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I. Works in Western Languages

A. Co-authored Books

2015      Comparative Corporate Law (West, 2015), with Marco Ventoruzzo, Pierre-Henri Conac, Sebastien Mock, Mario Notari and Arad Reisberg

B.  Contributions to Edited Books

2018      Information Duties under Japanese Capital Markets Law, in Marc Dernauer, Harald Baum & Moritz Baelz (eds.), Information Duties: Japanese and German Private Law, Journal of Japanese Law Special Issue No.11 (Carl Heymanns/Wolters Kluwer), p.209-216

2018      Recent Boardroom Reforms in Japan and the Roles of Outside/Independent Directors, in Hiroshi Oda (ed.), Comparative Corporate Governance: The Case of Japan, Journal of Japanese Law Special Issue No.12 (Carl Heymanns/Wolters Kluwer, 2018), p.33-53, also available at https://ssrn.com/abstract=3272634.

2017      Japan’s Gradual Reception of Independent Directors: An Empirical and Political-Economic Analysis, in Dan W. Puchniak, Harald Baum and Luke Nottage (eds.), Independent Directors in Asia: A Historical, Contextual and Comparative Approach (Cambridge University Press, 2017), p.135-175, with Manabu Matsunaka and Souichirou Kozuka

2017      Growing Securities Litigation against Issuers in Japan: Its Background and Reality, in Robin Hui Huang and Nicholas Howson (eds.), Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law: China and the World (Cambridge University Press, 2017), p.416-443

2016      Legal Capital in Japan and the Influence of German Law, in Holger Fleischer, Hideki Kanda, Kon Sik Kim and Peter O. Mülbert (eds.), German and Asian Perspectives on Company Law: Law and Policy Perspectives (Mohr Siebeck, 2016), p.141-157

2014      Reduction of Retirees’ Benefits upon the Reorganization of a Company, in Zen-ichi Shishido (ed.), Enterprise Law – Contracts, Markets, and Laws in the US and Japan (Edward Elgar, 2014), p.161-171

2012      Accidental Nature of the Insured Event – Burden of Proof (Case Comment to Supreme Court 1 June 2006), in Moritz Bälz, Marc Dernauer, Christopher Heath & Anja Petersen-Padberg (eds.), Business Law in Japan – Cases and Comments (Wolters Kluwer, 2012), p.359-367

C. Articles in Periodicals

2016      Die japanische LLP im gesellschaftsrechtlichen Kontext LLP, in Zeitschrift für Japanisches Recht/Journal of Japanese Law, No.41, p.89-115, with Harald Baum

2015      Reform of Transport and Maritime Law in Japan: An Analysis of the Interim Proposal, in European Transport Law, Vol.50, No.4/5, 471-527p, with Manami Sasaoka

2015      “Recklessly and with Knowledge” in Japanese Law, in CMI Yearbook 2014, p.384-387

2014      Legally “Strong” Shareholders of Japan, in Michigan Journal of Private Equity and Venture Capital Law, Volume 3 Issue 2, p.125-164

2013      The Outline for the Companies Act Reform in Japan and Its Implications, in Zeitschrift für Japanisches Recht/Journal of Japanese Law, Vol.18 No.35, p.13-38

D. Forthcoming

2019      The Logic and Limits of Stewardship Codes: The Case of Japan, forthcoming in Berkeley Business Law Journal, also included in the University of Tokyo Business Law Working Paper Series 2018-E-01, available at http://www.j.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/research/blwps/.

II. Works in Japanese

A. Single-authored Books

2007      Kabunushi Yugen Sekinin Seido no Heigai to Kasyo Shihon niyoru Kabunushi no Sekinin [Demerits of Limited Liability and the Shareholder's Liability for Undercapitalization – Capital Adequacy or Shareholder's Incentive?] (Shoji Homu, 2007, in Japanese)

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B. Co-authored Books

2017      Kinyu Shohin Torihikiho Gaisetsu (Dai 2-han) [Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, 2nd ed.], (Yuhikaku, 2017, in Japanese) with Tomonobu Yamashita, Hideki Kanda, Daisaku Kubo, Atsushi Koide, Takahito Kato, Hideyuki Matsui and Sadakazu Osaki,

2011      Kaishaho Bijyuaru Materiaruzu [Visual Materials on Corporation Law] (Yuhikaku, 2011, in Japanese), with Seiichi Ochiai, Masafumi Nakahigashi, Yasuhiko Kubota, Wataru Tanaka and Akira Tokutsu

