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Advisor

Mitsuo Matsushita

Biography

Mitsuo Matsushita is an advisor at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He was a member of various councils attached to ministries of the government including the Industrial Structure Council (METI), Customs and Tariffs Council (MOF) and the Telecommunications and Post Council (MOGA). Currently he is an advisor to the United Nations Conference Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to the WTO Consulting Center established by the Shanghai City, PRC and an arbitrator at the ICSID (International Center), Chairperson of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law Institute, Inc., a member of the board of directors at the International, Inc. and the Japan Tariffs Association, Inc.

Education/Professional Experience

1956

St. Paul's University (B.A.)

1962

Tulane University (Ph.D.)

1968

The University of Tokyo (D. Jur.)

1968-83

Professor of Law, Sophia University

1977-78

Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

1984-94

Professor of Law, The University of Tokyo

1987-88

Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School

1990, 1992

Visiting Professor, Michigan Law School

1992-1995

Visiting Professor, College of Europe

1994-present

Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

1994-2013

Professor of Law, Seikei University

1995-2000

Member of the Appellate Body of the WTO

2010-present

Professor Emeritus, Seikei University

Seminars

October 22, 2007

NO&T Seminars

Legal Environment for Investment in Vietnam after her WTO Accession

Publications

June, 2010

Articles

Rowley & Baker: International Mergers - The Antitrust Process Japan (Release 19)

June, 2009

Articles

The Handbook of Trade Enforcement 2009 Japan (co-author)

October, 2006

Books

The World Trade Organization: Law, Practice, and Policy (2nd Edition) (Co-author)

Oxford University Press

November, 2005

Articles

Merger Control Worldwide Japan (Co-author)

April, 2005

Articles

Trade regulations and trade remedies (Co-author)

The Asia Pacific Antitrust & Trade Review 2005 Global Competition Review Special Report

December, 1993

Books

International Trade and Competition Law in Japan

Oxford University Press

Topics

April 4, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

November 26, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018

April 6, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2019 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

October 26, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017

March 3, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2018 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

February 29, 2016

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2017 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

May 28, 2015

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2016 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

October 17, 2014

Awards

High evaluation from Best Lawyers in the Fifth Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

April 17, 2013

Awards

High evaluation from "Best Lawyers 2013"

March 28, 2012

Awards

High evaluation from "Best Lawyers 2012"