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Speeches and Seminars


  • IBA (International Bar Association) Annual Conference "Regulation in the global context and the impact on companies in the Asia Pacific Region" Speaker (November 2020)

  • IBA (International Bar Association) Annual Conference "We're all human rights lawyers now: convergence of business and human rights; what it means for you” Speaker (October 2014)

  • ILO Seminar on Labour Dimension of Corporate Social Responsibility, Speaker (March 2018)

  • Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee and ILO "Tokyo 2020-ILO Sustainability Forum” Speaker (October 2018)

  • OECD = ILO = EU High Level Event "The Role of Responsible Business Conduct in Building Resilience" Speaker (January 2021)

  • UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights "Preventing business-related human rights abuses in Asia Pacific" Speaker (November 2020)

  • OECD = Japan Federation of Bar Associations Joint Seminar "Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence in practice" (May 2021)

  • Embassy of Mexico to Japan & Mexico Investment Support Forum (MISF) Joint Seminar "Trends and Practices of Major Mexican Laws and Regulations" (February 2020)

  • Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) Sustainability Management Seminar "Anti-Corruption and Tokyo Principles" (June 2021)

  • ACAMS Japan Anti-Money Laundering/Financial Crime Conference "Sanctions Focus: Building Sanctions Risk Compliance" Speaker (September 2022)

  • Associaton of Corporate Legal Departments Monthly Meeting "SDGs / ESG for Legal Officers" (August 2021)

  • Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) Legal Compliance Lecture "Global Trends in Legal Compliance" (March 2022)

  • First Tokyo Bar Association Environmental Protection Committee & Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) "Environment and Energy Law Forum-Toward Overcoming Legal Issues of Offshore Wind Power Generation" Coordinator (September 2015)

  • Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) "Guidance on Human Rights Due Diligence" (June 2015)

  • The Securities Analysts Association of Japan (SAAJ) "Latest Trends in ESG related Regulations and Practices for Companies and Financial Institutions" (May 2017)

  • Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA) Live Practical Training "Legal Practice on Overseas Bribery Issues" (July 2017)

  • ​Japanese Society of International Law Annual Meeting "Theory AND Practice OF Business AND Human Rights: UNGPS 10+" Speaker (September 2021)


For more speeches and seminars which Daisuke has been engaged in, see the Japanese webpage.

International Bar Association Annual Conference

Delegation of the European Union to Japan

Embassy of Mexico to Japan

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UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 

Daisuke Takahashi


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