Toru Ishiguro


Toru Ishiguro

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Toru Ishiguro:Awards

Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE 2020

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Toru Ishiguro:News

Public Service
Toru Ishiguro participates in a joint press conference on marriage equality and the recruitment and retention of LGBT talent in Japan held by foreign chambers of commerce in Japan
Public Service
Toru Ishiguro became the director of Lawyers for LGBT and Allies Network
Public Service
Toru Ishiguro became the governor (Outside) of Japan Exchange Regulation

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Toru Ishiguro:Legal Topics

Toru Ishiguro:Seminars

May 28, 2009External Seminars
"ALB In-house Legal Summit Tokyo 2009"
Jun. 19, 2008 - Jun. 20, 2008External Seminars
"ALB Managing Partners Asia Forum"

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Toru Ishiguro:Publications

Magazine Article
"Evaluation of the Board of Directors and Function of the Outside Directors"
Book Article
"Emergence and Development of Law Firms in Japan"
"Fund Raising and Capital Markets"

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Toru Ishiguro:Other


  • University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1978)
  • Columbia Law School (LL.M., 1983)
  • Trainee at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York (1983-1984)
  • Resident Partner, Hamada & Matsumoto, London office (1987-1989)

Major Activities

  •  Planning Committee Member of Japan Investor Relations Association (1994)
  •  Member of Financial Law Board (1998)
  •  Corporate Auditor, Monex Securities Ltd. (2000)
  •  Director of IR Academy (2001)
  •  Member of Advisory Board, NTT Docomo, Inc. (2003)
  •  Member of Disciplinary Committee, JASDAQ Securities Exchange (2005)
  •  Director General and Member of Editorial Board, Japan Financial ADR/Ombudsman Study Group (2007)
  •  Member of Asia Debt Listing Study Group, Waseda University Global COE (Center of Excellence) (2010)
  •  Member, Working Group of Financial Services Agency on the Disclosure System (2010)
  •  Expert Member, Financial System Council, Financial Services Agency (2012)
  • Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, TDK Corporation (2015)
  • Outside Director, Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2015)
  • Director, Japan Investor Protection Fund (2016)
  • Governor (Outside), Japan Exchange Regulation (2017)
  • Director, Lawyers for LGBT and Allies Network (2017)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1980; New York State, 1984
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association