Kunio Hamada, Statutory Auditor
Kunio is a former Justice of the Japanese Supreme court, specializing in international business transactions, with an emphasis on international securities and financial markets. Kunio also held his own private practice, Hamada & Matsumoto, which later merged with Mori Sogo in 2002 to form Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and was well-known for its activities in the European capital markets.
Additional notable positions held/honors received:
2001: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (resigned in 2006)
2007: Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun
2011: Special Council of Hibiya Park Law Offices
Hamada graduated with a law degree from the University of Tokyo in 1960 and was registered in 1962 as an attorney-at-law. He received his L.L.M. from Harvard Law School in 1966.