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Course List/Catalogue AY2022

(updated on 2022/01/31)

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1) Japanese Law and Asian Law in Global Practical Perspective

【1-1】Law, Culture and Development in Asia / Hiroshi MATSUO / 2credits / Spring
【1-2】Introduction to Asian Law / Shinya IMAIZUMI / 2credits / Fall
【1-3】Japanese Law(Economy and Social Structure) / Naoki KANAYAMA, Hanae FURUYA, Shinichiro HAYAKAWA / 2credits / Fall
【1-4】Japanese Law (Legal History and Transformation) /TBD / 2credits / Fall
【1-5】Japanese Law (Labor and Employment) /Hideyuki MORITO , Michiyo MOROZUMI , Koji KAMEDA / 1credit / Fall
【1-6】Japanese Law(Contemporary Issues) / Jerry CARTER, Manfred OTTO/ 2credits / Fall
【1-7】Japanese Law in Cross-border Matters/ Naoki KANAYAMA, Aoi INOUE 1credit / Spring

2) Global Business and Law

【2-1】International Commercial Transactions / Edward JOHNSON / 2credits / Fall
【2-2】Cross-border Litigation / Susumu MASUDA / 2credits/ Spring
【2-3】Finance Transactions and Securities Regulations in Japan / Susumu MASUDA / 2credits/ Fall
【2-4】Bankruptcy Laws / Hajime UENO / 2credits / Fall
【2-5】Law, Finance and Taxation of Corporate Acquisitions / Tatsuya TANIGAWA, Yasutaka NISHIKORI / 2credits / Spring
【2-6】Japan-EU Relations and Global Business Law / Katsuhiro SHOJI, Yukinori MORISHITA, Yumiko KANETO, Hisao TONEDACHI, Yoshiharu ICHIKAWA / 2credits / Fall
【2-7】Corporate Governance and Risk Management / David LITT, Koji TSURUMI / 2credits / Spring
【2-8】Introduction to Arbitration /Masako MIYATAKE, Harald SIPPEL / 1credit / Fall
【2-9】International Commercial Arbitration I / Douglas FREEMAN, Masako MIYATAKE / 2credits / Spring
【2-10】International Commercial Arbitration II / Tony ANDRIOTIS, Joaquin TERCENO, Shreyas JAYASIMHA / 2credits / Fall
【2-11】Japanese Competition Law / Hiroshi YAMADA / 2credits / Fall
【2-12】Business Strategy and Contract / Andrew SUTTER / 1credit / Spring
【2-13】Law of the Internet / David LITT / 2credits / Spring
【2-14】Start-up Company and Venture Capital Law / Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN, Anthony LUNA, Eric MARCKS / 2credits / Fall
【2-15】Case Study in International Dispute Resolution and Regulatory Law/ Tony ANDRIOTIS, Yuko NITTA / 1credit / Spring

【2-16】International Capital Markets/ Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN, Jon GRAY, Aya OGAWA / 2credit / Spring

3) Global Security and Law

【3-1】International Law / Setsuko AOKI / 2credits / Spring
【3-2】Law of International Organizations / Yurika ISHII / 2credits / Fall
【3-3】Introduction to Global Law / Keisuke KONDO / 1credit / Fall
【3-4】Globalization and International Human Rights in Asia / Hajime YAMAMOTO, Akiko EJIMA, Kazuko ITO / 1credit / Fall
【3-5】Globalization and International Criminal Law / Philipp OSTEN / 1credit / Fall
【3-6】International Security Law / Setsuko AOKI / 1credit / Fall
【3-7】Introduction to Space Law / Setsuko AOKI / 2credits / Spring
【3-8】Multinational Corporations and Law / Azusa KIKUMA / 2credits / Fall

4) Innovations and Intellectual Property Law

【4-1】Intellectual Property from a Global Perspective / Toshiko TAKENAKA, Yukihiro TERAZAWA / 2credits / Spring
【4-2】Global Intellectual Property Management / Toshiko TAKENAKA / 2 credits / Spring
【4-3】International IP Licensing Agreements / Masato HAYAKAWA, Stuart BERAHA / 2credits / Fall
【4-4】Innovation and Law I / Christoph ANN, Yuko KIMIJIMA / 1credit / Fall
【4-5】Innovation and Law II / Taro ISSHIKI, Yuko KIMIJIMA / 1credit / Fall
【4-6】Intellectual Property Case Law and Enforcement / Toshiko TAKENAKA / 2credits / Spring
【4-7】Comparative Japanese IP Case Law: Product Design Protection / Toshiko TAKENAKA, Yukihiro TERAZAWA / 1credit / Fall

