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Pro-Innovation Legal & Consulting
Advisory services specialized in the digital field
Pro-Innovation Legal & Consulting is a law firm and consulting company specialized in the digital field, particularly in the blockchain domain, based in Tokyo and Singapore, respectively. Our mission is to support the growth and success of our clients' businesses through the fusion of cutting-edge technology and law.
Our group's greatest strength lies in our legal expertise in the IT field, including blockchain. We continuously research the trends and legal challenges in the blockchain industry, possessing both technical background and legal insights. In addition, we actively incorporate innovative AI tools such as ChatGPT into our services to improve the quality of our legal services.
Furthermore, leveraging the experience in a major international law firm, we provide high-quality legal services tailored to the needs of our clients. Utilizing our network of lawyers and legal professionals both domestically and internationally, we strive to minimize our clients' legal risks and realize their business goals.
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Advisory Services
We provide advisory services specialized for legal challenges in the blockchain industry. We deeply understand technology and business trends in the industry and offer advice tailored to your business characteristics. We provide advice taking into account regulations around the world.
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For blockchain projects going global, we advise on the optimal country for incorporation, development/service provision/token issuance, coordinating with experts in Singapore, offshore jurisdictions, Dubai, Japan, etc.
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Fundraising Support
We provide legal and tax support for fundraising. We offer a comprehensive service from drafting to reviewing share subscription agreements, shareholders’ agreements, etc. Our experienced professionals also handle SAFT and equity/SAFE fundraising.
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Contract & Terms of Use
We offer services such as drafting contracts with a deep understanding of technology and business characteristics, and preparing terms of use and privacy policies. We also support the drafting and review of various business contracts in both Japanese and English for startups.
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Japan Inbound for Overseas Projects
For overseas projects entering the Japanese market, we provide specialized support from a legal and tax perspective. We help foreign projects by summarizing the issues, organizing legal and tax tasks for market entry, and facilitating smooth progress.

Masayuki Tani

Pro-Innovation Legal, - Managing Partner

Pro-Innovation Consulting Pte. Ltd., - Director

Following extensive experience in handling M&A, international transactions, and intellectual property rights cases at a major law firm, he specialized in corporate legal affairs, focusing primarily on international transactions and M&A in the IT industry.

He began exploring the potential of blockchain technology in 2018. After obtaining an LL.M. from the University of Sydney Law School, he moved to Singapore. Since 2022, he worked at AsiaWise Legal, dealing with blockchain cases and cross-border matters across Asia. Subsequently, in 2023, he established Pro-Innovation Legal and Pro-Innovation Consulting Pte. Ltd., aimed at contributing to innovations in the digital domain.

He participates in the global blockchain lawyers' community, and local Singaporean communities, gathering cutting-edge information and leveraging it to provide his services.



The University of Sydney Law School (LL.M)


The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D.)


The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Blockchain / Digital Sector

  • Provided advice on investment structures in the blockchain industry for Japanese venture capitals.
  • Supported fundraising projects for Japanese blockchain companies in Singapore.
  • Conducted regulatory compliance reviews for Japanese blockchain projects.
  • Handled legal due diligence, contract drafting, and negotiations for acquisitions by Japanese listed internet companies.

Cross-Border Transactions

  • Extensive experience in drafting and reviewing contracts for international transactions (sales agreements, licensing agreements, etc.).
  • Providing legal services for M&A and joint ventures in Southeast Asia and other overseas regions.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Supported the acquisition and investment processes for domestic and international companies, including legal due diligence, contract drafting, and negotiation.

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Experienced in analyzing and addressing copyright law issues in a variety of services.
  • Review and drafting of system license agreements.

Antitrust Law

  • Handled leniency applications and responses to the authorities for international cartel cases.
  • Managed merger review procedures with domestic and international authorities.
Pro-Innovation Consulting Pte. Ltd.
20 Anson Road, #11-01 Twenty Anson, Singapore 079912
Pro-Innovation Legal
2F Tensho Nihonbashi Bldg., 8-13 Kobunacho,
Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 103-0024
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