Yuri Suzuki

Senior Partner, Atsumi & Sakai


Yuri Suzuki is a partner in the Tokyo based law firm Atsumi & Sakai, heading the firm’s Fintech Team. She deals with a wide range of banking, finance and capital markets issues, with a particular well acknowledged reputation in regard with financial services regulation, loans, asset finance and securitization. Given her strong technical skills and market knowledge in financial industry matters, she is also well regarded for her work on a wide variety cases on Fintech issues, including payment services, crypto assets, STO, factoring, marketplace lending, crowdfunding, APIs and trusted personal data management system.
Ms. Suzuki is the auditor of The Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo (branded as FinCity.Tokyo). She also serves as a member of the Individual-type Pension Policy Formulation Committee of the National Pension Fund Association, Vice-Chair of the International Financial Law Conferences Subcommittee of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association, and Vice-Chair of the Banking, Finance & Securities Committee, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Ms. Suzuki has been recognised as a leading fintech professional adviser by Chambers, and is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer for banking and finance in IFLR 1000, The Legal 500, asialaw Profiles and The Best Lawyers in Japan. She was also included in The A-List: Japan's Top 100 Lawyers published by Asia Business Law Journal.


International financial hub, regulation and legislation