Shinya Fujiwara
  1. Associate

Mr. Fujiwara is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Tokyo office. A native Japanese and fluent English speaker, he advises primarily on security offerings, cross-border M&A and investigations and antitrust matters related to Japanese companies and international financial institutions.

Work Highlights

Capital Markets Transactions
  • ORIX Corporation on SEC-registered offerings of senior debt securities
  • The Metropolis of Tokyo on its debut offering of U.S.-dollar-denominated bonds under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • Japan Finance Organization for Municipalities on multiple offerings of senior debt securities under its Rule 144A/Regulation S global medium-term notes program
  • Nippon Life Insurance Company on its subordinated notes offering under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • The underwriters on SEC-registered offerings of TLAC senior debt securities of Mizuho Financial Group
  • The initial purchasers on the debut offering of U.S.-dollar-denominated debt securities by Central Japan Railway Company under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • The initial purchasers on the debt offering of U.S.-dollar-denominated subordinated notes by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • Sushiro Global Holdings on its IPO and TSE listing of common stocks
  • The initial purchasers on follow-on global offerings of investment units by Invincible Investment Corporation, a Japanese REIT, under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • The initial purchasers on a global offering of investment units by Industrial & Infrastructure Fund Investment Corporation
M&A Transactions
  • Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma on its acquisition of NeuroDerm
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings in its investment in and strategic cooperation with Janus Capital Group and Henderson Group

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2014

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Dai-Ichi Tokyo


  • LL.B., University of Tokyo, 2005
  • J.D., University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, 2007
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2014


  • Japanese