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B.S.W. (Bachelor of Social Work), McGill University
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As to International Business Transactions, I have been researching the law, legal systems, business practices and cultures of different jurisdictions and the relationships among them. I am also interested in the legal changes that have resulted from globalization and changes in the world order, especially in the emerging market economies, the former emerging market economies and developing countries.
As to American Law and Anglo-American Law, as I am a lawyer and member of the California State Bar Association, my research tends to focus on practical and topical issues. As to all three areas, I have also been studying dispute resolution. Most importantly for prospective students, much of what I research depends on my studentsf particular interests. In many of my classes we study topics based on the studentsf interests and I conduct research accordingly.
Reflections on Twenty Years of Teaching Law in English in Japan: Experience - Based Comments and Tips on Legal Education in a Foreign Language
Musings on Some Practical Points about Law and the Real World: Life Lessons on the Importance of Being Thorough
Law in the News (I): Legal Challenges to Unpaid Internships
The Japanese Product Liability Act (I) (co-author)
The Japanese Product Liability Act (II) (co-author)
Special Member Course, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
International Symposium on Corporate Governance
Various advanced law courses
Various continuing legal education (CLE) courses
Japanese Law Seminar
French Law Course (in French)
Spanish Law Course (in Spanish)
Legal London Program
I am licensed to practice law in the State of California, U.S.A. I am a member of the State Bar of California and its International Law and Business Law sections.
I like travelling to learn about the law, legal systems, business practices and cultures of different places and the relationships among them.