Haruka Matsumoto Senior Associate, International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Seminar | April.17.2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)Orrick Tokyo
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Haruka Matsumoto is a senior associate and member of the Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in the Tokyo office.
Haruka focuses on civil and commercial disputes, compliance especially for foreign subsidiaries, labor and employment, and antitrust related matters, in addition to insurance and insolvency for both domestic and non-Japanese companies.
Haruka is also qualified as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) engaging in fraud investigations and compliance improvement for foreign subsidiaries of Japanese companies. She also participates in the publication of reports on Japanese and foreign labor laws.
Since April 2022, Haruka serves as a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Supervising Committee for Public Bidding (Tokyo-to Nyusatsu Kanshi Iinkai), which advocates for public rights in the fairness and adequacy of the government’s public bidding procedures.
Prior to joining Orrick’s Tokyo office, Haruka was an associate at Nagasawa Law Offices focusing on bankruptcy, rehabilitation, and dispute resolution including litigation and arbitration.
Shinsuke Yakura is the Office Leader of Orrick’s Tokyo office and head of Orrick Tokyo’s Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, and Intellectual Property Group. He has broad experience in handling cross-border litigation, arbitration, intellectual property and compliance matters.
His practice focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, medical and pharmaceutical, and other commercial disputes for both domestic and foreign companies. He actively engages in cross-border litigation and arbitration, and draws on his extensive knowledge and experience from various countries.
In regards to intellectual property, Shinsuke has represented numerous companies in patent infringement litigation involving a wide range of technologies related to electric devices and industrial machinery. He has also handled other IP-related issues such as trademark, copyright and right to publicity. He is a qualified patent attorney (Benrishi) in Japan.
Recently, he has been involved in business and legal issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and big data; he also acts as the Asia representative of Orrick’s Global AI Working Group.
Consistently providing strategic advice from a global perspective, he is also actively involved in bribery regulations including FCPA and UKBA, antitrust and competition law, cartel, fraud and compliance investigations.
He also advises in mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other transactional matters.