Attorney at law, Iwata Godo
Akira Matsuda is an attorney-at-law (admitted in Japan and New York) and a partner at Iwata Godo heading the AI/TMT and data protection practice group. He is based in Tokyo and Singapore. His practice focuses on cross-border transactions, including M&A, international disputes (litigation and arbitration), and advice on digital and TMT-related matters. Mr Matsuda regularly advises Japanese and foreign clients on data security issues (Japanese laws, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act and the EU General Data Protection Regulation) including on the structuring of global compliance systems. He also advises on complicated cross-border corporate investigation matters.
He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB) and Columbia Law School (LLM).