Adviser

Shinsaku Iwahara

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Languages
JapaneseEnglish

Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6213-8179
FAX
+81-3-6213-8079

Practice Areas

Shinsaku Iwahara:Awards

Awards
Shinsaku Iwahara receives the Japan Academy Award
Awards
Shinsaku Iwahara receives the Osumi Kenichiro Award

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Shinsaku Iwahara:News

Firm News
Shinsaku Iwahara, emeritus professor of The University of Tokyo, becomes an adviser

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Shinsaku Iwahara:Publications

Book Article
"Collection of Treatises on Commercial Law Ⅱ: Treatises on Finance Law (Part 1) - Finance and Banks"
Book Article
"Collection of Treatises on Commercial Law I: Treatises on the Companies Act"
Book Article
"Electronic Payment and Law"

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Shinsaku Iwahara:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1975)
  • Research Associate, Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo (1975)
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo (1978)
  • Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School (1991-1992)
  • Professor, The University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics (1991-2013)
  • The University of Tokyo (LL.D., 2004)
  • Professor, Waseda Law School (2013-)
  • Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo (2013-)

Major Activities

  • Secretary of Commercial Code Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (1983-1999)
  • Secretary of Business Accounting Council, Ministry of Finance
  • Diplomatic Secretary (Representative of Japanese Government to United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) (1987-2004)
  • Associate Member of Telecommunication Council, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (currently the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) (1988-1996)
  • Director of Japan Association of the Law of Finance (1992-2014)
  • Associate Member of Agricultural Policy Council, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (1996)
  • Secretary of Bankruptcy Law Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (1996-2001)
  • Temporary Member of Central Government Asset Council, Ministry of Finance (1998-2001)
  • Member of First Subcommittee, Financial System Council, Financial Services Agency (1998-2001)
  • Chairman of Steering Committee, Life Insurance Policyholders Protection Corporation of Japan (1998-2011)
  • Member of Civil Code Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (1999-2001)
  • Visiting Investigator of Investigation Section, Committee on Judicial Affairs, House of Council, National Diet of Japan (1999-2000)
  • Consultant to Japan Securities Dealers Association (1999-2002)
  • Temporary Member of Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (2001-2008)
  • Member of Financial System Council, Financial Services Agency (2001-2011)
  • Temporary Member of Fiscal System Council, Ministry of Finance (2001-2011)
  • Director of Japan Association of Private Law (2001-2007)
  • Member of Postal Services Policy Council (2003-2008)
  • Director of Land Institute of Japan (2003-2005)
  • Member of Business Accounting Council, Financial Services Agency (2005-2015)
  • Temporary Member of Council for Small and Medium Enterprise Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2005-2006)
  • Chief Director of Japan Association of Private Law (2005-2007)
  • Chief Director of Japan Association of the Law of Finance (2005-2014)
  • Deputy Director-General of Supervisory Bureau, Financial Services Agency (2006-2008)
  • Temporary Member of Social Capital Development Council, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (2007-2009)
  • Bar Examiner at National Bar Examination Commission (New National Bar Examination) (2008-2009)
  • Director of Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (2009-2015)
  • Member of Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (2010-)
  • Chairman of Corporate Legislation Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice (2010-2012)
  • Director of Type II Financial Instruments Firms Association (2010-)
  • Director of Life Insurance Policyholders Protection Corporation of Japan (2011-)
  • Member and Chairman of Financial System Council, Financial Services Agency (2015-2019)