Date:
March 2, 2019
Time:
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Seisen University, Room 132, 3F, Building 1

Speaker: Professor Hirotomo Abe
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 14:30 to 17:00 (doors open 14:00)
Venue: Seisen University, Room 132, 3F, Building 1
http://www.seisen-u.ac.jp/eng/access/index.php
 
About the Seminar:
The Ministry of Justice established the Japan Law Translation Council in 2009 in order to examine matters concerning infrastructure development to promote foreign language translations of Japanese laws and regulations. The council is made up of experts, officials from related government agencies and other stakeholders. The current chairman is our speaker, Professor Hirotomo Abe. 

About the Speaker:
Professor Abe worked in the legal affairs area of a general trading company for 30 years and spent time overseas in Argentina, Brazil, the United States and the United Kingdom. While working he received a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Tsukuba. His research topic concerned Brazilian company law. Since 2009 he has been teaching international business law and legal English at Hitotsubashi University. His focus is on training students in negotiation, including preparing students to participate at the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Conference organized by the International Chamber of Commerce. In 2011 he joined the Ministry of Justice’s Japanese Law Translation Council, serving as Chair since 2017. He also serves on the Reconstruction Agency’s External Bid Review Committee. His hobbies include tennis, travel, and drinking (in moderation).

This seminar will take place in Japanese.
 
 Advance Payment via Eventbrite (purchase tickets below):
 JAT members: 1,000 yen
 Non-members: 3,000 yen
 
 Payment at Seminar Registration on the day:
 JAT members: 1500 yen
 Non-members: 3500 yen
 
 Pre-Dinner Casual Drinks:
 Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
 Time: 17:30 to 18:30
 Venue: Arietta: http://www.trattoria-arietta.net/ (participants pay for their own drinks)
No registration required

Networking Dinner:
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 18:30 to 20:30
Venue: Arietta: http://www.trattoria-arietta.net/
 
Tickets via Eventbrite: 
(Sales close 3 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019)
 3,500 yen (course dinner - drinks not included)
 
 
Tickets at Registration on the day:
 4,000 yen (course dinner - drinks not included)
 
 **If you have special dietary needs please register for the dinner on Eventbrite then email jatlaw@jat.org with your requirements.