Prof. Yasuhei Taniguchi

Advisory Member


General bio

Professor Yasuhei Taniguchi is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University in Japan. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in comparative and transnational legal studies. He is a leading scholar in several areas of law including Civil Procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, and International Trade Law.  He served as a member of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization, with one year as its chair.

He served as the board member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (1990-2005) and as President of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (2005-2013).  More recently he is serving as a member of the Ad Hoc Committee for annulment of ICSID arbitration award involving Argentina.