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Takahide Watanabe, CSO of SYLA Technologies, Will Give a Special Presentation at the “Nasdaq IPO Seminar 2024” Hosted by Greenberg Traurig

SYLA Technologies Co., Ltd. (Head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Hiroyuki Sugimoto; NASDAQ: SYT) (“SYLA” or “the Company”) announces that Takahide Watanabe, the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Director, and Secretary of the Company, will be delivering a special presentation at the “Nasdaq IPO Seminar 2024” (“the Seminar”) hosted by Greenberg Traurig, LLP., one of the largest law firms in the United States.

About the Nasdaq IPO Seminar 2024
During the Seminar, Takahide Watanabe, CSO, Director, and Secretary of SYLA, will deliver a special presentation. Additionally, attorneys specializing in IPOs and SPAC mergers, with expertise in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions from Greenberg Traurig's U.S. office, will also take the stage. They will provide insights into listing on the NASDAQ stock market, discussing the two main options available for Japanese companies seeking a NASDAQ listing.
*Please note that the seminar's content is purely for educational purposes and is not intended as a solicitation for securities investment in Japan, including ADRs listed on NASDAQ.

Seminar Overview
Date and time: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Venue: Greenberg Traurig Tokyo Office,
Meijiyasudaseimei Building 21F, 2-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
(Tel: 03-4510-2200)
Capacity: 40 persons
Registration: Please send an email to [email protected]
*Please note that registration will be closed upon reaching capacity.
Due to venue constraints, a limited number of applications can be accepted.
Kindly refrain from last-minute cancellations and no-shows.
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List of Speakers

Takahide Watanabe
CSO, Director, and Secretary, SYLA Technologies Co., Ltd.

2017 Director, SYLA Technologies Co., Ltd. 2020 Director, SYLA
Co., Ltd. (to date) 2022 CSO, Director, and Secretary, SYLA
Technologies Co., Ltd. (to date)

Chieko Murata
Managing Director/Listing Japan, Nasdaq Tokyo Office

Chieko Murata has been with Nasdaq Tokyo office since its opening in 2008. Apart from her primary responsibility of offering exchange technology support, she also assists Japanese companies in listing on Nasdaq.

Masakazu Kakuno
Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC.

After joining Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC, Masakazu Kakuno was engaged in J GAAP, IFRS, and US GAAP audits for companies in the manufacturing industry, etc. In 2014, he moved to Financial Accounting Advisory, actively participating in various US IPO projects and IFRS conversions. He holds the credentials of a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Member Analyst of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan. He also earned an MBA in Professional Accountant.

Alan Annex
Co-Chair of Global Corporate Practice, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Miami office

Alan Annex is co-chair of the Greenberg Traurig’s Global Corporate Practice. He regularly leads multi-disciplinary deal teams in a wide variety of large-cap and middle-market domestic and cross-border transactions. He also served as architect of the structure for the early US SPACs of the 1990s. Alan has broad experience in corporate and securities matters, and regularly advises public company boards, special committees, and managements regarding M&A deal strategies, capital raising structures and techniques, fiduciary duties and corporate governance best practices.

Adam Namoury
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. New York Office

Adam Namoury advises private and public companies, financial sponsors, and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) on corporate transactions ranging in value from $2M to $5B+, including mergers, acquisitions, business combinations, takeovers, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, carveouts, joint ventures, stock/asset purchases and sales, restructurings, recapitalizations, strategic alliances, minority investments, equity financings, debt financings, corporate finance transactions and project finance transactions.

David Huberman
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Tel Aviv Office

David Huberman works closely with Israeli and domestic clients, representing issuers and underwriters on capital raising transactions, including private and public offerings. He regularly represents Israeli companies in their initial public offerings on U.S. stock exchanges and advises on ongoing compliance with U.S. securities laws. David’s clients include pharmaceutical and technology companies currently traded, or on their way to the Nasdaq.

Koji Ishikawa
Office Managing Partner, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Tokyo Office

Koji Ishikawa focuses his practice on overseas mergers and acquisitions and financial matters on behalf of Japanese companies. He earned his B.A. in Law from Waseda University, Japan, and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2004. Additionally, he served as a visiting scholar at Peking University Law School in 2005 and the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2018.

*Please note that the speakers are subject to change without notice.

SYLA Technologies Company Contact
Hajime Sugino
Head of SYLA USA
[email protected]