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Frank Becker   (Frankfurt Affiliate Office (Atsumi Sakai Janssen Rechtsanwalts- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH) ⁄ Head of Frankfurt Affiliate 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


  • "Survey on Data Collaboration and Utilization of AI, etc. in the Healthcare Sector," the Cabinet Secretariat's National Strategy Office of Information and Communication Technology (Commissioned by Seed Planning, Inc., recommissioned to NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc. and Atsumi & Sakai) (June 2020) [Co-author]
  • "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