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Takato Fukui

Takato Fukui

Associate

Based on his experience at Financial Services Agency (“FSA”) and Japan Virtual and Crypto-asset Exchange Association (“JVCEA”), Takato Fukui has been advising Fintech companies, financial institutions and a self-regulatory organization on Fin-Tech legal issues including those of Crypto Assets. Takato was in a supervisory position where he overlooked the functioning of money transmitters and prepaid card issuers under the Payment Services Act (“PSA”) and money lenders under the Money Lending Business Act at FSA from 2014 to 2017.Based on his experience, He was further instrumental in drafting JFSA's Guidelines for Virtual Currencies Exchange Business Operators. He also served as the Director General of the JVCEA from 2018 to 2020. He was instrumental in developing set of self-regulatory rules and obtaining certification from the FSA as a self-regulatory organization under the PSA and Financial Instrument Exchange Act.

Fukui Takato

Practice Areas

Background

Mar 2004 Chuo University, Bachelor of Arts (LL.B.)
Mar 2008 Sophia University Law School (LL.M.)
Oct 2014 - Mar 2017 Worked for The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan

Publications

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2022(Japan Chapter) Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2022
Oct 2021
Current Status of Handling of Crypto Assets in Japan Economic Legal Research Institute March 2021 issue
Mar 2021
Feb 2020
Feb 2019

Lectures

Achievements

Apr 14, 2022

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2009)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English