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LL.M. LL.B. Takao SUAMI Professor of Law, Waseda Law School, Tokyo


1974-1979 The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, LL.B. Degree 1979-1981 The Legal Research and Training Institute, Tokyo, Practical Training 1981-1987 Attorney at Law in Tokyo, Japan. Court litigation on behalf of corporations and individuals, negotiation and drafting of contracts 1987-1988 Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, LL.M. Degree 1988-1994 Senior Associate with De Bandt, van Hecke & Lagae, Brussels. Practice in corporate law as well as the European Community Law including competition law 1990-1993 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Law, Leuven, LL.M., degree cum laude 1994-1996 Associate Professor of Yokohama National University, Graduate School of International & Business Law in Kanagawa, Japan. In charge of European Community Law 1996-2004 Professor of Waseda University, School of Law in Tokyo. In charge of European Union Law and International Business Transactions since 2004 Professor of Waseda Law School in Tokyo. In charge of European Union Law, European Competition Law, Current developments of Japanese Law, Professional Responsibility and Civil Justice Clinic. Former Director of the Waseda Law School, Legal Clinic L.P.C