Shusuke Fukunaga

Associate, Tokyo

Biography

Overview

Shusuke Fukunaga is an associate in our Asset Finance practice group based in Tokyo. Mr. Fukunaga is a licensed Japanese lawyer (Bengoshi) and has extensive experience in a broad range of banking and finance transactions with a focus on aerospace and maritime asset finance. Mr. Fukunaga has acted for banks, export credit agencies, trading houses, arrangers, lessors, lessees, private equity funds and other investors on a range of matters including syndicated loans, operating and finance leases, securitization, asset sale and purchase, tax-enhanced structures, M&As and financial regulatory matters (both domestic and cross-border).

Before joining White & Case, Mr. Fukunaga worked for a global UK law firm.

Mr. Fukunaga is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Bars and Courts
Japan Bar
Education
LLM
University College London
Legal Research and Training Institute of Japan
JD
Hitotsubashi University

Graduate School of Law

LLB
Hitotsubashi University
Languages
Japanese
English

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"Practice and Future Outlook of Aircraft Finance", December 13, 2016: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Law and Practice of Aircraft Finance", May 11, 2016: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Basics and legal practice of Ship Finance", November 9, 2015: Japan Knowledge Centre, Tokyo

"Law and Practice of Ship Finance", October 14, 2015: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Law and Practice of Aircraft Finance", June 16, 2015: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Law and Practice of Ship Finance", May 26, 2015: Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, Tokyo

"Law and Practice of Shipping Finance", April 22, 2015: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

Publications

A Future Look at the JOLCO, Marine Money, August/September 2018, Volume 34, Number 5, (co-author)

Case Study for Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, Jiyu Kokumin Sha, June 1, 2009, (co-author)