- External Seminars
Seminar celebrating the 5th Anniversary of JIMC-Kyoto
- November 20, 2023
- Kyoto Doshisha University
Hiroyuki Tezuka, the Chief Director of the Japan International Mediation Center (JIMC-Kyoto) and the Vice-President of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA), delivered a keynote presentation titled “Act for Implementation of United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” at a seminar celebrating the 5th Anniversary of JIMC-Kyoto on Nov. 20, 2023.
Hiroyuki heads our international dispute resolution practice. He specializes in international commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He has represented many international clients, including multi-national manufacturers, banking and securities firms, insurance companies, and news media in disputes involving M&A, antitrust laws, corporate governance, insurance laws, intellectual property, defamation, joint ventures, licensing, construction, and other commercial matters, as well as international bankruptcy. He has been involved in a number of international arbitrations as counsel, sole arbitrator, and co-arbitrator (including chair) before the ICC, JCAA, AAA-ICDR, VIAC, KCAB, and SIAC.
Hiroyuki serves as Vice President of the Japan Association of Arbitrators and as Chief Director of the Japan International Mediation Center in Kyoto, was Vice Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA Legal Practice Division, and was Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee at the IPBA from 2016 to 2020. From 2013 to 2016, he taught international arbitration and international dispute resolution at the University of Tokyo, School of Law as a visiting professor. Since 2013, he has been a member of the SIAC’s Court of Arbitration. He is also a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, and since 2018, he has been a Council member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law.