J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Nov 15, 2019 at 03:07
Nagoya University
International Cooperation
Job title
Associate professor
LL.M(University of Cambridge), Ph.D(University College London)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2002
Feb 2005
Judge, Tokyo District Court
Sep 2008
Mar 2009
Teaching Fellow, University College London
Jul 2010
Apr 2012
Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Apr 2012
Aug 2014
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
Sep 2014
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba


Jan 2007
Jul 2011
Public International Law, Graduate School, Division of Law, University College London

Committee Memberships

Sep 2017
Sep 2023
ICSID Panel of Conciliators, Designation by the Chairman of the ICSID Administrative Council  Conciliator
Jul 2019
The Center for American and International Law, Institute for Transnational Arbitration  Member of the Academic Council
Dec 2017
Investment Treaty Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law  Member
Aug 2014
Legal Advisory Committee of the Energy Charter Treaty  Member of the Committee
Nov 2015
Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration  Arbitrator

Published Papers

Counterclaims and the Rule of Law in Investment Arbitration
American Journal of International Law Unbound   113 33-37   Jan 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Intervention: Investment Arbitration
Max Planck Encyclopaedia of International Procedural Law      2019   [Refereed][Invited]


Burlington v. Ecuador: Counterclaims Based on Investor's Consent to Jurisdiction
Tomoko Ishikawa
JCA Journal   734 39-48   Aug 2018
Case Comment: Marco Gavazzi and Stefano Gavazzi v. Romania - A New Approach to Determining Jurisdiction over Counterclaims in ICSID Arbitration?
Tomoko Ishikawa
ICSID Review   32(3) 1-8   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Effective Interpretation in Investment Arbitration: Lessons from the Jurisprudence of the WTO Appellate Body
Tomoko Ishikawa
International Economic Law   26 6-26   Oct 2017
The Protection of Energy Investment under the ECT: An Extra-EU Country's Perspective
Tomoko Ishikawa
European Investment Law and Arbitration Review   2 277-301   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Restitution as a `Second Chance' for Investor-State Relations: Restitution and Monetary Damages as Sequential Options
Tomoko Ishikawa
McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution   3 154-175   Apr 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

Transnational Dispute Management Special Issue: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Elizabeth Whitsitt, Stephanie Forrest, Joongi Kim, Devin Bray, Tomoko Ishikawa, Frédéric G. Sourgens, Julien Chaisse (Part:Joint Editor)
MARIS b.v.   Oct 2019   
Julien Chaisse, Luke Nottage et al. (Part:Joint Work)
Brill/NIjhoff   Apr 2018   
Essentials of the Laws of the Belt and Road Countries: India, Japan, R.O, Korea
Guiguo Wang, Alan Yuk-Lun Lee et al. (Part:Joint Work)
Zhejiang University Press   Dec 2017   
Julien Chaisse, Tomoko Ishikawa and Sufian Josoh (Part:Editor)
Springer   Oct 2017   ISBN:978-981-10-5882
International Economic Law and Governance Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita
Julien Chaisse, Tsai-yu Lin et al. (Part:Contributor, Balancing Investment Protection and Other Public Policy Goals: Lessons from World Trade Organization (WTO) Jurisprudence (Chapter 7))
Oxford University Press   Aug 2016   ISBN:9780198778257

Conference Activities & Talks

Meaning, Scope and Challenges of Security Exceptions in International Investment Agreements
Tomoko Ishikawa
Seminar on Investor-state dispute settlement: international investment agreements in changing times   20 Aug 2019   Seoul National University and KCAB International
FDI Screening on Security Grounds [Invited]
Tomoko Ishikawa
10th International Conference on the New Haven School of Jurisprudence   31 May 2019   Yale Law School, Tulane Law School and Department of Legal Affairs of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
FDI Screening in the EU-Japan Agreement [Invited]
Tomoko Ishikawa
The Impact of EU Investment Law on International Economic Globalism   15 May 2019   University of Teramo, Erasmus Programe of the European Union
Screening inward FDI on national security grounds [Invited]
Tomoko Ishikawa
Should FDI be restricted on national security grounds?   13 Mar 2019   Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
EU Constitutional Preconditions and Limits [Invited]
Tomoko Ishikawa
A Common European Law on Investment Screening   7 Mar 2019   University of Southern Denmark and University of Gothenburg


Reviewer for Melbourne Journal of International Law
The Others   Aug 2019
Reviewer for ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal (OUP)
The Others   Mar 2019
Reviewer for Melbourne Journal of International Law
The Others   Mar 2018
Reviewer for Melbourne Journal of International Law
The Others   Sep 2016

Research Grants & Projects

Emerging security threats and the development of economic globalisation
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Oct 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Tomoko Ishikawa