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Nisugi Kento

二杉 健斗

Associate Professor

keyword Space Law,International investment law,International law

Education

  • 2015/04 - 2018/03, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Law
  • 2013/04 - 2015/03, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Law
  • 2009/04 - 2013/03, Kyoto University, Faculty of Law
  • 2006/04 - 2009/03, Hyogo Prefectural Ono High School, General course

Research History

  • 2020/10 - Present, Osaka University, Osaka School of International Public Policy
  • 2018/04 - 2020/09, Okayama University, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Senior Assistant Professor

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, International law, International investment law

Professional Memberships

  • Japanese Association of World Law
  • Japanese Society of International Law

Papers

  • "Investment Treaties Network" and its Influence on Investment Treaties Reforms : An Analysis of Swissbourgh v. Lesotho, Vol. 69, No. 1, p. 70-45, 2019/08
  • Interpretive Control over Investment Treaties and the "Objective" International Legal Personality of Investors(5), Vol. 185, No. 5, p. 35-67, 2019/08
  • Interpretive Control over Investment Treaties and the "Objective" International Legal Personality of Investors(4), Vol. 185, No. 2, p. 45-59, 2019/05
  • Interpretive Control over Investment Treaties and the "Objective" International Legal Personality of Investors(3), Vol. 184, No. 5, p. 69-89, 2019/02
  • Interpretive Control over Investment Treaties and the "Objective" International Legal Personality of Investors(2), Vol. 184, No. 1, p. 115-136, 2018/10
  • The Legal Basis and Nature of the Investor's Right to Invoke State Responsibility in Investment Treaty Arbitration : With Particular Emphasis on Non-Pecuniary Remedies, Vol. 117, No. 2, p. 337-364, 2018/08
  • Interpretive Control over Investment Treaties and the "Objective" International Legal Personality of Investors(1), Vol. 183, No. 5, p. 127-139, 2018/08

Misc.

  • Case Notes on Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards and Decisions(119)A Case Holding that an Umbrella Clause or Most-Favored-Nations (MFN) Clause Cannot be Used to Circumvent the Restrictions Imposed on the Scope Ratione Materiae of the Arbitration Clause, Vol. 67, No. 3, p. 53-60, 2020/03
  • ICSIDによる投資紛争解決ーEDF International S.A.ほか事件, 二杉健斗, 国際法判例百選 第3版, 有斐閣, p. 186-187, 2021/09
  • Case Notes on Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards and Decisions (134) A Case in Which an ICSID Award Was Totally Annulled due to an Arbitrator's Lack of Impartiality and Failure to Disclose, Kento Nisugi, JCA Journal, Vol. 68, No. 7, p. 29-35, 2021/07
  • Rodrigo Polanco, The Return of the Home State to Investor-State Disputes: Bringing Back Diplomatic Protection?, Kento Nisugi, International Economic Law, Vol. 29, p. 194-199, 2020/11
  • 文献紹介 Jarrod Hepburn, Domestic Law in International Investment Arbitration, 二杉 健斗, 日本国際経済法学会年報, 日本国際経済法学会 ; 1995-, No. 28, p. 263-268, 2019
  • Article 4(1) of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture - Direct Applicability - Subjective and Objective Criteria, Kento Nisugi, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 60, p. 478-487, 2017
  • Compensation for War Injuries - Individuals' Right to Seek Compensation under the 1907 Convention Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land - Individuals' Right to Seek Compensation under Customary International Law, Kento Nisugi, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 59, p. 468-474, 2016
  • Chronology of Japanese Foreign Affairs in 2014, Hironobu Sakai,Kento Nisugi, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 58, p. 474-487, 2015
  • An Analysis of Criticisms against the ISDS: Does the ISDS-Clause Justify the Refusal to Participate in the TPP Negotiation?, Yukina Arima,Hinako Takata,Naoki Takeda,Naoki Tobimatsu,Takashi Nakaoka,Kento Nisugi,Akihiko Yamanishi,Yuichi Yamamura, JCA Journal, Vol. 59, No. 12, p. 19-25, 2012/12

Publications

  • Emerging rules of international commercial law : bilingual (English-Japanese) selected UNCITRAL texts, Kento Nisugi, UNCITRAL-RCAP, ISBN:9791195941704, 2016/12

Presentations

  • Standing of State-Investor before ICSID: Are the Rules on Attribution of Conduct Ubiquitous?, Kento Nisugi, International Law Study Group, Kyoto University, 2021/06/05
  • Is the Investment Treaty Arbitration a Sorcerer's Apprentice? The Objective International Legal Personality of Investors Seen through the Interpretation and Abrogation of Investment Treaties, Kento Nisugi, East-West Joint Workshop, Spring Session, 2019/05/19
  • Non-pecuniary Remedies in Investment Treaty Arbitration: International Legal Personality of Investors and Theories on the Nature of Investment Treaty Arbitration, Kento NISUGI, 119th Annual Conference of Japanese Society of International Law in 2016, Panel C "In What Sense Is the Investment Treaty Arbitration an Institution under Public International Law?", 2016/09/11

Social Activities

  • Asia Cup International Law Moot Court Competition 2021, Japanese Society of International Law / Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Japan, 2020/09 - Present
  • Participation as Judge in the Japan National Rounds of the P.C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition, 2013 - Present
  • Asia Cup International Law Moot Court Competition 2019, Japanese Society of International Law / Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Japan, 2018/09 - 2019/08

Committee Memberships

  • Japanese Society of International Law, Member of Early-Career Researcher's Committee, 2018/09 - Present