Speakers

Mr Takeshige Sugimoto
Mr Takeshige Sugimoto
Managing Director & Partner
S&K Brussels LPC

Main Stage Speaker

Takeshige (“Take”) Sugimoto is the founder of S&K Brussels LPC, a Japanese boutique law firm specializing in data protection, privacy and AI regulations in the EU, US, India and Japan, and serves as the firm’s Managing Director & Partner. His main areas of expertise are data protection, privacy law, and AI regulation in the US, EU, India and Japan. Take is qualified to practice law in Japan and New York and is a member of the Brussels Bar Association (B-List), the New York State Bar Association, and the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association. He closely follows legislative developments of data protection, privacy and AI regulations in the EU, US, India and Japan such as the American Privacy Rights Act in the US, European Commission’s guidelines on the EU Data Act and the EU AI Act, and Japan’s AI regulation.

Take received an LL.B. degree from Keio University, Faculty of Law in 2004; an LL.M. degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 2012; and an MJur degree from the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law (Pembroke College) in 2013. He is one of the founders of the Japan DPO Association and serves as a board member of the association.