2010      Kinyu Shohin Torihikiho Gaisetsu [Financial Instruments and Exchange Act] (Yuhikaku, 2010, in Japanese), with Tomonobu Yamashita, Hideki Kanda, Daisaku Kubo, Atsushi Koide, Takahito Kato, Hideyuki Matsui and Sadakazu Osaki

C. Edited/Co-edited Books

2016        Koporeto Gabanansu Kaikaku no Teigen – Kigyo Kachi Kojyo/ Keizai Kasseika heno Michisuji [Reforming Corporate Governance: The Road to Improving Firm Value and Stimulating the Economy] (Shojihomu, 2016, in Japanese), co-edited with Zenichi Shishido

D. Contributions to Edited Books

2018      Jido Untensha to Minji Sekinin [Automated Cars and Civil Liability], in Masao Yanaga & Jyoji Shishido (eds.), Robotto / AI to Ho [Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Law], (Yuhikaku, 2018), p.167-186 (in Japanese)

2018      Jido Unten wo meguru Amerika-ho no Jyokyo [Automated Driving System and the American Law], in Tomotaka Fujita (ed.), Jido Unten to Ho [Automated Driving System and the Law] (Yuhikaku, 2018), p.83-98 (in Japanese)

2017      Ryutsu Shijyo no Toshika ni yoru Hakko-gaisha ni Taisuru Shoken Sosho no Jittai [Current State of Securities Litigation by Investors in the Secondary Market against Issuer Corporations], in Etsuro Kuronuma & Tomotaka Fujita (eds.), Kigyoho no Shinro: Egashira Kenjiro Sensei Koki Kinen [Future Courses of Enterprise Law - In Celebration of the 70th Birthday of Professor Kenjiro Egashira] (Yuhikaku, 2017), p.857-899 (in Japanese)

2016      Shagai Torishimariyaku/Dokuritsu Torishimariyaku ha Dono Yona Yakuwari wo Kitai Sarete Irunoka – Kinji no Kigyo Tochi Kaikaku no Koka no Kensho ni Mukete [What Roles Are Outside/Independent Directors Expected to Perform? Toward Evaluation of Effects of Recent Corporate Governance Reforms], in Zenichi Shishido & Gen Goto (eds.), Koporeto Gabanansu Kaikaku no Teigen – Kigyo Kachi Kojyo/ Keizai Kasseika heno Michisuji [Reforming Corporate Governance: The Road to Improving Firm Value and Stimulating the Economy] (Shojihomu, 2016), p.215-238 (in Japanese)

2015      Heisei 26-nen Kaisei no Gaiyo (Soron) [The Overview of the 2014 Reform], in Hideki Kanda (ed.), Ronten Shokai Heisei 26-nen Kaisei Kaishaho [Discussions of the 2014 Companies Act Reform] (Shoji Homu, 2015), p.1-16 (in Japanese) 

2014      Hoken no Jiko/Songai Yokushi Kinou to Kaijyou Hoken [Insurance’s Effect on Deterrence of Accident and Loss and Maritime Insurance], in Hidefusa Iida, Souichirou Kozuka, Motohiro Sakaki, Mika Takahashi, Akira Tokutsu and Akio Hoshi (eds.), Ochiai Seiichi Sensei Koki Syukuga Ronbunshu: Shojiho no Atarashii Soseki [New Foundations of Commercial Law – In Celebration of the 70th Birthday of Professor Seiichi Ochiai] (Yuhikaku, 2014), p.643-674 (in Japanese)

2014      88 Jyo, 89 Jyo and 91 Jyo [Articles 88, 89 and 91], in Tomonobu Yamashita (ed.), Kaishaho Konmentaru Dai 2 Kan [Companies Act Annotated, Vol.2] (Shoji Homu, 2014), p.337-341, p.343-345 (in Japanese)

2013      333 Jyo, 334 Jyo, 342 Jyo, and 345 Jyo [Articles 333, 334, 342 and 345], in Shinsaku Iwahara (ed.), Kaishaho Konmentaru Dai 7 Kan [Companies Act Annotated Vol.7] (Shoji Homu, 2013), p.464-475, p.554-562, p.572-578 (in Japanese)

2013      Kabunushi Yugen Sekinin Seido to Saikensha no Hogo [Limited Liability of Shareholders and Creditor Protection], in Wataru Tanaka (ed.), Suji de Wakaru Kaishaho [Numerical Analysis of Corporate Law] (Yuhikaku, 2013), p.39-70 (in Japanese)

