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Yoshimasa Furuta

Yoshimasa Furuta

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

Yoshimasa Furuta (FCIArb) 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 Government Official, Ministry of Home Affairs of Japan (now known as Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
1988 - 1990 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
1995 Harvard Law School (LL.M., Addison Brown Prize)
1995 - 1996 Foreign Attorney, Whitman Breed Abbot & Morgan (currently Winston & Strawn), New York
2000 - 2008 Adjunct Lecturer, Rikkyo University
2003 - 2011 Professor of Law, Seikei University
2008 - 2009 Adjunct Lecturer, Keio University
2008 - 2009 Adjunct Lecturer, Tsukuba University
2008 - 2010 Secretary, Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice
2011 - 2018 Director, Japan Association of Arbitrators
2011 - Panel Mediator, Nuclear Damage Compensation Dispute Resolution Center
2013 - 2016 Professor of Law, The University of Tokyo
2013 - Member, ICC Japan Arbitration Committee
2016 Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School
2016 - Adjunct Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
2018 - Executive Director, Japan Association of Arbitrators
2018 - Adjunct Lecturer, Keio University
2018 - Member, Singapore International Mediation Centre Specialist Mediator Panel (Japan)
2020 - Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
2020 - Executive Director, Japan International Dispute Resolution Center

Publications

Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2020 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2020
Oct 2019
The Law and Ethics of Jurists The University of Nagoya Press
Aug 2019
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 Osaka Office
Mar 29, 2019
TPP11 and Asian Business Strategies Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Nagoya Office
Mar 22, 2019
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

Jul 17, 2012
Sep 14, 2010

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1991)
  • New York (1996)

Professional and Academic Associations

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

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English