Admitted

Passed the National Bar Examination of China with good scores (2000)
People's Republic of China (2006)
*Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer in Japan

Bar Association

Nantong Bar Association

Education

Peking University (LL.B., 2000)
Tsinghua University (LL.M., 2003)
Kyushu University (LL.M., 2004)

Background

Shanghai Shenyang Law Firm (July 2005 - June 2007)
Ohebashi LPC & Partners (Osaka, July 2007 – September 2008)
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (Tokyo, November 2008 – November 2010)
Legal Consulting for the Japanese 
Atsumi & Sakai (Tokyo, January 2011 - January 2015)
Legal Deparment, LINE Corporation (Tokyo, February 2015 - July 2015)
Resumed Work at Atsumi & Sakai (August 2015 - June 2023)
Associated with Shanghai Co-Effort (Nantong)Law Firm (July 2023 - August 2023)
Resume Work at Atsumi & Sakai (Sepember 2023)

 

Publications

  • "Overview of Chinese Civil Code which comes into force in 2021 and Impact on Corporate Practices," Junkan Keirijouhou, No. 1585 (2020) [Co-author]
  • "Cautionary Points as Adjustments are Progressing Rapidly: Current Status of China’s Personal Information Protection Legislation and Practical Responses of Japanese Companies," Junkan Keirijouhou, No. 1562 (2019) [Co-author]
  • "Research Study on Recent Trends of Data Protection Acts in Other Countries,” Personal Information Protection Commission (2018) [Co-author]
  • "Recent Developments in Chinese Employment Law – A Trend Towards Stronger Worker Protections and the Need for Better Labor Management", The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (October 2014) [Co-author]
  • "Closing (Dissolving) and Liquidating a Legal Entity in China", MIZUHO China Legal/Tax/Labor Headlines, MIZUHO Bank, Ltd. (2013)
  • "Overview of Regulations Relating to Outward Direct Investment from China", KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU, The Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. (April 2012) [Co-author]
  • "Counterfeit Damages and Regulatory Laws – In an Age of Quality Improvement and Online Sales", The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (July 2011) [Co-author]

Web Articles

  • “[Seminar Report] Commentaries on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), China’s Personal Information Protection Law and Korea’s Personal Information Protection Law,” Westlaw Japan K.K. (March 2023)
  • “Overview of China’s Cybersecurity Law and Compliance Required of Japanese Companies,” the IJJ (Internet Initiative Japan) Business Risk Management Portal (August, 2017)

Seminars

  • Presentation entitled "Legal Risk Management Practice of Games Operation in Japan," at the webinar entitled "Overseas Compliance and Legal Practice of Intellectual Property Rights Protection," hosted by Beijing LongAn (Guangzhou) Law Firm, November 18, 2022

  • "Commentaries on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), China’s Personal Information Protection Law and Korea’s Personal Information Protection Law," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Thomson Reuters KK and Westlaw Japan K.K., July 13, 2022

  • "Global Whistleblowing Today: EU Whistleblower Protection Directive and Legislation for the Protection of Personal Information in China and Korea," hosted by D-Quest Holdings, Inc. available from December 24, 2021 to February 28, 2022

  • "Commentary on the Chinese Personal Information Protection Law, vol.1," hosted by FRONTEO, Inc., January 21, 2022

  • "Commentaries on European, Chinese, Taiwanese and Korean Laws Regarding Global Whistleblowing - Including the EU Whistleblowing Directive and China’s Personal Information Protection Law," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Thomson Reuters KK and Westlaw Japan K.K., November 11, 2021

  • Presentation entitled "Compliance Issues of Games Operation in Japan" at the seminar entitled "Compliance Issues of Online Games Development and Operation," hosted by Shanghai Intellectual Property Institute and Shanghai Co-effort Firm, July 31, 2021
  • "Legal Points to Keep in Mind for Chinese Companies entering the Japanese Market," for a financial institution, September 30, 2020
  • "Explanation of Global Internal Whistle-blower Systems in Laws in Europe, China and Taiwan in light of Foreign Bribery Cases," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Thomson Reuters KK and Westlaw Japan K.K., February 25, 2020
  • Panel Discussion entitled "Hurdles and Solutions for Start-ups," at the "Innovation and Business Start-up Forum," hosted by Tencent Cloud and the Tsinghua University Alumni Association on Decemver 1, 2019
  • "Risk Management Seminar on China-related PSAs: Latest Practices in Managing Legal Risks in Chinese Trade – Focusing on Purchase and Sale Agreements," for a machinery manufacturer, September 20, 2019
  • "Legal Risk Management of Chinese Companies entering the Japanese Market," to visiting professors and students of the Guanghua Law School of Zhejiang University, a prestigious Chinese university, August 28, 2019
  • "China’s Foreign Investment Law System and  Financing for Chinese Companies," for a financial institution, August 22, 2019
  • Speaker at the presentation entitled "Risk Management on Japanese Market Entry: Learning through Case Studies," at the seminar entitled "Legal Practices of Japanese Market Entry for Chinese Companies," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Co-effort Law Firm LLP, May 15-17, 2019
  • "Comparison between GDPR and China’s Cybersecurity Law and Practical Key Points for Japanese Companies," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai and Westlaw Japan K.K., January 21, 2019
  • "Legal Considerations in Relation to Chinese Corporate Investments in Japan", at the 20th Japan-China Industry, Science and Technology Symposium, hosted by the Association for Communication of Trans-cultural Study, November 18, 2011
  • "Learning about Chinese Business Practices through Troubled Cases — Handling of Disputes Sparked by the Financial Crisis", hosted by the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association, January 2009