2013      Hakko Kaiji ni okeru Zaimu Jyoho no Kyogi Kisai to Motohikiuke Shoken Gaisha no Geto Kipa Sekinin [Financial Misrepresentation in the Primary Market Disclosure and Gatekeeper Liability of Underwriters], in Shinsaku Iwahara, Tomonobu Yamashita and Hideki Kanda (eds.), Kaisha, Kinyu and Ho (jyo) [Corporations, Finance and Law, Vol.1] (Shoji Homu, 2013), p.369-405 (in Japanese) 

2013      Kamotsu Tetsudo Unso [Transportation of Goods by Railway], in Unso Torihiki no Jittai ni tsuite no Chosa Kenkyu Gyomu Hokokusho [Report of the Survey on the Actual Conditions of Transport Contracts] (Shoji Homu Kenkyukai, 2013), p.31−46 (in Japanese)

2013      Mokuteki Shintaku no Sonzoku Kikan no Seigen to sono Konkyo no Saikento [Reconsidering the Limitation of Period of Existence of Purpose Trusts], in Atsushi Koide, Souichirou Kozuka, Gen Goto and Aken Ban (eds.), Maeda Shigeyuki Sensei Koki Kinen: Kigyoho/Kinyuho no Shin Choryu [New Trends in Enterprise Law and Financial Law: in In Celebration of the 70th Birthday of Professor Shigeyuki Maeda] (Shoji Homu, 2013), p.697-744 (in Japanese)

2011 Hoken Keiyaku no Hokatsu Iten wo Meguru Hokengyoho no Kiritsu ni tsuite – Hoken Keiyaku no Iten Tann-i Kisei no Kanwa wo Chushin ni [Insurance Portfolio Transfers and Deregulation of the Rules of Insurance Business Act Regarding and the Size of the Portfolio to be Transferred] in Shigenori Ishida ed., Arata na Hoken Keiei Soshiki to Jigyo Saihen Sukiimu [New Organization and Restructuring Scheme for Insurance Business], p.167-200 (Japan Institute of Life Insurance, 2011, in Japanese)

2011 Kigyo no Saiken Katei ni Okeru Jyugyoin / Taisyokusha no Chi-i / Kenri no Henko [Reduction of Employees' and Retirees' Benefits upon the Reorganization of a Company] in Zen-ichi Shishido ed., “Kigyoho” Kaikaku no Ronri –Insenthibu Sisutemu no Seido Sekkei [The Logic of Enterprise Law Reform –Designing the Incentive System], p.143-158 (Nihon Keizai Shinbun Shuppansha, 2011, in Japanese)

2010 Jyuekisha no Shitei ni Kansuru Jyutakusya no Sairyo – Amerikaho wo Sanko ni [Discretion of Trustees Regarding the Designation of Beneficiaries – Some Insights from the U.S. Law] in Norio Higuchi ed., Soto kara Mita Shintakuho [The View of Trust Law from the Outside], p.115-128 (Trust 60, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 With Takashi Misumi, Gyaku Sentaku to Hoken Keiyaku [Adverse Selection and Insurance Contracts] in Tomonobu Yamashita & Takau Yoneyama ed., Hokenho Kaisetsu – Seimei Hoken / Shogai Shippei Teigaku Hoken [Commentaries on Insurance Act – Life Insurance / Accident and Illness Insurance for Fixed Sum], p.247-274 (Yuhikaku, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 With Takashi Misumi, Moraru Hazaado to Hoken Keiyaku [Moral Hazard and Insurance Contracts], in Tomonobu Yamashita & Takau Yoneyama ed., Hokenho Kaisetsu – Seimei Hoken / Shogai Shippei Teigaku Hoken [Commentaries on Insurance Act – Life Insurance / Accident and Illness Insurance for Fixed Sum], p.390-417 (Yuhikaku, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 Dai 50 Jyo / Dai 79 Jyo [Articles 50 and 79], in Tomonobu Yamashita & Takau Yoneyama ed., Hokenho Kaisetsu – Seimei Hoken / Shogai Shippei Teigaku Hoken [Commentaries on Insurance Act – Life Insurance / Accident and Illness Insurance for Fixed Sum], p.421-426 (Yuhikaku, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 Dai 52 Jyo / Dai 81 Jyo [Articles 52 and 81], in Tomonobu Yamashita & Takau Yoneyama ed., Hokenho Kaisetsu – Seimei Hoken / Shogai Shippei Teigaku Hoken [Commentaries on Insurance Act – Life Insurance / Accident and Illness Insurance for Fixed Sum], p.460-481 (Yuhikaku, 2010, in Japanese)

