Kaoru Umino represents investment banks, commercial banks and export credit agencies in a wide range of cross-border projects and financing transactions, with particular emphasis on corporate finance, structured finance and debt restructurings. Kaoru has also represented numerous international investors, developers and contractors in connection with their investments in solar and other renewable energy projects throughout Japan.

Kaoru’s experience includes representing Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and leading Japanese commercial banks as lenders in major export-import, investment and project financings in Latin America and Asia. She has also advised the arranger in a series of commercial mortgage-backed securities offerings involving real estate assets and nonperforming assets in Japan, as well as Japanese interests in cross-border bankruptcy and debt restructuring matters.

In addition to her transactional practice, Kaoru regularly advises clients on financial regulatory and compliance matters.