Paul Marston is counsel at Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s office in Tokyo. Paul focuses his practice on large-scale corporate transactions, including M&A, construction, development and licensing. In addition, Paul has extensive experience in energy transactions. He also served as in-house counsel to a subsidiary of a large Japanese trading company, where he was responsible for managing complex litigation relating to the Macondo oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
What the Biden Administration Will Mean for Japanese Companies, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Client Advisory, January 2021 (co-author)
International Arbitration – Potential Advantages for Japanese Companies, AOS/Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Webinar, December 16, 2020 (speaker)
Class Certification Denied in Antitrust Lawsuit against Japanese Companies, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Client Advisory, November 2020 (co-author)
International Arbitration: Discovery Strategies, Fronteo/Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Webinar, November 19, 2020 (speaker)
U.S. Litigation – How to Prepare, Protect Yourself and Maximize Your Chance of Success, AOS/Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Webinar, October 13, 2020 (speaker)
Represented Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. in connection with a licensing agreement for antibiotic sales in Southeast Asia with AstraZeneca PLC
Represented SoftBank Group Corp. in its CAD $99 million investment in Nemaska Lithium Inc.
Represented a Japanese trading house in the acquisition of a diesel-fired power plant in Sri Lanka
Represented a U.S. energy company in the acquisition of a solar power plant under development in Japan
Represented a Japanese oil company in the acquisition of an interest in a deep-water well in the Gulf of Mexico