Susumu Masuda

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Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-5223-7711
FAX
+81-3-5223-7611

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Susumu Masuda:Awards

Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Ninth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Eighth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Susumu Masuda:News

Public Service
Susumu Masuda became  the Member of First Instance Body (FIB) for Club Licensing, Japan Professional Football League

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Susumu Masuda:Publications

Magazine Article
”Conflict-of-Law Rules for "Rights in Rem" and "Security Interests"”
" “Current Status on Enforcement of Foreign Judgment in Pacific Rim Countries (Japan・Korea・China・America・Australia)”(“Preface and Chapter 5 Japan・Summary of the Course”) "
"Overview of the Recent Enactment "International Jurisdiction" in Japan"

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Susumu Masuda:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1980)
  • Joined Mori Sogo Law Offices (1982)
  • University of Washington, School of Law (LL.M., 1986)
  • with Lillick, McHose & Charles (presently, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP), Los Angeles (1986-1987)
  • Member of the drafting committee (UNIDROIT) for Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) (1994-1998)
  • Japanese Delegate for Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) (1999-2001)
  • Lecturer in Law at Keio University Law School (2004-2007)
  • Member of New Bar Examination Committee (Private International Law) (2004-2007)
  • Professor at Omiya Law School (International Business Transaction) (2005-2010)
  • Professor at Keio University Law School (2007-)
  • Visiting Professor at University of Melbourne, Law School (2015-2016)

Major Activities

  • Financial Service Committee of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) (1994-)
  • Vice Chairman of Foreign Lawyers and International Legal Practice Committee, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2003-)
  • Member of Advisory Committee on Law on Innovative Space Activities, The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (2008-)
  • Member of Committee on Jurisdiction of Legal Professions and Unauthorized Practice of Law, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2008-)
  • Member of First Instance Body (FIB) for Club Licensing, Japan Professional Football League (2018-)

Practice Group

  • Financial Regulations/Financial Law Study Group
  • Structured Finance Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1982; California (1987; inactive status)
Daini Tokyo Bar Association