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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:


Industry sectors:

Technology and telecommunications

Yuri Suzuki has been a partner in Atsumi & Sakai since 2008; she heads the firm’s FinTech Team providing advice to organizations at the cutting edge of technological innovation in the financial sector.  Ms. Suzuki is a trustee of the Japan Institute of Life Insurance, a member of the Individual-type Pension Policy Formulation Committee of the National Pension Fund Association and auditor of The Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo.

  • Advised a major Japanese bank on its global cash management services
  • Advised a crowd factoring service provider in fund-raising transactions and financial services regulatory matters
  • Assisted the Fintech Association of Japan as a secretariat member with planning and managing committees in connection with financial services regulations
  • Assisted MUFG with its Digital Accelerator Program as an advisor, providing legal and regulatory advice to the participants
  • Assisted the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with its fintech accelerator program as a supporter attracting overseas fintech companies to Tokyo

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Trade finance

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Japan
  • New York

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association (Vice-Chair of the International Committee)
  • The Japan Federation of Bar Associations (Member of the Center for Promotion of International Legal Services)
  • Association of the Law of Finance 
  • The Japan Association of International Economic Law

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Corporation Law, 2005
  • Waseda University, LL.B., 1997