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Ike Morinaga

Ike Morinaga advises domestic and international companies on issues ranging from corporate transactions to governance and compliance matters.  Capitalizing on his prior experience as an international banker, Mr. Morinaga brings a unique, business-focused perspective to his legal advice.  He has considerable experience working with companies in the manufacturing, automotive, energy, and hospitality industries.

Mr. Morinaga is particularly adept in helping international companies structure transactions in the most advantageous manner possible.  As an English/Japanese bilingual/bicultural attorney experienced in working with a diverse group of people from around the world, Mr. Morinaga is well-versed in navigating differing business culture norms.

Mr. Morinaga also has significant practical experience advising companies on their day-to-day business needs.  Whether developing and delivering labor and employment compliance training, addressing potential export issues, or creating a corporate governance structure, Mr. Morinaga genuinely strives to understand his clients’ businesses and focuses on addressing their concerns as efficiently and effectively as possible.

On June 21, 2018, the European Commission (“Commission”) started a new investigation to determine whether so-called destination clauses in Qatar Petroleum’s liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) supply contracts with European buyers infringe the European Union (“EU”) antitrust rules.
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