Takaharu Totsuka is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune. He has experience in a broad range of financial transactions, and advises on all areas of finance, including financial regulatory issues under the Banking Act and Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan, securitization of real properties and receivables, PFI (private finance initiatives), and syndicated loans to operating companies and investment corporations. Additionally, Takaharu regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Before joining Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Takaharu worked for the Bank of Japan (Apr 1995 - Mar 2002). He has served as an Adjunct Lecturer at the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University (Apr 2006 - Mar 2010), and was previously a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo School of Law (Apr 2010 - Mar 2013). Takaharu holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Tokyo and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School.