Akira Matsuda

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  • Corporate Privacy
  • Online Privacy
  • Telecommunications Privacy


Partner, head of Data Protection and AI/TMT practice group at Iwata Godo. University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2006), Columbia University Law School (LL.M., 2015 (Awarded Harlan Fiske Stone Prize)) and passed NY State Bar in 2015. Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2008-2015). Currently seconded to Drew & Napier LLC in Singapore (double hat between Tokyo and Singapore).

Mr. Matsuda mainly handles cross-border transactional matters and cross-border disputes. He heads the data protection practice group at Iwata Godo, and in addition to advising client on Japanese revised personal data protection law, he also advises client on GDPR and Singapore data protection law in conjunction with local counsels. Furthermore, he has many track records on advising clients regarding competition law both on domestic and cross-border matters.