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Daisuke Takahashi

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

         Partner, SHINWA LAW (Shinwa Sohgoh Law Offices)



Daisuke TAKAHASHI is a partner attorney at SHINWA LAW (Shinwa Sohgoh Law Offices), based in Tokyo, Japan. He has been advising Japanese and other multinational corporations on global legal and regulatory issues, including anti-bribery compliance. As expert on global legal compliance,  ESG and technology, Daisuke has been serving in various positions in the public, legal, academic, business, and other sectors as follows (as of 2023).

■ Public

  • Consultant, OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct (2021-2022)

  • 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, 2023-Present)

  • 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)


  • Co-Chair Business Human Rights Committee, International Bar Association (IBA)(2023-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)

  • 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)

  • Of Counsel, Akrivis Law Group (Washington DC) (2021-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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