5) Area Studies

【5-1】Area Studies of Law(South East Asia) / Hiroshi MATSUO / 1credit / Fall
【5-2】Area Studies of Law(China) / Dongsheng ZANG / 1credit /Spring
【5-3】Area Studies of Law(EU-Japan) / Yoshiharu ICHIKAWA, Yukinori MORISHITA / 1credit /Spring

6) Comparative Law

【6-1】Introduction to American Business Law / Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN, Brandon WHITTAKER / 1credits / Fall
【6-2】Advanced Topics in American Business Law /TBD / 1credit / Fall
【6-3】American Law and Society / Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN, David LITT / 2credits / Spring
【6-4】Comparative Constitutional Law / David LITT / 2credits / Spring
【6-5】Comparative Contract Law / Naoki KANAYAMA, Kenji SAIGUSA, Takashi FUJIYAMA / 2credits / Spring
【6-6】Comparative Corporate Law/ Stephen GIVENS / 2credits / Fall
【6-7】Comparative Corporate Finance and Law / Christian ORTON, Karl PIRES, Eric MARCKS / 2credits / Fall

7) Current Legal Issues

【7-1】Sports Law and Dispute Resolution / Masahiro TAKAMATSU, Kengo IIDA, Shoichi SUGIYAMA / 1credit / Fall
【7-2】Seminar (Investment and Doing Business in Asia) / Akira MORIWAKI, Ryo KOTOURA, Sherman NG / 1credit / Spring
【7-3】Seminar (Case Study in International Competition Law) / Hiromitsu MIYAKAWA / 1credit / Spring
【7-4】Seminar (Global Tax Perspectives) / Hans-Peter MUSAHL / 1credit / Spring
【7-5】Seminar (Current Legal Issues)-Law of Investment Funds- / Takashi FUJIYAMA / 1credit / Spring
【7-6】Seminar (Current Legal Issues)-Promotion of the Rule of Law- / Hiroshi MATSUO / 1credit / Spring
【7-7】Seminar (Current Legal Issues)-Comparative Dispute Resolution in Asia and the U.S.A.- / Masako MIYATAKE / 1credit / Spring

8) Legal Research and Writing

【8-1】Graduate Writing Seminar / Toshiko TAKENAKA, Mindy ALLEN / 1credits / Spring
【8-2】Graduate Writing Seminar / Mindy ALLEN, Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN / 1credit / Fall
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ / Setsuko AOKI / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ /Tatsuya TANIGAWA / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ / Hiroshi MATSUO / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ / Masako MIYATAKE / 2credits
【8-2】Research PaperⅠ / Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN / 2credits
【8-2】Research PaperⅠ / Toshiko TAKENAKA / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ / Tatsuhiko YAMAMOTO / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ / Michiyo MOROZUMI / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ / David LITT / 2credits
【8-2】【8-3】Research PaperⅠ,Research Paper Ⅱ / Hajime YAMAMOTO / 2credits

9) Practical Training

【9-1】Negotiation / Masako MIYATAKE, Satoshi YAMABE, Harald SIPPEL / 2credits / Spring
【9-2】Mediation / Masako MIYATAKE, Harald SIPPEL, / 2credits / Spring & Fall
【9-3】Arbitration / Masako MIYATAKE, Douglas FREEMAN, Satoshi YAMABE, Harald SIPPEL / 2credits / Fall
【9-4】SIAC and Institutional Arbitration I / Masako MIYATAKE / 1credit / Fall
【9-5】SIAC and Institutional Arbitration Ⅱ / Masako MIYATAKE / 2credits / Fall
【9-6】Legal Debate and Negotiation / Sai Ganesh VAHEISVARAN / 2credits / Fall
【9-7】Drafting International Agreements / Aaron MONROE-SHERIDAN, Ippei TAKUSHIMA, Nirav MEHTA/ 2credits / Spring
【9-8】Drafting International Agreements / Kenji HOSOKAWA, Leopoldo AGUILAR / 2credits / Fall
【9-9】Drafting and Negotiation of M&A and JV Transactions / Nels HANSEN / 2credits / Fall
【9-10】Moot Court / Setsuko AOKI,Yangzi TAO / 3credits / Spring & Fall
【9-11】Internship I / Setsuko AOKI, Isao KITAI, Masako MIYATAKE / 1credit / Spring & Fall
【9-12】Internship Ⅱ / Setsuko AOKI , Isao KITAI, Masako MIYATAKE / 2credits / Spring & Fall
【9-13】Internship Ⅲ / Setsuko AOKI , Isao KITAI , Masako MIYATAKE / 3credits / Spring & Fall
【9-14】Internship Ⅳ / Setsuko AOKI , Isao KITAI, Masako MIYATAKE / 4credits / Spring & Fall



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