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福岡 真之介
福岡 真之介

Shinnosuke FUKUOKA

  • Partner
  • Tokyo

He has been involved in numerous restructuring & insolvency, M&A, dispute and general corporate cases, and also has expertise in laws related to new technology.

In the area of Robotics/Artificial Intelligence, Shin Fukuoka mainly handles AI, Big Data and IoT. He acts as a Member of The Cabinet Office’s “Committee on Human-centered AI Social Principles” and Committee Member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Investigative Commission on "The AI and Data Contract Guidelines Review Committee". In the area of Corporate, he mainly handles M&A and Corporate Governance. In the area of Restructuring/Insolvency, he has been involved in numerous restructuring and insolvency cases, with a focus on cross-border insolvency cases, representing both debtor parties and creditor parties. Most recently, he represented Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha and Japan Airlines as a legal counsel of the debtor and Elpida, Takefuji and Mt.Gox as a creditor’s counsel. He has also contributed to many publications, including "Law and Strategy of the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence", "Artificial Intelligence: Law and Issues" and "Data Contract Law".

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Duke University School of Law (LL.M.)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Member of the Expert Review Committee for the "FY2023 Digital Transaction Environment Improvement Project (research and study on AI governance rules and operation of the study group)"
Member, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, “Study group on how to practice AI principles” 
Member, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, “The Study Group for the Promotion of Inter-company Data Provision for AI Human Resource Development”  
Member, NTT Group, “The Council of Experts on the formulation of the AI Charter”  
Member, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, “AI Social Implementation Architecture Study Group and AI Social Implementation Guide Working Group” 
Secretariat, Patent Office, “Survey and research on contract guidelines (AI, etc.) by technical field to promote open innovation” 
Member, The Cabinet Office, “Committee on Human-centered AI Social Principles“ 
Member, International Bar Association, Insolvency Section 
Visiting Professor, Osaka University Law School 
Member, International Insolvency Institute 
Secretariat, the East Asian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring 
Board Member, Japanese Federation of Insolvency Professionals 
Vice-President, Bankruptcy Law Division, Legal Studies Department, Daini Tokyo Bar Association 
Blake Dawson Waldron, Sydney 
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York 
Nakajima Transactional Law Office