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Kenichi Yasuda

Kenichi Yasuda

  • Firm: Dojima Law Office
  • Practice Area: International Business
  • Country: Japan
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Takahashi Bldg., 8th Fl., 3-2, Kanda Jinbo-cho, Chiyoda-Ku,, Tokyo, 101-0051.

About Kenichi Yasuda

Brief biography
  • 1982 – Born in Nara
  • Graduated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Law
  • Graduated from Kyoto University Law School
  • 2010 – Registered as a practicing attorney (completed legal training at Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court)
  • Joined Dojima Law Office
  • 2013 ~ 2016 – Work as part-time in-house counsel for Edion Corporation (Retail Company Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange)
  • 2016.3 – with Gallant Y.T. Ho&Co(HongKong)
  • 2017.5 – Graduated from New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2017.7 – Work at East&Concord Partners (Beijing, China)
  • 2018.3 – Admitted to the New York state bar and registered as a New York attorney
  • 2018.5〜2019.1 – Work at Mitsui&Co., (Thailand) Ltd. (Subsidiary of Mitsui&Co., Trading and Investment Company Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange)
  • 2019.2 – Transferred to Dojima Law Office L.P.C.
  • 2022.1 – Audit and Supervisory Board Member of International Systems Research Co., Ltd
Main practice areas
International Business Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Labor Law, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Supporting International Company Group’s Business in Japan, General Civil Cases, Bankruptcy, Administrative Law
Qualifications positions/Bar Association and other organizations
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of Academy for International Business Transactions
  • Member of the Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law
  • Member of Committee on International Relations of Japan Federation of Bar Associations
  • Committee member, Corporate Law (Joint Venture Agreement) Research Project for Asia-Pacific Countries, Research and Training Institute of the Ministry of Justice
  • Member of Osaka Prefecture town management foundation External Auditor Selection Committee(2013)
  • Member of JAPAN MENSA
Activities in legal counsel teams
Member of KANSAI Defense Counsel Group for The FUKUSHIMA Nuclear Power Plants accident victims in East JAPAN Great Earthquake
Major Publications
  • Understanding Transactions, etc. with the U.S., China, and Southeast Asia – International Business Legal Affairs You Need to Know as a Lawyer(dai-ichi hoki, 2023)
  • Basic Rules about Probationary Period(Monthly General Affairs)
  • The case where the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China did not agree on the Shandong High People’s Court’s opinion that the recognition and enforcement of the arbitral award of the case should be refused in accordance with Article V 1.(d) of Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (Japan Commercial Arbitration Journal)
  • Revised Whistleblower Protection Act (Monthly General Affairs)
  • Recent important law revisions in China No.5 Intellectual Property (3) (Co-author Business Law 2022-1, p127, Chuo-Keizai)
  • Recent important law revisions in China No.4 Intellectual Property (2) (Co-author Business Law 2021-12, p102, Chuo-Keizai)
  • Laws and Practices of Joint Venture in Four Southeast Asian Countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam- (Co-author, Shoji Homu, 2021)
  • Recent important law revisions in China No.3 Intellectual Property (1) (Co-author Business Law 2021-11, p112, Chuo-Keizai)
  • What is the entity with well-developed governance (Banking Law Journal 21 2021-8, p40, Economic Legal Research Institute)
  • New Entity Form in Japan: Possibility of “Workers’ Cooperative” (Business Law 2021-8, p4, Chuo-Keizai)
  • The case where the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China presented its opinion that the governing law of an arbitration clause in a contract does not always accord with the governing law of such contract (Japan Commercial Arbitration Journal)
  • Plans and Actions for Middle-Small Companies’ General Shareholders Meeting under the Crisis Situation (Monthly General Affairs)
  • Revision to Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Monthly General Affairs)
  • Course for General Affairs Division: Basic knowledge of Compliance (Monthly General Affairs)
  • China Precedents 100 The case where supreme court of China judged “fundamental breach of contract” under United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol.48, No.3 2020 p.412 The Japanese Institute of International Business Law)
  • Important Points of the Amendment of the Civil Code (Monthly General Affairs)
  • Tactics for “Same Salary for Same Work” Rule in Japan (Monthly General Affairs)
  • Key Points for International Business Contracts (“Monthly General Affairs” Website)
  • How to Defend the Company? Key Points for Employment(” Entrepreneurship Notebook” Website)
  • Preservation and Collection of Claims Manual with practical experience of PIC (co-author, Business Law 2019-11, p54, Chuo-Keizai)
  • Labor Law Precedents for Attorneys (co-author, Osaka Attorneys Cooperative Association, 2019)
  • Q&A: Collecting Claims and Dealing Bankruptcy after the Earthquake (Co-author and editor,DOJIMA Law Office, Shoji Homu, 2011)

Q&A With Kenichi Yasuda


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