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Kei counsels entrepreneurs, emerging companies, and investors on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, and general corporate matters.
He has experience working in Tokyo at both a law firm and a foreign exchange bank where, as a certified securities broker representative, he provided loan and foreign exchange services and prepared financial analyses for non-Japanese corporate clients.
Kei worked with many entrepreneurs and emerging companies through his legal internships at a NYC-based tech startup, and Fordham’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, where he received special recognitions. Kei has won first prize in the 2020 business law writing competition sponsored by the New York State Bar Association for law students for his article, titled “Compliance Problems in Website Accessibility and Implications for Entrepreneurs.” He placed second in the same section of the 2019 NYSBA writing competition for his article, titled “Potential Reforms of Crowdfunding Law for Social Enterprises.”
Kei is fluent in Japanese.