Partner, Nishimura & Asahi
Masaru Shibahara is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi. He has been involved in resolving corporate legal issues and disputes. In the area of corporate finance, he handles everything from corporate acquisitions (M&A) and debt collections to general banking and finance, representing both debtors and financers.
He is currently dealing with covid-19-related cases and matters, specifically in the food and beverage industries, and rural transportation infrastructure that is severely damaged. He is also involved in cases and matters relating to debt and equity transactions.
He has been involved in various litigation matters ranging from commercial disputes, financial disputes and IP disputes to corporate disputes, including managerial disputes over corporate control. In business revitalisation cases, he has dealt with not only in-court liquidation (both civil rehabilitation and corporate reorganisation) but also out-of-court workouts.