Prof. Souichirou Kozuka

Souichirou Kozuka (PhD, Tokyo) is Professor of Law at Gakushuin University, Tokyo. He specialises in commercial law, corporate law and maritime, air and space law and emphasises on the comparative approach. He is a contributor to Jean Jacque du Plessis, Anil Hargovan, Mirko Bagaric & Jason Harris (eds), Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance, third edition (2015) and fourth edition (forthcoming), and is also the author of: ‘The Bifurcated World of Uniform Law: The Uniform law of “Islands” and of “The Ocean”’ in Unidroit (ed), Eppur si muove: The Age of Uniform Law – Essays in honour of Michael Joachim Bonell to Celebrate his 70th birthday, pp. 333–346 (2016, Unidroit), as well as editor and main author of Implementation of the Cape Town Convention and the Domestic Laws on Secured Transactions (2017, Springer).

Professor Kozuka is chair of the Space Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) for 2016 and 2017, correspondent of UNIDROIT (the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law) and Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL).