Reid Monroe-Sheridan has experience across a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including many international transactions with one or more Japanese parties. Below is a representative list of matters in which Reid has been involved. This list is not exhaustive.

Please contact us for additional information about our experience or to discuss how we may be able to help you.

International Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented an educational technology business in its crossborder acquisition of a SaaS startup
  • Represented a public Japanese information technology company in connection with its purchase of a U.S. company in the same industry
  • Represented a Japanese private equity sponsor in connection with its purchase of an overseas business in the education industry
  • Represented a U.S. private equity sponsor in connection with an investment in an overseas online photo platform

International Commercial Transactions

  • Represented a public U.S. information technology company in connection with a license and distribution arrangement with a Japanese counterparty
  • Represented a U.S. technology company in connection with a core technology license agreement with one of the largest Japanese players in the industry
  • Represented a Japanese company in connection with overseas franchise and information technology licensing
  • Represented a Japanese company in franchise negotiations with one of the industry’s largest players (a U.S. company)

Investments, Fundraising & Capital Markets

  • Represented multiple public Japanese companies in connection with venture investments in U.S. companies
  • Represented a Silicon Valley-based investment fund in multiple venture investment transactions
  • Represented a public Japanese company in connection with its investment in a U.S. venture capital fund
  • Advised a Japanese venture capital fund in connection with its investment in a U.S. venture capital fund
  • Represented a U.S. technology startup with Japan-based management in raising seed funding
  • Advised American and Japanese companies and investment banks in a wide variety of securities transactions, including:
    • Initial public offerings
    • Investment grade and high-yield debt issuances (including senior, subordinated, secured and unsecured debt)
    • Other registered and unregistered equity issuances

International Negotiation Strategy

  • Provided ongoing advice to a U.S. technology startup on its discussions with multiple Japanese clients
  • Provided ongoing advice to a U.S. luxury products manufacturer on its negotiations with its exclusive Japanese distributor
  • Provided ongoing advice on negotiation strategy to a large Japanese technology manufacturer in connection with an international commercial transaction
  • Advised a U.S. cosmetics company in its negotiations with Japanese manufacturers

General Corporate Law and Other Projects

  • Advised a multinational Japanese public company on changes to its compliance processes
  • Represented several Japanese companies in connection with the establishment of overseas subsidiaries and/or management of local counsel across various jurisdictions
  • Advised a Japanese company in developing a corporate governance framework for its overseas subsidiaries
  • Advised a Japanese company on incentive compensation for executives in the U.S. technology industry

Comments are closed