Partner Ryo Matsumoto

Chief Legal Representative of Shanghai Office
Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2005)

Location : Shanghai Office and Osaka Office

Professional Summary

Ryo Matsumoto is a partner and the Chief Legal Representative of Shanghai Office. He specialises in cross-border investment, M&A transaction, reorganization and bankruptcy. He is very knowledeable about investment between Japan and Asian countries, especially in China. He had advised many foreign clients on investment to Japan including building structures, clearling regulations and establishing companies in Japan.
He also has a deep understanding of reorganization and bankruptcy in Japan, and had advised foreign clients how to be a sponsor of the debtor.
Mr. Matsumoto also has a plenty of experience in handling with general corporate matters and is able to communicate with foreign clients in fluent English and Chinese.

Education & Professional Experience

2017 - present
Part-time Lecturer, Kobe University Graduate School of Law, the Top Lawyers Program (TLP)

2016 - present
Chief Legal Representative, Shanghai Office of Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

2012 - 2016
General Representative of Shanghai Office, Shanghai Office of Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

2011
Peking University Law School (LL.M.)

2003-2004
Osaka Municipal Government

2002
Kyoto University (LL.B.)

Publications Archives

2019.03.22
Building a Compliance System for China-based Affiliates – Mainly on the Aspects of Transactions
2017.12
The Legal System of Hong Kong as an international business hub (Part 3)
2016.12
Changes on the Administrative Measures of the Foreign-Invested Enterprises: from Prior Examination to After-the-Fact Filing
2016.12
Property Preservation in China - Provisions of the Supreme People's Court on several issues concerning the handling of property preservation cases by the people's court
2016.02
[Theory and Practice on Civil and Commercial Law in China (97)] Structure of Cross-Border E-Commerce with China and Legal Points to Note therein
2015.05
Investments as a Sponsor in Bankruptcy Cases of Japanese Companies
2015.02
[Theory and Practice on Civil and Commercial Law in China (85)] Promulgation of Provisional Regulations on Real Property Registration - Toward the Development of a Unified Real Property Registration System
2014.10
Regulations and Countermeasures in Respect of Chinese Monopoly Agreements -12 Japanese Auto Parts Suppliers are fined 20 Billion Yen
2014.06
100 Selected Cases in China (No. 208): An Introduction and Brief Study on the Notice of the Supreme People's Court of PRC on Publishing the Sixth Batch of Guiding Precedents.
2013.05
Recent Amendments and Judicial Interpretation of Labor Related Regulations in China: Focusing on Amendments to the Labor Contract Law in China
2013.01
Outline and Practical Issues of Title Retention in Sales Contracts in China
2012.06
100 Selected Cases in China (No. 184): Case where the act of the managing company of a video-sharing site in providing data storage space to users who upload movies to such site was held to qualify as aiding copyright infringement

Seminars/Lectures Archives

2019.07.05
【Osaka】90-Minute Review on the Points to Note in Handling Chinese-Foreign Joint Venture Contracts and Technical Licenses - In Preparation for the Enactment of the New Foreign Investment Law of China -
2019.01.31
Latest Practical Measures Relating to the Chinese Cyber-Security Law -- Focusing on Classifying Legal Issues and Problem Solving for Japanese Companies in China
2018.10.25
The practice of credit management in China - from credit investigation and analysis to preservative attachment and claim collection -
2018.10.23
Amendment to the Individual Income Tax Law of the PRC - With a focus on the changes impacting seconded Japanese employees -
2018.10.16 ~2018.10.17
Asia Legal Practice Morning Seminar, Season 2-(2): Utilization of EC (Electronic Commerce) in China (2) - How to Sell Products through Cross-Border Electronic Commerce: Practice and Problems
2018.06.14
Points concerning the Amendments of the Chinese Unfair Competition Prevention Act -- Amendments regarding Commercial Bribery and Practice Trends
2018.02.13
【Osaka】Asia Legal Practice Morning Seminar (3): Labor Issues in Chinese Subsidiaries that Japanese Parent Companies Should Know
2017.11.01
Best Practices for Concluding Agreements in China (Documentation with a View to Collecting Claims)
2017.07.21
Special Commemorative Seminar to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Retrocession of Hong Kong - Practical Points in Using Hong Kong as a Business Hub (Osaka)
2017.06.22
Business risks in China that Japanese CEOs should know - Legal practice seminar for Japanese executives
2017.04.21
Special Commemorative Seminar to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Retrocession of Hong Kong - Practical Points in Using Hong Kong as a Business Hub (Tokyo)
2017.03.09
The practice of credit management in China - from credit investigation and analysis to preservative attachment and claim collection -
2016.04
The practice of credit management in China - from credit investigation and analysis to preservative attachment and claim collection - Preservative Attachment and Claim Collection in China
2016.01.28
Overall Review of the Amendments to Chinese Tax and Legal Practices in 2015
2015.11.25
Points to Note on the Withdrawal of a Chinese Subsidiary
2015.10.31
Meeting to Study Investigation Principles and Practices under Foreign Laws
2015.05.15
Description of the Foreign Investment Law (Draft) and the Impacts thereof
2014.10
The Foundation of Japanese Company Law (Comparison with Chinese Company Law)
2014.06
Investment on Bankrupted Enterprises in Japan as a Sponsor
2014.04
Precedents of Insurance Law in Japan
2013.10
The Analysis on Transacitonal Reorganization
2013.07
Foreign Currency Control System in China: - Focusing on Recent Amendments
2013.02
Latest Legal Issues Related to Japanese Companies in China
2013.02
Latest Legal Issues Related to Japanese Companies in China

Languages

Japanese, Chinese & English

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