Monroe-Sheridan Foreign Law Office Represents Reborna Biosciences in Research Collaboration with Biogen

Reborna Biosciences Research Collaboration Press Release

Monroe-Sheridan Foreign Law Office represented Reborna Biosciences, Inc. in its research collaboration with Biogen Inc. The research collaboration was publicly announced on April 30, 2021. The press release announcing the research collaboration is available here: From the press release: “Biogen is a leading company in the field of neurological…

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New Article on Risks and Strategies for Japanese Investors in Financially Troubled Startups

New Business Law 1170 Article

Reid Monroe-Sheridan contributed an article, “Legal Risks and Mitigation Strategies Relating to Insolvent American Startups” in the May 15, 2020 edition of New Business Law. The article describes typical measures that startups take to address insolvency, certain key risks that these measures may raise for Japanese investors and commercial counterparties,…

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Presentation at Harvard Conference on Japanese Law

Presentation to students at Harvard Law School

On September 28, Reid Monroe-Sheridan presented his latest research project, “Promoting Legal Innovation in Japanese Startup Financing” at the New Perspectives in Japanese Law conference at Harvard Law School. The research, which is forthcoming in the Journal of International Commercial Law (Spring 2019), analyzes the nature and progress of contractual…

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Startup Law Seminar for Entrepreneurs in Tokyo

On May 14, Reid Monroe-Sheridan, Anri Okamoto and Neil Nguyen provided a startup law and operations seminar for entrepreneurs in Tokyo.

Anri Okamoto is in-house counsel for Mercari Inc. and Neil Nguyen is the founder and CEO of Tokyo Academics. The theme of the seminar was an introduction to legal and operational concepts relevant to entrepreneurs in Tokyo.

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Guest Lecture at Hitotsubashi University ICS

On November 10, Reid Monroe-Sheridan delivered a guest lecture at Hitotsubashi University’s Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy. The lecture, titled “Challenges in Japan-America Cross-border Business Combinations: A Case Study of Tokyo Electron,” was part of the university’s Fall 2015 Global Business Law Seminar Series. The lecture covered topics including common risks associated with international M&A, international taxation…

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