2009 Shihon Jyujitsu no Gensoku to Kabushiki no Kaso Haraikomi no Mokuteki – Koremade no Jian no Bunseki Kara [The Principle of Maintenance of Capital and The Purposes of Disguised Payment for Issuance of Shares – From the Analysis of Cases to the Present], in Shigeyuki Maeda, Hideki Kanda and Hiroyuki Kansaku ed., Kigyoho no Hensen – Maeda Hitoshi Sensei Kijyu Kinen [Developments in Business Law – In Celebration of the 77th Birthday of Professor Hitoshi Maeda], p.223-260 (Yuhikaku, 2009, in Japanese)

2008 Houjinkaku Hinin no Houri [Piercing the Corporate Veil], in Kenjiro Egashira ed., Kaishaho Konmentaaru Dai 1 Kan [Companies Act Annotated Vol.1], p.90-125 (Shoji Homu, 2008, in Japanese)

E. Articles in Periodicals

2018      Buppin Unso Keiyaku – Unsonin no Sekinin / Fukugo Unso [Contracts for Carriage of Goods: Liability of the Carrier and Multimodal Transport], in Kaiho Kaishi, Vol.90, p.96-113 (Keiso Shobo, 2018, in Japanese), with Fumiko Masuda

2017      “Nihon-teki Torihiki Kanko” no Jittai to Keiyakuho heno Shisa [Realities of "Japanese Contracting Practices" and Implications to Contract Law], in Shoji Homu Vol.2142, p.63-73 (Shoji Homu, 2017, in Japanese)

2017      Jido-unten to Minji-sekinin wo Meguru Amerikaho no Jyokyo [Automated Cars and Civil Liability: American Law], in Jyurisuto Vol.1501, p.50-55 (Yuhikaku, 2017, in Japanese) 

2013      Kokka no Detto Fainansu to Gabanansu – Koporeto Finansu karano Shisa? [Debt Financing of States and its Governance – Implications from Corporate Finance?], in Finansyaru Rebyu Vol.113, p.132-146 (Zaimu Sogo Seisaku Kenkyujyo, 2013, in Japanese)

2010 Shoho Sosoku – Shogo / Eigyo Jyoto / Syogyo Siyonin wo Chusin ni [General Provisions of the Commercial Code – On Rules Regarding Trade Names, Transfers of Business and Employees of a Merchant], 935  NBL 17-26 (Shoji Homu, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 Torishimariyaku no Saikensha ni Taisuru Gimu to Sekiin wo MeguruAmerikaho no Tenkai [Developments of the U.S. Law Regarding Director's Duties and Liabilities against Creditors], Vol.29 No.3 Kinyu Kenkyu 123-174 (Institute of Monetary Economics of Bank of Japan, 2010, in Japanese)

2010 Horitsu no Tekiyou / Kaisyaku ni Okeru Hoken Gainen no Yakuwari [Concept of "Insurance" in the Legal Context], 609 Hokengaku Zasshi 49-64 (Japanese Society of Insurance Science, 2010, in Japanese)

Awarded :

2008 Shin Hokenho ni Okeru Hokenkin Shiharai Gimu no Riko Chitai [On the Delay of Payment of Insurance Proceeds under New Japanese Insurance Law], 165 Seimei Hoken Ronsyu 85-133 (Japan Institute of Life Insurance, 2008, in Japanese)

2008 Kanebo Kabushiki Kaitori Kakaku Kettei Moshitate Jiken no Kento [On the Judgment of Tokyo District Court Regarding Shareholders Appraisal Rights in the Case of Kanebo], 1837 Shoji Homu 4-14, 1838 Shoji Homu 14-20 (Shoji Homu, 2008, in Japanese)

2008 Fujitsu Kaiji ni Kansuru Kaisha no Minji Sekinin to Tosanho – Toshika no Kaisha ni Taisuru Songai Baisho Seikyuken no Tosan Tetsuduki ni Okeru Retsugoka no Zehi [Civil Liabilities of Corporation on Misrepresentations and Bankruptcy Law – Should the Claims of Investors against the Issuer Corporation Be Subordinated in Bankruptcy Procedure?], 1357 Jyurisuto 108-115, 1358 Jyurisuto 63-67 (Yuhikaku, 2008, in Japanese)

2008 Kabunushi Yugen Sekinin Seido no Heigai to Kasyo Shihon niyoru Kabunushi no Sekinin [Demerits of Limited Liability and the Shareholder's Liability for Undercapitalization – Capital Adequacy or Shareholder's Incentive?], 70 Shiho 219-225, 253-251 (Japanese Association of Private Law, 2008), in Japanese and English