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Takemasa Sekine

Visiting Professor

Takemasa Sekine


Dr. Sekine received a LL.M. from the Graduate School of Law at Keio University, and a Ph.D. in Public Law upon which he became a Post-doctoral Research Fellow for the Japan Society for Promotion of Science. He is currently a board member of the Japanese Government Procurement Review Board, and has held several roles in research projects hosted by Japanese governmental institutions, including the Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry. He started his academic career at the Nagoya University of Commerce and Business as an Assistant Professor in 2014, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016. Dr. Sekine was assigned to NUCB Business School in 2018 where he became a full professor in 2019.

Research Interests

International Economic Law

Final Education

LLD, Keio University

Academic Papers

  • Takemasa Sekine (2019) The Possibility of Enhancing Subsidy Disciplines: The EU's Attempts through the Free Trade Agreements. Financial Review 140
  • Takemasa Sekine (2019) The US–Japan trade deal: small agreement, broad implications. East Asia Forum
  • Takemasa Sekine (2018) Enhanced Third Party Rights under the WTO Dispute Settlement System. Manchester Journal of International Economic Law 15 (3) :1742-3945


  • (2020) Analysis of Disciplines of International Economic Legal Framework Regarding 'Market and Goverment' Issues. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Primary Researcher
  • (2018) Comparative Analysis of International Economic Dispute Settlement Procedures. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Co-researcher

Book & Case Publishing

  • Masaharu Yanagisawa, et al (2022) International Legal Order and Global Economy: In memory of Professor Isamu Mamiya. Shinzansha
  • Jorge A. Huerta-Goldman, David A. Gantz (2021) The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership: Analysis and Commentary. Cambridge University Press
  • Takemasa Sekine (2021) International Trade Law. Chikuma
  • Youichiro Usui (2020) EU and the Reform of International Economic Disciplines: Shift from Normativeness to Functionality?. Akashi Shoten
  • Takemasa Sekine Takashi Kitamura (2020) Introduction to Law. Minerva Shobo
  • Yoshinori Abe/Takemasa Sekine (2019) Legal Issues of International Trade Dispute Settlement. Shinzansha