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Individual Profile

Hironori Nishikino

Chuo Sogo Law Office - Tokyo

Hironori Nishikino - Chuo Sogo Law Office
  • NBF Hibiya Building, 11th Floor
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • 100-0011

Profile submitted by Hironori Nishikino

Practice Areas

Insurance and reinsurance law with special expertise in Insurance Business Act; advising on finance-related laws and regulations, including Banking Act, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and Money Lending Business Act; advising on corporate matters, including entity establishment and organization, M&As, and bankruptcies and liquidations; representing insurance companies in legal disputes concerning financial and insurance products and services, including judicial proceedings, mediation, and financial services ADR.

Professional Memberships

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association; The Japanese Society of Insurance Science.


Partner at Chuo Sogo Law Office; on loan to the Insurance Business Division of the Supervisory Bureau of Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan as a fixed-term governmental official (2005-07); member of the "Working Group on the Provision of Insurance Products and Services” of the Financial System Council, FSA (2012-13); member of the “Safety Nets of Housing Warranty Insurance System” study group of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (June 2017 - Ongoing).


“Commentary on the Revised Insurance Business Act – Toward the Realization of Insurance Solicitation for the Clients” (co-author, Kinyu Zaisei Jijo Kenkyukai, Sept. 2017); ”Practical Operations of Insurance Compliance” (co-author, Keizai Horei Kenkyukai, July 2017); “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Insurance & Reinsurance 2017 (6th ed.) (Japan Chapter)” (co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd., Mar. 2017); “The Way of Understanding the Insurance Business Act – Main Practice Points at Issue; Q&As (3d ed.)” (co-author, Insurance Daily Newspaper Co., Ltd., Feb. 2017).


Kyoto University (LL.B.)