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ADRIANO 
VILLA

COUNTRY PARTNER FOR JAPAN

Head of Desk Japan

Bar Admissions

–  Member of the Milan Bar

Education

–  University of Milan (Law Degree)
– Sophia University of Tokyo Researcher under grant from Japanese Ministry of Culture
–  EU-Commission’s Executive Training Program In Japan

Languages

–  Italian (native speaker)

–  Japanase
–  English

Adriano Villa is country partner for Japan and heads the firm’s Japan Desk in Milan and the firm’s office in Tokyo, which he frequently visits during the year.
Adriano is to date the only Italian lawyer ever to have ever been admitted to practice in Japan as a foreign lawyer (“Gaikokuho-jimubengoshi”), in 1998.
Adriano regularly represents large and medium-sized Japanese enterprises with operations in Italy or doing business with Italian companies as well as large Italian companies and SMEs with operations in Japan or doing business with Japanese companies. He has extensive experience of acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and start-ups, as well as commercial negotiations and drafting of a broad range of contract types (licence, agency, distribution, etc), arbitration and general legal and business consultancy.
He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and of the Inter Pacific Bar Association. He is also a member of The Council for the United States and Italy (Young Leaders Conference), of The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, of The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Italy and founding member of the Executive Training Programme Association.
Adriano Villa has been Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan from 1999 to 2002. Since 1994 he is Chairman of Showa Musical Foundation.
In 1999 he was awarded the order as a Knight of the Italian Republic for Special Merits.

NEWS ANd eventS

PUBLICATIONS

–  A.Villa, Listing of foreign securities on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Camera di Commercio Italiana in Giappone, 1990

 

–  A.Villa, Selecting and hiring Japanese personnel for Foreign Subsidiaries, Camera di Commercio Italian in Giappone, 1988

 

–  A.Villa, The Reform of Italian Private International Laws, in The Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Japanese Institute of International Business Law Inc., , Tokyo, 1997

 

–  A.Villa, Il Giappone a portata di mano (aspetti legali), Etaslibri (Gruppo RCS), 1999

 

–  A.Villa, 24 legal questions on Japanese E-commerce (co-autore), pubblicazione congiunta Camera di Commercio Italiana in Giappone e Ambasciata d’Italia a Tokyo, 2000

 

–  A.Villa, Il Giappone a portata di mano (aspetti legali), seconda edizione, Etaslibri, 2001

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ADRIANO
ViLLa

LOCAL PARTNER TOKYO

Head of Desk Japan

Bar Admissions

–  Member of the Milan Bar

Education

–  University of Milan (Law Degree)
–  Sophia University of Tokyo Researcher under grant from Japanese Ministry of Culture
–  EU-Commission’s Executive Training Program In Japan

Languages

–  Italian (native speaker)

–  Japanase
–  English

Adriano Villa is country partner for Japan and heads the firm’s Japan Desk in Milan and the firm’s office in Tokyo, which he frequently visits during the year.
Adriano is to date the only Italian lawyer ever to have ever been admitted to practice in Japan as a foreign lawyer (“Gaikokuho-jimubengoshi”), in 1998.
Adriano regularly represents large and medium-sized Japanese enterprises with operations in Italy or doing business with Italian companies as well as large Italian companies and SMEs with operations in Japan or doing business with Japanese companies. He has extensive experience of acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and start-ups, as well as commercial negotiations and drafting of a broad range of contract types (licence, agency, distribution, etc), arbitration and general legal and business consultancy.
He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and of the Inter Pacific Bar Association. He is also a member of The Council for the United States and Italy (Young Leaders Conference), of The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, of The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Italy and founding member of the Executive Training Programme Association.
Adriano Villa has been Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan from 1999 to 2002. Since 1994 he is Chairman of Showa Musical Foundation.
In 1999 he was awarded the order as a Knight of the Italian Republic for Special Merits.

NEWS ANd eventS

PUBLICATIONS

–  A.Villa, Listing of foreign securities on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Camera di Commercio Italiana in Giappone, 1990

 

–  A.Villa, Selecting and hiring Japanese personnel for Foreign Subsidiaries, Camera di Commercio Italian in Giappone, 1988

 

–  A.Villa, The Reform of Italian Private International Laws, in The Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Japanese Institute of International Business Law Inc., , Tokyo, 1997

 

–  A.Villa, Il Giappone a portata di mano (aspetti legali), Etaslibri (Gruppo RCS), 1999

 

–  A.Villa, 24 legal questions on Japanese E-commerce (co-autore), pubblicazione congiunta Camera di Commercio Italiana in Giappone e Ambasciata d’Italia a Tokyo, 2000

 

–  A.Villa, Il Giappone a portata di mano (aspetti legali), seconda edizione, Etaslibri, 2001