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Daisuke Takahashi

Title:  Attorney at Law (Japan) / Master of Laws (U.S., France, Germany, Italy)

         Partner, Shinwa Sohgoh LawOffices



Daisuke TAKAHASHI is a partner attorney at Shinwa Sohgoh Law Offices, based in Tokyo, Japan. He has been advising Japanese multinational corporations on global legal and regulatory issues, including anti-bribery compliance. As expert on global legal compliance, corporate governance, and sustainability, Daisuke has been serving in various positions in the public, legal, academic, business, and other sectors.

■ Public

  • Member, Working Group on Anti Money Laundering Guidance for Mail Receiving Business, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) (2019)

  • Member, Working Group on Formulation of National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) (2019-2020)

  • Overseas Business Development Expert (Standards and Certification), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)  (2018-2019)

  • Research Committee Member on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) (2018-2019)  

  • Working Group Member, Tokyo Principles for Strengthening Anti-Corruption Practices, Global Compact Network Japan (2017-2018)

  • Advisory Member, Tokyo Center for Removal of Criminal Organizations (2019-Present)


  • Vice Chair, Project Team on CSR and Internal Control, Japan Federation of Bar Associations(JFBA) (2015-Present)

  • Member, Office of International Affairs, JFBA (2012-2018)

  • Officer, CSR / Business Human Rights Committee, International Bar Association (IBA)(2017-Present)

  • Vice Chair, Environmental Protection Committee, First Tokyo Bar Association (2012-Present)

  • Member, Anti Yakuza Committee, First Tokyo Bar Association (2006-Present)


  • Invited Researcher, Institute of Japan – U.S. Studies, Waseda University (2010-Present)

  • Lecturer (Environmental Law and CSR), Faculty of Law, Sophia University (2016- Every Two Year)

  • Lecturer (Business and Human Rights), Faculty of Law, Aoyama Gakuin University (2019 - Present)

  • Co-Researcher, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) (2015-Present)

Business and others

  • Partner, Takahashi Nahmad Vazquez Abogados S. de R.L. de C.V. (TNV)(2016-Present)

  • Japan Secretariat, Mexico Investment Support Forum (MISF) (2017-Present)

  • Member and Secretariat, Anti-Bribery Committee Japan (ABCJ) (2016-Present)

  • Steering Commmittee Officer, Business and Human Rights Lawyers Network Japan (BHR Lawyers) (2018-Present)

  • Governing Council Member, CSO Network Japan (2020-Present)

  • Chartered Member Analyst (CMA), Japan Securities Analyst Association (2009-Present)

Daisuke has also served as Outside Officer; Advisory Committee Member; and Legal Counsel for various companies.

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