Newsletter Nos. 11–16

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Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 16 (2020)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 16 (2020)
  • The current state and future of the Japan International Mediation Center in Kyoto (in light of the signing of the “Singapore Convention on Mediation”) Haruo Okada Chief Director, Japan International Mediation Center in Kyoto
  • Efforts of Ministry of Justice to encourage international arbitration Noriko Shibata Division Chair, International Affairs Division, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Justice
  • A five-year plan to encourage international arbitration Yoshihisa Hayakawa Executive Director and Secretary, Japan International Dispute Resolution Center
  • Execution of an agreement on mutual collaboration with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Yoshiaki Furuta Managing Director
  • Report on a change in the Chair of the YJAA Steering Committee and the activities of the YJAA this year Naoki Takahashi Chairman of the YJAA Steering Committee
  • Further development of international arbitration in Japan Kazuhiro Nakamoto Former President, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary General, Kansai Branch
  • News from the Chubu Branch of the JAA Masanori Tanabe Head of the Chubu Branch
  • Report on the Activities of the Research Committee Aoi Inoue Chair of the Research Committee Masataka Sato Deputy Secretary
  • A mock arbitration by Russian and Japanese college students on Sakhalin! Akitsuyu Ogawa Director, Secretary of Japan Russia Lawyers Council
  • Strides made by the JAA

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 15 (2019)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 15 (2019)
  • The globalization of Japanese law and the JAA Akira Kawamura President
  • The Chubu Branch is finally founded! Masanori Tanabe Head of the Chubu Branch
  • A joint workshop held by the YJAA and the YSIAC Tsuyoshi Suzuki Chairman of the YJAA Steering Committee
  • Recent legal precedents related to arbitration Kazushige Ogawa Special Associate Professor, Rikkyo University
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary General, Kansai Branch
  • Report on activities of the Research Committee Mugi Sekido and Shigenobu Namiki, Deputy Secretary of the Research Committee
  • The JAA ITAC Encourages Growing Interest inInvestment Treaty Arbitration JAA Member Lars Markert (Partner, Nishimura & Asahi) JAA Member Lars Markert (Partner, Nishimura & Asahi)
  • A few words from the incoming and outgoing Secretary of the JAA
    —A few words upon my departure— Yumiko Ichige Current Secretary General
    —A few words upon my appointment— Junichi Tobimatsu Incoming Secretary
  • Strides made by the JAA

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 14 (2018)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 14 (2018)
  • Toward No.1 “The Japan International Arbitration (Dispute Resolution) Center” in Asia Nozumu Ohara Vice President
  • Execution of a friendship and cooperation agreement with the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration Akira Kawamura President
  • Establishment of the Japan International Mediation Center in Kyoto Haruo Okada Head of the Committee to Establish the Japan International Mediation Center in Kyoto (Managing Director)
  • A symposium on international arbitration Naoki Takahashi Deputy Secretary, Committee on International Arbitration and ADR
  • A joint seminar held by YJAA and the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA) Tsuyoshi Suzuki Chairman of the YJAA Steering Committee
  • Study group report: The status of enforcement of arbitration award in China Takuya Eguchi Deputy Secretary, Kansai Branch
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary, Kansai Branch
  • Report on activities of the Research Committee Mugi Sekido and Shigenobu Namiki Deputy Secretary of the Research Committee
  • A Training Program for Mediators Kosuke Nobata Deputy Secretary of the Committee on Domestic ADR
  • Strides made by the JAA

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 13 (2017)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 13 (2017)
  • The concept of the Japan International Dispute Resolution Center (tentative name) Nozumu Ohara Vice President
  • A joint seminar held with the Russian Arbitration Association Yoshihisa Hayakawa Managing Director (Professor of Rikkyo University and Lawyer)
  • Report on activities of the YJAA: A seminar on international arbitration jointly hosted with the ICDR Y&I Aoi Inoue Co-Chair of Committee on International Arbitration and ADR
  • Training program on the practice of international arbitration Yutaro Kawabata Co-chair of Committee on International Arbitration and ADR
  • Completing training to foster international family mediator Hisako Levin-Kobayashi Director
  • Report on activities of the Research Committee Mugi Sekido and Shigenobu Namiki Deputy Secretary of the Research Committee
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary General, Kansai Branch
  • A guide to a seminar commemorating Arbitration Day Yoshihiro Takatori Managing Director
  • Strides made by the JAA

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 12 (2016)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 12 (2016)
  • Toward the Civil law style arbitration procedure and constructino of the procedure: Report on a joint forum with the KOCIA and KCAB Yoshihiro Takatori Managing Director (in charge of international exchanges and international ADR) and Co-representative of the Japan Branch of CIArb
  • A joint seminar held with the Russian Arbitration Association (March 28, 2016) Naoki Idei Director in charge of the Committee on International Exchanges
  • Individual committees of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) have started up Yumiko Ichige Secretary General
  • Founding of the Young Japan Association of Arbitrators (YJAA) Tsuyoshi Suzuki Chairman of the YJAA Steering Committee
  • Report on activities of the Committee on Domestic ADR Kosuke Nobata Deputy Secretary of the Committee on Domestic ADR
  • Report on activities of the Research Committee Shunsuke Domon and Hiroki Habuka Deputy Secretary of the Research Committee
  • Report on the completion of Educational Materials on International Arbitration and a seminar to commemorate their publication Aoi Inoue Co-chair Committee on International Arbitration and ADR
  • Greetings upon my appointment as Head of the Kansai Branch Haruo Okada Head of the Kansai Branch
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary, Kansai Branch
  • A guide to a seminar commemorating Arbitration Day Nozumu Ohara Managing Director
  • A log of the activities of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) in 2015

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 11 (2015)

Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) Newsletter No. 11 (2015)
  • Internationalization of the JAA and prospects for future international activities Hiroyuki Tezuka Managing Director
  • COOPERATION OF ARBITRATION INSTITUTIONS OF RUSSIA AND JAPAN
    Senior Partner at ALRUD Law Firm
    Member of the Board of the Association for the Promotion of Arbitration (RAA)
    Member of the Council of the Federal Chamber of Advocates of the Russian Federation
    Vassily Rudomino
  • Study group report Lecture by Professor Jay Grenig on arbitration in the US Akira Sawai Director Kazuhiko Nishihara Deputy Secretary
  • Activities of research working group Yoshimasa Takata Motonori Ezaki research working group
  • Activities of training working group Hitomi Sakai training working group
  • A guide to a seminar commemorating Arbitration Day Seiko Minomo Secretary General International Family Mediation Project Team
  • News from the Kansai Branch of the JAA Kazuhiro Kobayashi Secretary General, Kansai Branch of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA)
  • An introduction of the new Secretary General Yumiko Ichige Attorney
  • A log of the activities of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA) in 2014