The new, state-of-the-art Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre (JIDRC), officially launched in October 2020. Following the opening of the JIDRC Osaka two years ago, the launch of their new Tokyo facilities highlights Japan’s continued ambitions to become a leading seat for international arbitration. David GilmoreCraig Shepherd and John Ribeiro from our international arbitration practice in Japan discuss the key features of the new facility, the Japanese government’s ongoing endeavours to promote Japan’s popularity as a seat for international arbitration and some potential challenges it may face as it seeks to ‘unseat’ some of its other, perhaps more popular, international competitors.

 

Contacts

David Gilmore

David Gilmore
Managing Partner (Japan and Korea), Head of Dispute Resolution (Japan
+81 3 5412 5415

Craig Shepherd

Craig Shepherd
Partner
+81 3 5412 5456

James Allsop

James Allsop
Of Counsel
+81 3 5412 5409

John Ribeiro

John Ribeiro
Senior Associate
+81 3 5412 5460