Litigation and investigation can be a minefield of unexpected challenges. My job is to help guide clients safely through–or, better yet, avoid–such risks altogether.

Daiske has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in cross-border litigation, arbitration, and investigations. He has led large-scale international investigations involving antitrust, FCPA and other anti-corruption laws, securities law, and corporate governance issues and also advises on matters involving economic sanctions and data privacy/security. His clients span a wide range of industries, including semiconductors, automotive, life sciences, and sports and entertainment.

Daiske started his legal career as a litigator in New York, representing clients in intellectual property and general commercial disputes in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitrations under AAA, ICC, and UNCITRAL rules. He moved to Tokyo, in 2006, where he leveraged his fluency in Japanese to build a practice centered on government investigations and white-collar criminal defense. Daiske has represented companies and individuals in administrative and criminal investigations not only in the United States and Japan but also Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, South Korea, the UK, and the EU. He writes and speaks frequently on topics relating to antitrust, anti-corruption, and corporate compliance.

Daiske is recommended in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Japan: Antitrust and Competition and has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Japan for Antitrust / Competition Law since the 2021 edition.

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  • Represented multiple Japanese auto parts companies in cartel investigations and follow-on damages actions in the US, EU, Japan, UK, Australia, and Canada, including leniency filings in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Represented companies in cartel investigations and follow-on damages actions in the US, EU, UK, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, including DRAMs, air cargo, power cables, optical disk drives, capacitors and inductors.

  • Represented companies in internal investigations, criminal investigations and multinational bank investigations involving allegations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement, accounting fraud, insider trading, money laundering, export control violations, and workplace harassment.

  • Represented companies in commercial arbitration matters under UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA and AAA rules, in industries including oil and gas, fashion, life sciences, and semiconductors.



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