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Osamu Fujiwara   (Partner)

Admitted Japan (2009)
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
The University of Tokyo (B.A. in Economics, 2004)
Waseda Law School (J.D., 2007)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Cornell Law School (LL.M., 2018)
Background Orrick Tokyo Law Offices (2010-2013)
Worked at an investment fund (assumed position of Director of the Compliance Department in 2015) (2014-2017)
Auditor (joint venture of a major Japanese company) (2016-2017)
Practice Areas General Corporate Law (Corporate Structure and Maintenance, Compliance), Investment Funds (Establish and Management, etc.), Domestic/ Foreign Investment (Including Ventures, Buyouts), M&A, Litigation, Data Protection (Including GDPR) and Personal Information, FinTech (Cryptocurrencies, AI), Entertainment, Energy, Bankruptcy, Labor
Languages Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards


  • "Current Situation of Legal Discussions Abroad regarding Crypto-Assets," Financial and Business Law Precedents No.1611 (2021) [Co-author]
  • "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]

Web Articles


  • "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