Fumika Cho | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Fumika Cho

Associate, Tokyo

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Fumika Cho is an associate in our Corporate/M&A practice group, based in Tokyo.

She concentrates in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and has advised on transactions in Japan, China and other countries in Asia. In addition, Ms. Cho has experience in general corporate, antitrust (including advising clients on merger filing and antitrust inspection matters), finance, employment, and domestic and international litigation and dispute resolution matters.

Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Cho worked at one of the largest domestic law firms.

Fumika is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Bars and Courts

  • Japan Bar


  • JD, University of Tokyo
  • LLB, Keio University


  • Japanese
  • English
  • Mandarin


ValueAct Capital in its acquisition of a stake in Olympus Corporation, ValueAct's first investment in Japan (2018)

gumi Inc. in its joint venture gumi Cryptos LLC, a cryptocurrency and blockchain technology-focused fund company (2018)

Canon Medical Systems Corporation in its acquisition of Fysicon B.V. (2018)

Petrobras Brasileiro SA in the sale of 100% of the shares of Nansei Seikyu K.K. (NSS), a mothballed oil refinery company located in Okinawa, Japan, to Taiyo Oil Company, Limited.  The sale price of NSS is US$129.285 million.