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Frank Becker   (Frankfurt Office (Atsumi Sakai Janssen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH) ⁄ Head of Frankfurt Office) Main office: Frankfurt

Frank Becker<br/>
Admitted Germany (2000) 
*Not Registered as a Foreign Lawyer in Japan
Bar Association Frankfurt am Main Bar Association
Education Tohoku University (LL.B., 1993-1994)
Law School of Saarbrucken University in Germany (1998)
Distance University of Hagen, Japanese Law (1997-1998)
Background Clifford Chance (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Associate(2000-2005)
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP (Munich, Germany), Partner(2005-2012)
Deloitte Legal (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Partner(2013-2015)
Atsumi Sakai Janssen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Managing Partner(August 2015)
Member German-Japanese Juridical Association
Frankfurt Lawyers Association
Argentine-German Lawyers Association
Frankfurt German-Japanese Association
Saarbrucken German-Japanese Association
Practice Area M&A, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Data Protection, Restructuring
Language German, Japanese, English, Spanish and French 

Tel +49-(0)69-7474-5051

Recommendation and Awards


  • "Research Study on Recent Trends of Data Protection Acts in Other Countries,” Personal Information Protection Commission (2018) [Co-author]
  • "Fintech, Legaltech, AI, GDPR," LAWYERS GUIDE ~Trends in Innovation~, Business Law Journal No.125, LexisNexis Japan (2018) [Co-author]
  • "In Relation to ICO Regulations, Europe & the US Moving to New Legislation; We should Keep an Eye on France & Israel, But the Majority Remain with the Application of Existing Rules," Nikkei FinTech, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (November, 2017) [Co-author]
  • "Industrie 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) in Germany," KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU Vol. 44, No. 7, Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. (July, 2016) [Co-author]


  • "Global Compliance and Internal Whistle-blower System for Overseas Subsidiary Control Looking at Recent Trends of the EU General Data Protection Regulation," hosted by the Business Research Institute, July 25, 2018
  • “Countering the Threat of a Cyber-Attack − Handling Crisis Communication in the Light of the new Data Protection Regulations,” at the "FRANKFURT ASA NO KAI," hosted by The Japanese-German Business Association, June 8, 2018
  • "Global Compliance in a Data Protection Era: Recent Developments on the EU General Data Protection Regulation," hosted by D-Quest, Inc., organized by LexisNexis Japan, July 20, 2017
  • "[Soon!] Recapping the Basics of “Brexit” and its Implications – a Legal Perspective," co-hosted by LexisNexis Japan and the Business Law Journal, in cooperation with Atsumi & Sakai, July 27, 2016