Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Hiroyuki Tanaka is a partner at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, admitted in Japan and New York. His practice areas are data protection, IT and IP. He has extensive experience advising foreign clients on Japanese data protection law and cybersecurity law. He has a long list of publications relating to his area of expertise, including ‘Japan updates enforcement rules for amended APPI’ (IAPP, 2021), ‘Q&A on Revised Act on the Protection of Personal Information of 2020 [2nd ed.]’ (Chuokeizai-sha, Inc, 2022), and ‘EU Data Compliance for Practitioners (GDPR and e-Privacy Regulations)’ (Shojihoumu, Co, Ltd, 2019). He was selected as one of the National Leaders in the Data area by Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2021. He was also selected as one of the top five best performing lawyers in 2019 (as selected by companies) in the data-related area by the 15th Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey published by Nikkei Inc (Japan). He was listed as one of the best lawyers in Japan by the 13rd edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan published by Best Lawyers in the Technology Law area. He has LLB and JD degrees from Keio University and an LLM in Competition, Innovation, and Information Law from New York University School of Law.