Lunchtime Lecture: Contractual Practice and Dispute Resolution Culture in Japan
- Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
- Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
- Location: W-120
- Lunch: A free lunch will be provided.
- Registration: Please click here.
Rikiya Sakamoto is Professor of Law at the Nihon University College of Law in Japan where he has been teaching U.S. law in the areas of constitutional law, contracts, torts, civil procedure, and international dispute resolution from the perspective of Japanese law since 2003. Before joining the faculty of the Nihon University, Mr. Sakamoto practiced international commercial litigation in the United States as a New York State-licensed attorney as well as a foreign law attorney licensed in Japan. He taught “International Litigation & Arbitration in Japan” as a visiting professor at U.C. Hastings College of the Law in spring 2011. In fall 2014, Mr. Sakamoto served as a visiting scholar at Pennsylvania State University Law School where he studied the global system of arbitration. Professor Sakamoto received his legal education in both Japan and United States, obtaining a Bachelor of Law degree at Nihon University College of Law, and Master of Law and Master of Comparative Law degrees at Tulane University Law School.