Shino Asayama | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Shino Asayama
Shino Asayama

Shino Asayama

Associate, Tokyo

T +81 3 6384 3160



Shino  Asayama  is an associate in our Corporate/M&A practice group. Shino advises on a wide range of corporate matters with an emphasis on cross-border and domestic M&A and general corporate matters including antitrust matters. She also has experience in public offering matters.

Shino worked at Competition Enhancement Office of Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau in Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as a secondee government official and worked on policies in relation to the Japanese Antimonopoly Act (in particular, compliance of competition laws and merger review procedure) for two years from February 2009.

From September 2014 to October 2015 she managed the Japan Desk in our London office, supporting Japanese companies seeking investment opportunities in the EMEA region.

Bars and Courts

  • Japan Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • LLM, The University of Chicago
  • LLB, Hitotsubashi University


  • English
  • Japanese


Represented a major Chinese electronics company in its acquisition of a Japanese electronics company.

Represented a Japanese retail company in its investment in Indonesian retail franchise chain.

Represented a Japanese trading house in its investment in a distributor of Italian clothing brand.

Represented a French company in its leniency filing to the Japan Fair Trade Commission and provided advice on leniency filings to the Department of Justice and European Commission.

Represented a J-REIT in connection with its capital increase through a public offering.


  • Data Protection in Japan: Overview, Data Protection Multi-Jurisdictional Guide, Practical Law (Thomson Reuters), November 2014, (co-author)