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Feng Qin Chen   (Of Counsel)

Feng Qin Chen
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)
Practice Areas Cross-border Transactions, M&A/Restructuring, China Related Matters (including Antitrust, Intellectual Property and Employment), Data Protectioin and Privacy, Investment of Chinese Companies in Japan
Languages Chinese, Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards


  • "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

  • “Overview of China’s Cybersecurity Law and Compliance Required of Japanese Companies,” the IJJ (Internet Initiative Japan) Business Risk Management Portal (August, 2017)


  • "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