Anti-Corruption Bar Leaders Roundtable: Tokyo

Role of Bar Associations in the Fight Against Corruption Roundtable

As part of a round of Anti-Corruption workshops that were held in South Korea and Japan in June 2011, a roundtable entitled ‘The Role of Bar Associations in the Fight Against Corruption’ was held for Japanese Bar Leaders. The organisation and curriculum of both the workshops and the roundtable formed part of the IBA, OECD and UNODC Anti-Corruption Strategy for the Legal Profession.

The roundtable discussion, comprised of experts who discussed the supervisory role of bar associations and explored the requirement to collaborate with National Government, NGO’s and Legal Professionals in the fight against corruption.

  Tokyo Roundtable June 2011


To view the Agenda for this roundtable discussion click here


List of Participants

(Overseas Guests)

James T Parkinson - Partner, BuckleySandler LLP, Washington

Michael Schwartz - Global Head of Anti-Corruption and Bribery at KPMG;

Gonzalo Guzmán -  Senior Staff Lawyer, IBA Legal Projects Team  


Kenji Utsunomiya, President

Masatoshi Miki, Vice-President

Masaru Mizutani, Vice- President

Yuuichi Kaido, Secretary General

Yumiko Ichige, Deputy Secretary-General

Shigeru Nihei, Deputy Secretary-General

Yukio Yamashita, Chair of the Committee on International Criminal Law Legislation (CICLL)

Kazuhiko Yamagishi, Vice-Chair of CICLL

Tatsu Katayama, member of CICLL

Kimitoshi Yabuki, Chair of the Committee on International Relations (CIR)

Mikio Tanaka, member of CIR

Yasunobu Sato, member of CIR

Seiji Ogawa, member of the Committee of International Human Rights (CIHR)

Miha Isoi, member of the CIHR

Satoko Kitamura, staff attorney of the Office of International Affairs