrations and other securities law issues, including those relating to business combinations. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, he was an in-house counsel for six years at a leading international investment bank in Tokyo, where he covered primarily capital markets transactions, cross-border M&A financial advisory engagements and compliance matters. Toshiro began his career at another U.S. law firm, where he spent eight years at its Tokyo and New York offices handling both issuer-side and underwriter-side assignments for debt and equity offerings by Japanese and U.S. issuers. Toshiro also has experience representing clients on U.S. anti-corruption, antitrust and other compliance matters.
- Mizuho Bank, Ltd., as a selling shareholder in a $1.4 billion Rule 144A/Regulation S international offering of common stock of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
- Toyota Motor Corporation, Advantest Corporation and Concordia Financial Group, Ltd. with respect to its U.S. periodic disclosure obligations.
- Alps Electric Co., Ltd. regarding a registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Form F-4 in connection with the share exchange to make Alpine Electronics, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary.
- Coca-Cola West Company, Limited, and Coca-Cola East Japan Co., Ltd., both beverage bottlers, in connection with their $6.1 billion business integration involving a registration on Form F-4 with the SEC.
- JX Holdings, Inc., a Japanese petroleum and metals company, in connection with its $16 billion business integration with Tonen General Sekiyu K.K. involving a registration on Form F-4 with the SEC.
- Minebea Co., Ltd., a Japanese producer of machinery components and electronics devices, and Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer of electronic components for data communication devices, automobiles and consumer electronics, in connection with their $4.1 billion business integration involving a registration on Form F-4 with the SEC.
- Toyota Motor Corporation regarding a registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Form F-4 in connection with the share exchange to make Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary.
- The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd. and The Higashi-Nippon Bank, Limited, both Japanese regional banks, in connection with a formation of a $7.9 billion joint holding company involving a registration on Form F-4 with the SEC.
- Mitsubishi Corporation in a $1.4 billion tender offer for shares of common stock of Lawson, Inc.
- Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation involving the filing of a Form CB in connection with a $45 million triangular share exchange, through which Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, will make Nippon Kasei Chemical Company Limited a wholly-owned subsidiary.
- NanoCarrier Co., Ltd. in a $115 million Rule 144A/Reg S global offering of common stock.
- Olympus Corporation in its $1.2 billion Rule 144A/Reg S international offering of common stock.
- Japan Bank for International Cooperation, in connection with a compliance assessment of its business practices.
- Japanese corporations in internal investigations concerning anti-corruption matters.
- A Japanese subsidiary of a foreign corporation in an internal investigation concerning anti-corruption matters.
- A Japanese corporation in a global assessment of its anti-corruption compliance structure.
- Japanese corporations in non-public investigations by antitrust authorities, as well as litigation/arbitration matters.
- Japanese corporations and financial institutions on anti-bribery and antitrust compliance, including drafting related internal policies.
Harvard Law School
- New York
- Japan (as a Registered Foreign Lawyer)