Ken Kawai

Legal advice to Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association / Partner of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

    Ken Kawai, a fintech and financial regulatory partner, has extensive experience advising financial institutions, fintech start-ups, investors and corporate clients on complex finance and financial regulatory matters. Ken’s primary focus has been on fintech. Ken has been very actively advising fintech companies, financial institutions, international organizations and self-regulatory organizations on fintech legal issues including those of cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings and blockchain. He is a legal advisor of Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association.

    He also has expertise in derivatives. He counsels global banks, broker-dealers and investors on regulatory matters and best practices regarding derivatives and related products. His in-depth understanding of the actual practices derives from his 17-year career at The Bank of Tokyo Ltd. / The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (presently The MUFG Bank, Ltd.), where he mainly engaged in derivatives trading and marketing. For more details, please visit