Yuko has ample experience in advising many global and prominent companies on their data privacy structures including cross-border data transfer, data breaches and other security incidents, global data compliances and medical/genome data.
She also has had the unique experience of working at an Ad Technology Legal department and a Public Policy department in a leading Internet company in Japan, where she was deeply involved in various matters concerning data in the realm of digital trades, including personal data, privacy, and big data.
Her many years’ professional practice as a corporate lawyer also cover transactional and advisory work in cross-border and domestic M&As, corporate splits, joint ventures, and business alliances, and general corporate matters for listed companies.

Recent activities


A New Era for Data Privacy Issues in 2021



Corpus Juris Series - Personal Information Protection Legislation (Global)



Amendments to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information in 2020 and Practical Approaches



Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2021 -
Member, "Special Committee on Global Data Governance" of Z Holdings Corporation
2020 -
Member, Committee for Promoting Open-data in Public Transportation Sectors, of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan
2019 -
Statutory Auditor, Association of Genetic Information
2017 - 2019
Statutory Auditor, Council for Protection of Individual Genetic Information
2013 - 2014
Yahoo Japan Corporation

Major Cases

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