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Yoshimasa Furuta

Yoshimasa Furuta

TEL:
81-3-6775-1031
FAX:
81-3-6775-2031

Yoshimasa Furuta specializes in international & domestic litigation, commercial arbitration, mediation & conciliation and other dispute resolution procedures. Mr. Furuta represents Japanese and foreign companies in all kinds of business disputes, both in Japan and overseas, involving sales of goods, distributorship, technology licensing, intellectual property infringement (patent, copyright, trademark, know-how and unfair competition), labor & employment, corporate management, complex financial products and other business transactions.

Furuta Yoshimasa

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Dispute Resolution Group

Background

1988 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
1988 - 1989 the Japanese Ministry of Home Affairs (now known as Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) as a government official
1988 - 1990 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
1995 graduate study, Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
1995 Addison Brown Prize
1995 - 1996 Associated with Whitman Breed Abbot & Morgan (currently Winston & Strawn), New York
2000 - 2008 an adjunct lecturer at Rikkyo University
2003 - 2011 a professor of law at Seikei University
2008 - 2009 an adjunct lecturer at Keio University
2008 - 2009 an adjunct lecturer at Tsukuba University
2008 - 2010 a secretary at the Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice
2013 - 2016 a professor of law at the University of Tokyo
2016 a visiting professor at Columbia Law School
2016 - an adjunct lecturer at the University of Tokyo
2018 - an adjunct lecturer at Keio University, Law School

Publications

Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2019 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2019
Nov 2018
Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2018 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2018
Nov 2017
Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2016 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Investment Treaty Arbitration 2016
Dec 2015
Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2017 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Investment Treaty Arbitration 2017
Oct 2015
Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2015 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Investment Treaty Arbitration 2015
Dec 2014
Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2014 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Investment Treaty Arbitration 2014
Dec 2013

Lectures

TPP11 and Asian Business Strategies Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Feb 19, 2019
Ensuring Successful Mediation Across Asia‐Pacific LAWASIA (The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific)
Sep 20, 2017
IBA Annual Conference 2010 IBA (International Bar Association)
Oct 3 - 8, 2010

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1991)
  • New York (1996)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • Japan Association of Arbitrators
  • Management Lawyers Council

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English